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Naperville’s Quigley’s welcomes patrons to ‘Raise Your Glass’ for Casey and Kinney

Naperville’s Quigley’s welcomes patrons to ‘Raise Your Glass’ for Casey and Kinney

UPDATE, Oct. 23 / With a pub packed with well-wishers, Ray Kinney and Dan Casey were called to the stage area at Quigley’s with notes in hand shortly after 8PM Oct. 23. Each of the…

Nutrition Knowledge – Fall’s Bounty

Nutrition Knowledge – Fall’s Bounty

This time of year is wonderful for taking advantage of the many types of fall vegetables that are overflowing at the market. They are great for making soups and stews, as well as other dishes….

Teen’s Taste – Kuma’s Asian Bistro

Teen’s Taste – Kuma’s Asian Bistro

A nice stroll in downtown Naperville brought me to my next dining adventure. Kuma’s Asian Bistro is located at 216 S. Washington Street. Their hours are 4-9PM Tuesday – Thursday; 11AM-10PM Friday – Saturday; 11AM…

Nutrition Knowledge – Back to School Healthy Snacks

Nutrition Knowledge – Back to School Healthy Snacks

We are a couple of weeks back into classes, which is very exciting. Our children have new teachers, new classes, and many new things to learn. With that comes school lunches and also packing that…

Nutrition Knowledge – Gardening all year long

Nutrition Knowledge – Gardening all year long

Is it too late to start growing some of our own vegetables? Well, yes and no. Traditional planting of tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, etc. would have needed to be planted earlier than now in order to…

Your Table is Ready – Lou Malnati’s Pizza

Your Table is Ready – Lou Malnati’s Pizza

Since this is our 50th Positively Naperville review and, since we love pizza, we decided that we’d review a “pizza place” that we’ve frequented many times over the years – Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria. Established in…

Teen’s Taste – Share a spicy dinner

Teen’s Taste – Share a spicy dinner

Another favorite summertime place to sit outside and enjoy downtown Naperville is Potters Place Mexican Kitchen & Cantina, located at 29 W. Jefferson. We enjoy sitting out on their large back patio. In the evenings…

Farmers Market at St. John’s celebrates National Farmers Market Week

Farmers Market at St. John’s celebrates National Farmers Market Week

On Wed., Aug. 6, the Farmers Market at St. John’s, located at 750 Aurora Ave., will be one of many farmers markets across the country celebrating National Farmers Market Week. Grilling demonstrations, recipes and tastings…

Naperville Ale Fest draws nearly 5,000 patrons

Naperville Ale Fest draws nearly 5,000 patrons

Some 4800 craft beer enthusiasts strolled the grounds of Naper Settlement at the second annual Naperville Ale Fest on Saturday, July 19, enjoying craft beers from 100 brewers, munching on gourmet grilled cheese, curry and…

Nutrition Knowledge – Healthy habits from around the world

Nutrition Knowledge – Healthy habits from around the world

Good nutrition knows no boundaries. While the current trend in this country is toward healthier eating habits, other countries around the world have traditional eating habits that teach us healthy lessons. Japan has always been…

Naperville Ale Fest offers large selection of craft beers

Naperville Ale Fest offers large selection of craft beers

As the second annual Naperville Ale Fest approaches, plans are being finalized for the popular event to be held on the grounds of the Naper Settlement in Downtown Naperville on Saturday, July 19 from 1-5PM.  Over 4,000 visitors are…

Video Voice – Dine outside while you Dine Around Naperville!

Video Voice – Dine outside while you Dine Around Naperville!

As I sat outside on the patio of Mesón Sabika this past weekend enjoying some good food and a nice glass of wine while celebrating Father’s Day with my Dad who is currently visiting from…

Teen’s Taste – Centennial Grill is calling your name

Teen’s Taste – Centennial Grill is calling your name

School’s out and summer’s in full swing. There are so many fun things to do in Naperville in the summer! One of my favorite things to do with my friends is hop on our bikes…

Arranmore Ale Fest canceled due to weather

Arranmore Ale Fest canceled due to weather

Arranmore Ale Fest, a production of Lou Dog Events, scheduled to be held at Arranmore Farm in Oswego this Saturday, June 28, has been canceled due to standing water at the site and the prediction of additional…

Kicking off the World Cup in Naperville

Kicking off the World Cup in Naperville

As the first fixture of the 2014 World Cup kicked off last Thursday afternoon in Brazil, many exhaustively exuberant soccer fans gathered at Quigley’s Irish Pub in downtown Naperville. Croatia scored the first goal of this…

Nutrition Knowledge – Get grillin’

Nutrition Knowledge – Get grillin’

Grilling out is a great way to make the most of summer meals while keeping the oven off inside. The trend in grilling goes beyond the typical burgers and brats, and includes fish, veggies, fruits,…

Father’s Day brunch and grilling around Naperville

Father’s Day brunch and grilling around Naperville

Whether tapas or brunch offerings or dinner, families can take out Dad to one of Naperville’s 240 restaurants this Father’s Day on June 15.  Naperville also offers many fine markets for procuring items for the grill….

Naperville Ribfest now offers iPhone App

Naperville Ribfest now offers iPhone App

The Naperville Ribfest marketing team has introduced news of the creation and launch of the innovative Naperville Ribfest app, available now for free from iTunes to help visitors connect with the event planned July 3-6….

Teen’s Taste – Tasty Egg-cellence!

Teen’s Taste – Tasty Egg-cellence!

With school ending and summer break beginning, I decided to write about a delicious breakfast sandwich that’s easy for anyone to make. The ingredients are one tablespoon butter, one egg, one English muffin, one piece…

Emerging Markets – Grilling & farming local fare

Emerging Markets – Grilling & farming local fare

Changing tastes changing accents Naperville’s secret sauce has merged from humble farm beginnings into a melting pot of exotic foodstuffs and locally-sourced specialties. The selection of grocers and specialty markets has evolved from roadside farmstands…

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