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  • Batavia designer takes Good Gracious Cakes to new heights

    BATAVIA – A graphic designer’s passion for dessert is baked into a business about extreme edible creations. Turning her fine art skills to the medium ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 4:40 pm
  • Southwestern Real Estate celebrates grand opening in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – Sarah Goss is passionate about selling homes.Now she’s able to do it outside of her ow ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:56 pm
  • Soup tasting to support Batavia United Way

    BATAVIA – The soup’s almost on for a debut fundraiser for charities served by the Batavia United Way, with 10 restaurants teaming up to show off their ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 8:18 am
  • Bridal event in Batavia to showcase wedding resources

    BATAVIA – Brides-to-be can save the date and drop by the Batavia Park District’s second annual Bridal Showcase from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 25 at Shannon ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 4:52 pm
  • Elburn Chamber to host first Meet & Greet

    ELBURN – The Elburn Chamber of Commerce will host its first Meet & Greet at the Town and Country Public Library from 10 a.m. to noon March 4.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 4:51 pm
  • Batavia clears way for temporary parking lot for Shodeen project

    BATAVIA – The Batavia City Council is pressing ahead with the One Washington Place downtown redevelopment plan.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 7:11 am
  • Geneva antique store celebrates 1st year in business

    By BRENDA SCHORY - bschory@shawmedia.comGENEVA – Carrie and Joe Tatone will be celebrating the one-y ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • Architect’s talk in Batavia to marry historic preservation with modern amenities

    BATAVIA – Preservation Partners of the Fox Valley will present a Feb. 25 lecture by Rhode Island architect Ben Willis, followed by a panel discussion ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 7:23 am
  • Village president dials future of North Aurora into view

    NORTH AURORA – From new businesses to construction projects and development of two riverside parks, the future is exciting for North Aurora, said Vill ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:18 pm
  • Furniture Dollies boutique at home in expanded Batavia location

    BATAVIA – Enjoying expanded new quarters in Batavia is Furniture Dollies, a business that gives a fresh face to vintage furnishings, and also offers a ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 6:14 pm
  • Blue Goose Market offers time-saving cooking tips using ground beef

    Time-saving tips are very handy, especially when they involve cooking.  With busy schedules, it can be difficult to create delicious, satisfying meals ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Behold the barbers of Batavia’s Beardsgaard

    BATAVIA – It’s not every day you hear of a person traveling nearly 400 miles to get a haircut. But when your barbers are Blademaiden and Beardsmith, a ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Digital thermostats

    Noise-canceling headphones, 3D printers, wireless speakers, 4K TVs, remote control drones with aerial photography. There are some seriously amazing ga ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Local tap house features Illinois-only craft beers, variety

    Maple Park residents and Lodi Tap House co-owners Lucas Goucher and Brandon Harris said they and their two other business partners wanted to pay homag ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 1:25 pm
  • Neat: 7 best places in Kane County to grab a cocktail

    Here are the 7 best local places to get a cocktail in Kane County, as voted on by Kane County Chronicle readers in our Best of the Fox competition.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 2:53 pm