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  • Enticing Cuisine of Batavia caters to every taste

    BATAVIA – From special occasions to hosting holiday parties, Enticing Cuisine catering in Batavia stands ready to customize menus and reduce stress le ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 8:52 am
  • Online auction to support Batavia Arts Council grants

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Arts Council will present its third annual Holiday Gift Auction fundraiser through Dec. 11, according to a news release.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • Good Natured: A word about witch hazel

    I will always remember my first encounter with witch hazel. I was about 6 years old and – for whatever reason – running headlong around my parents’ ho ...
    Dec. 4, 2016 - 6:23 pm
  • Tales From The Motherhood: Still making sense of election results

    At a recent meeting of our Human Library (volunteers from marginalized groups who share their experiences of discrimination during conversations with ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Healthy holiday dinner swaps sampled at Dec. 21st free event

    New pajamas.  A programmable coffee maker.  Ten pounds of unhealthy fat.  Which item isn’t on your holiday wish list?  While most people don’t want ho ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 8:22 am
  • The Wine Detectives: A trip to Grand Cayman and Seven Fathoms Rum

    On a recent vacation to Grand Cayman, I was talking with several restauranteurs about what was going on regarding new trends in wine and spirits on th ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Paramount Theatre presents rousing version of 'The Little Mermaid'

    AURORA – The Paramount Theatre in Aurora has once again taken a familiar classic and made it fresh.O ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • 14 places in Kane County to take your kids this holiday season

    Check out 14 of our favorite places to take your kids of all ages in Kane County during the holiday season.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Garfield Farm Museum in Campton Hills to host holiday event Dec. 3 and 4

    CAMPTON HILLS – The wonderment of light and music can be enjoyed from 3 to 7 p.m. Dec. 3 and 4 at Garfield Farm Museum. Live traditional music will in ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:56 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Discovering the secrets of Cuban cuisine

    Just published “ĄCuba!: Recipes and Stories from the Cuban Kitchen” (Ten Speed) sheds light on the food and culture of the fascinating island 90 miles ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:21 am
  • Santa hears wishes in St. Charles; share your photos online

    ST. CHARLES – By early afternoon, Main Street in St. Charles was lined with chairs and blankets saving a spot for prime viewing of the evening's Elect ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 6:15 pm
  • Salvaged Heart in Batavia home to vintage and contemporary treasures

    BATAVIA – Room after room of collectibles, home decor and Christmas items, antiques, jewelry and other treasures await at The Salvaged Heart, which ha ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Tales From The Motherhood: All welcome to next Human Library event

    In the spirit of practicing what I preach, and doing my part in my own little corner of the world to help make it a more joyful, peaceful place for ou ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 8:56 am
  • Good Natured: Wh-who’s there? A great horned owl

    The conversation lasted late into the evening. A tiny sliver of a moon rose up, the stars came out ... and still the participants persisted. They soun ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Santa to attend Batavia Masonic Lodge charity breakfast

    BATAVIA – Families can share a lumberjack breakfast with Santa at a fundraiser from 7:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 27 that is hosted by the Batavia Masonic Lo ...
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 8:18 am