Erica Burke

Erica Burke

Three Oaks Recreation Area Makes a Splash

02 June 2011
Published in Lifestyle

Fun in the sun, sand and nature is close to home with the first summer season of Three Oaks Recreation Area in Crystal Lake now in full swing.

Northern Illinois Quilt Fest: Summer of Quilts

02 June 2011
Published in Places

McHenry County will be a major gathering point this summer during the first Northern Illinois Quilt Fest – a unique celebration of quilts “from barns to bedcovers.”

Twisted Stem: A Twist of Fate

02 June 2011
Published in Places

John Regan was perfectly content working as a behind-the-scenes floral designer, but when an opportunity opened up to fill a void in the regional floral market – coupled with the support and encouragement of family and friends – he happily took the helm of his very own florist boutique in Crystal Lake.

Boone Creek Golf Academy: Academy of Excellence

02 June 2011
Published in People

Boone Creek Golf Academy is 100 percent focused on training young golfers to become lifelong players and golfers of all ages to improve their game. Fostering an atmosphere of fun is a major highlight of this Bull Valley training ground.

2011 Guide to Area Golf Courses

02 June 2011
Published in Lifestyle

The McHenry County area is the perfect setting for a gorgeous day or weekend of golf. Find the perfect course for your skill level in the pages of our annual golf guide.

2012 Farmers Markets Schedule

19 June 2012
Published in Places

Long a tradition in McHenry County, seasonal farmers markets feature local vendors selling fresh produce, food, plants, flowers and more. 

Editor’s Choice: 2011 Wedding Planner

01 February 2011
Published in Places
From big to intimate, traditional to modern, weddings are uniquely a couple’s own. McHenry County Living’s Wedding Planner – featuring the hottest trends, styles and best local vendors – will help make planning this special day a lot easier.

McHenry County Savings Guide: Savings Close to Home

01 February 2011
Published in Places
McHenry County Savings Guide founder Cindy Micha uses her background in advertising and marketing to help small businesses in McHenry County prosper and grow.

‘Old’ & New: A Kitchen Redesign in Crystal Lake

01 February 2011
Published in Home & Garden

Crystal Lake resident Mary C. Johnson’s big kitchen remodel project was made easier by partnering with McHenry's Old Mill Kitchen Design.

Paul Hyland Salon & Day Spa: A ‘People’ Business

01 February 2011
Published in Places
Paul Hyland has grown his modest beauty shop into a full-service salon and day spa. A strong work ethic, stellar customer service and staff development are the keys to its longevity.