Crystal Lake serves up Mexican eats

December 4, 2018 by  

A new Mexican restaurant in Crystal Lake is serving authentic Mexican food, thanks to its owner, Luis Rodriguez. Rodriguez was raised in Zacatecas, Mexico, and the food of his childhood inspires his [Read more]

Crystal Lake celebrates new park with evening walk

November 6, 2018 by  

Crystal Lake has a new park, and will soon be making the most of this new addition with a Luminaria Walk and concert.

Shamrock Hills Park is on [Read more]

Costume Gala scheduled for Crystal Lake’s Raue Center

October 11, 2018 by  

The Raue Center in Crystal Lake is getting ready to celebrate Halloween with a costume party that promises to kick off the holiday season with food, drink, and live music.

Richard Kuranda, Raue Center’s executive director, said [Read more]

Crystal Lake expanding programs in Nature Center

September 11, 2018 by  

The Crystal Lake Park District recently announced a number of new programs it is offering that will appeal to people of all ages. People will need to register in advance for the events they wish to attend.

Archers from [Read more]

National Night Out planned for Crystal Lake

August 7, 2018 by  

National Night Out is on the way, and the Crystal Lake Police Department (CLPD) is taking part. The nationwide event is an effort to encourage police-community partnerships, and neighborhood safety.

The evening’s fun includes a [Read more]

Still time to enjoy a concert in the park this summer

July 7, 2018 by  

The Crystal Lake Park District is once again presenting its Concerts in the Park evenings at Main Beach on Lakeshore Drive. Although there have already been several performances, there are many more evenings of music still to come.

Attendees are [Read more]

Crystal Lake turns out for Memorial Day parade

June 13, 2018 by  

Hundreds of Crystal Lake residents turned out in almost 90°F heat to watch the annual parade celebrating Memorial Day.

Many were wearing red, white, and [Read more]

Mariano’s now open in Crystal Lake

May 12, 2018 by  

The first Mariano’s in McHenry County opened recently in Crystal Lake, to such enthusiasm that the store opened its doors 15 minutes ahead of schedule. The gesture was to [Read more]

McHenry County Gardenfest on the way

April 4, 2018 by  

Gardeners, plant enthusiasts, and others who are simply interested in nature will no doubt enjoy the upcoming Gardenfest to be held in Crystal Lake at McHenry County College.

The keynote speaker is [Read more]

Three Oaks to get new food vendor

March 10, 2018 by  

Crystal Lake officials are looking for a new vendor to operate a restaurant at the Three Oaks Recreation Area. Seven restaurants have submitted proposals, and the village will decide by the end of the month who will take over the concessions previously run by [Read more]

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