Comfort Prevails in Bathroom Renovations

Several simple elements make all the difference when refreshing our most-used room. We caught up with some local experts who share their insights into the process of bathroom remodeling and the latest trends.

Club Arcada: Speakeasy Revival Captures Roaring Twenties

The glitz and glamor that signified the 1920s are raging back into style at the third-floor lounge inside St. Charles’ classic former moviehouse. Step inside and see why it’s become such a hit for evening entertainment.






Nooks & Crannies, Winter Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.






A Hill & Some Snow: Where to Find Outdoor Fun This Winter

We hardy Midwesterners know that all it really takes to have some fun in the winter is a good hill, enough snow and the right equipment. Here are some of the best locations in our region to ski, board and sled.






Genuine Northwest, Holiday Edition

Pringle School 21596 River Road, Marengo, (815) 923-2267 After more than a century, Pringle School remains a cornerstone in Marengo. It was built in 1867 and was one of four…
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Four Classic Festivals to Celebrate Autumn

Now that the weather is turning and the days are getting shorter, it’s time to focus on the family fun that comes with fall. Learn about four quintessential fall festivals in the northwest suburbs.






Button Down for Winter’s Wrath

Don’t wait until after the cold’s set in to fix problems in your home. Instead, take the efficient route and learn how to prepare your home for the chilly months ahead.






Nonprofits That Support the Arts

Our region is full of artists who crave opportunities to showcase their work. Learn how these local nonprofit organizations preserve and promote the arts.






Wedding Stories: Dreamy Wedding Backdrops

We’ve looked high and low for some of this area’s most spectacular wedding destinations. Discover some of our favorites, and discover exclusive content from the stories of couples who recently said “I do.”






Events @ a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

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