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DeKalb officials, developers gather at new...

Category: Community News,
on 05/09/2017


DeKalb officials, developers gather at new Cornerstone apartment site
DeKalb officials and developers stand near First Street and Lincoln Highway, the site of the $7.5 million Cornerstone apartment and commercial use complex. Pictured are Foti Pappas (from left), 2nd Ward Alderman Bill Finucane, 6th Ward Alderman Mike Verbic, Mayor Jerry Smith, former 4th Ward Alderman Bob Snow, 4th Ward Alderman Patrick Fagan, former Mayor John Rey, 7th Ward Alderman Tony Faivre,...

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New antique store coming to downtown DeKalb

Category: Community News,
on 05/08/2017


http://www.daily-chronicle.com/2017/05/05/new-antique-store-coming-to-downtown-dekalb/am1honc/ New antique store coming to downtown DeKalb By DREW ZIMMERMAN- dzimmerman@shawmedia.com DeKALB – Through 20 years of dealing in antiques, Jeff and Mara Metzger of Sandwich had always talked about buying and renovating a building to sell antiques and other home...

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DeKalb City Council approves Cornerstone rezoning

Category: Community News,
on 02/27/2017


DeKalb City Council approves Cornerstone rezoning Published: Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 11:35 p.m. CST By DREW ZIMMERMAN dzimmerman @shawmedia.com DeKALB – Rezoning to allow construction of a $7.5 million downtown redevelopment project on First Street and Lincoln Highway, called the Cornerstone DeKalb project, was unanimously...

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Local shops in DeKalb, Sycamore draw crowds on...

Category: Community News,
on 11/28/2016


Local shops in DeKalb, Sycamore draw crowds on Small Business Saturday
Local shops in DeKalb, Sycamore draw crowds on Small Business Saturday Published: Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 12:06 a.m. CST Business was booming Saturday at My Favorite Things in DeKalb, as area residents flocked to local stores in downtown DeKalb and downtown Sycamore to do their Christmas shopping on Small Business Saturday. The store’s owner, Joyce Waters, said her...

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'Pokemon Go' draws hundreds to Downtown DeKalb

Category: Community News,
on 07/13/2016


'Pokemon Go' draws hundreds to Downtown DeKalb
'Pokemon Go' draws hundreds to downtown DeKalb Published: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 11:57 p.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, July 14, 2016 12:42 a.m. CDT DeKALB – A mob of hundreds charged the streets of downtown DeKalb on Tuesday in pursuit of a rare creature not visible to an unsuspecting bystander. Since the July 6 release of the mobile app...

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Plans for food hub, downtown DeKalb kitchen...

Category: Community News,
on 03/04/2016


Plans for food hub, downtown DeKalb kitchen progressing
Plans for food hub, downtown DeKalb kitchen progressing Published: Thursday, March 3, 2016 4:15 p.m. CST • Updated: Friday, March 4, 2016 12:02 a.m. CST Caption (Provided illustration) By RHONDA GILLESPIE - rgillespie@shawmedia.com DeKALB – Plans for a food hub that could include produce from farmers in a 50-mile radius of the city are advancing, with...

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DeKalb County gets economic surge from state...

Category: Community News,
on 01/26/2016


DeKalb County gets economic surge from state football championships
DeKalb County gets economic surge from state football championships Published: Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 11:47 p.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 12:17 a.m. CST By KATIE SMITH  ksmith @shawmedia.com DeKALB – The 2015 Illinois State High School Association’s football championships earned DeKalb about $800,000 and a hefty amount of exposure, according to...

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Glidden Homestead to remain open year-round for...

Category: Community News,
on 12/08/2015


Glidden Homestead to remain open year-round for tours
Glidden Homestead to remain open year-round for tours Published: Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015 1:02 p.m. CST Glidden Homestead and Historical Center will remain open year-round for tours of the National Historical Site. The Homestead’s season typically ended by December and started again in May. But now guests can experience the site where the innovative development of barbed...

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Santa kicks off holiday season with arrival in...

Category: Community News,
on 12/04/2015


Santa kicks off holiday season with arrival in DeKalb
Santa kicks off holiday season with arrival in DeKalb Published: Friday, Dec. 4, 2015 12:00 a.m. CST By BRITTANY KEEPERMAN - bkeeperman@shawmedia.com DeKALB – Brea Evans was excited to meet Santa on Thursday, and she didn’t have to travel far from her DeKalb home to do so.  “I’m most excited about my presents,” 6-year-old Evans said....

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Mark the calendar for Hollydays in downtown DeKalb

on 11/16/2015


Mark the calendar for Hollydays in downtown DeKalb Published: Monday, Nov. 16, 2015 5:30 a.m. CST Downtown DeKalb has scheduled several events to celebrate the holiday season. Hollydays Open Houses Beginning Friday through Sunday, downtown DeKalb will kick off the holiday season. Shopping hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m....

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Art Box to premiere "Under the Starry Night" show...

Category: Community News,
on 11/12/2015


Art Box to premiere "Under the Starry Night" show Sunday Published: Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 12:30 a.m. CST • Updated: Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 1:01 a.m. CST By BRITTANY KEEPERMAN bkeeperman @shawmedia.com Daniel Grych is looking forward to bringing a variety of work from local artists to the community with his new show “Under the Starry Night,” which...

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Glidden Homestead open for autumn tour

Category: Community News,
on 11/11/2015


Glidden Homestead open for autumn tour Published: Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 11:15 a.m. CST On Sunday, Nov. 15, visit and tour the home where Joseph Glidden and his family lived when he created his most famous invention, and see a working blacksmith shop, and walk where Glidden walked. Glidden developed barbed wire in DeKalb in 1873 and went on to patent numerous other...

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Downtown DeKalb to get Comcast Wi-Fi hotspots

Category: Community News,
on 11/10/2015


By DAILY CHRONICLE – news@daily-chronicle.com DeKALB – Wireless internet hot spots are coming to downtown DeKalb.  Downtown DeKalb to get Comcast Wi-Fi hotspots DeKalb to fund $25,000 sponsorship of IHSA state title football games at Huskie Stadium Traffic light tweaks could make driving in DeKalb more efficient Comcast will install more than 40...

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Downtown DeKalb businesses to host shopping event

Category: Community News,
on 11/02/2015


Downtown DeKalb businesses to host shopping event Published: Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015 10:59 p.m. CST By DAILY CHRONICLE – news@daily-chronicle.com DeKALB – Downtown businesses will host a “Hometown Holidays” shopping event from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday.  Related Links Downtown DeKalb businesses to host shopping event DeKalb considers property tax...

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