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  • Seize the summer

    W here there’s a healthy park district, there’s a healthy community. Since Chicago Magazine named t ...
    June 1, 2016 - 8:30 am

    A  man cave escape is a place of refuge, where a man can be amongst other men doing the very same thing. So, instead of going home after a long day o ...
    June 1, 2016 - 8:28 am
  • Swing king

    W hether you are a traditional golfer looking for a new spin on the game or someone new to the game looking for a fun activity with friends and famil ...
    June 1, 2016 - 8:26 am
  • A devoted voice

    Though Emily Ellsworth began her career as a professional singer, these days, the Wheaton resident shares the stage with young performers as a teacher ...
    June 1, 2016 - 8:17 am
  • ‘My music keeps me going’

    Glen Ellyn resident Ron Iorio beamed with pride sitting behind his drum kit as he rehearsed the song “Born to be Wild” with his fellow School of Rock ...
    June 1, 2016 - 7:53 am
  • Purveyor of the written word

    J oanne Zienty won’t call Snooki her muse, but Zienty does credit the “Jersey Shore” reality television celebrity for giving her the push needed to a ...
    April 28, 2016 - 1:18 pm
  • Cupcakes for a cure

    F or Laura Pekarik, what began as a way to escape illness has turned into a successful food truck business, bakery and café.
    April 28, 2016 - 1:06 pm

    Lori Wrzesinski knows first-hand that lessons from childhood can have a lifelong impact.  When she ...
    March 31, 2016 - 9:41 am
  • Poetry Corner

    ‘A Chicago Van Gogh’ Reaching Paris by train, Van Gogh feels doubting, doddering, and alone. Wander ...
    March 31, 2016 - 9:20 am
  • Arts aplenty

    As the weather warms, DuPage County becomes a canvas of creativity as numerous artists descend on the area for its many art festivals. The family-frie ...
    March 31, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • Art safari

    O ver the past three decades, the galleries at the College of DuPage have accumulated an impressive collection of art, most of which – after all-too-b ...
    March 31, 2016 - 9:12 am
  • Dark Art

    While growing up in Glen Ellyn, Tom Phelan never had any particular interest in photography. During college, he studied clinical psychology until he r ...
    March 31, 2016 - 9:09 am
  • Stage spotlight

    W hether you’re interested in seeing something new and hilarious, attending a production that tackles an important issue or a well-known production pr ...
    March 31, 2016 - 9:04 am
  • Spring Revival

    Spring is here!   As the world reawakens from its long winter’s nap, fresh greens begin to poke thr ...
    March 31, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • The photo-first phenomenon

    These days, no matter where you are or what event you are attending, it is not unusual to hear the phrase “but first, let me take a ‘selfie.’”
    March 31, 2016 - 8:57 am
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