How Kids’ Bad Habits Lead to Health Crises

Those little habits you learn as a kid could come back to bite you as an adult. Learn from these experts why it’s so important to teach kids healthy habits, before they become a statistic.

Season Preview: Venerable Venues, Exceptional Entertainment

You don’t have to travel far to find world-class musical and theatrical performances. Here’s a breakdown of just some of our region’s upcoming events and amazing venues.

MONEY 101: Make the Most of Your Cash Management

Our business cycles start and end with money, so it’s essential to move cash efficiently. Here’s what you need to know about the fundamental tools of cash management and the advanced tools that can help you make the most of every dollar.

Duke’s Alehouse and Kitchen: Local Ingredients & Fresh, Earth-Friendly Fare

Green describes more than the fresh produce at this Crystal Lake restaurant, where the idea of fresh ingredients takes on a whole new meaning.

Events at a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our neck of the Old Northwest Territory! Here are some fun events coming up this season.

Success Story: Strelcheck Chiropractic Clinic

Like father, like son. Meet a chiropractor who’s learned a lot from his father, who started this business more than 50 years ago.

Sun-Kissed Summer Fashion

NWQ travels to ROOF on theWit, a bar with an eagle’s eye view of downtown Chicago, for this summer’s fashion shoot. See inside for photos and exclusive video.

Improved Procedures & Technological Advances in Heart Surgery

Thanks to new discoveries in technology and knowledge, heart surgery has undergone amazing advancements in the last decade. Discover some of the new techniques and treatments available.

Business Growth: Five Things to Know Before You Grow

Despite waves of uncertainty in today’s marketplace, opportunities abound. Many small businesses and civic organizations are expanding operations or acquiring weaker competitors. Local marketing and finance professionals offer five things to consider before growing your enterprise.

Six Fun Things to do This Summer

Why not take advantage of long, summer days and the many events happening in our neighborhoods? Karla Nagy highlights some of our region’s best summertime hangouts and events.