Lost Landmarks: The Hot-Spots of Yesteryear

Once a building is gone, it can’t be brought back, except in our memories. Explore four treasures that left a lasting impression on our region’s identity.

Nooks & Crannies

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

Genuine Northwest

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region. The Catlow Theater 116 W. Main St., Barrington, (847) 381-0777, thecatlow.com This classic movie house offers a…
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Barrington High Schoolers Take A Leap

An intrepid group of students may never know the feeling of opportunity wasted. They’re jumping right into their school’s very own version of “Shark Tank.”

Shop Local For the Holidays: 2014 Gift Guide

Your search for that perfect, unique gift idea ends here. We’ve searched high and low for one-of-a-kind items for the entire family, and you’ll find them only inside these independent retail stores.

Barrington’s Story, 150 Years in the Making

On the eve of their town’s sesquicentennial celebration, Barrington residents are reflecting on their past, even as they step forward into a new chapter. See what’s in store for 2015.

Milestones: M.J. Miller & Co. Celebrates 45 Years

From his father’s small North Dakota shop to his own jewelry store Barrington, Mike Miller has been guided by three ideals: quality, relationships and community.

Genuine Northwest, Fall Edition

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

What Works in Downtown Development?

An urban renaissance is underway, as attention turns from sprawling shopping centers to historic commercial districts. Getting there has taken decades of grassroots change.

M.J. Miller Decor: It’s a Fine Line with MacKenzie-Childs

With an exciting new line of colorful home decor, this Barrington jewelry store has become a destination for shoppers throughout Chicagoland, and the Midwest.