Articles by Northwest Quarterly Magazine - 42
Northwest Landscapes, Summer Edition

Check out these amazing images captured by our local photographers.

Nooks & Crannies, Summer Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

Northwest Quiz: Butterfly Love

Monarch butterflies are the poster children for declining butterfly species, but there are things we can do to help them. Test your knowledge about this butterfly, its relatives and its habitat in our region.

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.