Thursday, May 9, 2013
Patch has all the scheduling and pricing information you need for the 2013 Taste of Glen Ellyn.
The 33rd Annual Taste of Glen Ellyn, hosted by the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce will be Thursday, May 16 through Sunday, May 19 in downtown Glen Ellyn. The Village Fair will open Wednesday. Live entertainment, food vendors, and a beer and wine tent will be available Thursday night through Saturday night in the parking lot at 400 N. Main St. Wristbands for the Village Fair The Village Fair will be Wednesday through Sunday. The fair hours are 5-10 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. Wristbands are $18 or $14 after 5:30 p.m. Discounted carnival coupons are available for $2 for Thursday and Friday. Thursday, May 16 Friday, May 17 Saturday, May 18 Sunday, May 19 Share your photos of the Taste…
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The annual Wedding Walk in downtown Glen Ellyn will be held Sunday, April 14, featuring more than 20 local businesses.
Monday, January 14, 2013
Glen Ellyn resident Antonietta Ciaccia Cervantes offers clients experience and personal attention when searching for the perfect wedding gown.
Monday, January 14
By Mary Ann Lopez, Glen Ellyn Patch When she was a little girl Antonietta Ciaccia Cervantes liked to take her mother’s frilly lace curtains and wear them on her head, just like a wedding veil. She had no idea her play time would one day lead her to a career creating and designing wedding veils and selling wedding gowns. The owner of Veiled By ChaCha is still playing dress up—helping soon-to-be brides find dresses, veils and accessories to make their weddings a dream come true. Cervantes, whose maiden name Ciaccia was the inspiration for her business name, comes from a family of creative designers. Her mother was a designer and a tailor, and her aunt in Italy was a dressmaker and designer, she said. She fell right into the career. “It was …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The restaurant is expected to open sometime in March if construction goes as planned.
Wednesday, January 9
By Mary Ann Lopez, Glen Ellyn Patch Diners looking to get a quick bite to eat will soon have a new option in downtown Glen Ellyn. The Stand will be opening sometime this spring and it is anticipated the restaurant, which is under construction now, could be open sometime in March. The location, at 542 Crescent Blvd.—the former site of Express Press—is under construction and getting some major renovations, said Lisa Demos, who owns the business and will be managing the restaurant’s operations. “Before I was married, I managed an Olive Garden so I have that to go back on,” she said. “We came about [the idea], I decided it was time for me to do something for the community and my family.” After picking the brains of her family, they decided the…
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The stationery store has relocated from Naperville to downtown Glen Ellyn and expects to open this week.
Glen Ellyn residents have a new location to buy party invitations or fill any stationery needs with the opening of a shop in downtown. Local resident Lesley Vesevick has relocated her business Papier Girl from Naperville to downtown Glen Ellyn. The business is expected to open Wednesday, if all goes well with the finishing touches, Vesevick said. The shop is located at 413 N. Main St. and will carry a variety of invitations for children and adults that will fit the need for any occasion, Vesevick said. The stationery shop will also sell greeting cards, wrapping paper, calendars, stationery and other related items. Papier Girl opened in Naperville in 2005 and Vesevick took over as the owner of the business in 2009. "I live in Glen Ellyn and…
Monday, September 26, 2011
A Glen Ellyn resident opens the doors to a new culinary retail store and cooking school.
To formulate her new business, Jill Foucre mixed in her family heritage, a love of cooking from her late grandfather and her business skills to concoct a store to attract food lovers from throughout the area. Last week, curious Glen Ellyn downtown strollers peered through large windows to see Foucre and her staff organize cookware, fine linens and other items on shelves as they prepared for today's (Monday, Sept. 26) soft, unofficial opening of Marcel’s Culinary Experience, 490 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn. The store will open at 10 a.m. A grand opening is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. The retail store offers fine cookware, specialty foods and tableware, and an assortment of day and evening cooking classes offered in a state-of-the-…