Tuesday, March 26, 2013
We rounded up a number of options for Easter brunch around DuPage County, and if you hurry, you can still get a reservation. Don't see your favorite? Add it in comments.
We know a lot of people will be looking for a place to enjoy breakfast—and possibly meet the Easter Bunny—after Easter church services this Sunday. There are so many options in DuPage County. Is your favorite spot missing? Share it in comments! 105 S. York St.; 630-279-9333 Brunch at Café Amano will include lighter fare from yogurt and parfait to leg of lamb and beef tenderloin. A variety of desserts will also be offered including red velvet cupcakes and cream puffs. Two seatings will be offered. Brunch is $34.95 for adults; $15.95 12 and under; Children under 5 free. Brunch: The first seating begins at 11:30 a.m., the second at 1:45 p.m. Reservations: Required 174 N. York St,; 630-279-7970 Enjoy a selection of fabulous Italian …
Monday, December 24, 2012
Police are investigating the death, but are not saying whether the body is that of Russell Winkler, who was last seen leaving Mack's Golden Pheasant around 2 a.m. Saturday.
Click here for the most recent update to this story. UPDATE Monday, Dec. 24, 2:16 p.m.: Elmhurst police are saying that a body was discovered this afternoon behind the Diplotmat West Banquet Hall at North Avenue and Route 83. "We've got a body behind Diplomat West ... alongside the creek," Elmhurst Police Chief Michael Ruth said at about 2:10 p.m. "We're still at the scene; we've notified the coroner. We're in a holding pattern until the coroner arrives." The identity of the individual is currently under investigation. Monday, Dec. 24, 11:45 a.m. Dozens of friends and family members of Russell J. Winkler have been doing what they can to try and locate the 44-year-old Bensenville resident. Winkler was last seen leaving Mack's Golden …
Sunday, July 1, 2012
You'll have to travel outside the city limits for fireworks, but tons of July 4 celebrations will be held a stone's throw away.
It's been many years since Elmhurst has had a fireworks display or parade within the city limits on the Fourth of July, but another Elmhurst tradition continues. Beginning at 7:15 a.m. on July 4, Elmhurst Running Club, in partnership with Community Bank of Elmhurst, will present the eighth annual 4 on the 4th 4-mile run. The race begins just south of Elmhurst College's main gate at 190 S. Prospect Ave. Race Day registration is $30, or sign up in advance for $25. Afterward, Elmhurst will continue its partnership with Bensenville to offer Libertyfest at Redmond Park. And, for those willing to travel to other neighboring towns, there are plenty of holiday events to attend. Libertyfest — Bensenville Following the July 4 parade at 10 a.m., come…
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
District 205 officials were notified, but Elmhurst students were not in harm's way, police said.
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Tuesday, March 13, 2012
The Bensenville Police Department notified Elmhurst police Tuesday that an armed suspect had confined himself inside a home on the 200 block of South Mason Street, about 1 1/2 miles north of Grand Avenue and York Road. The Daily Herald reported the gunman, 36-year-old Jose Bailon, was alone in the house and fired six or seven rounds at about 10:45 a.m. before barricading himself in an upstairs bedroom. The DuPage County SWAT team was called to secure the area, and there was increased police presence around Conrad Fischer Elementary School and Churchville Middle School in Elmhurst, police said. Principals of those two schools, as well as York High School, were made aware of the situation. Four Bensenville schools near the home were locked …
Monday, July 4, 2011
Carnival, fireworks and perfect weather; let's do it all again!
It's the final day of Libertyfest, an event sponsored by Elmhurst, Bensenville, Addison and Wood Dale, and there's still a lot of fun to be had at Redmond Park, 735 E. Jefferson St. in Bensenville. Today's activities continue with the carnival from 2 to 10 p.m.; the bands He Said She Said from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and 7th Heaven from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.; and another big fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. A free shuttle service will operate from 2 to 8 p.m., approximately every 30 minutes. According to weather.com, there is no chance of rain today and the temperature will be a perfect 83 degrees. Happy birthday, America!