The more time we spend at home the more we're spending – truly investing – on making our kitchen a true showpiece of the home. Don't plan your next kitchen without these must-have design choices. ...

What was once a temporary change is becoming long-term, maybe even permanent, as our lifestyles adapt to work-from-home and learn-at-home. We'd probably like it more if our home was up to the challenge. ...

If there's a space in your home that isn't quite working as well as it could, maybe it's time to rethink that space. Creating a "bonus room" might be just the ticket. ...

Turn on your radio and you could hear the blare of popular music or sports talk. But land on a low-power FM radio station and you can hear the stories of your neighbors, as they share everything from local goings-on and public information to lesser-known music. ...

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to influence the culture of our region. We highlight two places of worship, one in the country and one in the city. ...