Business Forecast 2016: Opportunity Mixed With Growing Pains

The past year brought plenty of good economic news, and small business owners are feeling upbeat. Here, local leaders share thoughts about the challenges and opportunities ahead.

A Tradition That Brightens Aurora’s December

The Aurora Festival of Lights is back, with more than 200 displays of holiday lights. See what’s in store for this year’s event, one of the region’s largest outdoor displays.

Genuine Northwest, Holiday Edition

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

A Fox ‘Hunt,’ For the Love of Horses & Hounds

Foxes are seldom harmed during a Wayne-DuPage Hunt Club gathering, but these equestrians still enjoy the thrill of the chase in this sport with deep English roots.

Know Your Neighbors: Beth Raseman

Barrington’s latest Citizen of the Year has lent a hand to many organizations in two decades. Her latest project ties them all together. Meet the dedicated servant behind Barrington’s White House.

Hit Refresh on Your Surfaces and Seating

From the patio to the roof, your outdoor spaces could always use a spruce-up. Learn how a few simple improvements can make a big impact on your home’s visual appeal.

Women’s Networking Takes a Mentorship Role

Ladies’ networking groups have come a long way these past few decades, as the needs and roles of woring women have evolved. Meet a few of our region’s top gatherings and see how they make a positive impact.

2015 Guide to Senior Living Communities

One of the most significant decisions in life is how we’ll be cared for when we can no longer care for ourselves. Explore some of our area’s top communities for senior living.

Swimming Into the Pool Season

Nothing beats a backyard oasis, and there’s no better way to create one than by installing a custom pool. Learn from the experts what it takes to install a new pool this season.

Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

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