8 hours ago

Column: Free health care, fun history, sparkling fridge - life is good

•The Islamic Center of Naperville Free Clinic, where anyone without health insurance can receive free — absolutely free — non-emergency general health care from 9 a.m. to noon the first Sunday of each month and from 7 to 9 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the center, 2844 W. Ogden Ave.

    Keaton: Free health care, fun history, sparkling fridge - life is good
    For the past few weeks, I have been doing communications work for a St. Charles church. It's only a temporary gig - I took it with just a few hours' notice - so I've had to juggle other commitments, which has meant some long, busy days (and, thanks to the Cubs, a few long nights as well).
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12 hours ago

Keaton: Free health care, fun history, sparkling fridge - life is good

•The Islamic Center of Naperville Free Clinic, where anyone without health insurance can receive free — absolutely free — non-emergency general health care from 9 a.m. to noon the first Sunday of each month and from 7 to 9 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the center, 2844 W. Ogden Ave.

    Keaton: Free health care, fun history, sparkling fridge - life is good
    For the past few weeks, I have been doing communications work for a St. Charles church. It's only a temporary gig - I took it with just a few hours' notice - so I've had to juggle other commitments, which has meant some long, busy days (and, thanks to the Cubs, a few long nights as well).
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34 hours ago

Tango owners return to Naperville with Tango2

Michael and Cindy Yuan bring their talents back to the Naperville dining scene with Tango2, located in the same historic building that once housed the original Tango Grill at 5 Jackson Ave.

    Tango owners return to Naperville with Tango2
    They're back. Michael and Cindy Yuan bring their talents back to the Naperville dining scene with Tango2, located in the same historic building that once housed the original Tango Grill at 5 Jackson Ave. "We are excited about coming back to the same location where we first started in 2003," Michael Yuan said.
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2 days ago

This Week in Naperville

Medicare seminar: The Naperville Public Library will host a seminar on Medicare from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Av e.

Forest preserve planning session: Residents can offer input on what projects should be done by the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County over the next five years at a planning session set for 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

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...and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21-22, at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

Hamilton's women: Leslie Goddard will present a first-person portrayal of Alexander Hamilton's women as part of the Naperville Public Library's Brown Bag Lecture series at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.

Science center dedication: North Central College's Dr. Myron Wentz Science Center will be dedicated at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at the southwest exterior entrance of the center, 131 S. Loomis St.

Ian Doescher book signing: Author Ian Doescher will sign copies of his book, "William Shakespeare's Force Doth Awaken" at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

All Hallows Eve: Naper Settlement presents its All Hallows Eve fright fest from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20-21, at the settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

The North Central College Cardinals face off against Augustana College at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, 455 S. Brainard St.

Public Safety open house: The police and fire departments' rescheduled annual Public Safety Open House, postponed by rain last weekend, will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at the Naperville Public Safety Campus, 1380 Aurora Ave.

Maggie Stiefvater book signing: Author Maggie Stiefvater will sign copies of her latest book, "All the Crooked Saints," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at Community Christian Church, 1635 Emerson Lane.

    This Week in Naperville
    Medicare seminar: The Naperville Public Library will host a seminar on Medicare from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Av e. For more information, go to www.naperville-lib.org.
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3 days ago

Spooky delights await Halloween revelers

Death Comes to the Tanner House, Oct. 27-29: This year's theme is "A Drop of Poison: What Victorians knew — or Didn't." Guests may enter at 6:30, 7:30 or 8 p.m. Reservations required. William Tanner House, 304 Oak Ave. $15. 630-906-0650; www.aurorahistory.net.

Halloween Family Scarecrow "Stuff," Oct. 28: Build your own scarecrow, paint pumpkins, games, photo booth, costume parade and light refreshments. 1-3 p.m. at Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave. $5-$8. 630-859-8606; www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.com.

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...book "The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street." 6:30-10 p.m. at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. $20. 630-420-6010; www.napersettlement.org...

...light or white shirt. 4:30-6 p.m. at the Nichols Library Community Room, 200 W. Jefferson Ave. Free. 630-961-4100; www.naperville-lib.org...

Friday Night Fright presents "Night of the Living Dead," Oct. 27: See the classic at 10 p.m. Classic Cinema Ogden 6, 1227 E. Ogden Ave. $5. 630-357-5050; www.classiccinemas.com.

...Pickers. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 12-5 p.m. Sunday at 301 N. Washington St. $12. 630-637-8000; www.dupagechildrens.org...

...2 p.m. $1 and a non-perishable food item to benefit Loaves and Fishes. 1320 Aurora Ave. 630-369-8400; www.napersafetytown.com/event/trick-or-treat...

Carillon Scare-illon concert, Oct. 28: Halloween-themed concert with performance by Elan Dance Company. 7-8 p.m. at Millennium Carillon at Rotary Hill, 443 Aurora Ave. Free. 630-848-5000; www.napervilleparks.org.

    Spooky delights await Halloween revelers
    As darkness falls across the land, it comes to mind that Halloween is close at hand. Clear your calendars, witches. Here are some upcoming Halloween events happening in the Fox Valley area that are sure to send chills down your spine. Aurora Haunted Trails, Oct.
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3 days ago

Stage and Screen Star Neil Patrick Harris is Set for Area Visit

...6440 Double Eagle Drive, in Woodridge. This special event is presented by Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. Tickets are available exclusively at NPHAndersons.brownpapertickets.com. Demand should be high for this event...

...Naperville, the store has grown with the community. Additional locations include downtown Downers Grove, at 5112 Main Street (630) 963-2665 and La Grange, 26 S. La Grange Road, (708) 582-6353. A...

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...26 S. La Grange Road, (708) 582-6353. A toy shop, Anderson's Toyshop, at 111 W. Jefferson Ave., opened in 2016. Key to Anderson's success has been special author events, like the...

    Stage and Screen Star Neil Patrick Harris is Set for Area Visit
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | The magic unfolds this December when Neil Patrick Harris, the award-winning actor of stage and screen, arrives in Naperville for a very special Anderson's Bookshop event. In addition to his wonderful acting talent, Harris is also widely known for his abilities as an accomplished magician!
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5 days ago

Naperville news digest: Metra station construction limits access

Commuters will not have access to the daily fee-payment machines or bicycle racks on the west side of the Naperville Metra Station, 105 E. Fourth Ave., during the latest construction project.

Magical Starlight Theatre will host auditions for "The Little Mermaid" on Oct. 28 and 29 at the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Ave.

    Naperville news digest: Metra station construction limits access
    Commuters will not have access to the daily fee payment machines or bicycle racks on the west side of the Naperville Metra Station, 105 E. 4th Ave., during the latest construction project. The last phase of the Metra Station improvement project requires the west covered roof area at the station to be fenced off while old roof tiles are removed and new asphalt shingles are installed.
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6 days ago

Naperville news digest: Metra station construction, Leaf collection, 5th Avenue meetings

Commuters will not have access to the daily fee payment machines or bicycle racks on the west side of the Naperville Metra Station, 105 E. 4th Ave., during the latest construction project.

The city of Naperville and Ryan Companies will host public meetings on the 5th Avenue Project from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, and from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

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Magical Starlight Theatre will host auditions for "The Little Mermaid" on Oct. 28 and 29 at the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Ave.

    Naperville news digest: Metra station construction limits access
    Commuters will not have access to the daily fee payment machines or bicycle racks on the west side of the Naperville Metra Station, 105 E. 4th Ave., during the latest construction project. The last phase of the Metra Station improvement project requires the west covered roof area at the station to be fenced off while old roof tiles are removed and new asphalt shingles are installed.
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6 days ago

Good moms turn to 'bad moms' for fundraiser

Hundreds of families attended “McTeacher Night” at McDonald’s, 892 W. 75th Street, last month, raising more than $1,100 for the Elmwood Elementary Home and School Association.

    Good moms turn to 'bad moms' for fundraiser
    If you're looking to raise money for your kids' school, bad moms can get it done. Or, more to the point, "Bad Moms 2." As school fundraisers go, the moms (and dads) behind the Elmwood Elementary Home and School Association have come up with a pretty good one.
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Oct 12

At Naperville Park District: `Can You Afford to Retire?' Class Set for November 8th

That provocative, but urgent, question is also the title of a free one-hour presentation delivered by a retirement expert on Wednesday, November 8th at the Naperville Park District's Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 Jackson Ave. The presentation will take place in Room 205 of the center.

    At Naperville Park District: `Can You Afford to Retire?' Class Set for November 8th
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Can you afford to retire? Depending on your situation, it's a simple question that you may welcome with a sense of accomplishment or receive with more than a little concern.
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Oct 11

5th Avenue Project Public Meetings Taking Place October 16 and 17

...to 8 p.m. in the Lower Level Meeting Rooms of the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St. The second will occur from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October...

    5th Avenue Project Public Meetings Taking Place October 16 and 17
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Ryan Companies Hosting Meetings That Kick-Off Community Engagement Phase NAPERVILLE, Ill. - The first of numerous community engagement opportunities regarding the 5th Avenue Project will take place October 16 and 17 with two public meetings at the Naperville Municipal Center.
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Oct 10

Tango's back, Halsted Street's closed, Le Chocolat opens second store

...steak and tapas restaurant and revival of the original Tango, opened in late September at 5 Jackson Ave. The restaurant replaces the place of Latin Fusion restaurant Delirio. The original Tango occupied the...

...Le Chocolat de Bouchard has opened a second Naperville location at 1807 S. Washington St. in the Hawthorn Square shopping center. Le Chocolat Bakery & Chocolates serves cookies, macaroons, brownies, cakes...

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•Denim & Soul opened Sunday at 26 W. Jefferson Ave. The high-end jeans store also sells cashmere tops, handbags and shoes.

•Kilwins, a Michigan-based chain known for its chocolates, ice cream and handmade sweets, is working on moving into the space at 36 W. Jefferson Ave. that used to house a Subway sandwich shop. The old-fashioned sweets shop isn't expected to open until late 2018, the company said Monday.

•Drybar, a salon that offers hair blowouts, is scheduled to open Friday at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Webster Street. The salon at 144 W. Jefferson Ave. marks the company's third Illinois location.

    Tango's back, Halsted Street Deli's closed, Le Chocolate opens second store and more
    An Argentinian steak and tapas restaurant has returned to downtown Naperville, Halsted Street Deli & Bagel's South Washington Street location has closed and a few downtown businesses are expanding. Here's a rundown of the changes: Now open *Downtown Naperville diners can again feast on Tango's "world's longest steak."
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Oct 10

Tango's back, Halsted Street Deli's closed, Le Chocolate opens second store and more

...steak and tapas restaurant and revival of the original Tango, opened in late September at 5 Jackson Ave. The restaurant replaces the place of Latin Fusion restaurant Delirio. The original Tango occupied the...

...Le Chocolat de Bouchard has opened a second Naperville location at 1807 S. Washington St. in the Hawthorn Square shopping center. Le Chocolat Bakery & Chocolates serves cookies, macaroons, brownies, cakes...

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•Denim & Soul opened Sunday at 26 W. Jefferson Ave. The high-end jeans store also cashmere tops, handbags and shoes.

•Kilwins, a Michigan-based chain known for its chocolates, ice cream and handmade sweets, is working on moving into the space at 36 W. Jefferson Ave. that used to house a Subway sandwich shop. The old-fashioned sweets shop isn't expected to open until late 2018, the company said Monday.

•Drybar, a salon that offers hair blowouts, is scheduled to open Friday at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Webster Street. The salon at 144 W. Jefferson Ave. marks the company's third Illinois location.

    Tango's back, Halsted Street Deli's closed, Le Chocolate opens second store and more
    An Argentinian steak and tapas restaurant has returned to downtown Naperville, Halsted Street Deli & Bagel's South Washington Street location has closed and a few downtown businesses are expanding. Here's a rundown of the changes: Now open *Downtown Naperville diners can again feast on Tango's "world's longest steak."
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