Be Vocal, Shop Local
Both Loves Park and Machesney Park offer a variety of shopping opportunities. The 173 Corridor in Machesney Park is one the fastest growing commercial areas in Northern Illinois. It features restaurants, retail shopping including: office supplies, pets, family clothing, home improvement, and banking centers. It is easily accessible to the surrounding communities and is quickly becoming “the” shopping destination for many residents of Northern Illinois.
Riverside Boulevard in Loves Park, with its exit off I-90, is a rapidly growing commercial area offering many specialty stores and services, restaurants, hotels, sports bars, Farm & Fleet and more.
In both communities there are many retail and service businesses also located along North Second Alpine, Forest Hills, Harlem and Windsor Roads. Everything from automotive parts to variety stores and antique to stained glass shops are featured along these commercial corridors as well as a fine selection of grocery, home improvement and discount stores.