Articles by Chris Linden
Fueling Economic Growth in St. Charles

The growing skyline in downtown St. Charles is just one signal that this city’s economy has been expanding. Get the inside scoop on what’s new, what’s in the pipeline, and what’s being done to keep the momentum going.

How to Design with the Future in Mind

Predicting the future is virtually impossible, but there are some easy ways to design your new kitchen, bathroom or living space so that it’s ready to evolve with your family’s changing needs.

Success Stories: Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

From its beginnings as a bingo hall in a decaying neighborhood to one of the largest attractions in the Milwaukee area, this tribally owned casino is finding success in sharing its wealth.

Transform Rockford: Attacking Crime, City Sees Early Results

As regional leaders continue pursuing a path of positive transformation, they’re targeting one of the area’s long-running concerns: crime. New data show crime rates may finally be reversing.

Changing the Future of 3-D Printing at CIDEAS

Long used as an aid to traditional manufacturing, 3-D printing is coming into its own as a unique means of production. Step inside one of the region’s top printing studios and explore how this Crystal Lake team continues printing its way into the next big thing.