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Steven Merkel


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Group photo taken after the first show

The Wheaton Park District Silvertones Chorus Performs

The Wheaton Park District Silvertones Chorus held 2 sold out shows May 2 and third at the Community Center. Rehearsing "Moments to Remember" for several … Read more ›

Home and garden
Pick crab apple blossoms shade a porch on this little one bedroom house.

Early Spring Open House

From the sidewalk, a weather worn birdhouse hides under a canopy of crab apple blossoms. Read more ›

Children and family

Ice-Fest at Night

Downtown Downers Grove Ice Festival:Love is in the Air opened this weekend. If you did not get a chance to see the crystal ice sculptures, … Read more ›

Community service
Giggles artist Deb Donnelly spent the earliy afternoon making caricatures of anyone who would sit still.

Lots of Fun at "Stuff-A-Truck"

Driving past the old Hubble grounds this past Saturday, you should have seen hundreds of smiling faces enjoying a beautiful day. The Wheaton Chamber of … Read more ›

Waiting . .

Wayne & Helen Fox Center Pictorial Visit

Close look at this building revels interesting history. I even got a personal tour! Some claim to have seen strange thing here too!My thanks for … Read more ›

Back again, the performers and vocal artists return to offer their talent with the music of Cole Porter. / Photo:Steven Merkel 2010

Village Theatre to Host Season of Concern Benefit

"Anything Cole" is the title given to this years fund raising effort. known as Season of Concern.Village Theatre has played host to this benefit before. … Read more ›

Cast Photo courtesy, Ken Beach

Charlie Brown Musical Opens In Lisle

Come and join Players Please Theatre for their second show of 2011, You're a Good Man Charlie Brown. Entertainment for the entire family. Based on … Read more ›

1931 Pierce Arrow

Collectables and Nostalgia at Car Show

Each Friday for the next few weeks, like several other towns, Wheaton offers a fun trip down nostalgia lane. Or a opportunity to see some … Read more ›

Two trees fell next to each other.  Several homes were damaged on Sterling Rd.

Downers Gets a Beating

High winds or micro-burst strike the 'burbs. Read more ›

Home and garden

From The Sidewalk

Iris with a wide variety of colors, is my favorite. Read more ›