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  • Ask the historian

    Q:   I live in a MacDougall house. Who was MacDougall? A: Robert MacDougall moved to Elmhurst with ...
    July 21, 2016 - 7:49 am
  • Discover regional stories and local history at the museum

    Looking for something cool to do on a hot summer day? Stop in at the Elmhurst Historical Museum, to peruse exhibits large and small on topics of city ...
    July 21, 2016 - 7:48 am
  • Summertime means fine arts festival and fair time!

    I love summer time because it brings with it many wonderful festivals and fairs that focus on the Arts. In particular, I enjoy walking through the man ...
    July 21, 2016 - 7:44 am
  • Ambassador of the Arts

    From the time she was a child, Roz Long remembers art being a central part of her family’s life. Her father and extended family shared a passion for t ...
    July 21, 2016 - 7:26 am
  • Franchising a family tradition

    A treasured family tradition unexpectedly became a thriving family business for the Davies family.  Three years ago, Ashley and Todd Davies opened the ...
    July 21, 2016 - 7:20 am
  • What a ride!

    There are a few like her in every community.  Those special people who just seem to know everybody ...
    July 21, 2016 - 7:18 am
  • 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
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