Naperville Magazine

Through both its Community Foundation’s Discretionary Grantmaking and Youth Engagement in Philanthropy programs, the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley awarded 41 grants on July 11 totaling more than $615,000 to support local nonprofit organizations working to improve the quality of life for Fox Valley residents.

Sights of the Season

People, places, and scenes around the area   Photos: Jen Banowetz (Field of Honor);…
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From left, students Vani Ramesh, Monish Murali, Riley Leu, and Alicia Mathews

Building a NEST

By Kelli Ra Anderson This city task force focuses on clean energy and sustainability…
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Grow Well Yoga, Barre & Fitness

Room to Grow

By Judy Sutton Taylor This Naperville yoga studio offers opportunities for self-renewal…
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Fox River

Fixing the Fox

By Kelli Ra Anderson A local environmental group acts to protect a key aquatic resource…
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Cakes at The Tiny Kitchen

Sweet Spot

By Judy Sutton Taylor The Tiny Kitchen in St. Charles is a baker’s dream come true…
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Beef Wellington at Ramsay’s Kitchen

The Fame Game

By Phil Vettel The newly opened Ramsay’s Kitchen stirs up attention Never underestimate…
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Biscuits at Tasty Biscuit

Biscuits With an Egyptian Flair

By Peter Gianopulos Hasnaa Soliman loves people. Loves talking to people. Loves cooking…
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Sausages from Wurst Kitchen Sausage Co.

Best of the Wurst

By Peter Gianopulos The place to prep for Oktoberfest Ed Schleining, owner of Wurst Kitchen…
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Classic Apple Pie with Brandy Whipped Cream

Classic Apple Pie with Brandy Whipped…

By Kelli Ra Anderson Granny Smith. Jonagold. Honeycrisp. Jazz. These are some of the…
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Best of Naperville illustration by Katie Lukes

Best of Naperville 2023

From breakfast joints and bustling boutiques to top-notch doctors and sumptuous spas,…
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North Central College’s Division III-winning Cardinals football team was among the various NCAA champions welcomed to the White House June 12 for College Athlete Day.

Sights of the Season

People, places, and happenings around the area   Photos: Jen Banowetz (Field of…
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Pasek Farms in Lindenwood raises and sells beef, pork, poultry, and eggs.

Bringing Home the Bacon

By Kelli Ra Anderson Local farms and markets offer fresh food straight from the source…
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