The Old Northwest Territory is full of great resort and hotel getaways. Why not explore some of the best in your own backyard? ...

The bad news is that more than one-third of U.S. adults are obese, according to the National Institute of Health. The good news is that fitness centers can help us reach a healthy weight. ...

This winter's fashions look classy and warm against the cool Chicago skyline, captured from the John Hancock Observatory. ...

Learn more about the Civil War and how it's been depicted in classic films and literature, in this special Elmhurst event. ...

The only remaining U.S. manufacturer of fine porcelain china got its start locally nearly 117 years ago. Learn why collectors covet this fine pottery and why government officials - including the First Family - still order the company's place settings and gifts of state. ...

When we look around us, it's not difficult to find ever-changing beauty in our natural areas. Meet photographer Tobin Fraley, who has captured thousands of images at Reed-Turner Woodland Nature Preserve near Long Grove. ...

Winter's a great time to freshen up your home. We talked to some of our favorite local designers and home decorators for advice on perking up your hibernation headquarters. ...

Learn how a few simple moves can help you make the most of a charitable donation. David Wilson, of Trinity Wealth Management, explains. ...

Check out these dynamic fall images from some of our region's talented photographers. Click on the thumbnail to enlarge photo. ...

The Old Northwest Territory is full of great resort and hotel getaways. Why not explore some of the best in your own backyard. ...