Tastes Like Summer: 14 True Hometown Festivals

Rid the word “boring” from your vocabulary. We’ve picked out more than a dozen quintessential hometown festivals that are sure to fill up your summer schedule with food, music and a little magic.

Nonprofits That Support the Arts

Our region is full of artists who crave opportunities to showcase their work. Learn how these local nonprofit organizations preserve and promote the arts.






Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer. July Barrington Cruise Nights Through Aug. 31, Th. 6:30 p.m. Themes include…
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Beyond Barrington: Its Welcoming Neighbors

What’s really in a name? For folks in the greater Barrington area, it’s an identity supported by strong community, open spaces and a relaxed lifestyle.






How to Make Your Backyard Look Beautiful

Is your backyard attractive, scenic, and relaxing? If it could use a little work, there’s help. Discover how the right combination of water, plantings, and other focal points can make a big difference.






Nooks & Crannies, Spring Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.






Downtown Barrington: Live, Work and Play in an Historic Village

Find out why downtown Barrington is a great place to visit for a day, week or weekend, and discover what awaits your next trip to this charming community.






Know the Right Questions Before a Remodel

The remodeling process can be pretty overwhelming, even if you’ve done your homework. Before tackling your next big project, consider how these local professionals answer some of your most frequently asked questions.






Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer.






Nooks & Crannies, Winter Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.