Spring Fashion: Fun, Flirty & Feminine

Think bright colors, figure-flattering jackets and a cute printed dress in this season of transitions. Look inside to see some of this spring’s hot touches.

Community Banks: Small but Mighty

Think George Baley and his Building & Loan, if you like. Locally-owned community banks one-up their larger competition by being familiar and engaging with the community. Discover how five local bank presidents view you, the customer.

9 Signature Golf Holes

Gorgeous and challenging golf courses are among the treasures of our Old Northwest Territory. Here we take a look at signature holes that help to define nine of the best.

In Women’s Health Care, Knowledge is Power

Simple events to promote health and wellness among women are just part of the new programs and procedures that can help women stay healthy and happy. Learn what suburban-area health networks are leading the way.

M.J. Miller & Co.

Fine Jewelers
123 West Main St., Barrington
(847) 381-7900

What Have You Got to Lose?

The bad news is that more than one-third of U.S. adults are obese, according to the National Institute of Health. The good news is that fitness centers can help us reach a healthy weight.

10 Ways to Brighten Your Home

Winter’s a great time to freshen up your home. We talked to some of our favorite local designers and home decorators for advice on perking up your hibernation headquarters.

Viking Ski Shop, Inc.

131 W. Northwest Hwy., Barrington, Ill.
(847) 381-1188

3422 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago, Ill.
(773) 276-1222

McGonigal’s Pub

Upscale Casual/Irish American. Authentic Irish pub atmosphere. Shepherd’s pie, corned beef & cabbage, Reuben sandwich, burgers, imports on tap
105 S. Cook St., Barrington
(847) 277-7400

Park Avenue Wine Bar & Merchant: Good Wine and Conversation

Meet the family behind this stylish Barrington bar and wine store.