Massion’s Passion: Why There’s Always Time to Paint

Meet a Hampshire-area artist who’s rekindled a lifelong love for art, and see the dynamic Midwestern images she captures.

Pickard China: An American Tradition

The only remaining U.S. manufacturer of fine porcelain china got its start locally nearly 117 years ago. Learn why collectors covet this fine pottery and why government officials – including the First Family – still order the company’s place settings and gifts of state.

Starved Rock State Park: If Canyons Could Talk

A crown jewel among its peers, Starved Rock State Park celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. Learn about its 10,000 years of human history and how it came to be preserved — for us.

McDowell Remodeling

521 West Main St., St. Charles, Ill.
(630) 584-2255

The Onion Pub & Brewery: Preserving a Family Legacy … and Much More

His great-grandfathers produced beer for Al Capone, and now this Lake Barrington business owner is continuing the family’s beer-producing traditions.

Schaumburg Author Inspiring Others to Help Themselves

Meet an author who shares the successes she’s found in making the best of a difficult situation.

Success Story: Seasons by Peg

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

Success Story: Wickham Interiors

Meet an interior designer who followed her passions to create custom spaces for her clients.

Viking Ski Shop, Inc.

131 W. Northwest Hwy., Barrington, Ill.
(847) 381-1188

3422 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago, Ill.
(773) 276-1222

Goldmoor Inn

Bed & Breakfast
9001 W. Sand Hill Road, Galena, Ill.
(800) 255- 3925