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Flowers by Steen Productions preps for Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2019 by Alex Ivanisevic, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Living

A local florist has learned a thing or two over time about what it takes to successfully make it through a busy holiday in the industry.

“One of our preparations for Valentine’s Day is making sure we have all the...

Artesa Bakery event has samples of 17 different flavors of wedding cakes

by Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living

Weddings are full of unforgettable moments, from the first kiss to that special dance. The literal sweetest memory of all comes in the form of the perfect cake.

On Saturday, Feb. 16, Artesa Bakery in Homer Glen invited...

Authors, community heroes unite for reading superpower event

by Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living

Whether they create epic tales out of thin air, fight fires with strength and precision or advocate for animals, everyday heroes are doing incredible things throughout Homer Glen.

Homer Township Public Library’s latest...

Travel Column: Enjoy fine art, high tech and molten glass amid winter in Chicago

by Bill Jones, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Living

You braved the elements of winter in Chicago. Now what?

First and foremost, get inside. While I love the city in winter, I’m not a fan of frostbite (or even a lingering chill), so I try to find prolonged indoor...