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Event Guide: June 15

By Northern Star staff | June 15, 2015

There’s still plenty to do in DeKalb this summer. Check out these local events:TuesdayNeed somewhere to grab a few drinks and watch the FIFA Women’s World Cup with friends? Fatty’s Pub & Grille, 1312 W. Lincoln Highway, will show each match...

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...

Professor talks Higgs boson

By Ryan Chodora | February 11, 2014

Locals gathered to learn about what some call the “Holy Grail” of physics at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at O’Leary’s Restaurant and Pub, 260 E. Lincoln Highway.Physics professor Dhiman Chakraborty gave a presentation about the Higgs boson.The presentation...

Local businesses use social media for promotions and marketing

By Samantha Brockett | November 11, 2012

With a rise in Facebook and Twitter use, the opportunity for DeKalb businesses to create marketing and promotional initiatives has skyrocketed. Local businesses have been looking to social media websites to host special offers and for targeted marketing...

DeKalb businesses offer specials, activities for students

By Courtney Schmitt | October 9, 2011

As students begin their Homecoming celebration there are many places and activities for students to check out within the DeKalb area. Star Worlds Arcade Star Worlds Arcade, 1234 E. Lincoln Highway , offers their customers a classic gaming experience....