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[28 Sep 2011 | 56 Comments | ]
Nick’s Pizza facing closure

Mad Maggies and Red Bar Winery & Bistro both closed recently, but it’s not just Elgin’s downtown restaurants that are having trouble. Nick Sarillo, owner of Nick’s Pizza on Randall Road sent a letter out to customers this week asking for their help in bringing in enough sales to forestall a possible bankruptcy.

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[20 Aug 2011 | 23 Comments | ]
Incidences persist at downtown’s Afterset; Dozens involved in “brawl”

The Afterset has had a past of disturbances since its opening in 2004. Elgin’s liquor commission has allowed it to operate while shutting down at least one other establishment with ostensibly less incidences, Anthony’s, which was shut down by the city after only two years of operation under much disputed circumstances.

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[29 Jul 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Art and Soul on the Fox 2011

The 3rd Annual Art and Soul on the Fox festival will be held this weekend in downtown Elgin from 11am to 6pm Saturday and til 5pm Sunday.

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[1 Jun 2011 | 18 Comments | ]
June events open thread [2011]

The June 2011 events open thread. Please post your events here.

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[28 May 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Memorial Day events

Events for Memorial Day 2011 includes the 34th Annual Elgin Valley Fox Trot.

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[26 May 2011 | One Comment | ]
Taqueria Chapala

I think I found the cheapest tacos in Elgin at a place called Taqueria Chapala on Liberty Street.

Arts & Entertainment, Downtown, Politics »

[24 May 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Thunder on the Fox boat race planned

Thunder on the Fox, a speedboat race, is planned for Elgin in June. The Kimball Street Dam should be removed.