Thursday, March 28, 2013
He might have prepared a burger for you.
If you had a burger at Hamburger Jones during the lunch rush on Thursday, it might have been made by Elmhurst's Congressman Mike Quigley (D-5th). Quigley was in Elmhurst as an "Undercover Congressman," a regular program designed to bring him closer to his constituents in an everyday environment—their work world. He has delivered packages with UPS, made candy at the Mars Factory, collected garbage, even cleaned the rhino pen at Lincoln Park Zoo. But Thursday, it was all about the burgers. The kitchen at Hamburger Jones is rather tight—and intense—during the lunch hour. Orders are up, food is sizzling, wait staff is rushing in and out. There is no messing around. Quigley, wearing his chef's uniform, was all business. He was literally too …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Proceeds will benefit Kick Off for Kids.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Plans call for new restaurant to occupy greenhouse area, as well as offer outdoor seating.
Plans have changed once again for the building housing the former Good Earth Market on the southeast corner of York and Vallette streets. In March, Elmhurst Patch reported that the building's owner, Regan Cronin, had planned to re-open as Edelweiss Market and offer a small "Bier Garten" in the greenhouse on the east side of the building. While the plans for the market still appear to be moving forward, the business now operating in the greenhouse may not be Edelweiss. The plan has, for some time, been for two businesses to share the space. On Monday, the Public Affairs and Safety Committee heard a proposal from Anthony Gambino, owner of Salseria Grill and Cantina, to use 2,200 square feet of the building, including the greenhouse area, for…
Monday, July 23, 2012
Liquor license for a new restaurant, an Oktoberfest celebration, a sidewalk sale all up for discussion Monday.
Is Elmhurst getting a new hamburger joint? One appears to be in the works, based on Monday's Public Affairs and Safety Committee agenda. In addition to an establishment called Hamburger Jones looking for a Class RL liquor license, Pint's is planning an Oktoberfest celebration, which also needs city approval. The other items on tonight's PAS Committee agenda are discussions about a sidewalk sale at Solaris Jewelry and the Bike Friendly America initiative. The Public Works and Buildings Committee also will meet Monday. Members will discuss progress on work related to the July 1 storm, the atrium force main replacement project, Schiller/Palmer parking structure maintenance and repairs and the "pending items" list. The Finance, Council Affairs…