Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer. July Barrington Cruise Nights Through Aug. 31, Th. 6:30 p.m. Themes include muscle cars, Corvettes and cars from the ‘50s and ‘60s. Features local food vendors, entertainment, kids’ activities, raffles and prizes. All vehicles welcome. Parking lot at Cook and Station streets, ...

Organized religion played 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. ...

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. ...

There's so much to do in our region! Here are some exciting recreation events happening this season ...

Restaurant Profile - These brothers turned their amusement park into a wild-west steakhouse and banquet center, and then kept expanding. Learn how a new menu and banquet spaces make this more than a wild west outlet. ...