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  • 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
  • Year in review: Looking back on 2016 in Cook County

    2016 was a big year for national politics, but plenty happened in local news too. Here is a collection of the top Cook County stories covered by Subur ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Year in review: A look back at Downers Grove's top stories in 2016

    Each year, Suburban Life rounds up some of the biggest stories around the community.Here are the hig ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • County Farm Bagels opens in downtown Wheaton

    WHEATON – Those who have a taste for homemade bagels and cream cheese can fill that craving at a new cafe in downtown Wheaton.
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Downers Grove Village Council grants food trucks more places to operate

    DOWNERS GROVE – Food vendors looking to set up mobile shop in Downers Grove got a bit of relief from the Village Council, though they didn't get all t ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Wheaton Chamber of Commerce honors members

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Chamber of Commerce honored several individuals at its membership luncheon Dec. 15 at the Crowne Plaza in Glen Ellyn.
    Dec. 24, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce celebrates holiday season

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dawn Smith (front, right) speaks to guests Dec. 15 at the chamber's holiday party at Dr ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Pub 47 hosts huge fundraiser in Huntley for Grafton Food Pantry

    HUNTLEY – Pub 47 assistant manager Lacey McKenzie said she was looking for a way to give back during the holidays when she saw a flier from the Grafto ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Glen Ellyn woman invents cover for outdoor drinks

    GLEN ELLYN – As someone who likes to be outdoors when the weather turns warm, Glen Ellyn resident Linda Wachter was getting frustrated about having to ...
    Dec. 21, 2016 - 5:06 pm