Susie Fox had a vision for a fabric store in downtown Crystal Lake that would serve its predecessor’s loyal clients while appealing to a growing generation of do-it-yourselfers. For more than a year now, her store Material Girl has turned a dream into reality.
With harsh winter weather and the busy holidays, it is a good time to brush up on tips for ensuring a healthy and happy season for your furry friends.
The holidays are all about giving. There are so many charitable organizations in McHenry County worthy of your time and donations around the holidays and every day.
A Crystal Lake woman’s life-changing physical challenge literally set her in motion. Today, Lauren Kaminsky is hitting the pavement – and the Internet – to raise awareness for ulcerative colitis.
It’s not too late to pick up a thoughtful, unique gift for the folks on your “nice” list – and all from our wonderful local retailers!
Get a jump-start on your holiday giving with these unique gift ideas from local vendors – or, put them on your list! (Image gallery below)
Sage YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago in Crystal Lake has a new lease on life and a renewed commitment to the community thanks to a generous donation in the nick of time.
From simple and clean to elaborate and colorful designs, Wickham Interiors has done it all. Its namesake Lynne Wickham shares some tips and trends for memorable holiday décor.
The daughter of a Marine and friend of veterans, artist Jeanine Hill-Soldner immortalizes 20 U.S. vets in her Portraits of American Veterans Project.
Moon-Rays — a local band with a spooky sound — provides the perfect soundtrack to the most haunted Halloween bash. B-movie and Hollywood horror filmmakers continue to count on Moon-Rays to scare up their scores.