Guidebook for Downers Grove

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Guidebook for Downers Grove

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local college
Midwestern University
555 31st Street
local college
local hospital
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
3815 Highland Avenue
local hospital
my fav for groceries,
Trader Joe's
122 Ogden Avenue
my fav for groceries,
Fully restored movie palace, on fridays a real live organ player, plus tickets are cheap
Tivoli Hotel
936 Warren Avenue
Fully restored movie palace, on fridays a real live organ player, plus tickets are cheap
Local golf.
Seven Bridges Golf Club
1 Mulligan Drive
Local golf.
Very old, well known golf course run by DG Park Dist
Downers Grove Golf Club
2420 Haddow Avenue
Very old, well known golf course run by DG Park Dist
IMAX
Cinemark Seven Bridges and IMAX
6500 Illinois 53
IMAX
Best gourmet pizza in the area
Sarpino's Pizzeria
5107 Ogden Avenue
Best gourmet pizza in the area
nice menu, some vegetarian
PARADISE CAFE
5130 Main Street
nice menu, some vegetarian
Has a fun visitors center and good walking trails
Fullersburg County Forest Preserve
3609 Spring Rd
Has a fun visitors center and good walking trails
Historic mill with tours, part of Fullersburg Forest Preserve
Graue Mill & Museum
3800 York Road
Historic mill with tours, part of Fullersburg Forest Preserve
Nice walking trails, especially pretty in the fall
Maple Grove County Forest Preserve
Nice walking trails, especially pretty in the fall
Clean, well organized, great bargains
Goodwill Store & Donation Center
110 Ogden Avenue
Clean, well organized, great bargains
No better real bagels, anywhere
Great American Bagel Inc
353 Ogden Avenue
No better real bagels, anywhere
Big park with walking path, kids playgrounds, and mini golf
Miner Mike's Adventure Golf
6801 Main Street
Big park with walking path, kids playgrounds, and mini golf
good soups & sandwiches, some vegetarian
Panera Bread
160 Ogden Avenue
good soups & sandwiches, some vegetarian
townie bar, local flavor
Shanahans
2009 Ogden Ave
townie bar, local flavor
nice play ground, shady picnic tables, get a bagel at Great American Bagel & eat outside in the park, or in the pavilion
Hummer Park
4833 Fairview Avenue
nice play ground, shady picnic tables, get a bagel at Great American Bagel & eat outside in the park, or in the pavilion
nearest ice arena
Downers Grove Icearena
5501 Walnut Avenue
nearest ice arena
Essentials
Has the largest circulation in the Suburban Library System, fun children s library, public computers, movies, magazines.
Downers Grove Public Library
1050 Curtiss Street
Has the largest circulation in the Suburban Library System, fun children s library, public computers, movies, magazines.
full service grocery
Jewel-Osco
1148 Ogden Avenue
full service grocery
The closest Whole Foods, many organic, fair trade, gourmet and health foods.
Whole Foods Market
500 E Ogden Ave
The closest Whole Foods, many organic, fair trade, gourmet and health foods.
Entertainment & Activities
play grounds, tennis courts
Doerhoefer Park
4101 Venard Road
play grounds, tennis courts
Shopping
only 5 minutes away with both inside mall and outside plaza, and a movie theater
Yorktown Shopping Center
only 5 minutes away with both inside mall and outside plaza, and a movie theater
An estate once belonging to the McCormick family that is now public gardens, has a collection of tanks from WWII
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Cantigny Park
1 S 151 Winfield Road
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An estate once belonging to the McCormick family that is now public gardens, has a collection of tanks from WWII
Still has the most to see and the best prices
Salvation Army Thrift Store
7511 Lemont Road
Still has the most to see and the best prices
Arts & Culture
Has all the upscale stores and restaurants and is beautiful just to walk through.
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Oakbrook Center
100 Oakbrook Center
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Has all the upscale stores and restaurants and is beautiful just to walk through.
Nice visitors center, good walking trails
Lyman Woods & William F. Sherman, Jr. Interpretive Center
901 31st St
Nice visitors center, good walking trails
Sightseeing
A beautiful outdoor museum of woody plants and an awesome kids garden
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The Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois 53
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A beautiful outdoor museum of woody plants and an awesome kids garden
World class zoo.
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Brookfield Zoo
8400 West 31st Street
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World class zoo.
When was the last time you saw polo?
Oak Brook Polo Club
700 Oak Brook Rd
When was the last time you saw polo?
Food Scene
Best falafels around.
Cedar Grill
2223 Ogden Avenue
Best falafels around.
Vegetarian
Borrowed Earth Cafe
970 Warren Ave
Vegetarian
A 24 hour family restaurant that has been in DG forever and you can walk to it a few blocks away. Everyone in the west suburbs knows the Omega
Omega Restaurant Pancake House & Bakery
1300 Ogden Avenue
A 24 hour family restaurant that has been in DG forever and you can walk to it a few blocks away. Everyone in the west suburbs knows the Omega
Good breakfasts, some vegetarian
Citrus Diner
844 East Ogden Avenue
Good breakfasts, some vegetarian
good fresh mexican
Chipotle Mexican Grill
300 East Ogden Avenue
good fresh mexican
Classic Chicago Hot Dogs
Portillo's Hot Dogs
1500 Butterfield Road
Classic Chicago Hot Dogs
Considered Chicago style pizza
Aurelio's Pizza
940 Warren Avenue
Considered Chicago style pizza
local coffee shop
Caribou Coffee
5100 Main St
local coffee shop
Local ice cream shop
Every Day's A Sundae
990 Warren Avenue
Local ice cream shop
lots of ice cream
Culver's
2500 Ogden Avenue
lots of ice cream
good Indian food, small, family run
Shree Restaurant
655 North Cass Avenue
good Indian food, small, family run
High quality food & great lunches, but they don't take credit cards, cash only.
Standard Market
333 East Ogden Avenue
High quality food & great lunches, but they don't take credit cards, cash only.
you know why also a new one on Ogden just west of Main St
Starbucks
5002-5006 Main Street
you know why also a new one on Ogden just west of Main St
good breakfasts
The Baked Apple Breakfast Co.
1224 Ogden Avenue
good breakfasts