Articles by Chris Linden
Home Remodeling Advice: Show Some Flair with the Finishing Touches

Finishing touches are what make your kitchen feel homey. Check in with local experts to learn how colors, textures and materials bring warmth and comfort to your kitchen.

From Broadway Hits to Serious Shows

You don’t have to travel far to find world-class musical and theatrical performances. Here’s a breakdown of just some of our region’s upcoming events and amazing venues.






Gatorade: Assessing the World’s Top Athletes in Barrington

The Gatorade Sports Science Institute, in Barrington, is about much more than corporate research and development. Not only does the work of these scientists affect new product, but it’s sought out by some of the world’s top performers.






Transform Rockford: Implementing a Vision for Rockford’s Future

A movement is underway to strategically transform the Rockford region while creating a Top 25 community. Meet the group leading the charge, and see what they’ve accomplished so far.






Buy-Local Shopping Guide 2016

If your idea of Christmas shopping is scouring the shopping strip, you’re missing out. A diverse collection of unique finds awaits at our region’s locally owned businesses. We show you the region’s best stops.