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. ...

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. ...

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

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. ...

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area. ...

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 grand setting for watching new and old movies alike. Built in 1926 by businessman Wright Catlow, the theater sits upon the former Auditorium, Barrington’s original gathering space and movie house. ...

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." ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...