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  • Good natured: Beetles that have the amazing ability to click

    Did you ever stop to consider just how many parts of your day involve clicks?Do you “click here” whe ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Learning to Grow: The semi-tropical shaving brush tree an unusual beauty

    About 15 years ago, my husband and I were walking along Simonton Street in Key West, and we saw what appeared to be a colorful shaving brush on the si ...
    April 24, 2015 - 4:28 pm
  • Tales From the Motherhood: French folly | Son loses nice shoe in Nice

    You should have seen the grin on Noah’s face when he told me that he may have left one of his dress shoes in Nice. You know, the shoes he’s supposed t ...
    April 24, 2015 - 4:23 pm
  • Murder mystery dinner theater at The Range in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A new murder mystery dinner theater production, "The Bootleg Bump Off at Ruby’s Rum Runner Room," is headed to The Range Grill and Tap, 35 N ...
    April 24, 2015 - 1:53 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: A Vietnamese take on Oxtail stew

    Charles Phan, an award-winning restaurateur who opened The Slanted Door in San Francisco in 1995, shares secrets about the food from his native Vietna ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Keeping pets safe: Dog owners worry about canine flu

    NORTH AURORA – Jo Gengler of North Aurora brought her two dogs to Fox Valley Veterinary Clinic in North Aurora on Thursday after suspecting they have ...
    April 24, 2015 - 6:47 am
  • Friends of the Town and Country Public Library Flower and Plant Fundraiser set

    ELBURN – The Friends of the Town and Country Public Library's 12th annual Flower and Plant Fundraiser is set from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, May 8, and ...
    April 23, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • Foxy show at the Arcada to benefit Fox Valley Special Recreation Foundation

    ST. CHARLES – Foxy – The Rock and Country Concert, presented by Country Financial, is set for 4 p.m. Sunday, April 26, at the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. M ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Uncorked: Two rosés hail from vastly different regions of Italy

    The time was right for Stemmari and Mezzacorona to introduce a rosé.  After years of planning, the w ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Planit 5: Five things to do in Kane County this weekend

    1. Saturday Morning Cafe at Kiss The Sky WHEN: 10 a.m. Saturday, April 25 WHERE: Kiss the Sky, 180 ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chit Chat: Former Tri-Cities resident John Rosensteel releases debut album

    In sitting down to make his debut album, former Tri-Cities resident John Rosensteel literally took matters into his own hands.
    April 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Health pros dish out advice at B Fit B Active Expo

    WHEATON – Getting fit can be a daunting task for many, whether they have been active before or not.T ...
    April 22, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • Dollars and Sense: St. Charles Park District Contributes to Area Economy

    On the surface, parks and recreation departments may seem like they’re all about fun and games, but beneath those soccer fields and swimming pools the ...
    April 22, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • Yellow House Artists exhibit headed to The Holmstad

    BATAVIA – The Holmstad Town Center Gallery will feature an exhibit by Yellow House Artists entitled “Creative Expressions in Oil Pastel," from May 8 t ...
    April 22, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • 'Honk Jr.' headed to Steel Beam

    ST. CHARLES – Steel Beam Acting Studio presents "Honk Jr.," a musical retelling of the "Ugly Duckling" story, for six performances beginning at 10:30 ...
    April 22, 2015 - 2:05 pm