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Thursday, January 20, 2022

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Upbeat! with the Naperville Municipal Band

Ann Good Lord has served as emcee for the Naperville Municipal Band for 63 years! In December 2020, Ann Lord had considered stepping down from...

Visit Naperville – Restaurant Week 2022

Travel the world from your very own hometown Naperville’s 9th Annual Restaurant Week begins this month and then some. It might be a “new year,...
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Pulse of Naperville Music Scene – Eva Under Fire

I recently had a chance to speak with a singer named Amanda Lyberg from a band called Eva Under Fire. Her fans affectionately know...

Art Talk – Art around of town

Two years ago, local artist Beata Nowak wanted to reignite her passion for painting when a Google search led her to the Naperville Art...

Growing up in Naperville – Trip down memory lane features treasured teachers

I entered kindergarten at Ellsworth School right after Labor Day in 1944. My teacher was Miss Reynolds. However, after three weeks of school, we...

Nutrition Knowledge – Keep yourself healthy this winter

It’s cold and flu season, so we need to keep our immune system working its best. There are some very fundamental things that help us...
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Metea Valley Collage

During early December, Metea Valley High School had its annual Collage concert to celebrate all the students that are taking part of our schools...

Naperville’s first mayor

James Joseph Heister Hunt was born Aug. 19, 1821, in Evansburgh, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, the son of Nelson James Hunt and Sarah Jewell. He married...

Photo Gallery: Naperville Municipal Band Holiday Concert 12/19/21

The Naperville Municipal Band wrapped up its 2021 performance season on Sun., Dec. 19, with its annual Holiday Concert at Wentz Concert Hall on...

Growing up in Naperville – Memories of Municipal Band, movies and malts

I know I’ve mentioned it in the past, but my mom and dad both played in the Naperville Municipal Band. Mom loved the classic...

The Naperville Salute returns July 1-4

Naperville Responds For Veterans will host The Naperville Salute, a hometown focused Fourth of July celebration, on July 1-4, 2022. The Salute will be...

Pulse of Naperville Music Scene – Stitching positivity

In the mid-80’s, I followed a lot of new bands of the era. Metallica was in its infancy at the time, and bands like...

A few happenings this week, now thru Dec. 19, in Naperville

Come on down to the heart of Naperville! This time of year, Santa's helpers show up just about everywhere—even almost-in-clear view from the Riverwalk!...

Nutrition Knowledge – Healthy Holidays

We have taken a journey this year learning about the most important things we can do for our health from a nutrition standpoint. Hopefully,...

Real Life – Baked Alaska

My husband John and I expressed ourselves through cooking before the concept of love languages was a thing. Neither of us had come from culinary...

Century Walk: ‘Grinch’

With all the bustle of the season and the Corona Virus upon us, why not take time to check out the “Grinch” to see...

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation: Ways to be kinder

by Tarek Fayoumi With 2022 just around the corner, I have been thinking that there are times when we could all be kinder to each...

Who is Ellsworth School and Ellsworth Street named after?

Lewis Ellsworth was born in Walpole, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, July 22, 1805, the son of Nathan Ellsworth and Betsey B. Palmer. He moved to...

Santa Claus & the Leprechaun visit Quigley’s Irish Pub

If it's the second Sunday in December between the hours of 11AM and 2PM, families know it's likely Santa Claus has scheduled a visit...

Upbeat! with the Naperville Municipal Band

For December, take a peek of the recent Naperville Municipal Band Fall Concert, onstage at the Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Art Center....

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Above / Landforms, a sculpture by sculptor Jack Arnold, was commissioned by the Naperville Art League and dedicated to the community in 1984. The...
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