Holiday Shopping: 20 Gift Ideas You Won’t Find on Amazon

If your idea of holiday shopping is buying what a robot thinks you want, you’re missing out. We think there’s something irresistible about searching local stores for unique treasures. So, we tracked down a few ideas to help you get started.

Buy-Local Shopping Guide 2016

If your idea of Christmas shopping is scouring the shopping strip, you’re missing out. A diverse collection of unique finds awaits at our region’s locally owned businesses. We show you the region’s best stops.

Interior Decorating: It’s All in the Details

Fall is an ideal time to spruce up your interior spaces, and there are plenty of little changes that can make a big difference. Discover some of the small-scale updates that make a cozy living space.

Norton’s USA

A Uniquely American General Store
400 Lageschulte St., Barrington, Ill.
(847) 382-8872
www.nortonsusa.com

Norton’s USA: A Uniquely American General Store

‘Buy American’ is more than a feel-good slogan for Deborah Leydig. It’s a way of life, and of business. Discover this creative shop designed to help our neighbors.

Nooks & Crannies, Spring 2012

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.