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In a Nutshell: The American Dream of John B. Sanfilippo & Son

From a family-run cottage industry to one of the world’s leading nut processors this Elgin-based company represents the American Dream. On the company’s 90th anniversary, we sat down with the founder’s grandson, now company CEO.

The Air Up There: Al Zielinski’s Dual Careers

Torn between two very different passions, Al Zielinski chose both worlds. Meet the energetic president of Niles-based Better Kitchens, a man who’s following his own flight plan.

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.”