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.

TownSquare Players: Fifty Years of Live Theater in Woodstock

For half a century, volunteers dedicated to quality community theater have helped to make this McHenry County staple a vaunted local tradition.

Genuine Northwest, Winter Edition

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

Houses of Worship: Living the Faith

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to impact our region in many ways. We enjoy highlighting places of worship and their work both at home and abroad.

Woodstock Fine Arts Association Leaves a Creative Imprint on the Community

From saving the Woodstock Opera House to providing students with scholarships, the Woodstock Fine Arts Association has positively impacted its community over the past half-century. Learn what this organization has to offer year round.

Genuine Northwest, Fall Edition

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

Seize the Autumn Spirit

No place else can you experience fall quite lik you will here in the Midwest. Because it’s a season to savor, we’ve assembled a list of our favorite ways to enjoy autumn in northwest Chicagoland.

Keeping a Music Tradition Alive in Woodstock

When the Woodstock Mozart Festival closed abruptly, its musicians found a way to keep the music going. See what’s in store for this year’s concert series.

Tastes Like Summer: 14 True Hometown Festivals

Rid the word “boring” from your vocabulary. We’ve picked out more than a dozen quintessential hometown festivals that are sure to fill up your summer schedule with food, music and a little magic.

Nooks & Crannies, Summer Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.