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A sign of Fattys Pub &Grill.

STEM café to be hosted at Fatty’s Pub & Grille

By Kaitlyn Lee-Gordon, News Reporter | November 29, 2022

DeKALB–  NIU STEAM department will be hosting a STEM Café in the upcoming week to provide students with healthy ways to navigate stressful encounters during the holidays.  The STEM Café offers students the opportunity to better understand emotions...

Deal of the week: Fattys Pub & Grille

Deal of the week: Fatty’s Pub & Grille

By Northern Star staff | October 7, 2016

Every week the Northern Star will feature the best deals on and around campus.Wednesday nights at Fatty's Pub & Grille enjoy half-priced home plate nachos, $2.50 Goose Island 312 pints and $3 you-call-it top shelf (includes all liquor except Johnnie...

Chanel West Coast to perform at Fatty’s Pub & Grille tonight

By Northern Star staff | September 29, 2016

Rapper Chelsea Chanel Dudley, who goes by the stage name Chanel West Coast, will perform 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. tonight in the Novak Room inside Fatty's Pub & Grille in DeKalb.The show opens tonight with DJ Toxic at 9 p.m. The show will feature music by...

Event Guide: June 29

By Northern Star staff | June 28, 2015

The DeKalb music scene never slows down — not even in the summer. Check out this week’s local events and activities:MondayEverything will be just fine because Jim Adkins of Jimmy Eat World is coming to DeKalb. Adkins will perform covers, Jimmy Eat...

NIU alumna Elizabeth Justice collects tomatoes Oct. 5 at the Communiversity Gardens. Students can keep busy this summer by volunteering for the gardens.

Summer guide

By Alexis Malapitan | June 15, 2015

If you’re looking something to do in DeKalb this summer, here are a few things to keep you occupied:Eat downtownIf you’re like me and enjoy eating, there are a number of restaurants you should check out in the downtown DeKalb and Sycamore areas.Texas...

Secret menu items available at local restaurants

By Michelle Moreno | March 30, 2015

DeKalb restaurants have more food to offer than is on their menus.The Internet is flooded with secret menu items you can order from chain restuarants. These items use ingredients the restaurants already have in different foods and drinks that aren’t...

Weekend Guide: Jan. 15

By Northern Star Staff | January 15, 2015

Here are some local art and music events you can attend this weekend:ThursdayFatty’s Pub & Grille, 1312 W. Lincoln Highway, is hosting Country Night events every Thursday leading up to the Brad Paisley concert Feb. 5 at the Convocation Center.Country...

Jake Swanson (far right), Sammi Cain (middle right), Erica Oney (middle left) and Robert De Corah (left) enjoy dinner at Fattys Pub & Grille Thursday night. Fattys is celebrating its 10th anniversary this weekend.

Fatty’s celebrates 10 year anniversary

By Leah Spagnoli | April 7, 2011

For 10 years Jeff Dobie, owner of Fatty's Pub and Grille, has been fattening people up with his food and service. Fatty's Pub and Grille, 1312 W. Lincoln Highway, is celebrating their 10th anniversary this week to give back to their customers as a "thank...