When arts organizations in Elgin and Crystal Lake faced a do-or-die crisis, it took some creative business strategies and a public plea to turn things around. This is how they charged back from the brink with a renewed focus on the future. ...

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer. ...

When it comes to big-name comedians and a yet-to-be-discovered stand-up artists, this Crystal Lake theater knows how to exercise its funny bone. ...

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season in our many arts venues. ...

These young thespians are learning their trade at an early age, from a variety of big-name performers. Learn how this Crystal Lake theater is extending its mission beyond the performance venue. ...

Step inside the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake, for a glimpse at our elegant, furry winter fashion. ...

There's so much to see in our area this season! Here's just a sample of what's coming up. ...