Let’s Do The Time Warp Again

Summer has a seductive way of warping both space and time. In its best moments, when leisure beckons, it’s easy to ease into that sunny porch swing and watch the flowers grow and bathe in summer’s warm glow. Time melts, like Salvador Dali’s watch.

Lake Zurich Chamber 33rd Annual Golf Outing

SW Lake Lifestyle was a proud sponsor of the “Advance Your Tee/Atomic Drive” 6th hole at the sold-out, 33rd Annual 
Lake Zurich Area Chamber’s Annual Golf Outing at Biltmore Country Club. The intrepid golfers kept a stiff upper lip as they 
braved stiff gusting winds all afternoon.

Uncork Barrington Pours It On to Benefit Local Charities

It was a full house under the stars at Uncork Barrington in July, with attendees enjoying over 50 wine tasting options and a wide variety of delicious appetizers by many local vendors. Co-hosted by the BACC, Barrington Area Council on Aging, and Barrington Village Association, it benefits multiple local charities.

Long Grove Community Church Bridges the Centuries

Just a stone’s throw beyond the Historic Long Grove Covered Bridge, the Long Grove Community Church’s original sanctuary stands tall and proud as the oldest church building in Lake County still hosting regular worship services (usually the first Sunday of each month). Built in 1848 and meticulously renovated in the early 2000’s, the sanctuary is a classic model of elegant…

August 2017 Around Town

Denis Buch of Boone Creek Cabinetry & Design (and a Barrington Area Chamber Member) accepted the Rotary District 6440's Club Service Award at an award ceremony on April 28. Denis is the president-elect of the Rotary Club of McHenry County. Boone Creek is located at 764 Ridgeview Drive in McHenry. (boonecreekcabinet.com)

Express Yourself

Fun back-to-school looks to copy—without getting in trouble!

Living History: A Symbolic Bridge Endures

Long Grove’s iconic Covered Bridge is on its way to receiving federal landmark status. Recently, Illinois Historic Sites Advisory Council members voted 14-0 in Springfield in favor of the bridge's inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. The next step for the bridge, which already made Illinois’ Most Endangered Places list earlier this year, will be for agency officials…

Cave: IN!

American Garage Floor Systems (AGFS) is giving the phrase “man cave” a whole new meaning. With AGFS's expertise, folks all over SW Lake county can enjoy a brand new custom look that transforms their garage from mundane car-closets into a magnificent man-space.