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Feb 08

Patton Oswalt Brings his Late Wife's True Crime Book to Naperville

...store has been helping Naperville readers for six generations. Additional locations include Downers Grove, at 5112 Main Street (630)-963-2665 and La Grange, at 26 S. La Grange Rd. (708) 582-6353...

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...at Community Christian Church, 1835 Emerson Lane, Naperville. Presenting the event is Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. in downtown Naperville. Tickets are required for this opportunity and are available exclusively at PattonOswaltAndersons...

    Patton Oswalt Brings his Late Wife's True Crime Book to Naperville
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | The terror spread from Northern California to Southern California over the course of a decade as "the Golden State Killer" plucked out victims to rape and murder at will. He deftly skirted authorities and left untold suffering in his wake.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 02

Ice Fest Returns to Downtown Downers Grove Feb. 9-10, 2018

...from 11am-3pm at the Main Street Train Station as well as directly south of 5150 Main Street. Can't make it on Friday or Saturday to see the sculptures, no worries, they...

    Ice Fest Returns to Downtown Downers Grove Feb. 9-10, 2018
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Get out of the house for a weekend of fun, shopping and dining for all ages! The Annual Downtown Downers Grove Ice Festival will return on February 9-10, 2018. Enjoy more than 40 pre-carved ice sculptures that will line the streets of Downtown Downers Grove.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 01

Chelsea Clinton Visits La Grange's Anderson's Bookshop March 9

...community for more than 50 years. Other Anderson's Bookshop locations include Downers Grove, at 5112 Main Street 630-963-2665, and La Grange, at 26 S. La Grange Rd. 708-582-6353...

    Chelsea Clinton Visits La Grange's Anderson's Bookshop March 9
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Anderson's Bookshop La Grange is delighted to present a special book signing with Chelsea Clinton. She comes to share her new book for young readers, She Persisted Around the World, and to challenge young readers to make a difference.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 30

Hazmat response in Lisle over rotten egg smell

Emergency crews were called to 6300 block of Kindling Court at about 7 a.m. to investigate.

6301-6367 Kindling Ct.

    Hazmat response in Lisle over rotten egg smell
    LISLE, Ill. -- There's a hazmat response in suburban Lisle following reports of a rotten egg smell Tuesday morning Emergency crews were called to 6300 block of Kindling Court at about 7 a.m. to investigate. As a precaution, residents in the area have been evacuated.
    http://wgntv.com

Jan 24

Updated Jan 25

Toys R Us to Close 182 Stores Nationwide

Vista 1990 University Drive CA

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Yuma 801 W. 32nd Street AZ

San Rafael 600 Francisco Blvd. CA

Waterbury 275 Union St. CT

Greenwood 8800 US 31 South IN

Vernon Hills 295 Center Drive IL

Bricktown 6420 W. Fullerton IL

Burbank 7750 South Cicero Avenue IL

Ann Arbor 3725 Washtenaw MI

North Brunswick 909 US Hwy 1 South. NJ

Paramus 545 Route 17 South NJ

College Point 139-19 20th Ave NY

Greece 1530 Ridge Rd. West NY

    Toys R Us to Close 182 Stores Nationwide
    Toys R Us is planning to close up to 182 stores across the United States as part of its bankruptcy reorganization plans. The Wayne, New Jersey-based retailer filed court papers late Tuesday outlining its plans to close 20 percent of its stores in the coming months.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

  • 7750 S Cicero is the Babies R Us location. So far Toys R Us is remaining open.

Jan 23

Around Town gets artsy with Board and Brush

5151 Main St.

    Around Town gets artsy with Board and Brush
    At Board & Brush Creative Studio, their goal is to turn you into a "DIY master" by educating you to understand and appreciate the beauty of raw materials-the wood, the knots, the color variations and the simple imperfections that will make your project unique.
    http://wgntv.com

Jan 19

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Jan 17

Police: Drunken driver narrowly escapes freight train collision in Lisle

Lisle police officers went to the train station at 1000 Front St. in response to reports that a train had struck a car about 1:45 a.m. Tuesday.

    Police: Drunken driver narrowly escapes freight train collision in Lisle
    A man who drove his car onto the pedestrian platform at the Metra station in Lisle and narrowly escaped getting ran over by a freight train has been charged with drunken driving, police say. Lisle police officers went to the train station at 1000 Front St.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jan 16

Junot Díaz, Pulitzer Prize-Winner, Brings Children's Book to Naperville

...store has been helping Naperville readers for six generations. Additional locations include Downers Grove, at 5112 Main Street (630)-963-2665 and La Grange, at 26 S. La Grange Rd. (708) 582-6353...

    Junot Díaz, Pulitzer Prize-Winner, Brings Children's Book to Naperville
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Anderson's Bookshop, Naperville, will present New York Times bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz for a very special event in celebration of his new children's book, Islandborn. The highly acclaimed author's visit means a few firsts: Díaz's first book for younger readers and Díaz's first visit to an Anderson's Bookshop program.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 16

Marley Dias, Teen Activist, Celebrates New Book at Anderson's Bookshop

...store has been helping Naperville readers for six generations. Additional locations include Downers Grove, at 5112 Main Street (630) 963-2665 and La Grange, at 26 S. La Grange Rd. (708) 582-6353...

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...You will be celebrated at a special book event at Naperville's Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. The event takes place on Wednesday, January 31 at 6:00 p.m. Dias will...

    Marley Dias, Teen Activist, Celebrates New Book at Anderson's Bookshop
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Small shoulders, big issues! At 11, Marley Dias grasped a major issue: books she was exposed to featured characters who did not look like her. An avid reader from New Jersey, Marley wondered why African American girls were so seldom pictured as main characters in her reading.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 12

This Week in Naperville

Benedictine University in Lisle is sponsoring a day of service in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, in Kindlon Hall at the university, 5700 College Road.

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The DuPage Children's Museum is hosting Day-Off Discovery day camps from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, and Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the museum, 301 N. Washington St.

Children can learn about the 1960s, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and more in the Naper Settlement's School's Out Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at the settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

Author Samira Ahmed will sign copies of her book, "Love, Hate and Other Filters," at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Women business owners are invited to discuss business challenges in a roundtable discussion from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

Senior citizens interested in learning about different home options, such as independent and assisted living, can attend a lecture from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

Aavegh dance troupe will present "The Making of a Bahu" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at the theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St.

The Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation meeting will hear from area state lawmakers at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

    This Week in Naperville
    The DuPage Children's Museum is hosting Day-Off Discovery day camps from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, and Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the museum, 301 N. Washington St. Advanced registration is required for the programs, which are designed for children in first through fifth grades. For more information, go to www.dupagechildrens.org.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 08

No quarters necessary: Old-school pinball and video game arcades in the suburbs

Pixel Blast Arcade is at 1045 Burlington Ave., Suite #2, Lisle. Hours are 5:30-10 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 3:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday, 3:30 p.m.-midnight Friday, 1 p.m.-midnight Saturday, 1-8 p.m. Sunday. Contact 630-922-5078 or www.pixelblastarcade.com. $10 admission

    Free play
    No quarters necessary. Just a flat fee to play arcade and pinball games all day long. Can you imagine? When we were kids, we would have sold our brothers and sisters for this. Vintage arcades are a growing entertainment option in the suburbs, with roughly a half-dozen places in the Chicago area.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 08

Free play

Pixel Blast Arcade is at 1045 Burlington Ave., Suite #2, Lisle. Hours are 5:30-10 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 3:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday, 3:30 p.m.-midnight Friday, 1 p.m.-midnight Saturday, 1-8 p.m. Sunday. Contact 630-922-5078 or www.pixelblastarcade.com. $10 admission

    Free play
    No quarters necessary. Just a flat fee to play arcade and pinball games all day long. Can you imagine? When we were kids, we would have sold our brothers and sisters for this. Vintage arcades are a growing entertainment option in the suburbs, with roughly a half-dozen places in the Chicago area.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 03

Suspect in string of suburban bank robberies unwittingly took GPS tracker and bait bills, officials say

...robbery website states the same man is suspected of robbing the Lisle Savings Bank at 4720 Main St. at 10:19 a.m. Dec. 29; the Fifth Third Bank at 704 Roosevelt Road...

    Suspect in string of suburban bank robberies unwittingly took GPS tracker and bait bills, officials say
    An Aurora man has been charged with robbing a Lisle bank last week and is a suspect in three other suburban bank robberies in the last two months, according to the FBI. Stephen Bolf, 35, of Aurora, unwittingly took a GPS tracker and bait bills when he robbed Lisle Savings Bank on Dec.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 02

Aurora man charged with robbing Lisle bank

Authorities say Stephen Bolf of Aurora robbed the Lisle Savings Bank at 4720 Main St. on Dec. 29.

    Aurora man charged with robbing Lisle bank
    A 35-year-old Aurora man has been charged in connection with a bank robbery last week in Lisle. FBI agents say Stephen Bolf robbed the Lisle Savings Bank at 4720 Main St. and a federal judge has ordered him to be detained. According to the complaint, Bolf entered the bank shortly after 10 a.m.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Dec 31

FBI: Lisle suspect may be tied to other suburban robberies

The suspect, who authorities have not identified because he has not been charged, is accused of robbing the Lisle Savings Bank at 4720 Main St. at 10:19 a.m. Friday.

    FBI: Lisle suspect may be tied to other suburban robberies
    A man arrested in connection with a bank robbery Friday morning in Lisle is also suspected in three other suburban robberies, according to the FBI. The suspect, who authorities have not identified because he has not been charged, is accused of robbing the Lisle Savings Bank at 4720 Main St.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Dec 30

Lisle Bank Robbery Suspect Linked To Other Heists: FBI

About 10:10 a.m., a Lisle Savings Bank branch at 4720 Main Street was robbed, according to FBI spokesman Garrett Croon.

    Lisle Bank Robbery Suspect Linked To Other Heists: FBI
    (CBS) - A man arrested after allegedly robbing a bank Friday morning in Lisle is suspected of three other suburban bank robberies since November. About 10:10 a.m., a Lisle Savings Bank branch at 4720 Main Street was robbed, according to FBI spokesman Garrett Croon. The suspect was then taken into custody, Croon said.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Dec 30

Suspect in custody after Lisle bank robbery

According to the FBI, the robbery took place at the Lisle Savings Bank, 4720 Main St., at approximately 10:20 a.m.

    Suspect in custody after Lisle bank robbery
    The FBI said a suspect is in custody following a bank robbery Friday morning in Lisle. According to the FBI, the robbery took place at the Lisle Savings Bank, 4720 Main St., at approximately 10:20 a.m. The suspect is expected to appear in federal court in Chicago Tuesday.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Dec 29

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