William W. Powers State Recreation Area

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Club 81 Too This place is packed with locals on Fridays for the house specialty of walleye pike. Besides the crispy fish, you’ll get pickled beets, cottage cheese, fries, slaw and raw green onion for $13.95.
13157 S Avenue M, Chicago IL — (773) 646-4292
Wendy's Trying the new fries. They aren't bad, but apparently 99 cents gets you enough fries for a toddler with a small appetite...
3516 E 118th St, Chicago IL — (773) 646-4420
SUBWAY Italian bmt is awesome!
3538 E 118th St, Chicago IL — (773) 646-0338
Lung Wah Very good food, and inexpensive. Yummy almond cookies come with the bill. And I LOVE the crab rangoons!!!
3240 169th St, Hammond IN — (219) 844-3736
Big Daddy's BBQ Hammond Very Good..... yummy
6823 Grand Ave, Hammond IN — (219) 803-0389
El Norteno Tacos! Winning!!!
5708 W 5th Ave, Gary IN — (219) 944-9326
Popeye's Chicken Great garlic shrimp!
1077 Broadway, Gary IN — (219) 883-2824
Hong Min Restaurant Best chinese food around! Egg rolls are top notch!
Palos Diner The Gyro Omelet with Feta cheese is absolutely amazing!
Ciao Ristorante Authentic Italian cuisine and great Martinis!
Peppos Come to Peppos' and try our GUTS!
Belvedere Chateau Amazing food....decor is great too and service was great too. I was here for a friend wedding and I had a great time
El Gallo Tapatio #4 I get better Mexican here than I do in new mexico.
Big Daddy's BBQ Rib tips on point. Seasoned well. Good with or without sauce.
4213 Cleveland St, Gary IN — (219) 888-9592
The Patio Free ice cream
Maple N Jams Try the biscuits n gravy!
6814 W 87th St, Burbank IL — (708) 237-1600
Les Brothers Restaurant (LBR) Looks great on the outside! Even have outdoor patio seating available!
Arby's She will scare you!!!!
Lindy's Chili & Gerties Ice Cream Try the chili mac!! I traveled 2000 miles for some!!!
7208 W 87th St, Bridgeview IL — (708) 430-0019
Pepe's Mexican Restaurants So much better now that it's under new ownership! :)
Women's Introduction to Mountain Biking - Level 1: May 6 - Big Marsh Park
Learn the basics of mountain biking on beautiful local trails. Our instructors will teach basic techniques including shifting, braking, ascending, descending and maneuvering around obstacles. Mountain bikes are provided. Recommended for ages 14 and older. Details
Women's Mountain Bike Development Workshop: May 6 - Big Marsh Park
If you've been riding trails for a while and want to take on more challenging terrain, join us for a day of focused skills instruction and get ready for the next level. Specific topics vary each session, so check the registration link for more information.This course is intended for riders with at least a season of off-road riding experience. Details
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