Articles by Jermaine Pigee - 7
Hot Drinks to Keep You Warm This Winter

Cold weather is upon us, so grab one of these specialty drinks to warm yourself up. We found six coffee shops in our area serving up warm, unique signature drinks.

Holiday Displays Light Up the Night

Glowing, colorful lights are brightening up the cold, night skies this holiday season. Check out two stunning light displays that’ll brighten your holiday season and fill your heart with wonder.

1776 Restaurant Makes Its Mark in Fine Dining

A thorough makeover is transforming this longtime favorite for fine dining into a modern hub for creative, locally inspired dishes that appeal to many palates.

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.

4 Signature Local Spirits

Craft distilleries are appearing around our region and they’re taking advantage of locally produced grain. Step inside four local distilleries and find out what makes their signature drinks unique.