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Palatine, IL

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Palatine is a village in Cook County Illinois and is a northwestern residential suburb approximately 34 miles from Chicago. The village has a total population of 68,725 according to the 2016 US census bureau making it the seventh-largest community in Cook County and the 18th-largest in the state of Illinois.

Palatine is know for it’s great food, and it’s abundance of shops. Streetfest- Similar to Taste of Chicago, is one of the annual popular events that occur on the streets of Downtown Palatine, with music playing and games and other fun activities going on at the same time. This happens at the end of every summer (August) every year and is meant for families and friends to enjoy.

In addition, Fourth of July Celebration- another tradition of Palatine is the schedule of Fourth of July events that occur every year. From an annual parade, to fireworks which traditionally occur on the third of July, to the carnival that comes into town, Palatine is full of the traditional celebration of every Fourth of July holiday. Events are for members of all ages, and are things that occur every year.

Palatine Community Resources

Palatine Independent School District

 

Palatine Grove City/Village Website

 

Palatine Tax Assessors Office

Palatine Central Appraisal District

Palatine Parks District

 

Palatine Public Library

 

Palatine Chamber of Commerce

 

Palatine Metra Train Station

Palatine Community Highlights 

Palatine Community

 

*Information gathered from various sources, included Wikipedia.org. Accuracy not guaranteed.

 


 

 

Buffalo Grove IL

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Buffalo Grove is a village in Lake and Cook counties in the U.S. state of Illinois, within the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Buffalo Grove is located about 30 miles northwest of the

Chicago Loop. Chicago Illinois Route 83 leads north towards central Lake County and south towards O'Hare International Airport. East-west streets can take residents east to Lake Michigan and other North Shore suburbs such as Lake Forest, Highland Park, and Glencoe. According to the U.S. census bureau the population as of 2016 is 41,346.

 

Buffalo Grove is probably one of the coolest places to be especially during the summer months.  


During the summer, Buffalo Grove hosts two festivals. The Buffalo Grove Invitational Fine Arts Festival is held in Buffalo Grove Town Center in mid-July, with over 30,000 visitors attending on average. In September, Buffalo Grove hosts the multi-day Buffalo Grove Days festival around the intersection of Lake-Cook Road and Raupp Boulevard. The festival is mostly home to carnival games, roller coaster rides, arts and craft booths, food vendors, and live music. There is a parade held at the beginning of the festival and fireworks on the Saturday night. The festival usually attracts not just Buffalo Grove residents, but also residents from the neighboring communities. Throughout the summer Buffalo Grove hosts a Farmer's Market at the Spray and Play Pool on McHenry Road west of the intersection of Buffalo Grove Road. Entertainment is a huge part of the culture here. 

Buffalo Grove Community Resources

Buffalo Grove Independent School District

Official Buffalo Grove City/Village Website

Buffalo Grove Tax Assessors Office

Buffalo Grove Central Appraisal District

Buffalo Grove Parks District

 

Buffalo Grove Public Library

Buffalo Grove Chamber of Commerce

Buffalo Grove Metra Train Station

Buffalo Grove Community Highlights

Community Demographics/Information  

Community Highlights  

Chicago Tribune

 

Notable People from Buffalo Grove


Raymond Benson, thriller author (e.g., James Bond)

Zach Borenstein baseball player

Megan Bozek, Ice hockey player

Verna L. Clayton, former state representative and mayor of Buffalo Grove

Ali Cobrin, actress (Kara in American Reunion)

Ronald Goldman, victim in the O. J. Simpson murder case

Felice Herrig, kickboxer, Muay Thai fighter, and mixed martial artist in the UFC

Aaron Himelstein, actor

Mike Kinsella, musician in various bands including American Football and Cap'n Jazz, born here

Tim Kinsella, musician in various bands including Cap'n Jazz and Joan of Arc, born here

Brett Lebda, Defenseman for the Columbus Blue Jackets

Sidney Mathias, state representative

Rob Sherman, atheist activist, perennial candidate, and businessman

Vince Vaughn, actor, raised in Buffalo Grove

Andy Wozniewski, defense hockey player in the NHL and NLA

Bradie Tennell, Olympic figure skater for United States of America

 

*Information gathered from various sources, included Wikipedia.org. Accuracy not guaranteed.