Every detail of a wedding is important and requires months of planning, but few are as significant a choice as the venue. Whether you dream of a Midwest destination wedding or a hometown setting, our area offers many choices. Meet a few local couples as they share their own stories of how they got to "I do." ...

These late-summer styles are hot any time of year. ...

Wedding planning should be way more fun than it is stressful. Step into the experience of our managing editor as she shares her advice for the next bride-to-be. ...

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. ...

These are the rich, stylish looks popping up at our local boutiques. ...

Whether you're looking for a destination wedding or a little help in planning your special day, this northwest Illinois event offers plenty of new ideas. ...

It's a season of stylish looks, on display in this latest fashion shoot (gallery included). ...

Of all the components that comprise a wedding ceremony and reception, few are as important – or as challenging to schedule – as the venue. Whether you dream of a Midwest destination wedding or a hometown setting, our area offers spectacular options. ...

Catchy colors and patterns are filling the spring wardrobe this year, and they make a real showing at The Geneva Inn, in Lake Geneva. ...

Wedding planning should be way more fun than it is stressful. Step into the experience of our managing editor as she shares her advice for planning a wedding in our area. ...