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Best of Aurora — Out Now!!!

  The latest issue of Downtown Auroran Magazine is out NOW! Find out the winners in the “Best of Aurora” survey. The new Summer Issue features art by Alice DuBois and Chris Evans, a historical piece on downtown theaters by Frank Patterson, and...

DTA Weekender: June 27 & 28

DTA Weekender: June 27 & 28

Aurora is blue, baby! Whether you are singing the blues or crying along, Aurora has a great weekend for you (and the family). FRIDAY, JUNE 27: * Blues on the Fox @ RiverEdge Park (Gates open at 6 p.m.) •JOE LOUIS WALKER:...

The Schedule: Blues on the Fox at RiverEdge Park in Aurora

The Schedule: Blues on the Fox at RiverEdge Park in Aurora

360 N. Broadway St. Aurora, IL 60505 RiverEdgeAurora.com      630.896.6666 The 18th Annual Blues on the Fox at RiverEdge Park is Friday and Saturday, June 27 and 28.  RiverEdge Park is located at 360 N. Broadway in downtown Aurora.  Click here for directions and parking recommendations.  See below for a parking map for your...

June 14: Biggest Day in Aurora is Cool and Green

June 14: Biggest Day in Aurora is Cool and Green

The second Saturday in June has a reputation in Aurora. It’s the busiest, most fun, and coolest day all year. Some folks spend months planning what others will take in that one day – a whirlwind of activity from dusk to dawn....

Riverfront’s “The Mousetrap” Captures Audience with Murder, Laughs and an Unlikely Culprit

Riverfront’s “The Mousetrap” Captures Audience with Murder, Laughs and an Unlikely Culprit

DOWNTOWN AURORA – Just when you think you know who set the mousetrap, you’ll be in for another surprise at Riverfront Playhouse’s “The Mousetrap” playing now through June 21. The community theater along Water Street Mall in downtown Aurora does a great...

DTA Q&A: Chris Evans on Wes Anderson, Stealing Souls and Getting Bill Murray to Show Up

DTA Q&A: Chris Evans on Wes Anderson, Stealing Souls and Getting Bill Murray to Show Up

Local artist Chris Evans has been on our radar since he collaborated with his artist wife, Jen Evans, on the cover of the Fall/Winter 2012 issue of Downtown Auroran Magazine. Evans has a knack for capturing the essence of people using squiggly...

Mythological Mastosquid to Make Rare Appearance on Aug. 30

Mythological Mastosquid to Make Rare Appearance on Aug. 30

DOWNTOWN AURORA – For the first time in eons, or possibly hundreds or thousands or millions or billions of years, the strange and beautiful creature known as Aurora’s Mastosquid will make an appearance in downtown Aurora this summer. According to artist Don...

Best of Aurora! You Decide!

Best of Aurora! You Decide!

This summer, Downtown Auroran Magazine brings you the Best of Aurora, a full spread of all of the best places, things, people and more in Aurora, Ill. We are asking that our readers help us decide the “Best of Aurora” winners. We’ve...

Summer Fest at Two Brothers Brings Cool, Indie Acts & Los Lobos

Summer Fest at Two Brothers Brings Cool, Indie Acts & Los Lobos

DOWNTOWN AURORA – Two Brothers announced the lineup of their popular Summer Festival (formerly Hop Juice Festival) on XRT today, and it will not disappoint. Carve out the first weekend of summer and celebrate at Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora, IL. Beer...

10,000 Maniacs, Jennifer Nettles, Lady Antebellum at RiverEdge Park this Summer

10,000 Maniacs, Jennifer Nettles, Lady Antebellum at RiverEdge Park this Summer

In a strategic and possibly politically-cheered move, the Aurora Civic Center Authority (the overseeing Paramount Theatre entity) waited until today, May 1, to announce their new summer lineup at RiverEdge Park in Aurora. The announcement arrived out of the mouth of Aurora’s...

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