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Follow the discussion in the Elgin blogosphere! Posts made by Elgin bloggers are syndicated here. The following Elgin Illinois blogs are represented: Life in Elgin, Downtown Neighborhood Association, and the Association for Legal Americans (AFLA). This page does not include posts made on The Elginite blog, which has its own page.

4th of July Parade Grand Marshals Announced
Jun 7, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
The City of Elgin's 4th of July Parade - Presented by Sherman Health and the 4th of July Parade Committee announced today its 2012 Parade Grand Marshals will be the Girl Scouts of Northern Illin...
Downtown Elgin Harvest Market Kicks Off 12th Season
Jun 5, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
The Downtown Neighborhood Association is excited to kick off its 12th season of the Downtown Elgin Harvest Market – Presented by Alexian Brothers Health System this Thursday, June 7 with brand new m...
2012 Downtown Madness Champion Crowned
Apr 6, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
After four intense rounds of voting that saw a record-setting 6,000 votes cast for 16 sweet Elgin eateries, the public has spoken and the Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin is proud ...
Downtown Madness Score Central Evening Update - April 2
Apr 3, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
The Road to the Downtown Madness Championship ends here and only you and your team of voting friends, family, colleagues and co-workers can determine the winner. Before we put Downtown Madness to b...
Downtown Madness Score Central Afternoon Update - April 2
Apr 2, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
T-minus 8 hours to go in the penultimate round of voting in Downtown Madness. Supporters for both teams are laying it all on the line just for the sweet taste of victory and their One Shining Moment i...
Downtown Madness Score Central Morning Update - April 2
Apr 2, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
And then there were two: the defending champs and the battle-tested pizzeria. One downtown Elgin eatery and their Turkey Avocado BLT and one crosstown eatery with their Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza. Wh...
Downtown Madness Score Central Update - April 1
Apr 1, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
The calendar may say April 1 but there's no fooling our Downtown Madness voters - the Madness is in full fledge! The second half of the Downtown Madness Championship Round of voting is just getting st...
Downtown Madness Score Central Update - March 31
Mar 31, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
We're a little more than midway through the opening half of the Downtown Madness Championship Round of voting and it's anyone's ballgame at this point. Here are the Downtown Madness voting results t...
Downtown Madness Score Central Update - March 30
Mar 30, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
And...we're off and running in the Championship Round of Downtown Madness. Our Downtown and Crosstown finalists have been trading leads back and forth throughout the early goings of Round 4. Here ar...
Downtown Madness Championship Round Voting Underway
Mar 30, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
The Final Round of Downtown Madness, the Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin's award-winning, month-long, social media-driven restaurant promotion, is underway.It's the final countdown and afte...
Downtown Construction Update Meeting on April 10
Mar 29, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
Downtown Elgin stakeholders and interested residents are invited to attend an update meeting regarding construction projects happening in and around downtown in 2012. The meeting will be held on Tuesd...
Downtown Madness ElgiN.I.T. Online Pep Rally
Mar 27, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
While we take a little break from Downtown Madness before the Championship Round of voting begins, we are inviting back our other 14 Downtown Madness participants to compete for your votes i...
Downtown Madness Championship Round Match-Up Announced
Mar 27, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
It's the Final Countdown! Another record-breaking round of votes have been tallied and validated and at long last we have whittled the field to our final two Downtown Madness Championship Round finali...
Downtown Madness Score Central Update - March 26
Mar 26, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
Downtown Madness: Downtown vs. Crosstown is Elgin's Big Dance and if you haven't slipped on your dancing shoes and joined the Madness, what are you waiting for? The shot clock is ticking down on Round...
Downtown Madness Score Central Update - March 25
Mar 25, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
Downtown Madness Round 3 is in the early going of the second half and as expected with these Final Four teams squaring off against one another, things are tightening up! Here are the Downtown Madnes...
Downtown Madness Score Central Update - March 24
Mar 24, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
We are approaching halftime in the Third Round of Downtown Madness voting. Our two Final Four match-ups have been ultra competitive thus far but its time for someone to step up and will their team ont...
Downtown Madness Score Central Update - March 23
Mar 23, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
Four delicious dishes remain and only one can be crowned Downtown Madness champion in 2012. We're in the very early stages of our two Final Four match-ups in Round 3 but it's never too soon for an upd...
Open for Business
Mar 20, 2012
by Tonya Hudson

DNA to Host Open House for Eight Downtown Businesses

On Thursday, April 5, from 4 to 6:30PM, the Downtown Neighborhood Association will host an open hou...

Downtown Madness Round 3 Match-Ups Revealed
Mar 20, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
You thought Round 1 was exciting? Nearly 1,200 voters made their voices heard (and all without a single annoying robocall from our candidates) in our back-and-forth, Round 2 of Downtown Madness. No re...
Downtown Madness Score Central Update - March 19
Mar 19, 2012
by Jason Pawlowski
The calendar says today is the last official day of winter but the forecast calls for an avalanche of last second votes...and lots and lots of Madness! Here are the Downtown Madness voting results t...