Thursday, October 25, 2012
A weekend packed with Halloween activities kicks off Friday night in downtown Downers Grove.
Halloween is just around the corner, and Downers Grove has plenty of activities planned for adults and kids alike. Downers Grove Patch put together a quick guide to Halloween events around town. See something we missed? Let us know in the comments, or email Local Editor Amanda Luevano at firstname.lastname@example.org. When: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Where: Downtown Downers Grove What: The Downtown Management Corporation is sponsoring an evening of "spooktacular savings" at several downtown businesses. Participating merchants are scheduled to participate: When: 11:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Where: Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Ave. What: The Tivoli will kick off a weekend of Halloween activities with a midnight showing of the classic film Ghostbusters. Admission is $5. …
Sunday, September 30, 2012
A look back at the Downers Grove headlines, Sept. 24-30.
Trader Joe's Recalls Peanut Butter Over Salmonella Concerns The company announced Friday that it will take one house brand off shelves and offer refunds. The CDC reports 29 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Bredeney from 18 states, possibly linked to the peanut butter. ComEd Updates Downers Grove Residents on Equipment Upgrades, Future Plans Village officials hosted a town hall meeting Thursday to discuss steps ComEd has taken to improve the reliability of electrical service in Downers Grove. Inside the $1.19 Million Home on Fairmount Avenue Every week Downers Grove Patch profiles a luxury home for sale in town. Michael Phelps Meets Idol, Michael Jordan, While Taping Ryder Cup Show in Downers Grove The Olympic swimmer …
Friday, September 28, 2012
The Golf Channel provides a backstage look at Phelps' big surprise while filming "Feherty Live" at the Tivoli Theater.
Two of the sports world's most celebrated athletes met for the first time Monday in Downers Grove. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was a guest on "Feherty Live," a Golf Channel show that taped Monday at the Tivoli Theater, 5021 Highland Ave., as part of the show's Ryder Cup coverage. During the show, host David Feherty surprised Phelps with a visit from his idol, Michael Jordan, in front of a live audience. Michael Phelps Meets Idol, Michael Jordan, While Taping Ryder Cup Show in Downers Grove In the video above, the Golf Channel provides a behind-the-scenes look at the big surprise. "It was amazing," Phelps said during an interview with a reporter after the show. "I've always looked up to (Jordan) because of what he's done on and off the …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The Olympic swimmer had a surprise meeting with the Chicago Bulls legend Monday during a taping of the Golf Channel's "Feherty Live" at the Tivoli Theater, according to reports.
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps had the surprise of a lifetime Monday—a first-time meeting with his idol, Chicago Bulls great Michael Jordan, right here in Downers Grove. The superstar athletes were both guests on "Feherty Live," a Golf Channel show that taped Monday at the Tivoli Theater, 5021 Highland Ave., as part of the show's Ryder Cup coverage. The episode will air at 8 p.m. (CST) Wednesday, two days before the tournament begins at Medinah Country Club. Commentater and former pro golfer David Feherty surprised Phelps—a scheduled guest—with a visit from his idol in front of a live audience. Phelps was so overwhelmed he could barely talk, according to the Associated Press. "I froze. That’s the one person in the world who could do that …
Friday, July 27, 2012
Midnight showing of 1985 classic will feature Delorean cars parked outside.
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Friday, July 27, 2012
From the Tivoli Theatre: Spend a night with Marty McFly and Doc as they embark on an exciting adventure at the Tivoli Theatre! On Friday, July 27th at midnight, a digitally remastered print of the 1985 summer blockbuster “Back to the Future,” starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, will be hitting the big screen using Tivoli Theatre’s newly enhanced 4k digital projection and sound system. Movie admission is only $5, and tickets can be purchased at the Tivoli box office, located at 5021 Highland Ave in downtown Downers Grove. Filmed in 1985, “Back to the Future” (PG) follows Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox), a typical American teenager of the eighties, who is accidentally sent back to 1955 in a plutonium-powered DeLorean "time machine" …
Friday, May 18, 2012
You can still buy tickets for the D58 fundraiser taking place Friday, May 18.
If you're looking for something to do this evening, tickets are still available for the District 58 Education Foundation fundraiser featuring the Freddy Jones Band tonight, May 18, at the Tivoli. To find out more about the event, click here. For tickets, click here. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8:30 p.m.