This senior housing will always have a Santa Clause as long as there’s Roy Larson

By Pat Butler

Leroy Larson, a resident of the Northcenter’s Martha Washington apartments since 2005 and a recent winner of the Schulter Foundation’s Senior Citizen of the Year Award, was honored for his organizational skills in putting together parties and Bingo games, sometimes on theRead more

 

Sharing Books

by our friends at Black Bear Academy

“A book is a gift you can open again and again” ~Garrison Keillor

As we end another successful Scholastic Book Fair at Black Bear Academy, and we approach the gift-giving season, we wanted to share some important tips aboutRead more

 

Neighborhood Chambers Help Spur Local Holiday Shopping

By Patrick Butler

Northcenter Chamber Kicks Off “Shop Small” Drive with Visit from Winter “Ambassadors”

smallbiz1A polar bear and penguin kicked off the holiday shopping season passing out #Shop Small bags, stickers and free hot chocolate in Northcenter Town Square the Monday and Wednesday prior toRead more

 

Prost to Dovetail Brewery, A New Brewery With Old-School Methods

In carpentry, a dovetail joint refers to two interlocking pieces that strengthen one another to contribute to structural integrity. 

dovetail-1It's a fitting choice for the name of Bill Wesselink and Hagen Dost's brewery at Ravenswood and Belle Plaine -- the brewers' passion for history and traditional stylesRead more

 

Physical and Occupational Therapists Work Together to Help You Overcome Physical Limitations

sch-rehabWhether you’ve suffered through a stroke, or are recovering from a minor injury, many individuals will face some form of physical limitation in their life. While physical therapy is known to alleviate pain and regain strength after an injury, few recognize the additional benefits occupationalRead more

 

Century-old Davis Theater plans gradual Thanksgiving comeback

Story and photos by Patrick Butler

The long wait is over.

Workmen put finishing touches on ceiling of the auditorium at the new Davis Theater.

Workmen put finishing touches on ceiling of the auditorium at the new Davis Theater.

After undergoing $4 million worth of transformation over most of this past year, the Davis Theater willRead more

 

Shopping where you live is easier and helps your neighbors

Story and photo by Patrick Butler

Eileen Keleghan, associate director of the Chamber (left), and former Alderman Gene Schulter right), president of the Schulter Foundation.

Eileen Keleghan, associate director of the Chamber (left), and former Alderman Gene Schulter right), president of the Schulter Foundation.

Deck the halls and skip the malls, says the Northcenter Chamber of Commerce.  This year you won’tRead more

 

Ald. Mell scraps Manor Avenue Traffic Diverter

Story and photos by Patrick Butler

"It's always been my desire to create a more walkable, safer area more walking, I want more eyes on the street," Ald. Deb Mell told a stormy community meeting at Horner Park. Photo by Patrick Butler

"It's always been my desire to create a more walkable, safer area more walking, I want more eyes on the street," Ald. Deb Mell told a stormy community meeting at Horner Park. 

Three weeks before CDOTRead more

 

Inagural Awards Presented at Schulter Foundation’s Positive Impacts Event

Story and photos by Patrick Butler

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Tom and Mary Fencl receive the Gene and Rosemary Schulter Foundation Award from Gene Schulter at the Foundation's recent gala at Mrs. Murphy and Sons' Irish Bistro.

Tom and Mary Fencl received this year’s Gene and RosemaryRead more

 

New Article Confirms Galter LifeCenter Knows the Key to Success

by David Modica

pilatesIt turns out you shouldn’t always stick to what you know.

While certain workouts such as BarrePilates and spinning have quickly developed a dedicated fan base, a recent Women’s Healtharticle says when it comes to reaping the most benefits from your gym time, the most important variableRead more