Heart Disease Reaches Beyond the Heart

Heart disease affects more than just this vital organ. Discover how the rest of your body is impacted by the No. 1 killer.

Northwest Quiz: Your Neighbor Cities

How well do you know your neighbors? Match each question to one of the cities from this list. Each city is used twice. No peeking! Answers are below.

High-Caliber Training at Barrington Youth Dance Ensemble

For 30 years, this talented group of young people has wowed Barrington-area audiences. Discover just how dedicated these dancers are to this high-quality training ground.

Success Story: Lake Cook Orthopedics

Meet a group of Barrington-area orthopedic surgeons for whom excellent, community-centered health care has always been a top priority, and discover how this philosophy began with one dedicated physician.

Nooks & Crannies, Winter Edition

Check out these unique stores from around our region

Orthopedic Treatments to Keep Bodies Active

Aches and pains aren’t what they used to be. Discover some of the incredible new advancements that are helping to shorten recovery times and reduce the need for invasive surgeries.

Kaleidoscope School of Art’s Colorful Approach

A little imagination goes a long way at this Barrington oasis, where artists of all ages can explore and create alongside talented instructors.

Saving Lives with Advanced Cancer Treatments

Nearly 41 percent of us will be diagnosed with cancer in our lifetimes, but thanks to new technologies and procedures, many cancer patients are finding safer and easier treatments. Here are a few.

PL8: Where Restaurateurs Display Their Asian Flair

A variety of Asian tastes — Chinese, Thai, Japanese — come together at this unique Barrington hangout, owned by two longtime faces in the Chicago food scene.

Interior Decorating: It’s All in the Details

Fall is an ideal time to spruce up your interior spaces, and there are plenty of little changes that can make a big difference. Discover some of the small-scale updates that make a cozy living space.