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Northbrook, Illinois

  Northbrook is an affluent suburb of Chicago, located at the northern edge of Cook County. When incorporated in 1901, the village was known as Shermerville in honor of Frederick Schermer, who donated the land for its first train station. The village changed its name to Northbrook in 1923 as an effort to improve…

Saskatoon Skyline

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

  In the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon is the largest city.  Saskatoon straddles the South Saskatchewan River and is considered the region’s cultural and economic hub. The most recent census estimates Saskatoon’s population as 295,095, the 17th largest CMA in Canada. Some of the many nicknames include Paris of the Prairies, Toon Town, S’Toon,…

Multi-colored tulip garden covered in fluffy snow

Events – February 2018

February 2018 Calendar of Events   United States Properties Marseilles, Illinois The Shred415 + BCB Face-Off ROUND 2-February 3rd The first go at it was a HUGE success so they are doing it again and this time they’re bringing in HINSDALE too! Join Shred415 + BCB for the ‘Burbs vs. City Faceoff. All proceeds from…

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Rocanville, Saskatchewan

  Rocanville is a community in Saskatchewan, Canada, and home to the largest oil can in the world. It is home of the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan potash mine which recently announced a $1.6 billion expansion. Rocanville is also the home of the Symons Oiler factory which produced over 1 million oil cans during…

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Allan, Saskatchewan

  Allan was incorporated as a village on June 9, 1910 though the first homesteaders first started arriving in 1903. It was incorporated as a town in 1965. Allan has a population of 648 and is located in west central Saskatchewan.  Jared Cowan formerly of the Toronto Maple Leafs hails from Allan and is…

Blue ice and cracks on the surface of the ice. Frozen lake under a blue sky in the winter. The hills of pines. Winter. Carpathian, Ukraine, Europe.

Events – January 2018

January 2018 Calendar of Events   United States Properties   Marseilles, Illinois New Year’s Day 5K Run & Walk-January 1st Get ready to shake, rattle and roll (or at the very least walk) on the first day of 2018 at Chicago’s 33rd New Year’s Day 5K Run & Walk. This iconic annual sprint is…

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Marseilles, Illinois

  Marseilles is located in LaSalle County, Illinois. Marseilles is part of the Ottawa-Peru, Illinois Micropolitan Statistical Area. Marseilles is known for the Nabisco Building which was built in 1921 which at the time was the largest industrial building in the state outside of Chicago. The Nabisco company was a major employer in the…

Cincinnati Skyline, Bridge, and River in the Morning

Cincinnati, Ohio

  Cincinnati is a major city in the state of Ohio, and is located on the Ohio River. To the north is the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. The Cincinnati Museum Center encompasses history, science and children’s museums in the art deco Union Terminal. The Over-the-Rhine district is known for its 19th-century architecture, including…

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Events – December 2017

   December 2017 Calendar of Events   United States Properties   Marseilles, Illinois All 6 Runs-Southside Chicago-Starts December 1st Register for all 6 runs and save! Tuesday, December 5th, Tap House, Lemont; December 12th Hamilton’s Bar, Lemont; December 19th Brass Tap, Orland Park; Thursday, December 7th Sound Growler, Tinley; December 14th, The Whistle, Tinley…

Autumn in the White Mountains of New Hampshire

Events – November 2017

 November 2017 Calendar of Events   United States Properties   Marseilles, IL The Race Against Melanoma-Nov 4th This 5K Run raises money for the Melanoma Society. Race starts at the Oswego East High School. Rochelle’s 7th Annual Turkey Trot 2017 This is a “no frills” 5K. Event will be timed, but no awards will…