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

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

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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

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. ...

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. ...

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 America” Through Oct. 31, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tues.-Sat. A Blair-Murrah traveling exhibition of 1920s and 1930s American art, with original prints by well-known Regionalist artists Thomas Hart Benton, Grant Wood ...

There’s so much to do in our neck of the Old Northwest Territory! Here are some fun events coming up this season. ...