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Summer (Mostly Free) Fun in Aurora, IL

Are you wondering what you’ll do with the kids this summer? Downtown Auroran Magazine has a list of summer fun for you and your family. Grab the kids and go enjoy these great, local activities in Aurora, IL. 1. SciTech. It’s a fun...

Welcome Martín Soto

Martín Soto is new to downtown Aurora. His first taste of downtown was when he rode his car, complete with a painting on top of the roof, to Chef Amaury at 33 West.  Soto opened up a solo show at Chef Amaury’s in...

Submissions OPEN for DTA Holiday Guide

We are putting out our first Holiday Guide this November. We love sleigh bells, snowball fights, and roasted chestnuts — and shopping locally for holiday gifts. No matter what you celebrate, you’ll want to pick up our Holiday Guide starting Nov. 6....

New Library Art Contest

A Dunham Fund grant that is financing the fabrication and installation of the “Dream Catcher,” an art piece for the Richard and Gina Santori Public Library of Aurora, also will provide for public artwork for the new library through an art competition....

Free, Local Playwright Festival on Sept. 20

The Fox Valley Park District will spotlight its local performing arts talent with a day-long dedication to playwrights on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Prisco Community Center (150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora). The Premiere Theatre Company’s...

Lil Bub Comes to Aurora

Lil Bub! If you haven’t heard of Lil Bub, then you’ve been missing out on oodles of cuteness for the last several months. Lil Bub is a spectacular cat who has received worldwide fame. We are lucky that she took the time...

Picton’s Frankencutie on Conan

It’s not everyday that something made in Aurora ends up on the Conan O’Brien show. So when Don Picton’s girlfriend, Joanna Goss, heard that his handcrafted, blue plastic Frankencutie was on the show, Goss immediately notified her friends via an excited Facebook...

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