If the nostalgia of car hops and car-side service floats your boat, head on over to the iconic Miller’s Dog n Suds Drive-In at the corner of Rollins Road and Washington Street near the Chain O’ Lakes.
LINCOLNSHIRE — When the Vernon Area Public Library closed its doors at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 it was the last time patrons got to see a dinosaur, according to Catherine Savage, communications director for the Library District.
He was born in Washington, D.C., grew up in a military family and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, a casualty of the Vietnam War. But U.S. Army Sgt. Richard Scott McFarland put down some roots in Lake County in the late 1960s, when his family was stationed at Fort Sheridan.
Working from the new Food Pyramid, “MY Pyramid” for preschoolers, the Lake County Farm Bureau will illustrate how to “Eat right,” “Exercise,” and “Have fun” May 26 at Waukegan Public Library.
Monday is Memorial Day, which honors those who have fallen in wars defending the nation.
The annual College of Lake County Memorial Day ceremony will begin at noon May 24 in Grayslake.
At heart, a quesadilla is pretty much a Mexican grilled cheese. Take a tortilla, stuff it with something savory, add some cheese, fold it in half and toast it. It’s also pretty delicious.
A group of North Chicago High School art students were involved in a car crash on Sheridan Road last week but no injuries were reported. The students weren’t actually in an accident. They painted a mural depicting a car crash on the north and south sides of the North Chicago firm Collision Solution
The Rotary Club of Waukegan recognized the city’s top graduating high school seniors week during it’s May membership meeting.
Sing along with guitarist and singer Dick Eastman as he plays all of your favorite music from bands like The Monkees, Mamas and Papas, The Eagles and more May 30 at Fox Lake District Library.
The rapid growth and popularity of the local, organic food movement is on display in North Barrington resident Carl Alguire’s backyard.
A routine gym class Friday, May 17, at Wayne Thomas School in Highland Park became a three-hanky event for some adult observers when U.S. Navy Chief Jeremy Pruitt surprised his daughter Cadence with a homecoming she wasn’t expecting.
Army National Guard Pfc. Mark Burnley has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
Eleanor Feely of Libertyville was awarded a Theory-to-Practice Grant. The grants support research, internships, service, and cultural immersion opportunities throughout the world.
A-May-Zing Mundelein’s 18th annual Day of Caring was held May 18. A total of 118 residents volunteered their time and energy to complete 118 projects at 42 locations throughout the village.
On May 4, during the Veteran’s Masquerade Gala, The Exchange Club of North Chicago awarded its first Book of Golden Deeds to Andrew Dan Evans.