5 hours ago

Caldwell-Pope's season-high 34 points help Lakers top Kings

Kings: Sacramento is struggling at home over the last seven weeks, winning just once at home during that stretch to fall to 8-19 at the Golden 1 Center this season. The Kings are 10-22 on the road.

    Caldwell-Pope's season-high 34 points help Lakers top Kings
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 17 of his season-high 34 points in the third quarter and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a three-game road losing streak with a 113-108 win Saturday night against the Sacramento Kings. Caldwell-Pope hit eight 3-pointers and the Lakers had 17 overall.
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39 hours ago

This Week in Naperville

...families from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

North Central College seniors will present "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, through Saturday, March 3, and at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3, and Sunday, March 4, in the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

A seminar on how to right-size when spring cleaning, or how to decide which possessions to keep and what to let go, is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

New York Times best-selling author Tom Clavin will sign copies of "Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West," at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Naper Settlement presents a School's Out Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 2, at the settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

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C2 Education will present a workshop on how to "Think Like a College Admissions Officer" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.

Entertainer Patton Oswalt and best-selling author Gillian Flynn will talk about the murder mystery, "I'll Be Gone in the Dark," written by Oswalt's late wife, Michelle McNamara, at 7 p.m. Friday, March 2, at the Community Christian Church, 1635 Emerson Lane.

    This Week in Naperville
    The Naperville Public Library will host an "Oscar Marathon Extravaganza" starting at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, through Saturday, March 3, at the Naper Boulevard Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd. Movies nominated for an Oscar will be showcased, and snacks will be provided.
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43 hours ago

Naperville News Digest

Naperville Police Chief Robert Marshall will hold a "Chat with the Chief" event from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, March 2, at the Starbucks Reserve, 42 W. Jefferson Ave.

Several early voting sites throughout Will County will open Monday, March 5, including those at the city of Naperville municipal building, 400 S. Eagle St., and the Wheatland Township offices, 4232 Tower Court, Naperville.

    Naperville News Digest
    The DuPage County Division of Transportation plans to resurface 75th Street from Illinois Route 59 to Olympus Drive in Naperville as part of its $22.3 million road construction plan for 2018. The county announced several road construction projects this year, which include patching, resurfacing and traffic signal maintenance.
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2 days ago

Residents invited to ‘Chat with the Chief’ on March 2

This informal meet-and-greet is part of the Naperville Police Department’s “Chat with the Chief” series and will be held from 10AM to noon at the Starbucks Reserve located at 42 W. Jefferson Ave. in Downtown Naperville.

    Residents invited to 'Chat with the Chief' on March 2 - Positively Naperville
    Naperville Police Chief Robert Marshall invites the community to chat with him and members of his senior staff over coffee on Friday, March 2. This informal meet-and-greet is part of the Naperville Police Department's "Chat with the Chief" series and will be held from 10AM to noon at the Starbucks Reserve located at 42 W.
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3 days ago

Kings aim to bring NBA All-Star game to Sacramento

The events surrounding the game will be anchored by the Golden 1 Center, with an indoor-outdoor Global Pavilion near the capitol to host concerts and food events that show off the region.

    Kings aim to bring NBA All-Star game to Sacramento
    The Sacramento Kings are looking to bring the NBA All-Star game to California's capital city for the first time ever. Kings owner Vivek Ranadive, Mayor Darrell Steinberg and local tourism officials are set to detail plans for the bid for the game in either 2022 or '23 later Thursday and officially submit an application to the league on Friday.
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5 days ago

Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo.

Lost! #Palestine #IL (200 E Franklin St) Petro - Male Mixed breed. Brown/Tan. Call 618-838-9010. Friendly. Crawford County. 62451. Missing 02/19/2018. To see Petro’s location on the Helping Lost Pets Map: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/v2/?pID=2200803 More Info, Photos and to Contact: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/petdetail/?id=2200803

    Lost Dogs Illinois
    Lost Dogs Illinois, Harvard, Illinois. 133K likes. http://www.lostdogsillinois.org/ 501 (c) 3 organization. Registered Illinois Charitable Organization. No More Homeless Pet Network Partner.
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Feb 16

This Week in Naperville

Camp will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at the museum, 301 N. Washington St., and will feature an engineering theme.

Naper Settlement's first Winter Olympics showdown, Naper Games, is the theme for the school day-off camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at the settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Author Ronald L. Smith will sign copies of his book, "Black Panther: The Young Prince," at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter is sponsoring a fundraiser, Kitty Cocktail Hour, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at Jimmy's Grill, 245 S. Washington St.

The Notre Dame Club of Greater DuPage and Benedictine University are helping low-income families and individuals file their income taxes from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

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Naperville police will talk about identity theft scams at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

    This Week in Naperville
    The Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, in the Wentz Concert Hall in North Central College's Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $30 for adults and $20 for students and seniors. For more information, call 630-637-7469 or go to www.northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 15

Sushi bowl restaurant working toward Naperville opening

  Chicago-based sushi bowl chain Aloha Poke plans to open a restaurant in two to three months after it builds out the space at 215 S. Washington St. in downtown Naperville.

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The location in Naperville will be at 215 S. Washington St. in a free-standing storefront that used to house a triathlon store and training facility called Endure It! When Endure It! moved to a space at 504 W. 5th Ave. near the Naperville Metra station, it freed up the building.

    Sushi bowl restaurant working toward Naperville opening
    Zach Friedlander used to work at a restaurant in Wicker Park. Now the Deerfield native works at his own restaurant, a chain he cofounded called Aloha Poke that's soon to open a location in downtown Naperville. Poke, Friedlander tells the uninitiated, is a sushi bowl, or a raw fish salad, filled with rice, vegetables and sauces.
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Feb 15

Naperville Bank & Trust: February Spotlight on Business Success

Spotlight on Business Success is sponsored by Naperville Bank & Trust, serving Naperville with three locations, 555 Fort Hill Dr., 1205 S. Naper Blvd. and 5 S. Washington in the historic downtown post office. For more info, visit www.banknaperville.com.

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Spotlight on Business Success is sponsored by Naperville Bank & Trust, serving Naperville with three locations, 555 Fort Hill Dr., 1205 S. Naper Blvd. and 5 S. Washington in the historic downtown post office. For more info, visit www.banknaperville.com.

Spotlight on Business Success is sponsored by Naperville Bank & Trust, serving Naperville with three locations, 555 Fort Hill Dr., 1205 S. Naper Blvd. and 5 S. Washington in the historic downtown post office. For more info, visit www.banknaperville.com.

    Naperville Bank & Trust: February Spotlight on Business Success - Positively Naperville
    Business - Butterfield's Restaurants "Where Breakfast is an All Day Affair!" Naperville * Northbrook * Oakbrook Terrace * Wheaton www.butterfieldsrestaurants.com "When you walk into our restaurants and see the oranges being fresh squeezed, you know you're going to get the freshest ingredients, an innovative menu and great service.
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Feb 15

Things to do around Naperville President’s Day weekend: February 16-19

North Central College – 30 N. Brainard st. Naperville, IL 60540

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Community Career Center – 1815 W. Diehl Rd., Suite 900 Naperville, IL 60563

Also, a new restaurant recently opened to jazz up the south side of Naperville. Pete Miller’s Steak and Seafood Naperville, 3032 English Rows, will be open 4:30-10PM Monday-Thursday, 4:30-11PM Friday-Saturday, and 4:30-9PM Sunday. For more information, visit www.petemillers.com.  

    Things to do around Naperville President's Day weekend: February 16-19 - Positively Naperville
    Friday Naperville VFW 'All You Can Eat' Fish Fry - 4:30 - 7:30PM | $12, seniors $10 and children $7; 3 and under are free Judd Kendall VFW - 908 W. Jackson St., Naperville, IL 60540 The Naperville VFW "All You Can Eat" Fish Fry is open to the public every Friday from 4:30 to 7:30PM ...
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Feb 14

Commission urges Naperville council to OK downtown sidewalk dining permit

While up a maximum of five restaurants or bars were allowed to apply, only two obtained a permit: Quiubo at 120 Water St. and The Craftsman at 16 W. Jefferson Ave.

    Commission urges Naperville council to OK downtown sidewalk dining permit
    A trial-basis permit that allowed downtown Naperville restaurants to serve food and drinks at sidewalk tables last year should be made permanent, Naperville Liquor Commission members said. The temporary permit was created by the Naperville City Council on an experimental basis and allowed businesses to set up outdoor seating on public property if they lacked outdoor patio space.
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Feb 14

Is Naperville ready for an influx of electric cars?

...featuring 220-240 volts for a faster charge) in the Van Buren surface parking lot, 44 W. Van Buren Ave., and in the first level of the Van Buren Parking Deck, 43 W. Van Buren...

...W. Van Buren Ave., and in the first level of the Van Buren Parking Deck, 43 W. Van Buren Ave. The fee is $1.50 per hour (charged to a credit card), and vehicles are...

    Is Naperville ready for an influx of electric cars?
    Cities like Naperville need improve their electrical infrastructure to accommodate the new wave of electric cars, plug-in enthusiasts say. As automakers worldwide announce plans to expand production of electric vehicles and oil and gas companies look to shift into the electric energy market, Naperville's Bruce Jones said it's only a matter of time before more electric vehicles are on the roads.
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Feb 14

Naperville's beloved Hobson oak tree finds new life in beer, handcrafted art

People interested in creating art pieces from the tree can pick up kiln-dried wood from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 17 at 224 N. Washington St.

    Naperville's beloved Hobson oak tree finds new life in beer, handcrafted art
    The old Hobson oak tree that stood near Naperville's Hobson Road and Greene Road for 250 years or so will soon be reigniting memories in a unique way - by taste. Solemn Oath Brewery, in collaboration with Hop Butcher For The World and Miskatonic Brewing Company, is brewing an Imperial Milk Stout that will be aged in bourbon barrels with oak chips from the beloved bur oak tree.
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Feb 13

Is Naperville ready for an influx of electric cars?

...featuring 220-240 volts for a faster charge) in the Van Buren surface parking lot, 44 W. Van Buren Ave., and in the first level of the Van Buren Parking Deck, 43 W. Van Buren...

...W. Van Buren Ave., and in the first level of the Van Buren Parking Deck, 43 W. Van Buren Ave. The fee is $1.50 per hour (charged to a credit card), and vehicles are...

    Is Naperville ready for an influx of electric cars?
    Cities like Naperville need improve their electrical infrastructure to accommodate the new wave of electric cars, plug-in enthusiasts say. As automakers worldwide announce plans to expand production of electric vehicles and oil and gas companies look to shift into the electric energy market, Naperville's Bruce Jones said it's only a matter of time before more electric vehicles are on the roads.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 09

This Week in Naperville

The Naperville Police Department will hold a seminar on preventing identity theft and scams at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

Author Tammi Sauer will sign copies of her book, "Wordy Birdy," at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Camps will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Feb. 15-17, and Monday, Feb. 19, at the museum, 301 N. Washington St., and will feature themes such as kitchen chemistry and engineering.

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The 22nd annual International Festival will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, in North Central College's Gregory Arena at Merner Field House, 450 S. Brainard St.

The program will be held again at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.

Naperville North High School will host the third annual "Clash of the Sequins" National Show Choir Competition Saturday, Feb. 17, at the school, 899 Mill St.

North Central College will host "Feed the Need," an annual event to help package meals to those in need Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17 and 18, at the college's residence hall/recreation center, 440 S. Brainard St.

    This Week in Naperville
    The 22nd annual International Festival will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, in North Central College's Gregory Arena at Merner Field House, 450 S. Brainard St. The festival features performances, educational booths and food. Troupes will perform dances from Lithuania, India, Poland, Germany and other countries.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 09

Application period now open for After School Matters apprenticeship, internship programs

...community organization locations throughout the city. Programs will continue to be offered downtown at Gallery 37 Center for the Arts and The Michael and Karyn Lutz Center for After School Matters in...

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...the city this spring, the Teen Arts Council at the University of Chicago Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., will have openings this spring. The Teen Arts Council collaborates with the U. of C...

Hyde Park Career Academy High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., will have four programs available including the Hyde Park Art Avengers (Illustration) program, Hyde Park School Assistant, Inspiration Aspiration Music program and Move Me Soul South.

    Application period now open for After School Matters apprenticeship, internship programs - hpherald.com
    By GABRIELLA CRUZ-MARTÍNEZ Herald Intern Applications are now open for high school teenagers seeking apprenticeship and internship programs with After School Matters for the Spring 2018 program session, including a few opportunities in the Hyde Park neighborhood. More than 400 programs in the arts, communications and leadership, sports and STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) ...
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Feb 08

Feb 07

Where to wine and dine your Valentine in the suburbs

16 W. Jefferson Ave., second floor, Naperville, (630) 615-7100, twobrothersbrewing.com/event/the-craftsman-valentines-day-dinner/

    Where to wine and dine your Valentine in the suburbs
    With Valentine's Day falling on a Wednesday this year, many suburban restaurants are hosting special menus, dinners and events starting this weekend. Hey, why not make a week of Valentine's Day?
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Feb 06

Core not on floor as Bulls, coach Fred Hoiberg wait for better days

Photos from the Bulls-Kings game at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif. on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018.

    Core not on floor as Bulls, coach Fred Hoiberg wait for better days
    LaVine, Markkanen and Dunn. It may sound like an international law firm. But it's actually coach Fred Hoiberg 's lifeline. Nobody said this rebuilding stuff was going to be easy, particularly when the core has played just three games together and all with Zach LaVine logging just 20 minutes.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 06

Bulls blow 21-point lead to Kings, lose 7th straight

Photos from the Bulls-Kings game at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif. on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018.

    Bulls blow 21-point lead to Kings, lose 7th straight
    Robin Lopez threw a chair. Zach LaVine placed JaKarr Sampson on a poster. De'Aaron Fox sprained an ankle. The NBA draft lottery, which the Bulls and Kings both will be in, is a boring affair, featuring an accountant overseeing ping pong balls getting placed in a hopper.
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Feb 02

The buzz of bitcoin: Cryptocurrency for sale at vape shops, bars and gas stations

Naperville is home to two ATM machines — Vape N Tobacco at 1224 W. Ogden Ave. and the lobby of Van Buren Place at 35 S. Washington St. — where digital currencies such as the popular bitcoin can be bought.

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Naperville is home to two ATM machines — Vape N Tobacco at 1224 W. Ogden Ave. and the lobby of Van Buren Place at 35 S. Washington St. — where digital currencies such as the popular bitcoin can be bought.

Other Fox Valley locations with crytocurrency ATMs include the Amstar Gas Station, 12 Hill Ave., Aurora; Rookies sports bar, 1545 W. Main St. in St. Charles; and the CFSC New Chicago State Currency Exchange, 8 S. State St., and Eaton's Redwood Inn, 118 W. Chicago St., in Elgin.

    The buzz of bitcoin
    People are buying digital currency in what might seem unlikely places. Unlike banks and currency exchanges, where people can trade foreign currency and U.S. dollars, a Naperville vape shop, an Aurora gas station, and bars in Elgin and St. Charles are some of the spots where people are purchasing cryptocurrency, which some see as the future of money.
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Feb 02

The buzz of bitcoin

Naperville is home to two ATM machines — Vape N Tobacco at 1224 W. Ogden Ave. and the lobby of Van Buren Place at 35 S. Washington St. — where digital currencies such as the popular bitcoin can be bought.

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Naperville is home to two ATM machines — Vape N Tobacco at 1224 W. Ogden Ave. and the lobby of Van Buren Place at 35 S. Washington St. — where digital currencies such as the popular bitcoin can be bought.

Other Fox Valley locations with crytocurrency ATMs include the Amstar Gas Station, 12 Hill Ave., Aurora; Rookies sports bar, 1545 W. Main St. in St. Charles; and the CFSC New Chicago State Currency Exchange, 8 S. State St., and Eaton's Redwood Inn, 118 W. Chicago St., in Elgin.

    The buzz of bitcoin
    People are buying digital currency in what might seem unlikely places. Unlike banks and currency exchanges, where people can trade foreign currency and U.S. dollars, a Naperville vape shop, an Aurora gas station, and bars in Elgin and St. Charles are some of the spots where people are purchasing cryptocurrency, which some see as the future of money.
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Feb 02

This Week in Naperville

Author Carrie La Seur will sign copies of her book, "The Weight of an Infinite Sky," at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

The Naperville Public Library is offering readers a chance to socialize in Reader's Night Out on Monday, Feb. 5, at Quigley's Irish Pub, 43 E. Jefferson Ave.

Teens can participate in a Wii U Tournament from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

Alma Dance Theater is partnering with the DuPage Children's Museum to audition children ages 4 to 8 for a part in their upcoming professional ballet production at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the museum, 301 N. Washington St.

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The Naperville Community Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6 at Knox Presbyterian Church, 1105 Catalpa Lane, for a presentation by Bob Zani, known as the "Tomato Man," on tips about growing tomatoes.

The Naperville Park District is hosting a culinary class featuring New Orleans-inspired food at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at the 95th Street Center, 2244 W. 95th St.

The 22nd annual International Festival is set from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, in North Central College's Gregory Arena at Merner Field House, 450 S. Brainard St.

    This Week in Naperville
    Author Carrie La Seur will sign copies of her book, "The Weight of an Infinite Sky," at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. For more information, go to www.andersonsbookshop.com. Reader's Night Out The Naperville Public Library is offering readers a chance to socialize in Reader's Night Out on Monday, Feb.
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Feb 01

Things to do around Naperville this weekend: February 2-4

Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall  – 31 S. Ellsworth Naperville, IL 60540

Quigley’s Irish Pub – 43 E. Jefferson Avenue  Naperville, IL 60540

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St. John United Church of Christ – 1190 Olesen Drive Naperville, IL 60540

...Boxes Etc. is a convenient north side resource for shipping, packing, printing, etc., located at 790 Royal Saint George Dr., with plenty of parking...

Also, a new restaurant recently opened to jazz up the south side of Naperville. Pete Miller’s Steak and Seafood Naperville, 3032 English Rows, will be open 4:30-10PM Monday-Thursday, 4:30-11PM Friday-Saturday, and 4:30-9PM Sunday. For more information, visit www.petemillers.com.  

    Things to do around Naperville this weekend: February 2-4 - Positively Naperville
    Friday Naperville Restaurant Week Running through February 8, the Naperville Restaurant Week will showcase many restaurants throughout town. From fast casual to fancy dining, each venue will provide either a prix fixe menu at an appetizing price, or discounts on featured menu choices. Come in out of the cold and sample something new or enjoy ...
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Jan 31

What you can buy for $350K in Pittsburgh

Neighborhood: 229 E. Jefferson St., Central North Side

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Neighborhood: 429 Locust St., Edgewood

    What you can buy for $350K in Pittsburgh
    1619 Morningside Ave., a custom renovation throughout, lists for $329,900. All photos courtesy Realtor.com. With newcomers from other cities and plenty of amenity-laden rentals available, buyers can afford to be choosy, says Racheallee Lacek, a Sotheby's International Realty agent who lives Downtown.
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Jan 30

Naperville cake studio mixes tech into custom designs

Creative Cakes Design Studio, which opened last week at 55 S. Main St., Suite 355 in downtown Naperville, is a consultation space that allows customers to help owners Beth Fahey and Becky Palermo sketch, quote and create the cake of their dreams.

    Naperville cake studio mixes tech into custom designs
    An Apple Pencil, an iPad, a TV screen and some creative juices are the main ingredients in a new Naperville cake shop -- before butter, flour or sugar even enter the mix. Creative Cakes Design Studio, which opened last week at 55 S.
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Jan 28

Things to do around Naperville this weekend: January 26-28

Pfeiffer Hall – 310 E. Benton Ave. Naperville, IL 60540

Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic School – 201 East Franklin Avenue Naperville, IL 60540

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Center Stage Theater – 1665 Quincy Ave. Naperville, IL 60540

Community Career Center – 1815 W. Diehl Rd., Suite 900 Naperville, IL 60563

Also, a new restaurant recently opened to jazz up the south side of Naperville. Pete Miller’s Steak and Seafood Naperville, 3032 English Rows, will be open 4:30-10PM Monday-Thursday, 4:30-11PM Friday-Saturday, and 4:30-9PM Sunday. For more information, visit www.petemillers.com.  

    Things to do around Naperville this weekend: January 26-28 - Positively Naperville
    ICYMI Friday subText - 7PM | $5-$10 Naperville North Performing Arts Center - 899 N. Mill St. Naperville, IL 60563 Even though everybody on the planet is just a text away, getting your message across has never been more complicated. subText is a hilarious series of vignettes detailing the awkwardness of dating in the digital age, ...
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Jan 26

This Week in Naperville

Results of a survey by 7th- and 10th-graders in Naperville School Districts 203 and 204 will be presented to the public at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

Best-selling author Peter Heller will sign copies of his book, "Celine," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

The DuPage County Health Department's dental program and the American Dental Association will observe the annual "Give Kids a Smile Day," from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, at the DuPage Children's Museum, 301 N. Washington St.

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Huntington Learning Center will present a workshop for parents on how to help their children manage homework and study times at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

    This Week in Naperville
    The 5th annual Restaurant Week is ongoing through Thursday, Feb. 8, throughout downtown Naperville. Several Naperville restaurants are offering discounts, specials and prix-fixe lunch and dinner options. For more information, go to www.downtownnaperville.com State of the Kids report Results of a survey by 7th- and 10th-graders in Naperville School Districts 203 and 204 will be presented to the public at 7 p.m.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 24

Updated Jan 25

Toys R Us to Close 182 Stores Nationwide

Vernon Hills 295 Center Drive IL

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Yuma 801 W. 32nd Street AZ

San Rafael 600 Francisco Blvd. CA

Vista 1990 University Drive CA

Waterbury 275 Union St. CT

Greenwood 8800 US 31 South IN

Bricktown 6420 W. Fullerton IL

Burbank 7750 South Cicero Avenue IL

Ann Arbor 3725 Washtenaw MI

North Brunswick 909 US Hwy 1 South. NJ

Paramus 545 Route 17 South NJ

College Point 139-19 20th Ave NY

Greece 1530 Ridge Rd. West NY

    Toys R Us to Close 182 Stores Nationwide
    Toys R Us is planning to close up to 182 stores across the United States as part of its bankruptcy reorganization plans. The Wayne, New Jersey-based retailer filed court papers late Tuesday outlining its plans to close 20 percent of its stores in the coming months.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

  • 7750 S Cicero is the Babies R Us location. So far Toys R Us is remaining open.

Jan 24

Toys R Us To Close Up To 182 Stores, Including 7 In Chicago Area

• Vernon Hills, 295 Center Dr

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• Bricktown Square, 6420 W. Fullerton Av., Chicago

• Burbank, 7750 S Cicero Av.

    Toys R Us To Close Up To 182 Stores, Including 7 In Chicago Area
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Toys R Us, operating under bankruptcy protection since the fall, has announced it will close up to 20 percent of its stores, as it seeks to restructure its business under increasing competition from online retailers.
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Jan 24

Toys R Us closing 8 Chicago area stores

Vernon Hills 295 Center Drive

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Burbank 7750 South Cicero Avenue

Bricktown 6420 W. Fullerton

    Toys R Us closing 8 Chicago area stores
    Toys R Us, squeezed by Amazon.com and huge chains like Walmart, will close 180 stores, or about 20 percent of its U.S. locations, within months. Eight Illinois stores, two Toys R Us and six Babies R US stores, are among the stores set to close The Illinois Toys R Us stores closing are: Highland Park 1610 Deerfield Rd.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Jan 24

Report: 7 Chicago area Toys R Us stores closing

Vernon Hills 295 Center Drive

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Bricktown 6420 W. Fullerton

Burbank 7750 South Cicero Avenue

    Report: 7 Chicago area Toys R Us stores closing
    Toys R Us, squeezed Amazon.com and huge chains like Walmart, will begin closing a number of its stores starting in February. USA Today reports seven Illinois stores are among more than 180 set to close nationwide. The Illinois stores closing are: Highland Park 1610 Deerfield Rd.
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Jan 20

Author events: Meet Chloe Lukasiak at Naperville's Anderson's Jan. 24

...fi novel, "Iron Gold," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth, on the campus of North Central College in Naperville. This book-signing event requires the...

...Bookshop welcomes celebrated teen dancer Chloe Lukasiak of "Dance Moms" fame to the Naperville location, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24. Lukasiak recently released "Girl on Pointe: Chloe's...

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...Getting Over Yourself," at noon Monday, Jan. 22, at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 25 E. Pearson St., Chicago (RSVP required), and at 7 p.m. Monday at New Trier High School/Northfield...

• Meet author and illustrator Renee Galvin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd. Galvin will read from her books and talk about the writing and illustrating process. All ages. For details, call the library at (708) 485-6917.

    Author events: Meet Chloe Lukasiak at Naperville's Anderson's Jan. 24
    Four-time Emmy Award-winning producer Tom Weinberg presents his book "Chasing the Lost City: Chronicles of Discovery in Honduras" at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. It's based on an expedition to Honduras that led to a scientific, historical and archaeological breakthrough -- the uncovering of incontrovertible evidence of a previously unknown civilization.
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Jan 19

This Week in Naperville

Naper Settlement is hosting a traveling exhibit, "The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders," now through March 19 at the Settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Naperville Plays, a program of hands-on activities and exhibits, is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, at the DuPage Children's Museum, 301 N. Washington St.

New York Times best-selling author Pierce Brown will sign copies of his latest book, "Iron Gold," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan 23, at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 21 S Ellsworth St.

State Sen. Michael Connelly will present a fraud prevention program at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

Reality show star Chloe Lukasiak will pose for pictures with fans at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Harry Eng, principal partner at Fox Valley Tax Solutions, will talk about changes in the tax laws and what can be done to better prepare for this year's tax filing in a lecture at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

Brittany Cavallaro, best-selling young adult author and poet, will perform a reading and answer questions at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at North Central College's Koten Chapel in Kiekhofer Hall, 329 E. School St.

The Wailers will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, in North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.

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Award-winning singer, author and speaker Tatiana Cameron will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 1215 Modaff Road.

Dr. Michelle Dougherty of Lifetime Health & Wellness and the National Wellness Foundation will present a lecture for women on understanding hormones at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

The Naperville Women's Leads Club is inviting businesswomen to a "Networking Bowl" at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at Cress Creek Country Club, 1215 Royal Saint George Dr.

    This Week in Naperville
    Naper Settlement is hosting a traveling exhibit, "The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders," now through March 19 at the Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. The exhibit is free with museum admission. For more information, go to www.napersettlement.org. Hike with a naturalist Adults can learn about local wildlife during a free hike with a naturalist from 10 a.m.
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Jan 12

CPS Announces Additional School-Based Personnel to Support Special Education

56 School-Based Positions and Nine Citywide Positions Will Help Bolster Academic and Social-Emotional Support for Diverse Learners in High-Needs Schools

    CPS Announces Additional School-Based Personnel to Support Special Education
    56 School-Based Positions and Nine Citywide Positions Will Help Bolster Academic and Social-Emotional Support for Diverse Learners in High-Needs Schools
    http://www.cps.edu

Jan 12

This Week in Naperville

The DuPage Children's Museum is hosting Day-Off Discovery day camps from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, and Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the museum, 301 N. Washington St.

Children can learn about the 1960s, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and more in the Naper Settlement's School's Out Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at the settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Author Samira Ahmed will sign copies of her book, "Love, Hate and Other Filters," at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Senior citizens interested in learning about different home options, such as independent and assisted living, can attend a lecture from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

Aavegh dance troupe will present "The Making of a Bahu" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at the theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

The Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation meeting will hear from area state lawmakers at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

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Benedictine University in Lisle is sponsoring a day of service in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, in Kindlon Hall at the university, 5700 College Road.

Women business owners are invited to discuss business challenges in a roundtable discussion from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

    This Week in Naperville
    The DuPage Children's Museum is hosting Day-Off Discovery day camps from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, and Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the museum, 301 N. Washington St. Advanced registration is required for the programs, which are designed for children in first through fifth grades. For more information, go to www.dupagechildrens.org.
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Jan 11

Hugo's offers fresh fish on a daily basis

Logistics: Hugo's is located at 55 S. Main St. in downtown Naperville (inside the Main Street Promenade). The dining room is open (for lunch...

    Hugo's offers fresh fish on a daily basis
    Whether you are seeking a fine dining experience or a quick bite and a cocktail, Hugo's Frog Bar and Fish House has you covered. Since opening in 2004, the upscale restaurant has been delighting suburban diners with fresh seafood and USDA Gibsons Prime Angus beef at their location in the Main Street Promenade in downtown Naperville.
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Jan 10

Elmhurst elementary school to pilot dual language program

The next board meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St., Elmhurst.

    Elmhurst school to pilot dual language program
    The Elmhurst District 205 Board voted unanimously Tuesday to roll out an ambitious dual language Spanish and English course program beginning in kindergarten at Conrad Fischer Elementary School. The program will begin at the start of the 2018-2019 school year.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 10

Reminder: Most City facilities will be closed...

Reminder: Most City facilities will be closed this Monday, January 15 in recognition of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. The Robert Crown Center, Evanston Public Library locations, and City of Evanston 311 Center will be open. No refuse or recycling collections will occur on January 15. Monday through Thursday collections will occur one day later than usual during the week. Additionally, City parking meters and downtown garages will be free. More info: http://ow.ly/Xbjb30hGaOZ

    City of Evanston Illinois Government
    Reminder: Most City facilities will be closed this Monday, January 15 in recognition of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. The Robert Crown Center, Evanston Public Library locations, and City...
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Jan 08

NAPERVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES CHAIRMAN OF THE BOAR

Above / The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce is located in Main Street Promenade, 55 S. Main Street, 3rd Level, in downtown Naperville. (PN File Photo)

    NAPERVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD - Positively Naperville
    Above / The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce is located in Main Street Promenade, 55 S. Main Street, 3rd Level, in downtown Naperville. (PN File Photo) Naperville, IL. The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce (NACC) has named Emily Ory chairman of its Board of Directors.
    http://www.positivelynaperville.com

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