Spooky Travel

Gruesome wars, mysterious witchcraft, infamous killers, eerie underground crypts, and horrific exorcisms: let Europe's dark past send chills up your spine as you uncover the legends that haunt the cities at night. Descend into dark catacombs with walls entirely made of human remains. Hear accounts of medieval methods of torture, body-snatchers, beheadings, vampires, and cannibals. The ghost stories and disturbing…

Lauren Korte’s Home Décor Picks

Pair the 2017 Pantone color of the year with your favorite gold pieces for a fresh look this spring.

Unique Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him and Her

Country Club Estates, located at the southern tip of Long Grove, is one of the village’s premier neighborhoods. The subdivision, between Route 83, Old 53 and Checker Roads, surrounds the Grove Country Club (formerly Hillcrest). It is one of the oldest subdivisions in the village, with homes built as early as 1960 and over the ensuing decades in nine phases.

18|8 Fine Men’s Salon

For decades, the local barbershop was where men went to get their haircut and face shaved. However, in the last few years, the number of barbershops has decreased. Ultimately, this has forced men to rely on women’s salons for their grooming needs. Often, men are referred to a particular salon because it’s where their wife or girlfriend goes to get…

Reinventing the Barber Shop

Jeff Eggert was ready for a change. "Ask anybody who's spent decades in the corporate world and they're likely to know exactly what I mean," says Jeff while relaxing with a cup of coffee a few steps from his newest venture, 18|8 Fine Men's Salon in downtown Barrington. After 29 years in corporate finance for two highly successful Fortune 500…