For 25 years, people of all ages have taken a leisurely October ride through the McHenry County countryside to enjoy Autumn Drive, a fall festival featuring the flavors and colors of the fall, plus great food and fun.

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Suzanne Cannon, Steffan's Jewelers' owner and GIA-certified gemologist, will regularly be answering the community's pressing questions about caring for jewelry and advice about jewerly buying. In this Q&A, find out what to do about a gold ring that begins to thin or crack. 

 

 

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Director Sebastian Keck found McHenry County’s countryside perfect to film “The Last Rider,” his 19th-century American Western short to be released next year.

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Summer’s end is approaching, but there are still great days ahead. Check out our top-10 recommendations before we say goodbye to the season! 

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Why not try out a new (or old favorite) restaurant tonight? Many of the spots featured in the dining guide offer outdoor seating and entertainment – enjoy a meal with a view! 

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The 38th Annual Housewalk, hosted by the Service League of Crystal Lake, spotlights four inspiring Lakewood homes while raising funds and awareness for local charities. 

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Volo Auto Museum is rated the No. 2 auto museum in the world. With a family-friendly atmosphere, and a wide variety of entertainment  and attractions, it’s easy to see why!

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Local charitable organizations work hand-in-hand with volunteers  of all ages and walks of life to offer everything from medical services to yard work to those in need — and the demand continues to grow.

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Joining the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk on September 8 means supporting those touched by heart disease and stroke, and helping the association’s efforts to fight heart disease year-round.

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With the skyrocketing interest and prevalence of small breweries and their unique beers, Duke’s Alehouse and Kitchen — home to a well-informed and passionate bar manager — is leading the local craft beer revolution.

 

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