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  • Just Crumbs brings sweetness to downtown Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downtown Downers Grove just got a whole lot sweeter after welcoming Just Crumbs bakery last month.
    May 6, 2015 - 6:06 pm
  • Brookfield businesses to host Womens Wellness Week

    BROOKFIELD ­ Several local businesses are hosting specials for Womens Wellness Week in Brookfield from May 17 to 24.
    May 6, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • Thirsty Whale Bar owner opening Iron Horse Bar & Grill in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – The owner of a 6-year-old Algonquin restaurant on Friday will open the doors of a second, brand new eatery and bar – Iron Horse Bar & Gril ...
    May 6, 2015 - 3:58 pm
  • 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
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