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  • Where the chefs roam: Area restaurant industry leaders share their favorite dining spots in Kane County

    When chefs and leaders in the beer and wine industry aren’t slaving away in their own kitchens, breweries or cellars, they too venture into the vast d ...
    July 10, 2014 - 7:08 am
  • St. Charles swing, jazz event set for October

    ST. CHARLES – A music- and dance-filled event benefiting local groups will be held this fall in downtown St. Charles.
    July 9, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Concerts in the Park returns to St. Charles

    The St. Charles Park District’s Summer Concerts in the Park series is underway with five bands scheduled in July.
    July 8, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Sugar Ray, Blues Traveler, Uncle Kracker revive '90s hits at RiverEdge

    Sugar Ray, Blues Traveler and Uncle Kracker performed on July 6 at RiverEdge Park as part of the "Under The Sun Tour."
    July 8, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • Holmstad to host Beech Tree Studio art exhibition

    BATAVIA – The Holmstad in Batavia will host an art exhibition, featuring the work of about 24 students from Geneva’s Beech Tree Studio from Friday, Ju ...
    July 3, 2014 - 4:56 pm
  • Theory: Just the way you are

    Where do our feelings about ourselves come from? We first become aware of our self-esteem in child ...
    July 3, 2014 - 4:52 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Hybrid, cross-bred hydrangeas maintenance-free specimens

    Hydrangeas have come a long way in a very short time. The Nikko blue and orb varieties that were s ...
    July 3, 2014 - 4:47 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Welcoming World Cup soccer into living room, life

    Soccer, the viewing and playing of which is enjoyed by millions, seems to quite stealthily have invaded my life – and not just my checkbook at registr ...
    July 3, 2014 - 4:48 pm
  • Blues Traveler to play as part of ‘Under The Sun Tour’

    For almost 30 years, Blues Traveler has been entertaining crowds with its blend of blues rock, folk rock and soul.
    July 2, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • Chit Chat: Batavia yoga teacher featured in new book

    Batavia yoga teacher Linda Karl believes that yoga can help a person in every part of his or her life.
    July 2, 2014 - 2:29 pm
  • Mystery Diner: Patten House injects southern charm into Geneva dining scene

    In the fading summer light, soft breezes swept across my face as the encapsulating sounds of rustling tree leaves calmed my spirit. I began to relax w ...
    July 3, 2014 - 8:36 am
  • Otter Cove and Swanson Pool offer up special events

    St. Charles Park District’s Otter Cove Aquatic Park and Swanson Pool offer special events for you to cool off all summer.
    July 1, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Teenagers offer unique brand of constructive criticism

    It’s mildly disconcerting to be critiqued by your offspring. Especially when they’re teenagers. By then, ...
    June 30, 2014 - 2:23 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Needy plants know ...

    When friends ask what the trick is to a great garden, my simple response is, “It’s all about the soil.”
    June 27, 2014 - 6:05 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Summer vacation revisited

    I learned a few things on my summer vacation. For one, it is possible to sleep three hours, fly to New Hampshire, tromp all over an unfamiliar cemeter ...
    June 27, 2014 - 6:03 pm
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