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February 2018

February, in particular, is a time of contrasts. On the one hand, the weather outside—still…
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The word sommelier has French origins (like all things tres chic), and generally refers…
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According to senior prevention educator Tikiya Young, the recent spate of high-profile…
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If anyone tells Josh Seago that he’s out of his mind to schedule a beer festival in…
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FICTION The Great Alone By Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Press) In this portrait of…
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Singing and dancing have always come easy for Nicholas Janssen. He developed a love for…
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Naperville’s sprawling southern neighbor has much to offer: You’ll find most businesses…
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For Angela Adkins, the defining moment came on an ordinary Monday evening, no different…
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Home Bar The natural stone in the bar and media room reflects the family’s love of…
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December 16, 2017 | Solemn Oath Brewery What’s better than beer and friends after a…
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December 31, 2017 | DuPage Children’s Museum Guests took a Walk on the Wild Side at…
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It is one of the unfortunate coincidences of the calendar that Mardi Gras (or Fat Tuesday,…
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Yield: 8 to 12 servings 2¾ cup bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped 2¼ sticks unsalted…
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Geneva’s Primo (29 South Third Street) has extended its afternoon tea from mid-January…
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Roka Akor One of just a few Chicagoland restaurants to offer certified Japanese wagyu…
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Chicago stylist Mel Muoio built an enviable bar cart, stocked to fulfill any response…
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Upgraded Commute A new executive transit service launches this month for Naperville residents…
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They say couples who sweat together, stay together—and for good reason. Ninety-four…
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Cardiologist David Kim’s enthusiasm, practicality and compassion make him an inspiring…
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Retail experience runs deep for Joellen Elam, who’s worked in a variety of jobs and…
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The joyfulness and chaos of the holidays have long passed and for many, it’s time to…
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Band-Aid Brigade When 12-year-old Rachel Boudeman was a toddler, she underwent surgery…
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Country + Comedy I learned from an early age there were certain things that would make…
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