Monday, December 24, 2012
Patch looks back at new businesses that opened in Wheaton this year.
From resale clothing stores to a national movie theater chain, Wheaton's economic development department has been busy bringing new businesses to town in 2012. Billy's Closet with pieces by designers Armani, Christian Dior and Ralph Lauren lining the walls. Five Guys burgers opened at 141 Danada Square East in the spring. Fashion jewelry chain Charming Charlie opened its doors at 261 Town Square Wheaton in May. Movie theater and restaurant Studio Movie Grill opened in Rice Lake Square on June 8, becoming Wheaton's only movie theater and one of 10 destination theaters in a Forbes' list of "Movie Theaters Worth Traveling For." Let Patch save you time. Get stories delivered to your inbox—sign up for our email newsletter. Fast signup here. …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
See what's playing Christmas day at Studio Movie Grill in Wheaton to plan ahead.
Christmas day for many families is an annual movie day. This year, the big film opening on Dec. 25 is Les Miserables, starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried. The movies and showtimes at Studio Movie Grill this Christmas include: 3D The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (NR): 7 p.m., 10:50 p.m. 2D The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (NR): 11:30 a.m., 3 p.m. The Guilt Trip (PG13): 11:45 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. 3D Monsters Inc. (G): 11:10 a.m., 1:35 p.m., 4:05 p.m., 6:40 p.m., 9:15 p.m. Jack Reacher (PG13): 11:20 a.m., 2:05 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 10:40 p.m. This is 40 (PG13): 11 a.m., 1:55 p.m., 4:55 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:35 p.m. Les Miserables (PG13): 11:15 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 9:25 p.m…
Monday, September 10, 2012
Patch will be hosting the monthly "Girl's Night Out" movie showing Wednesday night, where ladies (and guys) can see "Sleepless in Seattle" for $1.
We're getting excited for the monthly "Girl's Night Out" movie showing at Studio Movie Grill in Wheaton this Wednesday, where Sleepless in Seattle is the $1 movie pick of the month. I, Patch Local Editor Charlotte Eriksen, will be there a little early to hang out by the bar and talk with anyone who has questions about Patch. I'll fire up the site and walk you through blogging, posting events, signing up for the newsletter and liking us on Facebook. If you already know about all of that, then we'll just hang out. Girl's Night Out starts at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12. I'll plan on being there around 6:45 p.m. See you then!
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
School's out for Franklin students, and for others, it's an indoor day, with scattered storms expected this afternoon. Tell us in the comments how you keep yourself, and your kids, occupied.
Last night's storm left a few ComEd customers without power in Wheaton, including Franklin Middle School, which canceled its entire day. Now, about 800 kids have an entire day—a rainy day—to entertain themselves. According to the National Weather Service, the storms should weaken as they spread across the area this morning. After a late morning "lull," scattered thunderstorms could redevelop in the afternoon. So what will you do to entertain yourself, your friends or your kids? Readers voted in Readers' Choice and chose Studio Movie Grill as the best place to go on a rainy day. Fox Bowl was the runner-up. Today, afternoon showings at Studio Movie Grill include: It's also "Endless Pizza Wednesday," with endless pizza for $9.95 per person. …
Friday, July 20, 2012
Wheaton movie theater takes extra measures to ensure safety during opening weekend of "The Dark Knight Rises" at Studio Movie Grill.
After 12 people were killed in a shooting that broke out during a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, CO, Studio Movie Grill (SMG) President Brian Schultz says the theaters will take measures to increase security this weekend. “We have security measures in place, but for the continued safety of our patrons and staff, we are actively working with local law enforcement to add additional security to our theaters immediately and are reviewing current safety and security procedures," Brian Schultz, president of SMG said in a statement. "Being a safe place for all our guests and staff is and will continue to be a top priority for SMG and we take that responsibility very seriously," Schultz said. Wheaton Police Chief Mark Field …
"The Dark Knight Rises" is playing at Studio Movie Grill in Wheaton.
The summer's biggest movie, The Dark Knight Rises, opened in theaters Friday. Directed by Christopher Nolan, the Dark Knight stars Christian Bale, Joseph Gordon-Levvitt and Gary Oldman, and plays at Studio Movie Grill in Wheaton at the following times on Friday, July 20: The Dark Knight plays Saturday at the following times: For more showtimes and information, visit the Studio Movie Grill website. Keep up with local news—follow Wheaton Patch on Facebook.
Monday, May 21, 2012
Studio Movie Grill is a movie theater and restaurant opening in Wheaton's Rice Lake Square next month.
Due to a slight construction delay, Studio Movie Grill (SMG), a movie theater and restaurant opening in Wheaton, will open June 8, according to SMG spokesman Lynne McQuaker. Originally set for a late May opening, the nine-screen, 120-seat movie theater and restaurant will open at 301 Rice Lake Square in the 40,000-square-foot, former Linens 'N Things building. Click to sign up for the free Wheaton Patch newsletter! Studio Movie Grill operates eight other locations in Texas, Georgia and Arizona, according to a Wheaton city staff memo. The Wheaton location will also include a lounge to accommodate about 36 people. Studio Movie Grill is offering free movie passes for its opening week. For information regarding free movie passes, visit the …