Aurora Fox Valley Inn
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Beers from this place were recommended to us by a Chicago beer lover. And since it was somewhat on the way to Champaign from where we were staying in Elgin, it seemed like a logical place for lunch. The Roundhouse is a very cool building. First of all, it is round, as the name would suggest. It was built in 1856 to serve as a railroad yard machine shop, which it served as until 1974. It was abandoned for 21 years before a group lead ...
... to Stephen King, IT had nothing on these guys!). Then finally, after witnessing a chilling exorcism (in which the girl could literally rotate her head almost 180° clockwise), we were
on the home stretch (which included timidly stumbling our way through a junkyard populated with some horrifying variations on the Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th) and Leatherface (Texas Chainsaw Massacre) theme. Looking back I'm also quite amused at our little ...
I'm back in Chicago for a whole month!
Jet lag is kinder traveling west. I was up at six this morning and checking e-mail. A recent acquaintance from Madrid had sent me the link to an article she wrote about one of my favorite Tribunal neighborhood restaurants. The article just happens to include a mention of ...
... talked and talked about the growing up years then caught up on the adult years. I’m looking forward to seeing her again tomorrow at the family BBQ that Kenny and Diane have planned. I think their using us as an excuse to get the whole family together, (social folks just like us…) And by the way Dave is falling in love with my relatives and they are all falling in love with him. But as always happens all good days must come to an end, BUT ...
... and I preferred it to our classmates' enthusiasm for slutting around with the boys from New York. Because of Patti, I found myself on a punt in Cambridge, engaging with English college students in pubs, and exploring London--all unaccompanied by adults. It was exhilarating, and I learned to love England while other kids in our group were eating at Pizza Hut and yawning at the Tower tour.
To my mom, a true Anglophile ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed