Nooks & Crannies, Holiday Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

100 Buy-Local Shopping Stops

Why settle for the mall when our region has so many great shops? Ditch the road traffic and instead experience a day on the rails, stopping in at several downtown shopping districts along the Metra lines.

Milestones: Out of the Box Celebrates Six Hard-Earned Years

Never mind that it opened at the beginning of an economic recession. This whimsical gift store is thriving, thanks to its unique products, ideal location and loyal base of customers.

Nooks & Crannies

Discover these unique stores that remain off the beaten path.

Success Story: Seasons by Peg

Owner Peg Fenstermaker loves to celebrate the holidays, and her ever-evolving store is proof.