January 2023

The kitchen of a Wheaton home

Worldly Possessions

A travel-seeking couple create their perfect refuge in Wheaton   Our homes reflect…
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A worker planting on a rooftop

Roots on the Roof

An expansive green roof project plants ideas of sustainability   Once the province…
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Julie Thompson and Alexa Abaroa’s first-prize winning cake in the fondant category.

Let Them Sculpt Cake

By Peter Gianopulos These Naperville bakers proved to be top tier   Every three…
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Illustration by Kevin Sterjo

Fiscal Fitness

Tax considerations to keep in mind for the coming year A new calendar year is the perfect…
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Doughnuts from DeEtta’s Bakery

So Old-Fashioned

From doughnuts to cocktails, always a classic   A.M. DeEtta’s Bakery Naperville…
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Abbie Armbruster and Jonathan M. Winfrey at their wedding

Long-Lasting Love

This Aurora couple tied the knot at a new riverside venue When Abbie Armbruster, 35,…
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Christina Caton-Kitchel, Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce board chair, speaks at the chamber’s 15th annual economic forecast.

Crystal Ball

Econ experts converge on Naperville to size up 2023 While there are plenty of things…
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NaperVoice, Naperville’s new philanthropic choir of professional and volunteer singers under the direction of Philip Spencer, performed its inaugural concert, “Gather in Gratitude,” November 20 at Grace United Methodist Church. Violinist Mina Chang, a junior at Benet Academy, accompanied the group. The concert raised funds for the choir’s first designated charity, Feed My Starving Children.

Signs of the Times

People, places, and scenes around the area   Photos courtesy of Naperville Noon…
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