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  • 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
  • NOBLE DEVOTION

    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
  • Show goes on for rock star mom

    For Gina Glocksen – a top 10 finisher on Season 6 of “American Idol – balancing the demands of music and motherhood requires a little creativity. 
    March 31, 2016 - 8:54 am
  • Enjoy the 'Craic!'

    Enjoying a bowl of Lucky Charms for breakfast, although delicious, doesn’t count as celebrating St. Patrick’s Day.
    Feb. 29, 2016 - 12:45 pm
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