Central Times

Sno Problems serves its first customers on Thursday at the northeast corner of Aurora Avenue and Webster Street. The frozen treat stand will remain open this summer from noon to 11 p.m. daily.

Naperville Central family brings shaved ice business to downtown Naperville

July 9, 2020

A new food trailer operating at the northeast corner of Webster Street and Aurora Avenue near Water St...

Peloton App digital workouts make exercising consistenly more convenient during quarantine.

Working out the unknown in 2020 with the Peloton app

June 3, 2020

Quarantine has impacted many of us mentally and emotionally. That is why I found working out to be s...

The Nando's PERi-PERi on the corner of Jefferson and Washington in downtown Naperville is offering curbside pickup and delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Review: Nando’s PERi- PERi not focused on take-out presentation

May 17, 2020

Since restaurants have recently been forced to stop allowing people to sit in to eat, the quality of t...

Plant Reviews

Plant Reviews

Braden Hajer, Copy Editor & Columnist

March 25, 2020

In such a bustling, industrialized society, we often lose connection to our roots and forget about what...

It is a tradition in the city of Chicago to dye the Chicago river green on St. Patrick's day. This event was cancelled to dissuade tourism during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some locals proceeded to dye the river green downstream despite this.

St. Patrick’s Day events canceled, but its spirit lives on

March 17, 2020

St. Patrick’s Day, a festive holiday often oriented around green food and pints of Guinness, has been...

Instagram begins hiding likes has potential health benefits

Cameron Rozek, Online Managing Editor & News Editor

December 23, 2019

On Nov. 14, Instagram announced plans to hide the number of likes on posts from followers. The company intends on allowing the user to retain the ability to view the amount of likes on their own posts. Instagram began testing this feature in select countries back in July of 2019. Since then, they have announced plans to...

Generation Z and their stress-filled lives

Amisha Sethi, Profiles Editor

November 10, 2019

From worrying about the number of Instagram followers we have to hyper analyzing the  college admissions crapshoot, Generation Z (defined as the age group born in the mid 1990s and the early 2000s) is “high-key” stressed.  Virtually born with phones in our hands, social media has become more of a lifestyle than...

What to do and where to eat: Fall Edition

Mary Jane Deer, Head News Editor

November 5, 2019

With the leaves changing colors and temperatures beginning to dip below 60 degrees, autumn arrives with a score of aesthetic and spooky activities to enjoy. Here is a list of fall activities in and around Naperville for all ages to enjoy.    Abbey Farms This Aurora farm is celebrating its 70th anniversary with ano...

Sparrow Coffee in Downtown Naperville serves uniquely simple coffee and pastries

Restaurant run-down: authentic eats

October 3, 2019

With 15 Starbucks in a nine-mile radius, finding a new restaurant away from the growing crowds and fast...