DeKalb Restaurant Week is a weeklong campaign event spearheaded by the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce that aims to encourage people to dine local. It runs now through Sept. 24 and features 25 establishments, many offering special dishes.
Softly, a Genoa-based startup, is creating a Google Chrome browser extension to make it easier for consumers to identify low carbon, organic or cruelty free products while shopping online. "It's really all about product transparency," said co-founder and CEO Mollie Hughes.
Aroma’s Hookah Bar in DeKalb, which also offered a casual spot for smokers to legally partake in marijuana products, will close its doors in October, business owners announced on social media this week.
“If I could touch one person’s life, just one, you know, with this podcast, that would be great," said Alstead Anderson, founder and CEO of new DeKalb media company, Kingliyah Production, which will debut podcast "Let's Talk" to the public Aug. 15.
A drive-thru sandwich shop is proposed for a Fourth Street building in DeKalb formerly used by KFC on the south side more than a decade ago. The city's Planning and Zoning Commission will consider the proposal Monday.