The Stuff of Legends

Every region has its historical legends and fantastical stories, and our communities are no exception. Chris Linden shares incredible tales of Prohibition gangsters and criminals, ghosts and tall tales.

Chain O’Lakes: Charting a Course for Summer Fun

What attracts nearly 30,000 boaters every weekend, and is one of the busiest inland waterways in America? Paul Anthony Arco finds out why this chain of 15 lakes is our region’s favorite summer playground.

The Onion Pub & Brewery: Preserving a Family Legacy … and Much More

His great-grandfathers produced beer for Al Capone, and now this Lake Barrington business owner is continuing the family’s beer-producing traditions.