Nooks & Crannies, Fall 2012

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

Custom-Designed Rooms You Just Can’t Beat

Discover four projects that took a bonus room from plain to amazing. Step inside these cozy home theatres, libraries and bars.

Success Story: Mia Sorella

Growing up, these twin sisters dreamed of starting their own business. Today, with the help of a friend, they’ve fulfilled that dream, creating a unique combination of clothing boutique, hair salon and spa.

Barrington Biker Pays it Forward

Bob Lee embarks on the third leg of a U.S. bicycle ride to raise $1.5 million for three worthy causes. Learn how the community supported him this summer.

Stonegate Conference & Banquet Centre

2401 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, Ill.
(847) 884-7000

Norton’s USA

A Uniquely American General Store
400 Lageschulte St., Barrington, Ill.
(847) 382-8872

Norton’s USA: A Uniquely American General Store

‘Buy American’ is more than a feel-good slogan for Deborah Leydig. It’s a way of life, and of business. Discover this creative shop designed to help our neighbors.

Sun-Kissed Summer Fashion

NWQ travels to ROOF on theWit, a bar with an eagle’s eye view of downtown Chicago, for this summer’s fashion shoot. See inside for photos and exclusive video.

Improved Procedures & Technological Advances in Heart Surgery

Thanks to new discoveries in technology and knowledge, heart surgery has undergone amazing advancements in the last decade. Discover some of the new techniques and treatments available.

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.