Nooks & Crannies, Winter Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

Gatorade: Assessing the World’s Top Athletes in Barrington

The Gatorade Sports Science Institute, in Barrington, is about much more than corporate research and development. Not only does the work of these scientists affect new product, but it’s sought out by some of the world’s top performers.






Creative Cocktails to Get You Through the Cold

Heat up your winter with some of these unique cocktails, which can be found only in our region.






Know Your Neighbors: Sharmila (Sam) Wijeyakumar

Once a victim of human trafficking, this Barrington leader is turning her own nightmare into hope for dozens of local women, as she guides trafficked women from rescue through rehabilitation.






Genuine Northwest

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region.






Buy-Local Shopping Guide 2016

If your idea of Christmas shopping is scouring the shopping strip, you’re missing out. A diverse collection of unique finds awaits at our region’s locally owned businesses. We show you the region’s best stops.






Barrington Children’s Choir Celebrates 30 Joyful Years

This magical musical outlet is celebrating 30 years of extraordinary accomplishments. Commemorate the happy years and discover who’s continuing the choir’s legacy.






Fall Fashion: Autumn Outerwear

Cozy up with some of these hot styles as you prepare for the transitional weather that’s a hallmark of this season. (With Photo Gallery)






Lake Cook Orthopedic Associates: Aligning to Fight the Competition

When Goliath corporations dominate a market, how can the Davids fight back? This Barrington-area physicians group is betting on a strategic alignment with like-minded players.






Where Conservation Meets the Classroom

Students at Barrington High School have been getting their feet wet in conservation issues – literally – thanks to the Barrington Area Conservation Trust. Learn how this new generation is learning to take action.