Genuine Northwest, Summer Edition

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region.

Genuine Northwest, Winter Edition

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region.

Geneva’s Incredible Fabyan Estate

The estate built by the late George and Nelle Fabyan has played many roles: a country getaway, a renovation project for Frank Lloyd Wright, the nation’s first private research lab, and, most recently, a public park.

1865: The War’s Last Year

It’s been 150 years since the bloodiest war on American soil came to an end, with the final battle staged at Appomattox. Jon McGinty explains how the Civil War wound down and how our region’s war heroes are celebrated.

Know Your Neighbors: Kurt Begalka

For more than 30 years, this former reporter has witnessed McHenry County history unfold. Now in a new role, he’s protecting the stories of our past.

Bold & Brilliant Fall Fashion

Step inside Elmhurst Art Museum’s sleek, modern spaces and discover what’s popular this coming season.

Gail Borden Public Library

SuperCroc Exhibit, May 4-Aug 18
270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin
gailborden.info

Bantam Buggies With Heavyweight Appeal

Forget Mini Coopers and Smart Cars — the tiny vehicles in this Crystal Lake collection aren’t ordinary. Karla Nagy explores the world of microcars and the inventive prototypes of vehicles that never were.

Cheap Trick Star Opens Collection to Public

Rick Nielsen’s amazing collection of guitars and Cheap Trick memorabilia come out for a brand-new, traveling exhibit. See it first at this small museum in Illinois.

Events at a Glance: Mind & Spirit Calendar

There are so many fun events in our region! Here’s a collection of many events that are guaranteed to nurture the mind and spirit. September Exhibit: “A Celebration of Rural…
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