Kane County

Dec. 4, 2019

Where To See Santa In Kane County: 2019 Area Santa Events

Santa will make several stops throughout Kane County this season.
Santa will make several stops throughout Kane County this season. (Shutterstock )

KANE COUNTY, IL — Santa is making stops throughout Kane County as Christmas festivities kick off in the area Friday as soon as the turkey and stuffing are put away.

After these town tree lighting and holiday kick off ...

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Nov. 27, 2019

Five Things to Do During Thanksgiving Break in Chicago

Old Man Winter arrived in the Chicago area early this year — certainly well before friends and relatives show up for Thanksgiving celebrations. But holiday visitors will quickly learn that Chicagoans won’t let the bitter windchill stop us from enjoying ourselves. There’s always a lot to do in the City ...

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Nov. 20, 2019

THANKSGIVING PIES FROM THESE CHICAGO SHOPS

Alright, so you’ve picked up the frozen turkey and the usual staples — stuffing, pickled beets, and the like — but what’s for dessert? The relatives are arriving in just a few days but you’re still wrapping up projects at work, preparing the house, and there’s simply no time to ...

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Nov. 13, 2019

Real Estate Terms Every First-Time Homebuyer Should Know

It’s no secret that purchasing a home can be a major undertaking, especially if you’re a first-time buyer.

As you navigate the process, there are all kinds of real estate terms that you are likely to encounter along the way. Knowing and understanding these terms will not only help you ...

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Nov. 5, 2019

7 Ways to Give Back Across Chicagoland

As the holidays approach, giving back is a great way to kick off the season. Whether you’re looking to give back in the form of time or monetary donations, there are many organizations across the Chicagoland area that could benefit from extra support. Read on to learn the ways you ...
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Oct. 30, 2019

Home Purchases to remain solid in 2020, thanks to low interest rates

 

Thanks to historically low-interest rates — and cheap mortgage rates — home purchases are expected to continue to increase in 2020, according to a new forecast from the Mortgage Bankers Association.

The Washington, D.C.-based organization estimated that mortgage originations will grow 1.6 percent next year to ...

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Oct. 30, 2019

Get Your Kitchen Ready for the Holidays

 

The kitchen is undoubtedly one of the busiest areas in the home during the holiday season. Between being the site of delicious meal preparations to hosting your family and friends, it is sure to see a fair amount of foot traffic over the next few months. As you begin ...

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Oct. 23, 2019

A Taste of Fall in Chicagoland

The fall season is in full swing, bringing arguably the best flavors of the year to Chicagoland’s food and beverage scene. Whether you’re looking for the very best cinnamon, apple or pumpkin treats, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite seasonal sweets to enjoy throughout the area.

 

Best Apple ...

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Oct. 23, 2019

Everyone Calm Down! It's not 2008

 

 

Last week realtor.com  released the results of a survey that produced three major revelations:

 

1.    53% of home purchasers (first-time and repeat buyers} currently in the market believe a recession will occur this year or next.

2.    57% believe the next recession will ...

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Oct. 16, 2019

Where to Grab the Best Fall Beverages

 

Whether you are team #PSL or prefer a plain cup of joe, there is no denying that pumpkin everything is front and center as soon as fall begins. Expand your pumpkin palette, and grab a fall-inspired drink at one of the many options across the city and ‘burbs.


Fall ...

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