Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Through May, Jamba Juice and 7-Eleven have special deals for customers. Nail Bar in Elmhurst is offering specials during the spring and summer.
A two-day job fair will be held April 5 and 6 at Chuck’s Southern Comforts Café location in Darien. The job fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at the restaurant, 8025 S. Cass Ave., Darien. The restaurant is looking to fill a number of positions. Find out what positions it is hiring for. At its last hiring fair, it had 115 job applicants attend. Through May 17, 7-Eleven is offering customers a special $2 breakfast deal. The “steal of a deal” includes a medium coffee and the choice of a sausage biscuit, two glazed donuts or two ripe bananas for $2. One option for customers is to try 7-Eleven's new skinny salted caramel mocha coffee that has 25 percent reduced fat and calories. Customers at Jamba Juice in Illinois can enjoy a …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Readers pick Downers Grove restaurants, shops and service businesses in "West Suburban Living" magazine's 17th annual 'Best of the West' ranking.
Monday, March 4, 2013
The market wil run on Saturday mornings from mid-May through mid-October; last year was reportedly the market's most successful since ints 1991 inception.
Coming off of its most successful year since being founded in 1991, the Downtown Downers Grove Market will return to its spot adjacent to the Main Street train station for 23 Saturday mornings in 2013, the Chicago Tribune reports. According to the paper, during its best weeks the market brings in more than 60 vendors and over 3,000 shoppers; with revenue of about $37,000, 2012 was the market's most successful year ever, even though the odd weather and temperature fluctuations caused some trouble. "Our farm flower vendor started seven weeks late and left four weeks early," the paper quotes a YMCA annual report saying. "One of our full-time vegetable vendors who is always dependable, ran out of produce and missed the last two markets." The …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Customers who get the company’s Blast!, Extreme 50 and Performance plans will enjoy faster Internet, downloads.
Comcast announced some good news for many of its customers in Chicagoland Tuesday, saying it will increase the speeds of two of its most popular XFINITY Internet speed plans, Blast! and Extreme 50, in the greater Chicago region next month for no additional cost. Customers will enjoy more than twice as fast Internet speeds on multiple devices, allowing them to surf, chat, stream HD movies and TV shows, or game online with double the speed, according to a press release from the company. A rep for Comcast said speed will increase for the Blast! And Extreme 50 plans in mid- to late March. In April, Comcast will also increase the speed of a third package, known as the Performance plan, by more than 60 percent. “As customer demands and …
Monday, February 25, 2013
The meatballs containing horse meat were not sold in the Schaumburg or Bolingbrook locations, the Associated Press reports.
Monday, February 25
Some IKEA Restaurant customers got more than they bargained for in the company's trademark Swedish Meatballs, Reuters reports. The world’s leading furniture retailer, which also has restaurants in each store, has stopped selling its Swedish meatballs in 13 European countries after tests found horse meat in the food labeled as beef and pork, the Associated Press reports. The horse meat-laden meatballs were on sale in the Czech Republic, Britain, Portugal, Netherlands, Belgium, Slovakia, Hungary, France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Cyprus and Ireland. Retuers reports there is no indication that horse meat is present in any other batches of meatballs, including those sold in the Schaumburg and Bolingbrook locations, although some American Ikea …
Monday, January 28, 2013
The Downers Grove retail and donation center, located at 110 Ogden Ave., will host a grand opening weekend Feb. 14-17.
Goodwill Industries of Metropolitan Chicago will open two new retail and donation centers next month in Downers Grove and Lombard. Both stores have set their grand opening weekends for Feb. 14-17, according to Goodwill officials. The 18,000-square-foot Downers Grove store will be located at 110 W. Ogden Ave., next to Office Depot in the Downers Grove Plaza Shopping Center. The Lombard Goodwill store will be located at 351 E. Roosevelt Road in a new, 19,000 square-foot facility. In addition to being a retail and donation drop-off, the Lombard store will also have a Goodwill Workforce Connection Center, which offers free job search assistance. Services include computer and Internet access, resume preparation and on-site interviews. "It's a …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Several local women business owners met with South High students Wednesday during the school's first ever Women's Entrepreneurship Vendor Show.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Several businesses are offering special deals and markdowns Thursday through Sunday, according to the Downtown Downers Grove Management Corporation.
Several downtown Downers Grove businesses are teaming up this week for their annual Indoor Sidewalk Sale. Businesses will offer special deals and markdowns from Thursday through Sunday, according to the Downtown Downers Grove Management Corporation. Participating businesses are as follows: Anderson's Bookshop, 5112 Main St. Big markdowns. Baubles and More, 5121 Main St. All jewelry, handbags and scarves are 40 percent off, including all new spring accessories. All winter apparel will be marked up to 70 percent off. Bello Tea, 5111 Main St. Up to 20 percent off, as well as tasting free selected hot tea samples. Brigantine Gallery, 5149 Main St. Many paintings will be reduced as much as 50 percent for an inventory clearance. Drawings for …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The stores—slated to open in early 2013—will hold job fairs for potential employees beginning Dec. 27.
Goodwill Industries of Metropolitan Chicago will open two new retail and donation centers in Downers Grove and Lombard in early 2013. The Downers Grove store will be located at 110 W. Ogden Ave., next to Office Depot in the Downers Grove Plaza Shopping Center, according to Cheryl Lightholder, spokesperson for Goodwill. The 18,000 square-foot store is tentatively scheduled to open in early February 2013, Lightholder said. The Lombard Goodwill store will be located at 351 E. Roosevelt Road in a new, 19,000 square-foot facility. Though the date is subject to change, Lightholder expects the store will open by mid- to late-February. In addition to being a retail and donation drop-off, the Lombard store will also have a Goodwill Workforce …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
RSVP to Patch's Main Street U, to be held 6 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 12 at Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant in Downers Grove.