Author: Fox Valley Magazine

Must try appetizers, entrees, desserts or cocktails available at local Fox Valley restaurants. (Above: Banquet Mahi, Mirus) 14oz Bone in Prime Cut FiletNew Menu Item. “For those who prefer the tenderest and juiciest filet mignon” The Anvil Club309 Meier St.East Dundee, IL 601181-847-426-7710 Jameson Peach Tea CocktailJameson Irish Whiskey, mint simple syrup, unsweetened iced tea, Peach Puree, shaken, served over ice, with a lemon and mint sprig garnish. Chicago Street Pour House1350 E. Chicago StreetElgin, IL 601201-847-214-1708 Roman Style PizzaOur Roman-style pan pizza begins with hand-crafted dough and specifically prepared double-bake method, giving our crust a uniquely crispy bottom and…

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A McHenry man declared missing on April 22 was found dead in the Fox River this week, according to a press release from the McHenry Police Department. Since being declared missing, the McHenry Police Department has been aggressively investigating the disappearance of Gustavo Guzman-Perez, 28, from his home in McHenry, where he was last seen at 2:00am, April 22. On Wednesday, May 3, a boater spotted a male figure in the river near the 2000 block of South Fernwood Lane and reported to police. The McHenry County Coroner responded to the call as well and the man was pronounced dead…

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A 49-year-old Yorkville man died May 5 when he was struck by a freight train on the Union Pacific-West railroad tracks at the Third Street crossing in downtown Geneva. Geneva Police and Fire Department personnel were dispatched to the scene at 8:53 p.m. for a train accident involving a pedestrian. Upon arrival, police officers met with two men and located the Yorkville man near the tracks east of Third Street. He was pronounced dead on the scene. The two men advised they witnessed the tragic accident along with multiple witnesses in the area. Preliminary indications are all three men exited…

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Welcome to our latest edition of Fox Valley Magazine’s 4 FOR THE WEEKEND where our mom is better than your mom. So let’s get to it, starting with….. FINALLY! A warm weather First Fridays. Can you believe it? Now, of course between the time that we type these letters and the event comes to pass, the weather will go from a sunny 72 to a gray 45 with 20 mph winds. Sorry, but that’s how this spring has left us. Well, that and all the booze… Click here for more. Let The Festivals Begin! One of the greatest aspects of…

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Kane County State’s Attorney Jamie L. Mosser announced today that a jury has found 36-year-old Alberto Vazquez of Aurora guilty of the offense of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, Class 2 felony (two counts). According to prosecutors, on June 1, 2020, Vazquez sexually abused the victim, whom he knew. The victim was younger than 18 years old. Judge David P. Kliment set Vazquez’s next court appearance for July 13, 2023, at 1:30 p.m. in Courtroom 305 at the Kane County Judicial Center for motions and sentencing. In addition to the sentence, Vazquez must register for life as a sexual offender in…

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The Kane County Cougars open their 2023 season on Thursday, May 11, at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva. The new season will also bring a bonanza for baseball foodies. This year the Cougars will introduce a variety of new food items and a new food truck, located at the Wannemakers Patio on the first base side of the concourse. The new Lodi Tap House Food Truck will feature new smash burger options and pulled pork.  In addition to the food truck, the Cougars have also announced a new partnership with Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream. Throughout the season, Ben and…

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United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Comey Barrett has given the City of Naperville until Monday to file a response to an emergency application for injunctive relief filed by a Naperville businessman and the National Foundation For Gun Rights. Barrett is responsible for assessing petitions for the 7th Circuit, which covers Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. As such, she can either recommend the appeal to the full Court or deny it outright. The application argues that both the Illinois ban and the Naperville ordinance violate the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution, which guarantees the right of individuals to…

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Featured selections of Craft Beers created by local Fox Valley area brewing companies. Domaine Dupage French County Ale 12 oz can ABV 6.1%Prairie Path Golden Ale 12 oz can ABV 5.1%Ebel’s Weiss German Style Hefeweizen 16 oz can ABV 4.9%Summer’s coming and Two Brothers is ready to go! Your Two Brothers favorites have a brand new look – now in cans! Two Brothers Brewing Company30W315 Calumet Ave.Warrenville, IL 60555 Abbey Ale(~7.2%). This is our version of a Belgian Trappist Tripel. The large amount of two-row barley malts provides both the beer’s higher alcohol content and the residual sweetness. Pair this…

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A 46-year-old Aurora man is in custody after allegedly threatening Governor JB Pritzker in an obscenity-laced voicemail in April DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Illinois State Police Director Brendan Kelly announced yesterday that the man has been charged with one count of Threatening a Public Official, a Class 3 Felony. Judge Joshua Dieden set bond at $100,000 with 10% to apply. It is alleged that on April 15, 2023, the accused called the Governor’s Office of Constituent Affairs and left a threatening message directed at Governor Pritzker. Some of the comments left included: “F*** you and your f***ing…

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