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August 2021

In a city lauded both locally and nationally—for everything from its vibrant downtown…
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Though Veronica Stonis, 50, and Sean Weber, 53, met 11 years ago while working in the…
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When moving from Chicago to the suburbs to raise their kids years ago, Kimberly Pace-Arquilla…
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When children are victims of sexual or physical abuse, they are often terrified to visit…
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SoulFest surpassed all expectations when the inaugural event attracted over 6,000 attendees…
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By Alison Bowen Aaron and Tonya Rhoden always have big ideas together. They eloped in…
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By Kelly Aiglon Back in 2009, the cool place to be before homecoming and prom was Andrew…
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By Kelly Aiglon High TideCoasters inspired by crashing waves, designed by Monika Strigel,…
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By Kari Richardson Melissa and Jerry Agema and their children Justin, 20, and Avery,…
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Crumbl CookiesWhen you’re selling cookies in flavors like Kit Kat, Peaches ‘n’…
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It’s been a harrowing 18 months for anyone associated with the hospitality industry.…
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By Peter Gianopulos Chef Niño? The boy chef? Sounds, at first blush, like a curious…
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The perfect show for this moment I was so happy when I found out this was going to be…
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Chef David Heatley had no intention of becoming the Peter Piper of the west suburbs—that…
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Naperville’s second Costco is set to open August 19 at 1199 East Ogden Avenue, the…
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As sure as the onset of August inspires the annual school supply pilgrimage, it also…
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After a challenging year, chef Patrick McLaughlin of SixtyFour Wine Bar & Kitchen…
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70 million The number of tons of food transported through Illinois in the U.S. food network,…
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Three out of every 1,000 babies are born with hearing loss, which can cause speech and…
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ANN ARBORSouth UniversityOf the city’s four downtown districts, South University is…
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If you’ve been pondering a trip to Puerto Rico, the time is right. The island’s low…
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The Rotary Club of Naperville recently presented Jack Mouse with a Quilt of Valor at…
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Searching for more space for your brood? This 5,540-square-foot, four-level home on a…
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The results are in: 150 of your favorite local businesses have made this year’s hot…
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Now that the kids are back in school treading in and out of the house in sneakers, cleats,…
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With just over 16 years of experience in corporate real estate, Jason Shibata didn’t…
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