Articles by Jermaine Pigee
Houses of Worship: Living the Faith

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to impact our region in many ways. We enjoy highlighting places of worship and their work both at home and abroad.

‘Nothing Like it’: Skydiving in Northern Illinois

Who jumps out of a perfectly good airplane from 18,000 feet in the air? The crew at Chicago Skydiving Center can’t resist the thrill of this adventurous, crazy sport – and they take pleasure in sharing the experience with other brave souls.






NWQ Summer Getaway Guide

Our region offers endless opportunities for holiday escapes. Here are a few ideas for an easy weekend getaway this summer.






Nooks & Crannies, Spring Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.






Genuine Northwest, Spring Edition

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region.