Flocon: A Global Competitor and Local Powerhouse

Maybe you’ve never heard of Flocon Inc., in Woodstock, but there’s a good chance you’ve seen their work. Take a look inside this growing firm and its strategy for staying globally competitive.

Nooks & Crannies, Holiday Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

Genuine Northwest

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

Hot Drinks to Keep You Warm This Winter

Cold weather is upon us, so grab one of these specialty drinks to warm yourself up. We found six coffee shops in our area serving up warm, unique signature drinks.

Show Off Your Personality with Finishing Touches

Tying a room together with home accents requires just the right combination of “pop” and spunk — both of which speak to your own personal flair, of course. Learn how those finishing touches can make all the difference in your home.

Holiday Shopping: 20 Gift Ideas You Won’t Find on Amazon

If your idea of holiday shopping is buying what a robot thinks you want, you’re missing out. We think there’s something irresistible about searching local stores for unique treasures. So, we tracked down a few ideas to help you get started.

Success Stories: Material Things Artisan Market

Passion may have set the foundation for this colorful store in Woodstock, but it’s the owner’s background in education and his network of area artists that have kept customers engaged.

It’s Always a Good Time to Remodel

There’s a lot that goes into remodeling your home, and it’s important to make sure it’s done right the first time. Here are some of the things you can expect during the process and some of the best questions to ask when getting started.

10 Places We Love to Play in Autumn

Autumn is the perfect time to explore our region. Here are 10 quintessential places we love to play.

Stimulate Your Senses at the Woodstock Farmers Market

Visit any Tuesday or Saturday from April through October, and you’re sure to be drawn in by the rich sights, sounds and smells all around you. In this season of abundant harvest, there are many ways to taste the fruits of our local farms.