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Local liquor store hosts wine tasting event

By Alan Kozeluh | April 7, 2013

Lundeen’s Discount Liquors, 1030 Arcadia Ave., and 1760 DeKalb Ave. in Sycamore , held its annual spring wine tasting on Saturday. The liquor merchant has been hosting wine tastings in the spring and fall for the past five years. The gathering brought...

Courtesy of the Sycamore Music Boosters

Sycamore father and son to headline music education fundraiser

By Lindsey Diehl | February 7, 2012

A New York City jazz musician is traveling back home to perform with his father at a local music fundraiser.Juliard School student Bryan Carter will be taking the stage with his father, music professor Ronald Carter, at the Sycamore Music Boosters event,...

Champagne, Chocolate and Firelight event to help celebrate the holidays

By Jessica Wells | November 15, 2010

Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St. in Sycamore, will offer a holiday celebration themed shopping experience Thursday that's aimed to delight. From 5 to 7 p.m., Blumen Gardens will host its second Champagne, Chocolate and Firelight event. Anna Betauw, advertising...

Magician and Balloon Sculpter Tim Glander, of Whitewater, Wisconsin hands an alien balloon to Austin Allen as his father Mike Allen and Heather Romon watch on during the Sycamore Block Party Saturday.

Sycamore block party beats dreary weather

By Chris Krapek | September 20, 2010

The 10th annual Discover Sycamore block party went on this weekend as planned. Despite dreary weather, which cancelled some early activities for kids, the intersection of Somonauk and Elm was full with brave and bundled-up families Saturday afternoon....