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  • Tales from the Motherhood: ‘It’s my job to be the sturdy standpipe’

    Last Friday night, when I calmly, but firmly, texted my 16-year-old that he needed to come home from his busboy job “now,” and that I “wouldn’t budge, ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • Food Network show features All Chocolate Kitchen sculpture

    GENEVA – In honor of Valentine’s Day, Chef Alain Roby of the All Chocolate Kitchen in Geneva has added a new candy sculpture to his repertoire.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Food Network show to feature All Chocolate Kitchen's 'god of love' sculpture

    GENEVA – In honor of Valentine’s Day, Chef Alain Roby of the All Chocolate Kitchen in Geneva will add a new candy sculpture to his repertoire.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:22 pm
  • ‘No Way to Treat a Lady’ a smart choice for season opener

    ST. CHARLES – “No Way to Treat a Lady,” the dark musical comedy thriller based on a novel and movie by William Goldman, proved a smart choice as it op ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Washington wine’s minerality runs deep

    It was a wine discussion that pleasantly evolved into a geology lecture.  When I sat down for dinner ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chit Chat: Batavia resident Laura Cianci pens first book

    BATAVIA – The storyline of “Silent Witnesses” – Batavia resident Laura Cianci’s first book – revolves around former FBI agent Alex Hayden, who – whi ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Paramount Theatre turns in stellar version of ‘The Who’s Tommy’

    AURORA – As an longtime fan of the band The Who, I had misgivings when it was first announced that the band’s iconic album – “Tommy” – was being made ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:19 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood | Change: Something to rely on

    Tuesday night, Holly and I got online to register her for high school. Piece of cake, I figured. I g ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:16 pm
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' cast member Dovolani coming to Batavia

    BATAVIA – Professional ballroom dancer Tony Dovolani is a familiar face to fans of the television show "Dancing with The Stars."
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:08 am
  • Lincoln theme set for One Book, One Batavia

    BATAVIA – “Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer,” an account of the days that followed President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination in 1865, is ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Penrose Brewery to release second set of barrel-aged Wild ales Saturday

    GENEVA – Geneva-based Penrose Brewing Co. will release its second set of barrel-aged Wild ales Saturday, Jan. 24, but – this time – it's doing things ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Gammon Coach House to honor tapping of 1,000th brew

    BATAVIA – Gammon Coach House in Batavia will reach a major milestone this week, when the craft-beer bar and eatery taps its 1,000th brew.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Grateful children equal happy mom

    As she emptied her backpack after school one day last week, my dear daughter handed me a note. “De ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • Planit 5: Five things to do in Kane County this weekend

    1. Paramount to present 'The Who's Tommy' WHEN: Show times are 1:30 and 7 p.m. Wednesdays; 7 p.m. Th ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chit Chat: Page to Stage bringing works of St. Charles Writers Group to life

    ST. CHARLES – Batavia resident and St. Charles Writers Group member Don Lindman is anxious to see how the actors of the Vero Voce School of Performin ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
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