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Letter from the President On behalf of the faculty, staff and students, I want to welcome you to Northern Illinois University for the fall semester. As you come to campus for the first time—or perhaps you are a returning student—you are most likely experiencing a wide range of emotions such as excitement, anxiety and maybe just a little bit of confusion. Relax, take a deep breath, and try to enjoy every moment, because this is the start of an amazing journey that will end a few years from now when you cross the stage at the NIU Convocation Center on graduation day. While being a part of the Northern Illinois University community has its privileges, it also comes with responsibilities. NIU strives to create a community based on these standards: CARING: To support the well-being of others and to encourage service to others HONESTY: To be truthful and forthcoming about one’s self in both academic and non-academic endeavors RESPECT: To respect each member of the University Community RESPONSIBILITY: To accept ownership for one’s actions, attitudes, and behaviors As a member of the Huskie Family, I encourage you to get involved in one of the many opportunities available to you—become a research rookie, join a student organization, or volunteer in the community. These experiences will help you meet new friends while you learn to apply your classroom learning and give back. Know that NIU’s caring and knowledgeable staff will be there to assist you in managing any uncertainty you might feel about your first days in college. In this publication, you will find a comprehensive listing of area amenities and resources to assist you in finding your way in the DeKalb community. Today we welcome you as students—learn today in order to lead tomorrow. And at graduation, you will no doubt marvel at how far you have come and how your NIU journey has changed your life. Get ready for a great adventure!

John G. Peters John G. Peters President

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Friday August 24, 2012 5:15-6:45pm

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Area Activities

to enjoy

FESTIVALS Aug. 24-26 DeKalb Corn Fest

DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport DeKalb Corn Fest is a 3 day music festival featuring national and regional acts. There is also a carnival, vendors, a bags tournament and helicopter and bi-plane rides available. Admission is free. Beer garden admission is $5. For more information visit cornfest.com or like them on Facebook at DeKalb Corn Fest.

Aug. 31st- Sept. 2 On The Waterfront, Rockford, IL

Enjoy a day trip to Rockford for music at one of five music stages. In its 29th year, On The Waterfront is one of Illinois largest music festivals, emcompassing 25 city blocks in the center of the city, with over 80 performers on 5 stages, 30 special events, and 40 food vendors. For more information visit on the waterfront.com.

Sept. 5-9 Sandwich Fair, Sandwich, IL

This is the oldest continuing county fair in the state of Illinois. Only 30 minutes from DeKalb.

Sept. 15 Sycamore Block Party, Sycamore, IL

Discover Sycamore’s 11th Annual Block Party includes a parade, exhibits, a beer garden and live music. For more information visit discoversycamore.com/events.

Sept 22 Harvest Time Festival, Waterman, IL

Just 20 minutes south of DeKalb is Waterman, IL. Enjoy their festival that includes a parade, pie auction, pumpkin decorating/carving contest, pork chop bbq and pet parade. Visit watermanil.com.

Oct. 14th Cortland Fall Festival

Cortland Community Park, Cortland, IL. Less than 10 minutes from campus is the town of Cortland. Join them for their parade and fun in the park, Big Red’s Apple cook-off, the “mutt-strut”, beer garden and live music. Visit cortlandil.org.

Oct. 24-28th Sycamore Pumpkin Fest, Sycamore, IL

10 minutes from campus is Sycamore, IL. Come and enjoy the downtown area that will be decorated with hundreds of carved and painted pumpkins, craft show, food vendors, carnival, and one of the largest parades in the state of Illinois. Visit sycamorepumpkinfestival.com.

Oct. 27th Middlewest Fest, DeKalb, IL

Middlewest Fest is an annual celebration of live music and arts will be taking place throughout the downtown DeKalb area. Middlewest events are hosted at Otto’s Nightclub, The House Cafe, O’Leary’s Irish Pub, Tapalaluna & SMLTWN Skate Shops as well as others. For more information visit middlewestfest.com.


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EVENTS: Sept. 8th NIU Home Opener Football Game vs. Tennessee Sept. 1 - Oct. 27th Jonamac Orchard Corn Maze

Test your orienteering skills and try not to get lost in the 10 acre corn maze with 3 miles of pathways and two bridges. The maze will be open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Haunted Corn Maze will be open October 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27.

Sept. 9th Kite Fest,

NIU Campus, Corner of Lucinda and Kishwaukee Drive. See stunt and dancing kites, food and activities for everyone. Visit dekalbcountycvb.com for more information.

Sept. 14-16th Sycamore Film Festival

Sycamore, IL. An international film festival held at the State Street Theatre in downtown Sycamore. For more information visit sycamorefilmfestival.com

Oct. 19-21, 26-28, 30th-31st Amenti: Egyptian Theatre Haunted House,

DeKalb. The Egyptian Theatre, a 1920s movie palace, listed as one of the 150 places you must see in Illinois, converts into a haunted house for the Halloween season. It features over 20 different scenes on 6 different levels. This has become one of the most talked about events in the DeKalb area. For more information visit egyptiantheatre.org.

Nov. 17h OCB Midwest States Bodybuilding Competition, DeKalb

Visit the Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb to watch this competition with four different categories. For more information visit fitworkz.com or egyptiantheatre.org.

Dec. 3-9 Ellwood Elegance, DeKalb

Visit one of the most visible attractions in DeKalb, the Ellwood House. Tour through the custom mansion with each room decorated for the holiday season. For more information visit ellwoodhouse.org.

Dec. 6 Santa Comes to Town, DeKalb

Visit downtown DeKalb for cookies and caroling at the Egyptian Theatre. At 7pm the Santa parade arrives to light up the downtown Christmas tree. Free carriage rides are available over the weekends in December. For more information visit renewdekalb.com

Fun Places

Campus Cinema 1015 Blackhawk Rd • DeKalb 758-8562 campuscinema.us

DeKalb County Liners Sycamore Park, Sycamore 508-3610 • linersbaseball.com

DeKalb Park District Aquatic Center Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Rd. • DeKalb 758-6663 dekalbparkdistrict.com

DeKalb Park District Recreation Center 1765 South 4th Street • DeKalb 758-7756 dekalbparkdistrict.com

Four Seasons Bowling & Sports 1745 DeKalb Avenue • Sycamore 895-5125 • bowlfourseasons.com

Katz Park Skateboard Park

NIU Huskie Athletics/NIU Convocation Center 1525 W. Lincoln Hwy. • DeKalb 752-6800 • niuhuskies.com

NIU Huskies Den Campus Entertainment Center 340 Carroll Avenue • DeKalb 753-1491 • huskiesden.niu.edu

Prairie Park Disc Golf Course 401 Clifford Drive • DeKalb 758-6663 dekalbparkdistrict.com

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Things to do

in DeKalb By Renee Messacar

The most useful lessons Northern Illinois University grad Trent Metzger learned during college didn’t come from textbooks. They came from meeting people of varying backgrounds and trying new things. “I learned the importance of coexisting and working well with people that I may not necessarily be great friends with or have anything in common with,” he said. He only was able to learn these lessons when he branched out from his hometown of Rochelle. Staying on campus during the weekends “can help you build relationships with classmates and get to know people on a more social basis outside of the classroom,” he said. “It will also cause you to expose yourself to new people and experiences which is a very important aspect of college.” “The community has an abundance of outdoor activities,” he said, “such as grilling in a park, biking, disc golf, fishing and hiking.” “Shabbona Lake State Park is only 20 minutes from here,” said Debbie Armstrong, executive director of the DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau. “Park visitors can hike, fish, take out paddle boats and cross-country ski,” she said. “Students might not think much is going on in DeKalb County, but there are so many things to do here,” she said. “It is just a matter of getting plugged in to what is going on.” The convention and visitors bureau website lists fairs, festivals, community theater productions, farmers markets, poetry readings, dance lessons, concerts, and other activities. It also has a link to NIU activities and events. “The county has a number of movie theaters, bowling allies and pool halls as well, “ Armstrong said.


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“Local park districts are also resources for finding things to do,” said DeKalb Park District Executive Director Cindy Capek. She often sees students taking advantage of the district’s golf courses and Hopkins Park Pool, which will be open until Sept. 3. “We see a jump in numbers at the golf courses when students return,” she said. Students also seem to enjoy the disc golf holes at Prairie and Welsh parks and skating at the Katz Park Skateboard Park. “Getting outside is important,” Capek said. “There is nothing better than going to a local park, enjoying nature and taking in the fresh air. It is better than sitting in your room reading.” The park district has a variety of facilities—from swing sets to gyms to the Kiwanis Parkway and DeKalb-Sycamore bike paths. People walk, run, bike and skate on these trails that wind throughout the city and connect to the Great Western Trail, which spans to St. Charles. The park districts also welcome students to participate in their various programs, such as Zumba Parties, tennis lessons and softball. Leila Shiekhy has an idea for a different sort of outdoor activity—skydiving. “Everybody should try it at least once,” said the Chicagoland Skydiving Center customer service representative. The center, which is in nearby Rochelle, offers students a 14,000foot tandem jump for $209.99 on the weekends and a Wednesday jump special for $150, plus $1 for every pound the jumper weighs after 150 pounds. It is open seven days a week and includes a restaurant, bar, store, full-service RV park and free tent camping. “All of the center’s instructors have been certified and have completed thousands of jumps,” Shiekhy said. Metzger might not have skydived during his time at Northern, but he did enjoy his time. “It is what you make of it,” he said.

For more information on local events and activities, please see: DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau www.dekalbcountycvb.com DeKalb Park District www.dekalbparkdistrict.com Sycamore Park District sycamoreparkdistrict.com Chicagoland Skydiving Center www.skydivecsc.com

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County Bike Trails Great Western Trail Kiwanis Pathway Trail Peace Road Trail


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DESTINATION:

Downtown DeKalb

DeKalb is a great college town with lots to offer the students. Besides all the events on campus the city has much to offer. A short walk from campus is one of their gems: downtown DeKalb. This area of the city offers everything from historic landmarks to a variety of shopping, restaurants and nightlife. One of the most historic landmarks in downtown is the Egyptian Theatre, a 1929 movie palace. It is one of the best examples of Egyptian/Art Deco architecture in the country and was named one of the 150 places you must see in Illinois and is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historical Places. The theatre shows classic and family movies along with film festivals, hosts concerts, live theatre and dance shows and transforms itself into a haunted house at Halloween. The Egyptian is home to over 25 community groups who use the theatre every year. For more information or events schedule visit egyptiantheatre.org. Across the street from the Egyptian you will see the Frank Van Buer Plaza, named after the former mayor of DeKalb, Frank Van Buer, who was responsible for starting the revitalization of the downtown that was completed this past year. The brick paved parking lot with its artistic seating wall and benches is the setting for the DeKalb Farmers Market that is every Thursday from noon-6pm through the end of September. They offer fresh vegetables, wines, pies and a “Live Music Series from noon-1:30pm where you can come down and enjoy live music while having lunch. At the corner of 1st Street and Lincoln Highway in Memorial Park you can admire the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Clock. This World War I memorial was dedicated in honor of all the veterans from DeKalb. The park also is home to an historic World War I tank, known as “Donna.” Have a seat on one of the benches and gaze at the mural that was a collaboration of many artists and community residents who came together to tell the


2012 Back to School Edition | Welcome Back | 29 story of DeKalb’s history and its founding fathers. There are two other murals located in the downtown area. Behind the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce located at the corner of Second Street and Lincoln Highway, see the mural of the DeKalb Park District’s bandshell. Walk back to Lincoln Hwy. and cross the street and gaze at the wall above Eduardo’s Mexican Restaurant to view the other mural depicting famous Illinois and DeKalb residents. Downtown DeKalb offers a great variety of restaurants to choose from. The Lincoln Inn Family Restaurant and Bakery has one of the best breakfasts in the area. If bagels are your breakfast of choice, stop in to Chesapeake Bagel Bakery. For lunch, stop into O’Leary’s Restaurant and Pub for an ale and a variety of Irish dishes. If you enjoy Thai food, there is the Thai Pavillion and Golden Thai Jasmine. Other restaurants include Mediteranneo, a Mediterranean restaurant, Tapa La Luna, a tapas restaurant, The Hillside for upscale comfort food, Eduardo’s and Rosita’s for Mexican cuisine, World Famous Pizza, Lothson’s Chicken, and Hometown Sports Bar and Grill for a burger or The House Cafe for sandwiches. If you are looking for a great dessert, stop by The Confectionary for a chocolate treat. You can watch them make them right in the window! Downtown DeKalb is also home to Stage Coach Players, located at 126 S. 5th Street. Stage Coach Players began in DeKalb County in the summer of 1947, shortly after World War II had ended and America was ready to entertain and be entertained. The first season of plays were performed in a large barn on the John Ellwood Ilehamwood Farm. Permission was received to use the farm’s antique stage coach as a ticket office, hence the name Stage Coach Players was coined, and the troupe became the area’s only live theatre company. In the summer of 2001 Stage Coach Players moved to their current location and are one of the oldest continuously operating community theatre groups in DeKalb County. The Stage Coachers produce and perform 6 shows a year. To learn more, purchase tickets or get involved visit their website at www.stagecoachers.com. If you are looking for nightlife, Otto’s nightclub and The House Cafe have live bands performing regularly in their venues. To see their schedules visit ottosdekalb.com and thehousecafe.net.

For more information on downtown DeKalb visit renewdekalb.com.

Historic DeKalb DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St., DeKalb 756-9568 • dkpl.org

Gurler House 205 Pine St., DeKalb 753-8473 • gurlerhouse.org

Historic Self-Guided Tours DeKalb County Convention & Visitors Bureau 164 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 756-1336 • dekalbcountycvb.com

Historic Self-Guided Tours Sycamore Chamber of Commerce 407 W. State St., Sycamore 895-3456 • discoversycamore.com

Joseph F. Glidden Homestead & Historical Center 921 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 756-7904 • gliddenhomestead.org

Memorial Park/Soldiers & Sailors Clock Corner of 1st & Lincoln Highway, DeKalb

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Restaurants Al Dorado Mexican Restaurant

Café 900

Eduardo’s Mexican Restaurant

Al’s BBQ Shack

China House

Eggsclusive Café

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar

China Inn

Egg Haven Pancakes & Café

China One

El Burrito Loco

Chipotle Mexican Grill

East China Buffet

Country Store and Catering

Fat Boyz Pub & Grille

1180 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 756-7045

Corner of Fourth St. & Grove St., DeKalb (seasonal)

2411 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb 748-3222

Arby’s Roast Beef

2000 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb 748-4900

Bacci Pizza Express

1023 Hillcrest Drive, DeKalb 748-1850

900 Crane Drive, DeKalb 758-0666

1900 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb 748-0032

630 Plaza Dr., Sycamore 899-1188 • chinainn.info

131 S. 4th St., DeKalb 756-9102 • chinaonedekalb.com

1013A W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 756-3715

1402 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb 756-1660 • beawoknroll.com

456 N. Main St., Sycamore 899-2333 countrystorecatering.com

Buffalo Wild Wings

Culver’s

2466 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb 754 9299

1200 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore 899-0200

Burger King

Dairy Dogs

Bea’s Wok ‘n Roll

913 W. Lincoln Hwy. DeKalb 758-7979

675 E. State St., Sycamore 899-2443

Burritoville

Dairy Queen

1026 Hillcrest Drive, DeKalb 756-8848

1780 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb 758-8876

Buster’s

Daisy’s Sports Bar & Grill

1150 S. Fourth Street, DeKalb 756-5100

901 Lucinda, DeKalb 756-6000

Cabana Charley’s Tiki Bar and Grill

Domino’s Pizza

1470 S. Peace Rd., Sycamore 899-8454 • cabanacharleys.com

901 Lucinda, DeKalb 756-3626 418 W. State, Sycamore 895-9555

214 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 758-2677 • eduardosdekalb.com

265 S. Peace Rd., Sycamore 899-EGGS (3447)

2562 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb 748-1200

185 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 756-6060

2350 B Sycamore Rd., DeKalb 754-9888

332 W. State St., Sycamore 991-5195

Fatty’s Pub & Grille

1312 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 758-7737 • fattyspub.com

Flappy’s Pancake House

1460 Sycamore Road, DeKalb 758-0700 • flappyspancakehouse.com

Flippin’ Eggs

831 South 4th St., DeKalb 754-6900 • flippineggs.com

Fushi Yami Hibachi n’ Sushi 822 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 748-8868 • fushiyami.com

Giordano’s Pizza

1840 DeKalb Ave. Sycamore 899-2999


Restaurants

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Golden Thai Jasmine

Junction Eating Place

Noodles & Company

Grand China Buffet

Kentucky Fried Chicken

O’Leary’s Irish Restaurant

251 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb 748-2800 goldenthaijasmine.com

2350 Sycamore Rd. DeKalb 754 9888

Great Wall

901M Lucinda Ave., DeKalb 758-5635 greatwalldekalb.com

Haru of Japan

3206 Sycamore Road, DeKalb 517-0098

Hillside Restaurant 121 N. 2nd St., DeKalb 756-4749 hillsiderestaurant.com

Hink’s Bar & Grill

123 S. California St., Sycamore 899-9990

Hometown Sports Bar & Grill

241 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 217-3325 hometownsportsbar.com

The House Café

263 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 787-9547 thehousecafe.net

The Huddle

817 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 758-8899

IHOP

131 N. Annie Glidden Rd. DeKalb 517-1059

Italian Dreams Pizza

436 N. Main St., Sycamore 899-0905

Jimmy John’s

850 Pappas Dr., DeKalb 895-1920

Johnny’s Charhouse

816 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 758-5441 junctioneatingplace.com

1115 W. Lincoln Hwy. DeKalb 758-5119

KJ’s Tap & Grill

518 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 748-2577

Lincoln Inn Family Restaurant

240 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 756-2345 • thelincolninn.com

260 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 748-0000 olearyspubandgrill.com

Page Street Diner

112 E. Page St., Sycamore 895-5505

Pagliai’s Pizza

817 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 754-4060

Long John Silvers

Panchero’s Mexican Grill

Los Rancheros

Panda Express

1115 W. Lincoln Hwy. DeKalb 758-5119

2350 A Sycamore Rd., DeKalb 758-2200

Lothson’s Chicken

644 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 756-4303

Lukulo’s

890 Pappas Drive, DeKalb 758-5853 • lukulos.com

McDonald’s

805 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 756-5202 1660 DeKalb Ave, Sycamore 895-2409

Mediterraneo

2672 DeKalb Ave. Sycamore 517-0124

1015 W. Lincoln Hwy. DeKalb 756-7072 2434 Sycamore Rd. DeKalb 748-3333

Panera Bread

2476 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb 748-2135

Papa John’s

203 W. Lincoln Hwy. DeKalb 787-7272

Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N Bake 2587 Sycamore Rd. DeKalb 748-7272

122 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 758-8450 mediterraneodekalb.com

Pita Pete’s, Inc.

Mitchel Lounge

Pizza Hut

355 W. State St., Sycamore 895-8172

Mugzzies Pizzeria & Restaurant

2030 Baron Dr., Sycamore 895-6849

MVP Sports Club

1950 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore 756-1155

122 S. California St., Sycamore 895-1888 mvpsycamore.com

Joker’s Bar & Grill

Nat’s On Maple

530 N. Main Street, Sycamore 895-4488

2561 Sycamore Rd. DeKalb 756-2145

112 S. Maple St., Sycamore 895-4243 • natsonmaple.com

901 T Lucinda Avenue, DeKalb 758-3012 • pitapetes.com

701 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 758-6601 640 DeKalb Rd., Sycamore 895-9862

Pizza Pros

1205 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 758-4776 pizzaprosdekalb.com

Pizza Villa

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202 W. State St., Sycamore 895-9253 pjscourthousetavern.com

Portillo’s Hot Dogs

1780 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore 895-0100

Ski’s All American Pub

Tom & Jerry’s

Steak N’ Shake

1670 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore 895-4420 sycamoretomandjerrys.com

1001 W. State St., Sycamore 899-9018

2380 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb 758-5582

Subway

Potbelly

162 W. Lincoln Hwy. (next to Molly’s) DeKalb 758-7827

Prontos Pizza

340 Carroll Ave. (in Holmes Student Center) DeKalb 752-7827

1013 W. Lincoln Hwy. DeKalb 756-1658

1023 ½ Hillcrest Rd. DeKalb 517-0680

Qdoba of DeKalb

2383 Sycamore Rd. DeKalb 787-9494

Rammy’s Sub & Pub

870 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 787-3778 rammyssubs.com

Ren’s Chinese Restaurant

310 E. State St. #10, Sycamore 899-8883

Riccardi’s

418 Main St., Sycamore 991-2200 riccardisredhots.com

Rosita’s Mexican Restaurant

624 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 756-1201 • rositas.com

Sullivan’s Tavern

722 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 756-4323

Sweet Dream Desserts & Catering

1969 B DeKalb Ave., Sycamore 756-8150 sweetdreamdesserts.com

Sycamore Burrito Express

1615 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore 899-3123

The Sycamore Café

1170 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore 899-8070

Sycamore Parkway Restaurant

605 E. State St., Sycamore 895-6700

Taco Bell

Rosati’s Pizza

1209 W. Lincoln Hwy. 756-7947

Ruby Tuesday

Tacos Salsas Y Carnitas

630 Plaza Dr., Sycamore 895-4646

2370 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb 748-7900

Sam’s Pizza

526 E. State St., Sycamore 895-6121

1021 W. Hillcrest Dr. Ste A, DeKalb 787-6898

Tapa La Luna

226 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 217-0990 • tapalaluna.com

Shark’s Fish and Chicken

Taxco Restaurant Too

901 Lucinda Ave., DeKalb 758-6600

223 W. State St., Sycamore 895-2545 taxcorestaurant.com

Shawn’s

Thai Pavilion

204 Somonauk St., Sycamore 895-5282

131 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 756-6445 thaipavilionskokie.com

215 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 758-1675

Toppers Pizza

1015 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 756-7755 • toppers.com

Towne Square Family Restaurant 351 N. Main St., Sycamore 895-3663

Twin Tavern

1028 S. 4th St., DeKalb 756-9604

Villa Verone Ristorante 219 W. State St., Sycamore 895-9400 villaverone.net

Vinny’s Pizza & Wings

221 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 787-6200 vinnyspizzadekalb.com

White Castle

1602 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb 756-2904

World Famous Pizza

(inside Lord Stanley’s) 142 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 756-8718

World Famous Pizza

124 E. State St., Sycamore 899-5074 jbsworldfamouspizza.com

Yen Ching

810 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb 758-2007

Restaurants

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