Features
Beyond Barrington: Its Welcoming Neighbors

What’s really in a name? For folks in the greater Barrington area, it’s an identity supported by strong community, open spaces and a relaxed lifestyle.

The Adventures of Brad Nordlof

He’s traveled the world capturing serene landscapes, forgotten places and lively cityscapes glowing in the night. Here, the photographer shares some of his favorite images and the stories behind them.






8 Challenging Golf Holes

These are the holes that test golfers’ souls – the meanest holes to be found at some of our region’s top courses. With some help from area golf pros, we look at the anatomy of these dastardly layouts and the strategies that enable the patient golfer to prevail.






Know Your Neighbors: Lisa Haderlein

Inspired by a lifelong fascination with nature and conservation, this McHenry County leader is lending a voice to plants and animals, as she leads an effort to preserve the region’s natural heritage – including oak trees as old as three or four centuries.






Get Out & Play! Ideas to Make the Most of Your Winter

Cabin Fever setting in? Feeling a little down from all those overcast days? Cheer up, sunshine! No matter if you enjoy the frigid outdoors or a cozy room with a…
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