Small-Town Fun at Sycamore Pumpkin Festival

Expect more than 75,000 visitors to fill this small town in DeKalb county, as it celebrates the fall season. Discover how you can join the fun events, pumpkin contest and more.

Destination: Downtown Sycamore

Experience the unique character of our region, as we explore places off the beaten trail. Includes an interactive map for finding these locations on the go.

Genuine Northwest

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

Made in Chicagoland

We’re fascinated with that “Made in America” label, but where do our favorite goods really come from? Some of the best are made right at home.

Country Church/City Church

Organized religion plays a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to influence the culture of our region. We highlight two places of worship, one in the country and one in the city.

Innovative New Vein Disease Treatments

Gilvydis Vein Clinic opens new location in Sycamore. Sycamore and DeKalb residents suffering the adverse effects of varicose veins now have an innovative resource for treatment close to home. The…
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Nooks & Crannies, Winter 2012-13

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

Through the Glass, Brightly

Light is symbolic in many ways, yet it takes on a new significance in our houses of worship. Explore the stories behind and inside the stained glass in our area churches.

Nat’s on Maple: Small-Town Location, Big-City Experience

This couple brought their nationwide restaurant experiences together to create a unique, comforting menu. Discover what’s behind this simple menu and tantallzing desserts.

Custom-Designed Rooms You Just Can’t Beat

Discover four projects that took a bonus room from plain to amazing. Step inside these cozy home theatres, libraries and bars.