Step into the Past at These Antique Shops in Suburban Chicago

Assorted items at one of the most popular antique shops in suburban Chicago.

Have you ever wondered how experts classify an item as an antique? Generally, an antique is an item that’s over 100 years old. However, what about items that are only 50 years old? Experts maintain that such items are collectibles, rather than antiques. Regardless, if you appreciate history and enjoy learning about the past, you […]

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Visit the Gaylord Building, the Gateway to the National Heritage Corridor

An awesome, fiery, and multi-colored scenic display from the many varieties of deciduous trees lining the banks of a canal near the Gaylord Building.

The Gaylord Building, near The Woodlands of Crest Hill, once stored canal construction materials. When you visit this historic site, you can walk along the canals and see why this building was a key resource during the construction of the Illinois and Michigan Canal. Today, the Gaylord Buiding is the gateway to the Illinois and Michigan […]

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Enjoy Heart-Pumping Adventures at Massacre Tactical Laser Tag

A teen girl playing laser tag at Massacre Tactical Laser Tag in Montgomery, Illinois.

If you enjoy the excitement and adrenaline rush of playing Call of Duty or Battlefield, you’ll love Massacre Tactical Laser Tag. Imagine stepping into your computer or television screen. Your living room subsides and you find yourself in a Call of Duty scenario fighting the bad guys. That’s what you get when you sign up […]

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