Northwest Quiz: Illinois Women

In our ongoing celebration of Illinois’ 200th birthday this year, we look at some amazing women, from many walks of life, with strong connections to northern Illinois, past or present. See if you can match the description to the name.

Success Story: La Bellissima

Quality ladies’ undergarments are just the start at this homegrown Crystal Lake business, where customer service and quality products are the means to providing something that’s just the right fit…
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Give a Gift That Sparkles

These locally owned fine jewelers know what she’ll want this holiday season. Step inside and discover this season’s dazzling jewelry trends.

100 Buy-Local Shopping Stops

Why settle for the mall when our region has so many great shops? Ditch the road traffic and instead experience a day on the rails, stopping in at several downtown shopping districts along the Metra lines.

Cause for Hope: The Bold New Word in Cancer Treatment

Take hope in new technologies, treatments and surgeries that are catching cancer earlier and increasing the odds of survival for those diagnosed with this terrible disease.

Women’s Networking Takes a Mentorship Role

Ladies’ networking groups have come a long way these past few decades, as the needs and roles of woring women have evolved. Meet a few of our region’s top gatherings and see how they make a positive impact.

Spring Fashion: A Playful Palette

Stand out like spring blossoms this season, with vibrant prints and bold blouses.

Fall Fashion: Autumn’s Flare

Contrast those natural colors with bright, bold accents in this season’s style.

Sprightly Spring Fashion

Bright colors and simple slenderness mark this season’s hot styles.

Five Ways to Improve Women’s Heart Health

Although it’s the top killer of women, heart disease doesn’t have to be a foregone conclusion. Here are a few simple things that can help to keep your heart in good shape.