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The Hillside Restaurant in operation over the weekend in downtown DeKalb. The restaurant will be officially closed after March 4. (Tim Dodge | Northern Star)

Hillside restaurant to close, new business to come

By Rachel Cormier, Assistant News Editor | February 27, 2023

DeKALB – Creamy chicken alfredo, blue ribbon chocolate cake and a 68-year legacy are coming to a close. The Hillside Restaurant, a cozy, cottage-like eatery that has been perched next to the Egyptian Theatre since 1955, is finally closing up the...

Egyptian Theatre to screen ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’

By Parker Otto | November 30, 2019

DeKALB – The holiday film “It’s A Wonderful Life” will be screened at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N Second St. The screening will feature multiple additions that a viewer can’t experience at home Jeanine Holcomb, Marketing...

The Gavin Wilson Show includes singing, dancing, ventriloquism and more. The last show to benefit the Egyptian Theatre will be held at 7 p.m. on Sept. 10, 2012 at the Egyptian Theatre.

The Gavin Wilson show performs for the last time Sunday

By Abria Martin | September 5, 2012

After nine years of musical entertainment, the Gavin Wilson Show will take the stage for a final time at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second Street. Attendees will experience Gavin’s arrangement of jazz, modern music, magic, ventriloquism...

DeKalb home of the good burger

By Danny Ciamprone | April 17, 2011

DeKALB | Those searching for a good burger do not need to look far in DeKalb. Mark Megallanes, manager of Applebee's, 2411 Sycamore Road, said it is the different variations of burgers that keep customers coming back, including the Cowboy and Philly burger....