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Scarletti's Italian Kitchen Closes in Downtown Downers Grove

Scarletti's Italian Kitchen Closes in Downtown Downers Grove

Husband-and-wife owners shut down business in order to spend more time with their families, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Get a Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven This Friday

Get a Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven This Friday

7-Eleven is celebrating its 87th birthday this month and is giving away FREE Slurpees this Friday, July 11.
Business Award Recipients Recognized for Contributions to Local Economy

Business Award Recipients Recognized for Contributions to Local Economy

Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation presents Cornerstone Awards at annual luncheon.
7-Eleven Introduces New Doritos...Chicken Nugget?

7-Eleven Introduces New Doritos...Chicken Nugget?

A new viral campaign by 7-Eleven and Doritos has people asking: What the hell is that?
Comcast to Host Job Fair for Veterans

Comcast to Host Job Fair for Veterans

The job fair and open house will be held Wednesday, July 2.
Cancer Patient Sues Trader Joe’s for Infection from Salad

Cancer Patient Sues Trader Joe’s for Infection from Salad

The man bought egg white salad at Northbrook’s Trader Joes, which he says left him hospitalized.
Caputo’s Fresh Markets Opens Friday On Ogden Avenue

Caputo’s Fresh Markets Opens Friday On Ogden Avenue

Angelo Caputo's set for soft opening at 7 a.m. Friday, plus, a sneak peak at the store's "Bar Angelo" menu.
Downers Grove and Woodridge Chambers Merge

Downers Grove and Woodridge Chambers Merge

Chambers will toast their new entity, Chamber630, with reception on June 25, featuring tastings from local restaurants.
Panera to Give Artificial Additives the Boot

Panera to Give Artificial Additives the Boot

The chain of 1,800 restaurants announced Tuesday that it is dumping all artificial additives in its food.
State-of-the-Art Animal Hospital Opening in Darien

State-of-the-Art Animal Hospital Opening in Darien

Finan Animal Hospital in Darien will offer pet wellness education and care, state-of-the-art equipment, in-house lab and pharmacy. Pre-booked appointments will start June 2.
Petco Pulls Jerky Treats from Shelves After Reports of Pets Dying

Petco Pulls Jerky Treats from Shelves After Reports of Pets Dying

More than 1,000 dogs have reportedly died after ingesting tainted treats, and thousands more pets have become sick.
Historic Home Reportedly Collapses During Renovation

Historic Home Reportedly Collapses During Renovation

123-year-old home at 206 N. Washington St. built by Civil War veteran was center of preservation controversy.