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Joliet Fire Department Rescues Kitten
The Joliet Fire Department was called upon to rescue a kitten on Friday afternoon. Company five was called when an eight week old kitten fell down a floor vent. The Department has stated that crews were able to rescue the unharmed kitten in the basement.
Naperville Park District warns public to be mindful of red-winged blackbirds defending their turf
The Naperville Park District is warning the public to keep an eye out for some “feisty birds” that are defending The post Naperville Park District warns public to be mindful of red-winged blackbirds defending their turf appeared first on NCTV17.
Illinois girl, 9, crowned Miss Petite Chicago for 2nd year
CHICAGO - A 9-year-old girl from Plano, Illinois was just crowned Miss Petite Chicago for the second year in the row. Alize Rodriguez won the title at the Rainbow Dance Competition in mid-April. She has been dancing since she was three years old. "I practice before I go to school,...
Studio 54 in Aurora celebrating Andy Warhol with new summer experience
AURORA, ill. (CBS) -- It was a Studio 54 party in suburban Aurora to celebrate art icon, Andy Warhol.People filled the streets to kick off the new summer experience called "Color Me, Warhol".Guests can expect to see Warhol-inspired art on display throughout the summer. If you missed Thursday's Studio 54 party, there will be two more celebrations.The next one is in July and the final one will be held on Warhol's birthday on Aug. 6.RELATED: 'Warhol' exhibit at College of DuPage opens Saturday
Saturday, June 10 | Montgomery Street Eats Festival
Chicagoland’s best street food will be on hand at the 3rd Annual Montgomery Street Eats Festival in Montgomery. Situated along River Street in downtown Montgomery with views of the Fox River, Montgomery Park offers plenty of shade, picnic tables, open space, and a playground for foodies of all ages to enjoy the day.
Join In Celebrating 30 Years Of St. Joseph Nurses Serving Joliet
For three decades St. Joseph Nurses have been serving the Joliet area and on Sunday, June 11th they’re celebrating and the public is invited. Click on the QR code to RSVP. The celebration will take place at Harrah’s Casino Vegas Room from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
See the Illinois Building Where Dairy Queen was Born 85 Years Ago
It started out as an idea born from a cow - quite literally. What has become Dairy Queen began in a small Illinois building that still stands today although now it serves a completely different purpose. Did you know that Dairy Queen was born in Joliet, Illinois back in 1938?...
Seize summer sensations with memories of May
Photos from May the 4th through May 29 are reminders of the merry month of May and the true meaning of Memorial Day. Wayfinding murals by local teens showcase KidsMatter for the Century Walk tour inside the Van Buren Parking Deck. On Sunday, May 7, 2023, the talents of art...
Naper Settlement Kicks Off Annual Naper Nights Community Concert Series On June 16-17
Naper Settlement’s annual Naper Nights Community Concert Series kicks off its 2023 season with local and national tribute acts performing the hits of Jimi Hendrix, Parliament Funkadelic, and more on June 16-17 from 5-10 p.m. Nationally recognized singer, songwriter, and guitarist Brandon “Taz” Niederauer (Taz Plays Hendrix) will take the stage at the first Naper Nights of the season. Naper Nights celebrates historic milestones in rock music and pop culture with themed tribute concerts in June, July, and August. A variety of food and alcoholic beverages will be available at each concert.
Summer Fun At The Kane County Fair
The Kane County Fair celebrates 154 years of traditional summer family fun and 4-H on Wednesday, July 12 through Sunday, July 16, 2023 at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles. It’s a big, fun-fair, with a small-town feel, filled with grandstand events, popular live bands, unlimited carnival rides, 4-H...
Metal Monkey Artisan Market on 6/10
The 5th annual Metal Monkey Artisan Market will be held inside Metal Monkey Brewing on Saturday, June 10th from 1 PM to 6 PM. General admission to the festival is free of charge, but you will need to reserve a spot before going to the festival.
Win Tickets to see Chris Perez
The Piazza and Ready to Live Presents Chris Perez, Grammy winning artist and talented husband of the legendary artist, Selena on Friday night, June 23rd. Star 96.7 is giving you 2 WAYS TO WIN a 4-Pack of tickets to his first ever Chicagoland Appearance!. Listen to Eddie V and Hannah...
Aurora candy maker Jana Farmer enjoys the sweet taste of success
CHICAGO (CBS) -- There's nothing like the sweet taste of success.That's why one Aurora candy maker is opening her doors to other up-starts.CBS 2's Sara Machi takes us inside Ms. Jana's Candy kitchen."I was pleasantly surprised to find out how little I knew about the business that I actually thought I was ready for. It's hard work. It really is hard work to make the leap from the farmer's market to the marketplace.There's no real recipe for success. So Jana Farmer said she learned the hard way, after launching her organic, butter-based candy business in 2018.First, using her church kitchen,...
Nike Sports Complex Playground to be Resurfaced in August
On Thursday, June 8, the Naperville Park District Board of Commissioners approved a contract to replace the surface of the playground at Nike Sports Complex later this summer. The playground will be closed temporarily for the project and details will be posted at napervilleparks.org when the schedule is determined. The...
Enter for your Chance to Win a 4-Pack of Tickets to see Rearview – a Tribute to Pearl Jam!
Enter for your chance to win a 4-Pack of tickets to see Rearview – a tribute to Pearl Jam!. The Piazza and Ready to Live presents Rearview, the Midwest’s Premier Tribute to Pearl Jam on Friday night, June 16th (Doors 7:00p / Show 9:00p) at the Piazza in Aurora!
Salsa Fest on 6/9
The Joliet City Center Partnership will be holding the first-ever Salsa Fest on Friday, June 9th from 5:30 PM to 10 PM at the Chicago Street parking lot at Chicago Street and Van Buren Street in downtown Joliet. The Salsa Fest will be free to attend on Friday evening.
One of the Best Places to Live in Illinois is Popping with Art This Summer
Maybe this year, you're not looking to get on an airplane for a vacay, but take a drive instead. Perhaps you want to visit one of the best places to live in Illinois and take in some art. Growing up in the suburbs, I thought my suburb, Schaumburg, was the...
Flying Into Downtown Naperville
Hi, Leslie Harris here, and once again Naperville has outdone itself with the summer sculptures. This year’s theme is flying into summer, and 19 unique dragonfly benches are scattered throughout the downtown area. I LOVE dragonflies!. Dragonflies are the theme this year because they symbolize adapting, change and rebirth,...
National Outlet Shopping Day brings increased discounts to outlet malls across Chicago area
The second Saturday in June has been dubbed “National Outlet Shopping Day," meaning heightened deals in outlet malls across America. In the Chicago area, free gifts for shoppers and savings up to 50% off entire stores are up for grabs on June 10 and 11. Chicago Premium Outlets in...
Naperville “Dancing with the Celebrities” competitors revealed
On Tuesday night, the Career & Networking Center unveiled its lineup of Naperville notables taking part in this year’s Dancing The post Naperville “Dancing with the Celebrities” competitors revealed appeared first on NCTV17.
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