DeKalb Park District Summer Day Camp a Hit!

Summer for kids in the DeKalb Park District Day Camp program was filled with exciting recreation and learning opportunities.  B.A.S.E. Camp (Build A Summer Experience) was based at Littlejohn School this summer with the last couple weeks held in Hopkins Park as “Kids Unplugged”.  Campers took part in activities such as games, hiking, crafts, along with weekly field trips and daily swimming at Hopkins Pool.  … Continue reading DeKalb Park District Summer Day Camp a Hit!

DeKalb Kite Fest Celebrates 10 years!

The first DeKalb Kite Fest was held on September 6, 2006.  This amazing event came to be because an 8 year old boy, Nathan Overman wrote a letter to then Mayor Frank Van Buer expressing his desire to bring his love of kiting to his hometown, DeKalb.  According to Nathan, he broke one of his kites and his mom started looking online for ways to … Continue reading DeKalb Kite Fest Celebrates 10 years!

Burger King DeKalb Celebrates A New Image With A Deep History

The BURGER KING® restaurant at 913 West Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, has been operating in the same location since 1965.  When it opened it was one of the original prototype designs for the Miami based fast food restaurant chain and a flagship location for the brand in its heyday.   The restaurant fell on hard times during the economic down turn and the previous  owner eventually filed … Continue reading Burger King DeKalb Celebrates A New Image With A Deep History