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The Marching Huskies leading the tune of the homecoming parade last Thursday evening on Second Street in DeKalb. (Mingda Wu | Northern Star)

NIU’s Homecoming Block Party packs downtown DeKalb with parade, car show

By Sarah Rose, Managing Editor | October 10, 2022

DeKALB – DeKalb residents and NIU students gathered in downtown DeKalb to celebrate NIU’s 115th homecoming on Thursday. “I am most looking forward to the community coming together to support NIU,” said Devyn Grzywa, a DeKalb resident.  Shops...

NIU Homecoming Block Party to be held in downtown DeKalb on Oct. 6.

NIU Homecoming Block Party to be held in downtown DeKalb

By Sarah Rose, Managing Editor | September 28, 2022

NIU’s 115th homecoming will introduce over 40 festivities and events to welcome home Huskies in a week of celebration.  The Huskies Homecoming Block Party will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 6 on Second Street and Palmer Court in downtown...

RHA Block Party welcomes Huskies

By Northern Star Staff | August 27, 2018

The RHA Block Party brought Huskies together at 8 p.m. on Friday in the Chick Evans Field House after a call was made to move the event inside due to inclement weather.Originally scheduled to take place at the Outdoor Recreation Sports Complex, the event,...

Sycamore’s block party ‘a good time overall’

By Shelby Devitt | September 15, 2011

Sycamore is the place for beer, cupcakes, music and more at Discover Sycamore’s 11th Annual Block Party Saturday night, near 407 W. State St. Live music, a beer garden, food vendors, a bags tournament, a dog show and giant inflatables are a few of the...

Sycamore Block Party to be held Saturday

By Jessica Wells | September 15, 2010

The city of Sycamore invites everyone to come out for some good old fashioned family fun at its annual Block Party this Saturday from 3 to 11 p.m. This marks the tenth time Discover Sycamore has hosted this event and Megan Yockey, director of Discover...