Peggy Kinnane’s

Peggy Kinnane's is located at 8 North Vail Avenue, Arlington Heights Illinois. It's an Irish pub easily accessible from the Arlington Heights Metra stop. Almost all of the structure of this Irish pub came directly from Ireland, like the stones come from County Clare. It's a dim restaurant. They also often have live music going on Fridays and [...]


Mitsuwa is a Japanese marketplace in the suburbs of Chicago at 100 East Algonquin Road  in Arlington Heights. There are several other Mitskwa's spread out in California and one in New Jersey. Mitsuwa includes a bookstore, video shop, grocery, food court, and bakery. On weekends they tend to have special events. Books Kinokuniya I always [...]

Dragon Boat Festival

Over the summer there are a couple different Dragon Boat races. The one I attended was held in Arlington Heights at Lake Arlington and sponsored by Walgreens and Pepsi. My aunt, cousin and I went over and wandered around, past all the tents filled with teams and then to look around the vendors. There was [...]