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Six Fun Things to do This Summer

Why not take advantage of long, summer days and the many events happening in our neighborhoods? Karla Nagy highlights some of our region’s best summertime hangouts and events.

Barrington’s Concours d’Elegance: Where Cars Strut Their Stuff

For one weekend every year, the grounds of Makray Memorial Country Club become a landscape of classic cars. Just as these car enthusiasts restore and preserve our manufacturing heritage, they’re also helping to preserve our open spaces.

Nobody Knows Woodstock Like Don Peasley

He’s captured countless images and events in both words and photographs, and personally witnessed McHenry County history for more than 60 years. Paul Anthony Arco visits “Mr. Woodstock.”

The Folk Music Scene

It’s a little bit bluegrass and Celtic, with a touch of country and Cajun and a pinch of contemporary, and it’s all about telling the stories of everyday people. Jon McGinty looks at the roots of American folk music and our local folk music festivals.

The Mighty Giants of Hebron High

Sixty years ago, the boys basketball team at Hebron High School captured the state championship and became the smallest school ever to win. Learn how this remarkable achievement impacted the lives of the winning players and their hometown.