Illumination: Tree Lights at the Morton Arboretum Brightens the Holiday Season
We went on a Sunday night and thought that it might be a slower evening, and it was slower than Saturday when they sold out half way through the event.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Weekend picks: Brookfield Zoo lights up for Holiday Magic
Courtesy of Ripple Public Relations Get an up-close view of reindeer at the Winter Wonderland event in downtown Highland Park.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Theatre-Hikes to Present a Very Irreverent Christmas Carol, 12/21
Theatre Hikes is a Chicago based non profit theatre company that combines our love of the arts with the outdoors performs a comedy adaptation of a A Christmas Carol called 'A Very Irreverent Christmas Carol' written by Charles Dickens and adapted by Chicago's own Matthew Powell .
Wed Dec 11, 2013
NQ Short Wagers Soar to Record as Stock Selloff Deepens
NQ Mobile Inc. declined to a one-month low as short sellers boosted their bets against the Chinese mobile-service provider to a record high after Muddy Waters LLC accused the firm of inflating sales.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Chicago Craft Beer Weekend for December 6-8
Now through the 31st, enjoy twelve holiday-inspired beers . If the entire list is consumed by New Year's Eve, a keepsake pint glass will be awarded.
Our Pets: Pet vaccines and humane society fundraiser
Spay Illinois will offer low-cost pet vaccine clinics on the fourth Monday of every month from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Bark A Lounge, 657 S. Route 59 Aurora.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Veteran Vernon Hills staffer to be appointed village manager
After 15 years with Village Manager Mike Allison at the helm, Vernon Hills is poised for a change at the top.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Southtown Star
The Chicago area is resplendent with holiday shows, concerts and fests
Christmastime in Chicago is truly a magical time. Take, for example, the splendiferous tree in Daley Plaza.
Naperville Eats: Christmas Cheer luncheon - cookies, too
It is hard to imagine a time when Naperville didn't have a huge selection of restaurants, but back in the early '80s, there were far fewer places to gather for lunch.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Man gets prison for shoplifting in Naperville
Naperville-area resident Peter J. Dunning has been sentenced to three years in prison for shoplifting last spring from a Naperville supermarket and wrestling with a store security worker who was trying to detain him for police.
Lisle Resident Wins $1,000 Shopping Giveaway
On Nov. 26, Frank Swindle of Lisle was chosen as the winner of the Weldon Hardware Supply $1,000 Shopping Giveaway.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Chicago-area MLS, MRED, using CoreLogic tool to share listings with 12 other MLSs nationwide
One of the nation's largest multiple listing services is now sharing listing information with a dozen other MLSs across the country through a tool from real estate information and technology firm CoreLogic.
Missing Lisle man now the subject of homicide investigation
Authorities have opened a homicide investigation into the death of a 37-year-old Lisle man who was missing for six years before his skeletal remains were found in March, prosecutors confirmed Monday.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Job Central: Devry; Downtown Naperville Apple Store; BMO Financial
Need a job? Patch is here to help. We've rounded up a list of local job ads to aid you in your search.
Naperville Police Sgt. Jason Arres | Courtesy of Naperville Police Department
OK, so vicennial means "occurring every 20 years," and this technically hasn't happened in 21 years.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
COD tax levy, abatement projected to create net savings for taxpayers
The College of DuPage Board of Trustees approved at its Nov. 21 meeting a tax levy for next fiscal year and a tax abatement, which is projected to create a net savings for the taxpayer of $16.79.
What today's students learn about Kennedy
When U.S. history students at Schaumburg High School are asked to rank the nation's presidents at the end of each school year, familiar names lead the list - Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin Roosevelt.
Kennedy student project illuminates layers of the late president's legacy
The kids who have scrutinized the life and work of President John F. Kennedy weren't around when he assasinated.
Friday, November 22nd Stories
Cutting-edge technology usually doesn't come immediately to mind when you're enjoying trees and the outdoors.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Morton Arboretum Illumination: Interact with Tree Lights
Hug a tree and it changes color. Stand in front of the camera and see your face projected high into the trees.