'A Clockwork Orange' among a slew of McHenry County fall theater

Founded in a basement in 2009, Theater Undreground set its sights on one production.

Fall theater in McHenry County and beyond

The following theater productions are taking place this fall.

Harvard's Michael Saunders to appear on 'Let's Make a Deal'

Michael Saunders' 8-year-old daughter, Addy, was convinced he should be on the television game show "Let's Make A Deal."

Planit 10: Things to do Oct. 23 to Oct. 30

Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions.

Halloween happenings in McHenry County and beyond

The following events are taking place for Halloween in the area. To list your event, visit PlanitNorthwest.com/forms/calendar.

Murray delights as curmudgeonly 'Vincent'

If we were going to be curmudgeonly about it – and “St. Vincent” is, after all, a movie about a curmudgeon – we’d focus on the one major fla ...

McHenry County area Go Guide for fall

Use our Go Guide to plan next week's events and beyond.

Rice Krispies treats get Halloween makeover for kids or adults

To be honest, I had no idea about Rice Krispies Treats. That is, I certainly knew of them, but I’d never made them. And I never knew just ho ...

Halloween treats don’t have to rot your kids’ teeth

Despite what the kids think, not all Halloween treats need to rot your teeth on contact.

Mini pumpkins good for risotto and decorating

If you’ve never made risotto before, you’re missing out on a great candidate for a weeknight meal. With no more at hand than the right rice, ...

Hummus's unlikely pairing with chocolate makes nutritional holiday dip

Admittedly, it sounds like a Halloween trick. Chocolate hummus.

Cutting the sugar? Up the zest so you won’t notice

When it comes to sweets, I have a surprising trick up my sleeve. And the best part about it? It probably won’t cost you a penny because most ...

McHenry County Youth Orchestra commemorates 35 years of inspiring young musicians, community

CRYSTAL LAKE – Conductor Terry Foster motioned his baton as he guided the symphony ensemble through “Night on Bald Mountain,” emphasizing rh ...


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