Best Doctors in the Near Western Suburbs of Chicago

Finding a healthcare provider can be so daunting! It’s a question that comes up quite a bit, so a few months ago we asked you to nominate your favorite doctors in eleven categories, including pediatrician, primary care physician, eye doctor, allergist, pediatric dentist, orthodontist, dermatologist, chiropractor, OB/GYN, midwife, and doula, then voting followed in April. The results are in – the best doctors…

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Memorial Day Weekend Events: May 26-29, 2017

It’s a special edition of the weekend events, featuring family-friendly fun happening every day this Friday through Monday! The weather looks like it’s going to be beautiful. There are barbecues, fun and fitness runs, markets, art festivals, story times, family movies, parades and ceremonies to honor those who served, and more! In case you missed these: Memorial Day Parades, Ceremonies,…

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Gathering on the Green Festival in Western Springs

The Western Springs Business Association (WSBA) will be holding its 23rd annual Gathering on the Green family event on Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Tower Green in downtown Western Springs from 5-10pm! Gathering on the Green is a signature event in Western Springs and is a fun-filled evening of food, beverages, live music, entertainment, and activities for kids… all located on…

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Splash Pads in the Near Western Suburbs of Chicago

Most splash pads and spray parks are opening Memorial Day weekend, with exceptions noted in the comments under each, and we have all the best spots to go, all in one list! This guide to splash pads is brought to you by the Glen Ellyn Park District and is split into two sections: free and fee. Opening dates and descriptions are…


Memorial Day Parades 2017

Memorial Day 2017 falls on May 29, when we’ll remember those who have died while serving in America’s armed forces. There’s plenty going on to observe the occasion in Chicago’s Western Suburbs this year, including parades galore. Check out the full list! Memorial Day Parades Chicago’s Memorial Day Parade: May 28, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. The Wreath Laying Ceremony begins at 11 a.m. at…


$1 Kids Movies: Summer Movie Series 2017

It’s always fun to go to the movies, but especially fun when the price is only $1! Many of the local theaters offer a special summer movie series where shows are offered for $1 and are usually held in the morning. Here’s a handy schedule with location details for all the participating theaters in our area. Classic Cinemas 2017 Wednesday Morning Movie…


Summer Festivals in the Near Western Suburbs 2017

Think beautiful weather, tasty food, live music and carnival rides – it’s the perfect recipe for summertime fun. We have the line-up of all the summer festivals in our area with dates and descriptions! Click on the festival name to be taken to the full calendar listing. This Summer Festivals Guide is brought to you by the Wheaton Park District. Taste of Wheaton kicks…


Weekend Events: May 19-21, 2017

May is National Water Safety Awareness Month and Goldfish Swim School in Burr Ridge is all about it. In addition to their quarterly Safety Week during lessons, they will be hosting a free Safety Day this Saturday with tons of fun! From 2:30 – 4:30 pm there is open swim, touch-a-truck with the Burr Ridge Fire Department, a bounce house,…