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  • Chit Chat: History lives again at Aurora's GAR Memorial Museum

    AURORA – Museum wasn’t the first term that came to mind when Rena Church first saw the Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Museum in downtown Aurora.
    July 29, 2016 - 2:35 pm
  • Batavia Chili Cook-Off championship to fire up Saturday

    BATAVIA – Chef Terry Kaminski of The Range Grill and Tap can make his chili recipe in his sleep. Th ...
    July 29, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • St. Charles Park District gives Norris Rec Center arrangement trial run

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Park District is now in the health club business, a year after a failed referendum stopped it from proceeding with a rec ...
    July 29, 2016 - 10:20 am
  • Batavia coffeehouse Chapters turns fresh page

    BATAVIA – Just like a good novel, a coffeeshop cafe in Batavia pays attention to detail – and that shop is about to celebrate a third anniversary at i ...
    July 28, 2016 - 8:01 pm
  • Taste of the Town: Urban Counter in St. Charles offers 'high quality, fresh, made-to-order food'

    ST CHARLES – After successfully changing perspectives about gas station food, the new restaurant concept Urban Counter still is growing and has opened ...
    July 28, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Making world-class pizza at home

    Restaurateur and cookbook author Ken Forkish in his latest volume, the excellent “The Elements of Pizza” (Ten Speed), gives readers the inside skinny ...
    July 27, 2016 - 3:28 pm
  • Geneva author spins tale of greed in action-thriller

    GENEVA – In “Games of Mind,” protagonist Jack Steele takes on a corrupt corporation that is using American citizens as guinea pigs to perfect mind con ...
    July 26, 2016 - 6:02 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Why salmon is such a hot fish

    Food writer, culinary instructor and restaurant consultant Diane Morgan revisits her favorite fish in “Salmon: Everything You Need to Know” (Chronicle ...
    July 21, 2016 - 8:36 am
  • Mosquito trap near Batavia detects West Nile virus

    BATAVIA – A batch of mosquitoes collected near Batavia has tested positive for West Nile virus, according to a news release from the Kane County Healt ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:00 pm
  • Band brings ‘Power’ to The Arcada Theatre

    ST. CHARLES – Emilio Castillo had, as he put it, a really short crime career. He said he was caught ...
    July 19, 2016 - 9:46 am
  • Mystery Diner: Fireside Grille in Sugar Grove delivers big flavor

    Looking for something new, we headed west to try Fireside Grille in Sugar Grove. Inside, we discove ...
    July 18, 2016 - 7:37 am
  • Taste of the Town: Two Wild Seeds sprouts gluten-free bakery

    ST. CHARLES – Two Wild Seeds Baking Company has planted a dedicated gluten-free bakery in the heart of St. Charles, so no one has to make due with pal ...
    July 15, 2016 - 1:10 pm
  • Campton Township resident documents 1971 European trip in memoir

    CAMPTON TOWNSHIP – Residents in and near the Tri-Cities might know Susan Schubert from watching her perform as a duo with her husband at such venues a ...
    July 13, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: ‘Tasting Rome’ celebrates tradition, innovation

    “Tasting Rome: Fresh Flavors and Forgotten Recipes from an Ancient City” (Clarkson Potter), a new cookbook by experienced freelance food writer Katie ...
    July 13, 2016 - 12:41 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Putting veggies front and center

    Cara Mangini shares more than 150 step-by-step recipes in her new cookbook, “The Vegetable Butcher” (Workman), which is aptly subtitled: "How to Selec ...
    July 7, 2016 - 1:10 pm