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DuPage Children’s Museum Groupon Deal

Get over to groupon.com by this Friday, November 2nd, and pick up a groupon to the DuPage County Children’s Museum in downtown Naperville.  For just $17 you get admission for four to the museum (a 55% savings off the regular admission price).  Pick up a couple of extras as gifts (makes a great stocking-stuffer).  You […]

October 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Greene Valley Forest Preserve in Naperville – Great Views Await

Greene Valley Forest Preserve in Naperville – Great Views Await

The Goldenrod is in full-bloom throughout DuPage County. The photos below were taken last weekend at Greene Valley Forest Preserve in Naperville. If you’ve never been to Greene Valley (just west of Rt 53 on 75th Street), you should check it out.  There are over twelve miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback-riding. The […]

September 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
Naperville Residents Meet to Discuss Coyote Problem

Naperville Residents Meet to Discuss Coyote Problem

Coyote sightings are up in Naperville, and residents want to know what to do about it. A number of residents showed up at a special community forum Monday on coyotes at the Naperville Municipal Center. The event was headlined by naturalist Jack MacRae of the DuPage County Forest Preserve District, who offered a presentation on […]

August 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Pizzeria NEO Now Open in Downtown Naperville

Pizzeria NEO Now Open in Downtown Naperville

It was a while back that we posted about some of the best pizza places in DuPage County.  Pizzeria Neo sounds like it has some strong potential to make that list; we look forward to giving it try – you should too. Pizzeria NEO opens its doors in downtown Naperville Pizzeria NEO, billed as an […]

June 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Janitor Sentenced in Teacher’s Battery Case

Janitor Sentenced in Teacher’s Battery Case

Former janitor sentenced in teacher’s battery Kenneth R. Brown, who turned 55 on Friday, was convicted in DuPage County Circuit Court in Wheaton of a Class 3 felony charge of aggravated battery of a school employee, according to court records. A companion charge of public indecency/lewd exposure … Read more on Naperville Sun

May 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Stabbing in Naperville Bar

Stabbing in Naperville Bar

If you aren’t familiar with this story, it’s a surprising and sad one.  27 year-old Daniel Olaska is charged with stabbing second-grade teacher Shaun Wild to death inside Frankie’s Blue Room in downtown Naperville.  It is reported that Wild had tried to calm a tense confrontation between Olaska and one of Wild’s friends. This just […]

February 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Christmas Tree Lighting Events in DuPage County

Christmas Tree Lighting Events in DuPage County

On Friday, November 25th (the day after Thanksgiving), check out one of the many Christmas tree lighting events in DuPage County. Get your kids and the whole family into holiday fun and spirits!

Of the tree-lighting events listed below, my personal favorite is the Glen Ellyn event. The tree lighting takes place right in the heart of downtown Glen Ellyn at Main Street and Crescent Blvd. The setting is very much like that of a Norman Rockwell painting. The entire family is sure to enjoy it!

November 16, 2011 | By | Reply More
Naperville Man Sued in Facebook Speeding Case

Naperville Man Sued in Facebook Speeding Case

More and more, information posted to Facebook is being used as evidence in litigation cases.

Revanth Vema, 28, of Naperville, had recently posted a photo of his car with a message that he was “ready to drive at 90-mph.” It is alleged that Mr. Vema’s excessive speed caused an accident and very serious injuries to two motorcycle riders.

October 11, 2011 | By | Reply More
Naperville Last Fling This Weekend

Naperville Last Fling This Weekend

The Last Fling features food, live entertainment, and fun for the whole family. The Naperville Jaycees’ sponsored event includes carnival rides and kid-friendly activities that are sure to bring thrills and smiles. The event takes place near Webster and Aurora Avenue (Naperville Settlement area). The Family Fun Land in Naperville Settlement includes: bounce/jumping features, a petting zoo, radio Disney entertainment stage, and arts and crafts area, food and beverages (including healthy options for kids), face painting and glitter tattoos, and more.

September 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
2011 Veggie Fest in Naperville

2011 Veggie Fest in Naperville

Veggie Fest is one of the largest festivals in the Midwest highlighting the benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle. The festival is a great way to learn more about what it means to be a vegetarian. The festival features vegetarian cooking demonstrations, vendors, live music, and plenty of family and kid-friendly fun!

August 12, 2011 | By | Reply More