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Reality Bytes to hold fundraiser at Texas Roadhouse

By Northern Star staff | February 18, 2016

NIU Reality Bytes will hold a fundraiser from 4 to 10 p.m. Feb. 25 at Texas Roadhouse, 1950 DeKalb Ave.Reality Bytes is NIU’s annual student film festival. The festival will be 9 to 11 p.m. April 5 and 6 and 7 to 9 p.m. April 7 in Cole Hall, room 100....

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...

Texas Roadhouse, 1950 DeKalb Ave. in Sycamore, will have a soft opening three weeks into October.

Texas Roadhouse to soft open in 3 weeks

By Kristin Maglabe | September 30, 2014

Texas Roadhouse will open its doors during the third week of October.Office manager Toni Boals said there will be a soft opening, meaning there is no grand opening or special event at Texas Roadhouse, 1950 DeKalb Ave.“We’re just going to open the...

Texas Roadhouse hiring employees

By Northern Star Staff | August 27, 2014

Texas Roadhouse, 1950 DeKalb Ave., is hiring.Texas Roadhouse is a Texas-themed steakhouse that serves American food with a Southwestern spin. The restaurant will open in October and is accepting applications. Anyone who wishes to apply can do so at

Texas Roadhouse setting up shop on DeKalb Avenue

By Kelly Bauer | July 8, 2013

Get your cowboy hats ready: Texas Roadhouse is coming to Sycamore.The restaurant, part of a chain that specializes in barbecue, will set up shop at 1950 DeKalb Ave. in 2014, according to a Monday news release.Sycamore city manager Brian Gregory said he...