Articles by Northwest Quarterly Magazine - 30
Wauconda, on a Lake Like No Other

Since it was settled more than a century ago, the shore of Bangs Lake has lured Chicagoans looking for a summer escape. Wauconda has changed plenty, but one things remains constant: the allure of the lakefront.

4 Idyllic Lake Retreats to Explore This Summer

You don’t need to travel far to have a fun summer vacation. These four destinations known for their watery attractions are just a day trip away.

Protect Your Greatest Asset: Your Identity

Identity thieves are hitting more than your credit score. So, how do you protect yourself in the Information Age? Brian Conroy, of Savant Capital Management, offers a few tips for outsmarting thieves.

Hot-Ticket Items for Your New Abode

If you want it, homebuilders can create it. Find out the many ways in which designers can add pizazz to your abode, and learn what add-ons are gaining popular among buyers.

Parade Through the Past at Elgin House Tour

Get an inside glimpse into one of Elgin’s oldest neighborhoods and its cozy residences, many of which have been lovingly restored over the past few decades.