Sparking Joy by Letting Go

Next time you’re looking to make your home lighter and brighter forget about going to a hardware store to decide between incandescent, fluorescent, halogen or LEDs. Let me plug you in here: Talk to Kristyn Ivey.

The Future Looks Bright

Publisher’s Note: 15 years ago when Sandra Frampton, a broker with @Properties, launched her career as a Realtor her goal was to help families in the community buy and sell homes. She sought to differentiate herself by being well-educated in the business while offering the highest possible level of customer service. Over time, Sandra realized that she could do more…

Fitness is the Ultimate Fashion Statement

 Article Sean Lee | Photography Stephen Neilson  There's no trend hotter or accessory more coveted than a body in great shape. A fit body radiates confidence, strength and self-respect. It isn’t just about the clothes you wear, but the body that they drape and cover. The ideal body is NOT a skinny one, but a fit one. Fitness is not…

Focusing on the Customer Experience

 Article Monica Zylinski  Focusing on the Customer Experience  “Necessity is the mother of invention” is true.  This applies to any kind of business created to solve a common problem. I had no idea that one day I would create an exterior cleaning company to address a problem for homeowners that I didn’t even know existed until I bought a home…

LZACC’s Dale Perrin

A man in perpetual motion. That is what you’ll see when you go to an event conducted by Dale Perrin of the Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce (LZACC). Sometimes the man-in-charge discretely signals to a chamber leader at the speaker's podium. Then he circles back to the team handling the registration table. Pretty soon he is checking in with…

District 95 Film Festival

Elementary Category (Grades K-5) 1st Place - Nick Schroeder, "The Best Ride-a-long Ever" 2nd Place - Drew Morton, "The Fourth Grade Chronicles: Readers Beware" 3rd Place - Gavin Trudeau, "A Day in the Life of a Stormtrooper"

Motor Werks Continues To Exceed Expectations

When you think of luxury cars in SW Lake County, you can’t help but think of Motor Werks in Barrington and Hoffman Estates. With brands including Porsche, Infiniti, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Cadillac, Land Rover, Honda and Sprinter, Motor Werks is a luxury auto group with access to hundreds of quality, pre-driven vehicles for all budgets and needs.