5 days ago

Weekend Heat Wave To Grip Chicago

5255 Main St.

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    Weekend Heat Wave To Grip Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS)- A heat wave is expected to grip Chicago this weekend, with temperatures soaring into the high 90's. CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist says the steamy weekend will pack sunny skies and near record-breaking temperatures. Highs will push past 95 on Saturday, and the thermostat could reach 97 degrees for Father's Day on Sunday.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

5 days ago

Cook County Cooling Centers: Public Places To Beat The Heat

5255 Main St.

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425 S. Halsted St.

3000 W. 107th Pl.

130 S. Oak Park Ave.

4565 W. Harrison St.

    Cook County Cooling Centers: Public Places To Beat The Heat
    Residents who do not have access to air conditioning, are encouraged to utilize cooling centers open throughout Cook County. Barrington 602 S. Hough St. Barrington, IL 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. M-F Transport: No Barrington (Train Station) 201 S. Spring St. Barrington, IL 6:00 a.m.- 10:00 p.m. M-F, except for holidays.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

5 days ago

Around Town checks out North American Pizza and Culinary Academy

1970 University Lane,

    Around Town checks out North American Pizza and Culinary Academy
    North American Pizza and Culinary Academy: 1970 University Lane, Lisle, IL 60532 pizzaculinaryacademy.com
    http://wgntv.com

6 days ago

Four free concerts in Lisle's Community Park

Lisle Park District is looking forward to highlighting this signature feature at 1825 Short St. with a summer entertainment series that features four free concerts from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, July 18 to Aug. 8.

    Four free concerts in Lisle's Community Park
    There will be four free concerts this July and August at the newly renovated Van Kampen Memorial Stage in Lisle's Community Park, near Route 53 and Short Street.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

6 days ago

Downers Grove fundraiser offers 'call to action' on suicide prevention

Where: Downers Grove North High School track, 4436 Main St.

    Downers Grove fundraiser offers 'call to action' on suicide prevention
    A suicide prevention, mental health awareness and schizophrenia research fundraiser in its third year in Downers Grove now has its own anthem. Called "Ben's Mile," like the event at which it will be played Saturday, the song underscores the need for everyone to do something to help prevent suicide, said Jamie Lee Silver, mother of the event's namesake, Benjamin Lee Silver.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

6 days ago

Author Colleen Hoover Returns to Visit 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...

    Author Colleen Hoover Returns to Visit Naperville
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Anderson's Bookshop, Naperville, is delighted to present a special afternoon event with #1 New York Times bestselling romance author Colleen Hoover. Striving for perfect is a good aspiration, but when things fail, there's work to be done. A perfect love does not a perfect marriage make!
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jun 13

Anderson's Bookshop to Host "Good Morning America's" Linsey Davis with New Book

...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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...Naperville on Sunday, July 22 at 2:00 p.m. Anderson's is located at 123 W. Jefferson Ave. Phone: (630) 355-2665...

    Anderson's Bookshop to Host "Good Morning America's" Linsey Davis with New Book
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Simple lessons of appreciation for the world around us are at the heart of new picture book by "Good Morning America" news correspondent, Linsey Davis. Davis will share her inspirational new book, The World is Awake, with fans at Anderson's Bookshop in the heart of downtown Naperville on Sunday, July 22 at 2:00 p.m.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jun 08

A Wilmette resident lost $150,000 in lottery scam over the course of 5 months, police say

A resident of the 2400 block of Meadow Drive told police that on May 31 he sent $180 via Zelle, a digital payment service, for a Taylor Swift concert ticket advertised on Craigslist. The man never got his ticket, and was later blocked by the person supposedly selling it, police said.

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...criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct following an incident that took place in the 300 block of Ridge Road. Police said a woman told officers that her former roommate allegedly broke her phone and...

A resident of the 2800 block of Orchard Lane told police June 5 that sometime overnight, someone got into her unlocked automobile while it...

A man told police June 4 that someone stole two lights and a seat off his bicycle while it was at the bike rack at the CTA Linden station, 349 Linden Ave.

...June 1 incident that took place shortly after 3 p.m. at the CVS store, 1515 Sheridan Road, in the Plaza del Lago center. Police said store employees gave a description of Robertson...

Danyell Burton, 38, of the 500 block of West 14th Place in Chicago, was given a local ordinance ticket for theft, following a May 31 incident...

...31 incident that took place shortly before 2 p.m. at the Jewel grocery store, 1517 Sheridan Road, in Plaza del Lago. Police said Burton allegedly admitted to taking alcohol from the store...

David Radziszewski, 24, of the 600 block of Indiana Street in Elmhurst, was charged with driving on a license suspended for driving under the influence of alcohol, following a June 4 traffic stop that took place at 8:30 a.m. on the 3200 block of Lake Avenue.

    A Wilmette resident lost $150,000 in lottery scam over the course of 5 months, police say
    The following items were taken from area police department reports and press releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Battery Thomas Fraser, 61, of the 1700 block of West Shirra Court in Arlington Heights, was charged with domestic battery, aggravated assault, criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct following an incident that took place in the 300 block of Ridge Road.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jun 08

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Jun 07

Lisle man charged with possession of child porn

Caruso, of the 400 block of Warrenville Road, was taken into custody Wednesday and is being held on $50,000 bond in DuPage County jail, authorities said, after police served search warrants at his home and found child porn on several digital devices.

    Lisle man charged with possession of child porn
    A 36-year-old Lisle man, Andrew J. Caruso, has been charged with possession of child pornography, Lisle police said Thursday. Caruso, of the 400 block of Warrenville Road, was taken into custody Wednesday and is being held on $50,000 bond in DuPage County jail, authorities said, after police served search warrants at his home and found child porn on several digital devices.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jun 05

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Jun 04

Naperville Native and Bestselling Author Emily Giffin Returns in Celebration of Her New Book

...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...

    Naperville Native and Bestselling Author Emily Giffin Returns in Celebration of Her New Book
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Naperville North High School alum Emily Giffin is set for a visit to share her new novel, All We Ever Wanted. Now an internationally known best-selling author, Giffin has built her reputation on a string of blockbuster books including First Comes Love, Something Borrowed and The One and Only.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jun 04

14 people charged with 71 felonies in Aurora after yearlong drug, gun investigation — 3 still at large

...Taylor, 21, of the 1700 block of Ravine Park Lane; Juan Anaya, 22, of the 700 block of Front Street; Gabriel Guerrero Jr. 24, of the 800 block of Gates Street; David Guzman, 21, of...

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...Nine of the suspects were taken into custody Friday, when approximately 70 Aurora police officers and FBI special agents fanned out across the area and executed arrest warrants...

...Guerrero Jr. 24, of the 800 block of Gates Street; David Guzman, 21, of the 800 block of Superior Street; Ivan Patino, 24, of the 700 block of East New York Street; Marcus Serrano, 25...

...24, of the 700 block of East New York Street; Marcus Serrano, 25, of the 700 block of Fifth Street; Jose Meraz, 24, of the 1100 block of Rural Street; and Torey Payne, 31, of...

    14 people charged with 71 felonies in Aurora after yearlong drug, gun investigation - 3 still at large
    Fourteen people are facing a total of 71 counts of felony charges in Aurora after a nearly yearlong investigation into allegations of drug dealing and firearms sales led to execution of search warrants and several of the suspects being arrested, according to a post Saturday on the Aurora Police Department Facebook page.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jun 04

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Jun 04

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Jun 02

14 people charged with 71 felonies in Aurora after yearlong drug, gun investigation — 3 still at large

...Taylor, 21, of the 1700 block of Ravine Park Lane; Juan Anaya, 22, of the 700 block of Front Street; Gabriel Guerrero Jr. 24, of the 800 block of Gates Street; David Guzman, 21, of...

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...Nine of the suspects were taken into custody Friday, when approximately 70 Aurora police officers and FBI special agents fanned out across the area and executed arrest warrants...

...Guerrero Jr. 24, of the 800 block of Gates Street; David Guzman, 21, of the 800 block of Superior Street; Ivan Patino, 24, of the 700 block of East New York Street; Marcus Serrano, 25...

...24, of the 700 block of East New York Street; Marcus Serrano, 25, of the 700 block of Fifth Street; Jose Meraz, 24, of the 1100 block of Rural Street; and Torey Payne, 31, of...

    14 people charged with 71 felonies in Aurora after yearlong drug, gun investigation - 3 still at large
    Fourteen people are facing a total of 71 counts of felony charges in Aurora after a nearly yearlong investigation into allegations of drug dealing and firearms sales led to execution of search warrants and several of the suspects being arrested, according to a post Saturday on the Aurora Police Department Facebook page.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jun 02

14 charged after 11-month Aurora, FBI undercover drugs, guns sting

• Juan Anaya, 22, of the 700 block of Front Street, charged with three counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance.

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...Guerrero Jr., 24, of the 800 block of Gates Street; David Guzman, 21, of the 800 block of Superior Street; Ivan Patino, 24, of the 700 block of East New York Street; and Jose Meraz...

• Marcus Serrano, 25, of the 700 block of Fifth Street, charged with unlawful delivery of a controlled substance.

    14 charged after 11-month Aurora, FBI undercover drugs, guns sting
    Aurora Police today announced 71 felony charges against 14 suspects following an 11-month investigation in conjunction with the FBI and the Kane County State's Attorney into allegations of drug dealing and firearms sales. The investigation utilized undercover, controlled narcotics and weapons purchases and involved confidential informants, police said in a news release on the department's Facebook page.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

May 31

Che Figata, Up North Ale House open, Mes Amies dress boutique 'coming soon' to Water Street

Panera Bread will take over the shuttered Steak ‘n Shake at 1620 N. Route 59, said Christine Jeffries, president of Naperville Development Partnership. Naperville currently has one Panera Bread at 1191 E Ogden Ave. Panera Bread has not yet responded for comment.

The building that houses Staples at 1125 E. Ogden Ave. is up for lease, according to Jeffries and a post on the Metro Commercial Real Estate website.The Metro Commercial Real Estate post lists the property as having 22,388 square feet available for lease.

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Aloha Poke announced a year ago it was opening a Naperville location at 215 S. Washington St. While the name of the restaurant has been painted on the windows for months, paper...

Market 46 in downtown Naperville at 20 W. Jefferson Ave. closed Saturday. The “up-cycled” furniture store opened in December. Leases are in the works for other vacant units downtown following the winter exit of Haagen Dazs and Popcorn Palace at 30 W. Jefferson Ave.

Market 46 in downtown Naperville at 20 W. Jefferson Ave. closed Saturday. The “up-cycled” furniture store opened in December. Leases are in the works for other vacant units downtown following the winter exit of Haagen Dazs and Popcorn Palace at 30 W. Jefferson Ave.

    Che Figata, Up North Ale House open, Mes Amies dress boutique 'coming soon' to Water Street
    The weather is heating up, and so is the dining and business scene in Naperville. Modern Italian restaurant, Che Figata, opened for dinner Thursday and Up North Ale House is now on North Aurora Road.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

May 30

Anderson's Bookshop to Present Michael Eric Dyson at Wentz Concert Hall on June 19

...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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Incident on 38th Street and King Drive

    Anderson's Bookshop to Present Michael Eric Dyson at Wentz Concert Hall on June 19
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Almost daily, the news offers examples of our nation's ongoing struggles regarding race. In fact that conflict, "our unfinished conversation," is part of the subtitle of Michael Eric Dyson's new book, What Truth Sounds Like.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

May 29

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May 28

Naperville, Lisle cancel Memorial Day parades due to extreme heat

The Lisle parade was scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. at Lisle Junior High School, 5211 Center Ave. Ross Bishop Memorial VFW Post 5696 hosts a parade and community picnic.

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Naperville parade organizers said the decision was made late Sunday evening and was announced on the parade website. Organizers asked people to attend a ceremony at 11 a.m. in central park, downtown at 104 E. Benton Ave.

    Naperville, Lisle cancel Memorial Day parades due to extreme heat
    Memorial Day parades in Lisle and Naperville have been canceled due to extreme heat in the forecast today, organizers have said. Naperville parade organizers said the decision was made late Sunday evening and was announced on the parade website. Organizers asked people to attend a ceremony at 11 a.m.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

May 22

26th Annual Downtown Downers Grove Summer Nights Classic Car Show

There is no parking allowed in the 5207 Main Street parking before 5:30pm

    26th Annual Downtown Downers Grove Summer Nights Classic Car Show
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Kick-off summer at the opening night of the 26th Annual Summer Nights Classic Car Show, May 25th! The show will run every Friday through August 31, 2018, 6-9pm (there will be no show on June 22nd due to Rotary GroveFest).
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

May 21

Celebrated Today Show Co-host Al Roker Set for Anderson's Bookshop Visit

...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...

    Celebrated Today Show Co-host Al Roker Set for Anderson's Bookshop Visit
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | The forecast is good for multi-Emmy-award-winner Al Roker! The popular "Today" show co-host and weatherman is about to release his new book, Ruthless Tide: The Heroes and Villains of the Johnstown Flood, America's Astonishing Gilded Age Disaster.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

May 21

Pulitzer Prize-Winner Jon Meacham returns for Anderson’s Bookshop Event at Wentz Science Center

...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...

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Fans can meet Meacham Sunday afternoon, May 27, at Ratio Hall in the Wentz Science Center, 131 S. Loomis, on the campus of North Central College, just steps from downtown Naperville.

The event is presented by Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Avenue. Event tickets are available at www.andersonsbookshop.com, in our store or via phone at (630) 355-2665.

May 16

Relocation of Rolling Meadows fire stations up to $13 million

The city is planning to build the new firehouses to replace the two existing stations, with a goal of improving response times and reducing fire risk throughout town. Station 15, at 3111 Meadow Drive, was built in 1958, and Station 16, at 2455 S. Plum Grove Road, was built in 1980.

    Relocation of Rolling Meadows fire stations up to $13 million
    Rolling Meadows officials Tuesday unveiled renderings of the city's two new fire stations and an updated budget estimate -- $13 million -- for how much the relocation plan will cost. That dollar amount is $4 million more than estimates developed at least five years ago, city officials said.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

May 14

Lisle police catch one of DuPage's Most Wanted

...at 11 p.m. Saturday when Lisle police responded to a domestic dispute on the 400 block of Warrenville Road. Police say Fullilove gave a false name during the investigation, leading to the new charge...

    Lisle police catch one of DuPage's Most Wanted
    A Naperville man included on the DuPage County sheriff's Most Wanted List for weapons and drug charges is back behind bars after a weekend arrest in Lisle. Lamonte Fullilove, 45, of the 1600 block of Coach Drive in Naperville, was arrested at 11 p.m.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

May 14

Daughter with shovel thwarts armed robbery attempt in Lisle

Police said a resident was working in his yard about 6:45 p.m. on the 2300 block of Ridgewood Road when a man with a handgun demanded his wallet.

    Daughter with shovel thwarts armed robbery attempt in Lisle
    A daughter armed with a garden shovel is being credited with thwarting an armed robbery attempt Sunday evening in Lisle. Police said a resident was working in his yard about 6:45 p.m. on the 2300 block of Ridgewood Road when a man with a handgun demanded his wallet.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

May 12

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May 10

Community-Driven Lisle Master Plan Seeks New Vision for Downtown

...May 23, 2018 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Lisle Village Hall, 925 Burlington Avenue. Members of the public will be able to review the proposed plan and ask questions...

    Community-Driven Lisle Master Plan Seeks New Vision for Downtown
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | A Public Open House and Public Hearing on the draft plan will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at Lisle Village Hall. ----------- Since the fall of 2016, the Village of Lisle has been working toward the completion of a master plan with an overall goal to revitalize Lisle's downtown area over the next decade.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

May 07

Office Evolution brings new co-working space to Lisle

Local entrepreneurs Joshua and Ashley Shi are pleased to announce their opening of an Office Evolution shared office space in Lisle at the Corporetum Office Campus at 650 Warrenville Road, Suite 100.

    Office Evolution brings new co-working space to Lisle
    Local entrepreneurs Joshua and Ashley Shi are pleased to announce their opening of an Office Evolution shared office space in Lisle at the Corporetum Office Campus at 650 Warrenville Road, Suite 100. Office Evolution Lisle is one of over 70 nationwide Office Evolution locations.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

May 07

Lisle police charge 3 men with DUI

The weekend's final DUI arrest occurred about 12:21 a.m. Monday when police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked on the 4700 block of Beau Bien Lane West, beeping its horn continuously.

    Lisle police charge 3 men with DUI
    Three men accused of driving under the influence in Lisle also face several other charges ranging from endangering a child to using a cellphone while driving and causing a crash, authorities said Monday. The charges stem from three cases between 4 a.m. Saturday and 12:30 a.m. Monday.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

May 07

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May 04

Lucky Boys Confusion coming to Lisle's Eyes to the Skies

The three-day celebration, best known for its hot-air balloon shows, will run from noon to 11 p.m. each day in Community Park, 1825 Short St.

    Lucky Boys Confusion coming to Lisle's Eyes to the Skies
    Country music acts Maddie & Tae and Drew Baldridge, along with Chicago alt-rockers Lucky Boys Confusion, are among those set to perform from June 29 through July 1 at Lisle's Eyes to the Skies Festival. The three-day celebration, best known for its hot-air balloon shows, will run from noon to 11 p.m.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

May 03

Lisle 202 to break ground on new elementary school

Meanwhile, school board members have authorized the sale of Tate Woods at 1736 Middleton Ave. Sealed bids for the building are being accepted until June 18.

    Lisle 202 to break ground on new elementary school
    Lisle Unit District 202 is set to break ground this month on a $39 million project to build an elementary school. A groundbreaking ceremony for the building that will replace the aging Tate Woods and Schiesher elementary schools is scheduled for 4 p.m. May 19 at the former Meadows school site along Westview Lane.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

May 03

Around Town visits Galloping Ghost Arcade

9415 Ogden Ave.

    Around Town visits Galloping Ghost Arcade
    Galloping Ghost Arcade has a $20 entry fee which has eliminated the need for quarters and tokens and made it so you can spend the day playing arcade games without having to budget your tokens. It also has encouraged players to explore the vast number of games they may have never played before.
    http://wgntv.com

May 02

Lisle High School student charged after making threat against school, police say

1512-1899 Short St.

    Lisle High School student charged after making threat against school, police say
    LISLE, Ill. - A suburban high school student faces a felony charge after officials said he allegedly made a threat against a school. Police said the teen, whose name was not released because he is a juvenile, made threatening statements to his classmates at Lisle High School in Lisle, Ill., on Monday, April 30.
    http://wgntv.com

Apr 26

Second Annual My Chicago Bookstore Day Challenge

5112 Main St.

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1276 N. Milwaukee Ave.

5233 N. Clark St.

1501 E. 57th St.

123 W. Jefferson Ave.

1301 E. 57th St.

824 W. Superior St., Suite 100

4736-38 N. Lincoln Ave.

1712 Sherman Ave., Alley #1

905 W. 19th St.,

651 W. Lake St.

2142 N. Halsted St.

2142 W. Roscoe St.

5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.

1474 N. Milwaukee Ave.

1854 W. North Ave.

410 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 210

10324 S. Western Ave.

714 S. Dearborn St.

662 N. Western Ave.

    Second Annual My Chicago Bookstore Day Challenge
    As Amazon.com devours mom and pop stores like a ravenous Pac Man, one business is standing up to them. From 2009 to 2015, the number of independent bookstores in America grew by 35%. There are enough independent bookstores in Chicago to warrant a couple of top-10 lists.
    https://chicago.thelocaltourist.com

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