Mark Loehrke

High Water Marks

Although Naperville’s Maverick Swim Club (mavswim.org) doesn’t offer swimming lessons,…
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Joe Hanson

An Early CallingWhile I grew up listening to all genres of music, I decided to go down…
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Beer Science

Even as they’ve overseen a bustling Downers Grove brewing operation that has ramped…
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Island Time

How do you celebrate a 53rd birthday? If you’re Naperville’s original community theater,…
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Tony Bennett

An early audienceWhen I was a kid growing up in Astoria, Queens, my dad passed away very…
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Root Cause

Why is my bad cholesterol number so high? It’s a medical fact that individual lifestyle…
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Melissa Verdecia

An Early CallingI decided that dance was something I wanted to pursue at the age of 6—I…
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Tanks, and Good Night

Ike & Oak Brewing Co. hops into Woodridge Just as it may be difficult to recall a…
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Circuit repair

When it comes to depression, the statistics themselves can be pretty bleak. The disease…
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SMOOTH OPERATOR

Sometimes the most profound scientific discoveries come from the most unlikely of places.…
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Bread and Circuses

What follows is a short list of things one is unlikely to encounter in most of the eateries…
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Bench Mark

While the imposing 10-story, $215 million courthouse under construction in downtown Joliet…
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