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  • Artist Showcase

    When it comes to taking quality photographs, Timothy Johnson believes in the “magic of light.” “Alt ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • The great indoors

    Winter is no time to hibernate.  Across the western suburbs, there are plenty of indoor activities ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Entertainment Insider

    N o need to fight traffic, struggle to find parking or deal with the hassle of going into the city for a concert or theater production, because local ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:21 am

    As an avid runner, Ashley Selman had always dreamed about running a marathon, but it took a special project to convince her to lace up her running sho ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Suite Dreams

    A  wedding can be an expensive affair. They stretch budgets and cause stress, which is precisely why a honeymoon is an important element of the weddin ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 10:21 am
  • Hit the slopes close to home

    Aspen and Vail may be some of the country’s most popular skiing and snowboarding destinations, but you don’t have to go to Colorado to enjoy snow spor ...
    Jan. 5, 2016 - 9:21 am
  • It's a colorfull life

    There have been numerous studies completed about color and how it influences our lives.   For me, c ...
    Jan. 5, 2016 - 9:17 am
  • Step by step to a healthier you

    The benefits of ballroom dancing on overall health aren’t surprising: all the movement makes it a high calorie burner for both partners, so it’s an ex ...
    Jan. 5, 2016 - 9:12 am
  • Building Bridges

    As a clinical psychologist Dr. Alicia La Hoz was trained to care for patients one-on-one or in small group settings. But it soon became clear that edu ...
    Jan. 5, 2016 - 8:48 am

    W hen there’s a project that requires assistance, people know they can turn to Mary Ellen Penicook for her leadership and dedication to serving the c ...
    Dec. 4, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • Escape from the ordinary gift shop at Art Island

    If you are looking for a truly unique gift, check out one of Darien’s newest businesses, Art Island, located at 7511 Lemont Rd. Art Island is both art ...
    Dec. 4, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Editor's Choice

    Finding the perfect gift can be an exhausting ordeal. With so many stores to shop and so little time, allow us to aid in the holiday scramble that is ...
    Dec. 4, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Vinyl Revival

    I n a world dominated by iTunes, compact discs, iPods and music streaming sites like Pandora, vinyl seems to have – somehow – spun its way back into ...
    Dec. 4, 2015 - 11:34 am
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