For musicians and patrons alike, Mendelssohn has cultivated a community of music appreciation in Rockford. Now, its staff is looking to build even more connections with local arts organizations. ...

Parents have plenty to worry about — sickness, injuries, disease — but thankfully our region’s health systems are an ever-present partner in keeping our youngsters healthy. Discover a few ways our local hospitals are staying engaged. ...

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area. ...

It’s never an easy choice when seeking the perfect college — there are plenty of things to consider. Here are some of the top institutions available here in our region. ...

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season in our many arts venues. ...

The "Pride of Oregon" and one of the Rock River's most popular dining attractions is forging ahead, as its new owners continue to improve this local landmark. ...

A new ally has stepped up in the fight against cancer. Peek inside OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center's impressive new facility and see how its concentrated expertise enables better patient care. ...

Each of us will face final days on this earth, and each of us will face the loss of people we love. While we can't change this fact, there’s plenty we can do to improve end-of-life quality and to memorialize those we’ve loved and lost. ...

Foxes are seldom harmed during a Wayne-DuPage Hunt Club gathering, but these equestrians still enjoy the thrill of the chase in this sport with deep English roots. ...

Discover some of the latest product launches and opportunities happening among our region’s manufacturers. ...