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  • Ribbon-cutting held for Abby's Breakfast and Lunch in St. Charles

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials join owners Rob Mondi, Matt McCoy and head chef Abby Mejia in cutting the ribbon for ...
    May 5, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Geneva Chamber of Commerce hosts after-hours event

    May 5, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Emmett's aims for old-school vibe, on-site brewery at new Wheaton location

    WHEATON – After decades without a brewery, a second one has recently opened up in downtown Wheaton.E ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:34 pm
  • Ribbon-cutting for Peck Farm renovations

    GENEVA – Geneva Park District officials recently held a ribbon-cutting to mark the completion of work to restore the front porch of the historic Peck ...
    May 5, 2015 - 8:17 pm
  • Prairie Path Books hosts kids Kitchen Science Lab

    WHEATON – Emma Koropp (left), the director of programming and purchasing for kids at Prairie Path Books, teaches children April 19 at the store's Kitc ...
    May 3, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Bottle & Bottega to hold Mother's Day event in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Bottle & Bottega will hold painting events for Mother's Day at noon and 4 p.m. May 10 at its Glen Ellyn location, 498 Crescent Blvd., acc ...
    May 3, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Elmhurst residents share feedback on Addison Avenue proposals

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst residents had the chance to share their take on proposals for two city-owned parcels along Addison Avenue at a Development, Planni ...
    May 1, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based AptarGroup reports 1Q total sales decline

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Plastic products maker AptarGroup reported a 13 percent decline in total sales from a year ago, based on the Crystal Lake company's fir ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Norabella Boutique brings more color to downtown Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Splashes of color and diversely patterned clothes are brightening the space at 482 N. Main St. in downtown Glen Ellyn this spring.
    April 30, 2015 - 6:48 pm
  • Moms, sons can enjoy a night on the town

    Area moms can celebrate Mother’s Day early during the Mom and Son Date Night at Sugar Creek Golf Course.
    April 30, 2015 - 9:52 am
  • Downtown Elmhurst stores talk struggles of doing business

    ELMHURST – On March 27, The Runner’s Soul made an announcement on Facebook leaving loyal customers stunned and heartbroken by the sudden news.
    April 30, 2015 - 7:59 am
  • Chimera's Comics offers comics and treats for Free Comic Book Day

    LA GRANGE – La Grange's Chimera's Comics will be hooking new fans, celebrating current fans and honoring old fans by handing out free issues of their ...
    April 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Downtown Wheaton Association honors favorite businesses at annual 'Wheaton's Choice' event

    WHEATON – As more new storefronts spring up around downtown Wheaton, area residents are able to shop, dine and otherwise enjoy a larger and larger sel ...
    April 29, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Girls' Night Out to be held in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downtown Downers Grove will host the annual Girls' Night Out on Thursday, the Downers Grove Downtown Management Corporation announced ...
    April 29, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Sammy's Bikes owner opens 2nd shop in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The owner of a popular bicycle shop in St. Charles has opened another business in the city.
    April 29, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Tiffany Lewis Skin Care celebrates 10 years in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A boutique spa next month will celebrate its 10-year anniversary in downtown St. Charles.
    April 29, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • Bucky's gas station receives initial approval for Crystal Lake plans

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Plans to tear down a building owned by a local liquor distributor and build a 20-pump gas station and convenience store are moving ahea ...
    April 29, 2015 - 5:48 pm
  • Fresh Thyme to open in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove will welcome a new grocer to the village after Fresh Thyme Farmers Market opens Wednesday.
    April 28, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Downers Grove man turns love of fossils into business

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove resident Jim Schane struggled to figure out what he wanted to major in during college.
    April 28, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • Cigars and Stripes owner says two-way mirror in women's bathroom just a joke

    Ronnie Lottz is a nut. Just ask him. Lottz recently found himself the subject of international scorn ...
    April 29, 2015 - 9:04 am
  • Union Pacific Railroad rejects business proposal at Woodstock Train Depot

    WOODSTOCK – A railroad company that owns the majority of the Woodstock Train Depot has squashed a business proposal for the station, but the investor ...
    April 28, 2015 - 5:26 pm
  • Countryside Harley dealership receives award for supporting local veterans

    COUNTRYSIDE – For its work supporting local veterans, the Illinois Harley-Davidson dealership in Countryside, 9950 Joliet Road, was honored April 15 w ...
    April 28, 2015 - 4:03 pm
  • Police investigating two-way mirror found in women's bathroom at Berwyn bar

    BERWYN – Berwyn city officials are not commenting on the reports that a two-way mirror was found in the women’s restroom of Cigars and Stripes BBQ & L ...
    April 28, 2015 - 5:29 pm
  • Local broker associate named RE/MAX Northern Illinois Rising Star

    Wheaton resident Roz Iaccino, a broker associate with RE/MAX Suburban Glen Ellyn, was honored recently by the RE/MAX Northern Illinois real estate net ...
    April 27, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • Q&A: Glen Ellyn marketing group president talks agency's 25-year anniversary

    GLEN ELLYN – When you think of the best places for a public relations and marketing firm to hold a meeting, a family bedroom may not come to mind.
    April 28, 2015 - 10:10 am
  • Burns & McDonnell named among Fortune's 100 best companies

    Burns & McDonnell has been named 15th on the 2015 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, the company announced in a news release.
    April 26, 2015 - 5:35 pm
  • Dollar Town opens in Westmont

    WESTMONT – Dollar Town, located at 220 W. Ogden Ave., holds a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted April 1 by the Westmont Chamber of Comm ...
    April 26, 2015 - 4:45 pm
  • CVS proposal recommended to Crystal Lake City Council over resident concerns

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A proposed CVS Pharmacy at Route 14 and Virginia Road has been given the thumbs-up over the objections of nearby homeowners.
    April 25, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Addison business participates in employee wellness program

    ADDISON – Domtar knows its employees are its best asset, and it will do everything possible to keep them happy and healthy.
    April 24, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Special education program partners with Elmhurst hair salon, spa

    ELMHURST – Twelve-year-old Nick Cima knew exactly what hairstyle he wanted when he walked into Alter Ego Hair Design, a boutique hair salon in Elmhurs ...
    April 27, 2015 - 12:51 pm
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