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  • Crystal Lake Brewing wants to bring craft beer to masses

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Before Ryan Clooney starts on a new batch of craft beer at Crystal Lake Brewing, he makes sure all the equipment is spotless.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:32 am
  • Five Seasons Burr Ridge to host 2nd annual Pumpkin Chunk'n Contest Oct. 25

    BURR RIDGE – The Five Seasons Family Sports Club in Burr Ridge will bring back its popular Pumpkin Chunk’n Contest for a second year, according to a n ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Commission recommends approval of Hahn Street redevelopment

    ELMHURST – The Hahn Street redevelopment project will move forward to Elmhurst’s Development, Planning and Zoning Committee with a recommendation for ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • Elmhurst seeks $144K refund from car dealership with Villa Park location

    ELMHURST – A car dealership owes Elmhurst nearly $145,000 after violating a sales tax incentive agreement, according to the city.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 2:00 pm
  • Fox River Distilling Company opens in Geneva

    GENEVA – Several months after Penrose Brewing Company opened its doors in Geneva, the city now is home to a distillery – the Fox River Distilling Comp ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Horrorbles brings Creature Feature film series to Wire

    BERWYN – Think about things that go bump in the night and spiders the size of Buicks skittering across the floor. The feelings these thoughts evoke ar ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • ComEd saves Lombard residents money

    LOMBARD – ComEd, chosen by the Lombard Village Board of Trustees as the village's energy supplier, has saved residents an average of $24.59, according ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 3:25 pm
  • A Time of Knead opens in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – Kari Meloun said massage therapy has a host of benefits, such as helping people relax or helping them recover from an injury.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 6:29 pm
  • U.S. Sen. Durbin visits Addison training facility

    ADDISON – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, recently visited a training program in Addison to see what it’s doing to prepare unemployed job seekers i ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • A Total Tan Spa donating $20 to Breast Cancer Foundation for each membership sold

    WHEATON – A Total Tan Spa, 262 E. Geneva Road, is donating $20 for every person who purchases a tanning membership during October, according to a news ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ground broken for new industrial building in North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – Work is underway for a 429,000-square-foot industrial building on the village’s east side.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 7:22 pm
  • Scorched Earth Brewing Co. to host grand opening of Algonquin brewery

    ALGONQUIN – Scorched Earth Brewing Co. is hosting a grand-opening party from 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday.T ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 2:34 pm
  • Is it a B****?!

    As parents, we do the best we can whenever we can. We are mindful of what our children eat; of how much sleep they get; that they are bundled up on th ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Area resident to bring floral boutique to La Grange

    LA GRANGE – After 15 years of successfully running a floral shop in Evanston, an area resident is bringing her flowers and bouquets to downtown La Gra ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Write of way: New studio guides creative writers of all ages

    ELMHURST – Markers of all colors roll across the large table covered in long sheets of crisp white paper while miniature hands scoop them up.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Glen Ellyn arborist receives certification

    GLEN ELLYN – Sean Zieche, a Glen Ellyn arborist, recently received a tree care certification, according to a release from the Garden Media Group.
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Comcast to close McHenry service center at end of October

    McHENRY – Customers who prefer to interact with Comcast employees in person will have to go to different facilities beginning Oct. 30.
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • New yoga studio to open in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – CorePower Yoga will open Oct. 12 on Roosevelt Road, the business announced in a news release.
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • La Grange restaurant hosts fundraiser for childhood cancer

    LA GRANGE – Prasino La Grange, ISO Splash and the Chicago Chapter of Flashes of Hope came together to host a fund-raising event to fight against child ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • West DuPage Cabinets and Granite opening showroom in Thomle building

    BATAVIA – West DuPage Cabinets and Granite is moving ahead with plans to open a retail showroom in the city-owned Thomle building at 2 E. Wilson St. i ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • WSCCI holds member breakfast meeting

    COUNTRYSIDE – The West Suburban Chamber of Commerce recently held an early morning breakfast event for its members Oct. 1 at the Holiday Inn.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 4:02 pm
  • Helfers: Marengo-Union Chamber prepares for annual dinner

    The Marengo-Union Chamber of Commerce is pleased to recognize new member Toni Neil of The Fold.The F ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Sunshine Lighting to close St. Charles showroom

    ST. CHARLES – A lot has changed in the 25 years Tom and Sandie Vlach have owned Sunshine Lighting in St. Charles.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Plastics manufacturer PolyOne Corporation looks to expand in McHenry

    McHENRY – A plastics manufacturer is looking to expand its McHenry plant.The McHenry City Council ap ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 5:36 pm
  • West Chicago job fair seeks employers

    WEST CHICAGO – Employers are being sought for the upcoming Shining a Light on Jobs fair in West Chicago.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 2:07 pm
  • LaRocca: Addison offers opportunities in manufacturing

    Summer is officially over. Students are back in school here at home or settled and attending class in college, and schedules have returned to normal. ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 1:53 pm
  • Elmhurst Chamber administrator to be new executive director at Bolingbrook Chamber

    BOLINGBROOK – The Bolingbrook Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has announced it has selected Kevin O’Keeffe for the position of executive d ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Aldi to host grand opening of Huntley grocery store

    HUNTLEY – Grocer Aldi will open its first store in Huntley on Oct. 16 at 12300 Princeton Drive.“We a ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Batavia’s Honey-Jam Cafe set to reopen

    BATAVIA – The Honey-Jam Cafe, at 521 N. Randall Road in Batavia, is set to reopen in November after the restaurant was closed for almost a year.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Marijuana dispensary proposal prompts Villa Park public hearing

    VILLA PARK – Plans for a possible medical marijuana dispensary will be presented during a public hearing Thursday at the Villa Park Planning and Zonin ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 8:29 pm
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