Once a couple of sleepy districts along the Fox River, East and West Dundee are roaring to new life. Stefanie Dell’Aringa met up with a few of the people whose investments are transforming these sister communities into a must-see destination. ...

Rid the word "boring" from your vocabulary. We've picked out more than a dozen quintessential hometown festivals that are sure to fill up your summer schedule with food, music and a little magic. ...

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer. July Barrington Cruise Nights Through Aug. 31, Th. 6:30 p.m. Themes include muscle cars, Corvettes and cars from the ‘50s and ‘60s. Features local food vendors, entertainment, kids’ activities, raffles and prizes. All vehicles welcome. Parking lot at Cook and Station streets, ...

Now is a great time to tailor out outdoor landscapes. Learn from our local experts how to achieve a top-notch backyard landscape, so you can enjoy it all year long. ...