An adult cicada on a tree

Prepare for the Invasion

By Kelli Ra Anderson Cicada-geddon is upon us this spring Parts of Illinois will be the…
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“Because the homeowners are very social and have large families and a lot of friends, they truly needed the kitchen to grow,” designer Elizabeth Prignano says. “We completely reimagined the layout to eliminate the peninsula from the original kitchen and almost doubled it in size, incorporating a jumbo island where they could seat five stools.” The counter stools are by Nathan James, pendants are by Shades of Light, and sconces are by Three Posts.

Bright Ideas

A Naperville home gets an airy makeover on a tight timeline Last year, Elizabeth Prignano…
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A home bar

Raising the Bar

For homeowners who loves to mix their own cocktails or savor a bottle of wine, having…
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An aerial photo of 12225 179th Street in Mokena

Greener Acres

This high-end rural retreat promises farm livin’ and more While many homeowners looking…
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A rendering of the upcoming NewQuest Asia-Pacific Retail plaza

Plaza Plans

Reimagined dining and retail complex More than a decade after a Dominick’s grocery…
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Inside The Apartment

Meet Me Upstairs

Costello Jewelry Company debuts a chic second-floor gift shop Have you ever met someone…
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A Marino Agostino custom-designed La Farfalla, Delúvia’s Miracle Aloe Cream, and ‘Britannica’s Encyclopedia Infographica’

For Mom

Thoughtful gifts for Mother’s Day HAVE A CUPPASippable hot or cold, the Beauty Tea…
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Inside Hardware Gastro Pub & Brewery

Sustainable Sustenance

By Phil Vettel Hardware has built a delicious balance Hardware Gastro Pub & Brewery…
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Thali platter

That’s Just Naansense

By Peter Gianopulos Naperville’s new spot for authentic Indian flavors You’re headed…
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Panettone French toast

The Italian Job

By Peter Gianopulos Che Figata launches its new brunch menu Liam Athy, the chef de cuisine…
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Apple, Sausage, and Goat-Cheese Frittata

Apple, Sausage, and Goat-Cheese Frittata

By Kelli Ra Anderson The frittata is about as versatile as a dish can get. Elegant enough…
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Ziplining at Vail Mountain’s Epic Discovery

Mountain, Lake, Beach

By Jeff Banowetz and Mark Loehrke Summer travel ideas for three diverse destinations…
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