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  • Northern Italian roots infuse updated look, menu at La Buona Vita in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – A familiar restaurant in La Grange is celebrating the new year with a fresh look, a revised menu and a delivery service, to entice new cus ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 1:31 pm
  • Senior living facility eyeing Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Village trustees heard plans for a senior living facility that would be built in an 8-acre lot in the northwest corner of West Alg ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Mariano's announces plan for new store at Sears site in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Goodbye, Sears; hello, Mariano’s.City leaders announced Tuesday afternoon that the Ch ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • CluedIn Escape Rooms opens in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – As someone who enjoyed the fun and challenge that escape rooms offer, Woodridge resident Brian Sommer wanted to see if he could come up w ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Pizza Wars fundraiser returns to benefit Downers Grove District 99 foundation

    DOWNERS GROVE – Members of the Community High School District 99 community will soon help decide the best pizza in town – and raise money for their sc ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:31 pm
  • 3 Lake in the Hills businesses recognized for service in village

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Three Lake in the Hills businesses were recognized Thursday, including one that donated time and materials to build raised garden ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:22 am
  • Wisconsin-style supper club coming to Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Dave Perlick, the executive chef at Montarra Grill in Algonquin, is planning to open a new restaurant in Crystal Lake within the next s ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 1:02 am
  • Glen Ellyn chamber welcomes new board president

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn Village President Alex Demos installed new Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors President Steve Thompson during t ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Glen Ellyn police investigate armed robbery

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Police Department continues to investigate an armed robbery that occurred shortly after 9 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Starbucks st ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:41 pm
  • Editor's Desk: 'Life is good in Fox River Grove,' village president says

    Bob Nunamaker is excited about what’s going on in Fox River Grove, and for good reason.The Fox River ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • Cronin shares State of the County at Chamber630 luncheon

    DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin painted a fairly rosy picture of the county's 2016 and 2017, hoping for a banner year in consolidation efforts ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 1:17 pm
  • Elmhurst mayor highlights 2016 finances, development

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst is in the best financial shape it's seen in 20 years, Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley shared during his “State of Our City ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 1:04 pm
  • McHenry's Hidden Pearl Cafe sets up Kickstarter to save store

    McHENRY – Because of its impending closure, Hidden Pearl Cafe in McHenry is seeking donations from the public to help keep the coffee shop going.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:53 am
  • McHenry company Follett to open office in Dubai

    McHENRY – Follett will be opening a new office in Dubai to further commit its support of schools in the United Arab Emirates, Middle East and North Af ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 2:44 pm
  • Serene Teaz in Wheaton to close its doors in February

    WHEATON – After maintaining a presence in downtown Wheaton for more than 12 years, Serene Teaz is set to close its doors in February.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Who Gets the Family Heirlooms?

    It is common to assume that family heirlooms—such as jewelry or antique furnishings—will stay “in the family” after the death of a parent or grandpare ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 2:59 pm
  • Pre-planned funeral an act of love, relieves stress on loved ones

    “Pre-payment” and “pre-planning” a funeral service are important tasks to consider in advance.      ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 2:53 pm
  • Development to dominate headlines in Glen Ellyn, Wheaton in new year

    New development will dominate many of the headlines in Glen Ellyn and Wheaton in 2017.1. New Whole F ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 2:09 pm
  • Tips to keep pets safe during winter months

    You take extra precautions to protect yourself from cold during the winter months, but do you make sure your pet is safe too?
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 9:45 am
  • Warren's Ale House in Wheaton is one of 'Chicago's Best'

    WHEATON – When Joey Vargas stops by Warren's Ale House in Wheaton, he likes to order the restaurant's Italian beef egg rolls.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 9:00 pm
  • Looking ahead: Downers Grove stories to watch include civic center redevelopment, District 58 elections

    DOWNERS GROVE – Many are hoping that 2017 is a better year than 2016, and the residents of Downers Grove certainly have several items to keep an eye o ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 3:20 pm
  • Macy's store at Stratford Square Mall to close

    The Macy's store at Stratford Square Mall in Bloomingdale is among 68 Macy's stores that will close across the country, Macy's company officials annou ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • Soukup's Hardware to close its doors after more than 80 years in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Soukup's Hardware & Appliances – which has been part of Glen Ellyn's business landscape for more than 80 years – will close its doors by ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 12:04 pm
  • Quigley: Federal Reserve rate increase is 'interest-ing' benchmark

    For only the second time in a decade – dating back to before the Great Recession began in December 2007 – the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 7:30 pm
  • Winter's on its way! Get ready by preparing your home and vehicle for colder weather

    Winter's on its way! Get ready by preparing your home and vehicle for colder weather. You can improve your safety, save money and keep comfortable thr ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 2:15 pm
  • Maule: How you can be more strategic in 2017

    The new year is here. I personally believe each day is an opportunity to improve yourself, strengthen your skills and work toward being a better versi ...
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • Glen Ellyn, Wheaton leaders offer hopes for new year

    With the new year just a few days away, five local officials talked to Suburban Life about their hopes for 2017:
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • New Korea Garden in Westmont offers post-holiday warm-up

    WESTMONT – Oh, the weather outside is frightful, and just because the holidays are nearly over, it doesn’t mean it gets any better. But if you’re look ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Berwyn welcomes The Alley Fitness Boxing Gym in time for new year

    BERWYN – What's most important to 28-year-old Berwyn resident Taylor Lazzara is helping her fitness clients feel better both physically and mentally.
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Woodstock pet grooming service offers haircuts, hair dyeing for dogs, cats

    WOODSTOCK – Becky Maxa was a technician at a veterinarian clinic for eight years because she loved working with animals. While looking into other aven ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 12:40 am
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