June 2023

We Grow Dreams Greenhouse

Blooming Potential

By Judy Sutton Taylor We Grow Dreams provides job training for developmentally disabled…
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Olga Ziemska’s ‘Hear: With an Ear to the Ground’

Earthly Delights

The Morton Arboretum reveals five new sculptures Large-scale outdoor sculptures are back…
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A backyard pond with a waterfall

Water Works

By Mark Loehrke Building a backyard pond—for your family and the local flora and fauna…
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‘Fire Keeper’s Daughter’ and ‘Warrior Girl Unearthed’ by Angeline Boulley

It’s All About the Kid Lit

Anderson’s Bookshop is hosting two new events this month that celebrate children’s…
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A reupholstered chair

Time to Reup?

Professionals can breathe new life into worn or dated furniture by stripping the piece…
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An aerial photo of a large home

Choose Your Own Venture

One of Naperville’s most conspicuous (and expensive) properties offers a wealth of…
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A dog wearing sunglasses with its head in a car window

Room for Rover

As vacation season heats up, many pet owners face an unappealing choice—an expensive…
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Various items on display in Warehouse 55

Vintage Vibes

By Judy Sutton Taylor Home furnishing mecca Warehouse 55 suits many styles It’s not…
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An aerial photo of Indiana Beach

Advance to Boardwalk

Surrounded by farm fields, Indiana Beach amusement park is a trip back in time The news…
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Inside VAI’s

Modern Italian

By Phil Vettel VAI’s puts a contemporary spin on traditional cuisine VAI’s calls…
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Michael Kandah at Smart Pants Café

Serving Up Science

By Peter Gianopulos Smarty Pants Café is proving to be a successful experiment If he…
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Jenna Swain

Teen Entrepreneur is on a Roll

By Peter Gianopulos For posterity’s stake, remember this name: Jenna Swain. The 14-year-old…
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