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“E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial” at Tivoli Theatre to Benefit Local Family

“E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial” at Tivoli Theatre to Benefit Local Family

Here’s your chance to relive the magic of the “E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial” movie on the big screen. The Tivoli Theatre in downtown Downers Grove is hosting a special screening of this family classic at 10AM on Saturday, February 11th. All proceeds from this showing will benefit a Downers Grove family whose two children have been diagnosed with a rare, fatal illness, LINCL-Batten disease.

January 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Cheap Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit

Cheap Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit

‘Tis the season to be jolly! It’s also the season that can drain your checkbook. We all know how expensive just about everything is now, but you don’t have to break-the-bank to get into the Christmas spirit. You don’t have to spend gobs of money bringing your kids to expensive breakfasts-with-Santa or Christmas plays… There are many free or inexpensive ways to enjoy the holiday season with your family and friends.

December 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
Christmas Tree Lighting Events in DuPage County

Christmas Tree Lighting Events in DuPage County

On Friday, November 25th (the day after Thanksgiving), check out one of the many Christmas tree lighting events in DuPage County. Get your kids and the whole family into holiday fun and spirits!

Of the tree-lighting events listed below, my personal favorite is the Glen Ellyn event. The tree lighting takes place right in the heart of downtown Glen Ellyn at Main Street and Crescent Blvd. The setting is very much like that of a Norman Rockwell painting. The entire family is sure to enjoy it!

November 16, 2011 | By | Reply More
Ski Resorts & Ski Hills Near DuPage County

Ski Resorts & Ski Hills Near DuPage County

We’ve already experienced a few snow flurries in DuPage County, and for some people, the sight of snow falling means that the winter fun season is about to begin! For many of us living in and around DuPage County, skiing is a big part of that winter fun. Even though we live in the relatively flat Midwest, there are still some great local ski options available to us.

November 14, 2011 | By | Reply More
Free Johnny Rockets Printable Coupons!

Free Johnny Rockets Printable Coupons!

Johhny Rockets of Naperville, near the Showplace movie theater on Route 59, is offering three valuable coupons to make dining out a bit more affordable for your family.

October 14, 2011 | By | Reply More
Fire Safety Open House in Glen Ellyn

Fire Safety Open House in Glen Ellyn

In recognition of Fire Safety Week, the Glen Ellyn Fire Department will play host to a fire safety open house at the downtown fire station. The station is located at the corner of Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. The open house will take place from 10AM – 1PM on Saturday, October 8th.

October 7, 2011 | By | Reply More
Fermilab Shuts Down Tevatron

Fermilab Shuts Down Tevatron

Fermilab, located between Warrenville and Batavia, shut down the Tevatron this past Friday, September 30th (at 2PM). For years, the Tevatron was a world-renowned research tool. Read more about the history of Fermilab’s remarkable Tevatron particle collider.

October 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
A Look at DuPage County Home Values

A Look at DuPage County Home Values

Throughout the nation, homeowners have felt the sting of declining home values for some time now. A stagnant economy and lack of available jobs have only compounded the issue. Where are home values at in DuPage County? Let’s take a look at the average single-family home values throughout DuPage County…

September 21, 2011 | By | Reply More
Cantigny Car Show Sunday

Cantigny Car Show Sunday

Be sure to check out the 6th annual Cantigny Car Show event this coming Sunday at Cantigny in Wheaton. The show starts at 9AM and is open to the public until 3PM. Enjoy great food, prizes, and entertainment as you drool over awesome vintage cars! There is a $5 parking fee, but admission to the car show is free.

September 13, 2011 | By | Reply More
Glen Ellyn Restaurants Donating to Food Pantry

Glen Ellyn Restaurants Donating to Food Pantry

Glen Ellyn restaurants are donating 10% of there Wednesday, August 17th earnings to the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. If you live in the Glen Ellyn area, why not get dinner out tomorrow? Fill your belly and the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry’s shelves while you do it!

August 16, 2011 | By | Reply More