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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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

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. ...

This business has continued to grow in popularity, so the owners recently opened a second location in Woodstock. Learn what it takes to run a successful antique store and find out what separates this place from its competitors. ...

Color, line, shape, texture, space, form and unity are important considerations when planning your remodeled space. Learn from the experts how these elements add up to a beautiful new room. ...

Turning Point received more than 2,000 crisis calls last year. Learn more about this nonprofit's mission to confront domestic violence in McHenry County. ...

Predicting the future is virtually impossible, but there are some easy ways to design your new kitchen, bathroom or living space so that it's ready to evolve with your family's changing needs. ...