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An aerial photo of a water park

The Five Ws

By Jeff Banowetz A handful of listy-worthy summer adventures Summer goes by way too quickly—and…
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Inside Coa

The Hip Factor

By Phil Vettel Coa marks Drake Oak Brook’s first new restaurant in a half-century A…
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A gyro from Maria's Gyro

Gyro Worship

By Peter Gianopulos Maria’s Gyros opens its doors in Naperville It’s been close to…
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Veggie Fest Chicago

Everyone Romaine Calm

By Peter Gianopulos Veggie Fest Chicago returns to Lisle after five years About 1,000…
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Brandied Peach Cobbler

Brandied Peach Cobbler

By Kelli Ra Anderson Is it really even summer until you’ve had peach cobbler? This…
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Bison’s Bluff Nature Playground

Top Parks

The best playgrounds, nature retreats, fishing holes, outdoor pickleball courts, and…
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E. Faye Butler

E. Faye Butler

By Jeff Banowetz This Chicago theater legend directs Drury Lane’s Ain’t Misbehavin’…
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Best of Naperville 2023 Photo Gallery

Naperville magazine hosted a memorable party for the 15th annual Best of Naperville…
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Books in a Naperville Public Library bag

Summer Reads

Whether you’re hammocking or relaxing poolside, ’tis the season to log some reading…
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The Edward Foundation awarded $20,000 in scholarships on April 18 to 10 Edward Hospital student volunteers who greet visitors, deliver flowers, transport patients, and assist behind the scenes at the hospital.

Sights of the Season

People, places, and scenes around the area   Photos: Edward Foundation; Sandy Conway…
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The First Division Museum’s D-Day gallery

D-Day at 80

By Jeff Banowetz Cantigny commemorates the 80th anniversary of D-Day with an expansive…
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Allison Arbizzani and Patrick Zigler

Love in Bloom

Lush flowers, romantic decor, and a packed dance floor highlighted this couple’s wedding…
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