Northwest Illinois Scenic Art Loop Highlights Regional Talent

Take in the talent of local artists by traveling this self-guided tour. You’ll stop at art studios, galleries, shops, wineries, craft breweries and restaurants along the way.

Country Church/City Church

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to influence the culture of our region. We enjoy highlighting places of worship, one in the country and one in the city, in each issue.

Nooks & Crannies, Holiday/Winter Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

Award-Winning Wines to Try This Season

You don’t have to travel to Napa Valley to enjoy a glass of wine by the vineyard. These Northern Illinois wineries are crafting a reputation for excellence with many award-winning vintages.

Nooks & Crannies, Autumn Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

Country Church/City Church

Organized religion plays a major role in the culture of our Northern Illinois/Southern Wisconsin region. We enjoy highlighting places of worship, one in the country and one in the city.

Genuine Northwest, Holiday Edition

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region.

Nooks & Crannies, Summer Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

Making Medal-Winning Midwestern Wines

The Illinois winemaking scene is slowly coming into its own, and our area includes some impressive displays of talent. Discover some of our local medal-winning wines.

Nooks & Crannies

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.