Articles by Chris Linden
How Creative Pivoting Saved Raue & ESO

When arts organizations in Elgin and Crystal Lake faced a do-or-die crisis, it took some creative business strategies and a public plea to turn things around. This is how they charged back from the brink with a renewed focus on the future.

Ring in the Season with Dole Mansion

Dole Mansion knows how to do it up for the holidays. Discover what exciting events await at this haven for the fine arts.

It’s Always a Good Time to Remodel

There’s a lot that goes into remodeling your home, and it’s important to make sure it’s done right the first time. Here are some of the things you can expect during the process and some of the best questions to ask when getting started.

Driving the Movement for Elgin’s Self-Improvement

It could have been just another five-year plan, but instead the City’s new “Strategic Principles & Priorities” encapsulates a growing movement in this city – one that engages every corner of the community in a pathway to prosperity.

10 Places We Love to Play in Autumn

Autumn is the perfect time to explore our region. Here are 10 quintessential places we love to play.