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Loaves & Fishes: Doing something about it

A few years ago, while visiting the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, I purchased a blue tote bag with the...

Growing up in Naperville – TubaChristmas returns to downtown Naperville

When I first learned to play the tuba in third grade, I never imagined one day there would be a "TubaChristmas," a special concert...

The Local Pulse – Election post-mortem

The election is over, and the votes have been counted. We can once again go to the mailbox without fear of being swallowed by...

KidsMatter 2 Us – Random acts of kindness

Do you have a Random Acts of Kindness Story? KidsMatter helps to support and convene the Collaborative Youth Team (CYT), a coalition of over 36...
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Movies with Tarek: ‘BARDO, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths’

Alejandro G. Inarritu is a revolutionary director. On top of making numerous award-winning films, he can also direct a masterpiece about a filmmaker. BARDO,...

Visit Naperville – Make your dream wedding a breeze

December brings anticipation for the holidays all around. And for many, that will include the excitement of a wedding proposal and wedding planning. Getting...

Art Talk – Jazz up your holidays with Naperville Chorus

Naperville Chorus celebrates the most wonderful time of the year by "Swingin' into Christmas with The Pete Ellman Big Band." The concert, featuring jazz...

December Editor’s Notes

Above / The latest issue of Positively Naperville featuring "My Favorite Things" hit the streets on Dec. 1. Thanks for reading! The holidays especially are...
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Movies with Tarek: ‘The Fabelmans’

I love movies. I've had a fascination with cinema since a young age, and I love writing reviews about the movies I watch. Steven...
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Movies with Tarek: ‘The Menu’

As a foodie, The Menu spoke to me on many levels. The subjects of food operations and related quality factors appealed to my taste. With Ralph...

Nutrition Knowledge – A sweet spot for the gut

We all hear that too much sugar is not healthy, but why exactly? Let’s start by understanding the difference between naturally occurring sugar and...

Ed’s Many Old Hats – April and October

Above / Blankets of bluebells are known to bloom in Knoch Knolls Park in late April. When I was younger with a wife, kids and...

The Y – Annual Interfaith Community Breakfast is back, and it’s in person

Happy holiday season, Napervillians! Can you even believe Thanksgiving is right around the corner? And then, before you know it, the December holidays will...

Growing up in Naperville – Sausage making

In mid-October my granddaughter, my wife and I continued a family tradition that was brought to Naperville from Germany in 1851! My great-grandfather, Adam Keller,...

Real Life – My Colorado Rocky Mountain High

Pent-up travel demand is not fake news, if this has crossed your mind. And as when anything, from sink drains to emotions, has been...

Little Friends: Employment for people with disabilities

One of the more active topics this past year related to people with disabilities has been the work done by many focused on creating...

WDSRA: Gratitude at this time of thanks and giving

Are you feeling it? As November rolls in, I can’t help but feel the abundance of gratitude being projected all around us. Maybe it’s...

Sister Cites Report

People often ask, “What is Sister Cities?" In Naperville, many facets of the Sister Cities Commission and Foundation missions have evolved locally since 1993. The concept...

Sales Focus – It’s Not November; It’s YES-vember

November has once again arrived. Always between October and December. It is a great time to be thankful for more reasons than there are...

Real Estate Logic – How to Upgrade Without Regret

Many of you reading this column might like to sell your present home and purchase a better property. Although this thought is desirable, it...

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North Central College – The gift of coffee that does good

By Amy Rogers, North Central Coffee Lab Operations Manager Does your holiday gift-giving list include any coffee lovers? Perhaps you’d like some new morning brew...
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