Fundraiser is set for March 14 at Durbin's of Plainfield.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Friday, March 8, 2013
Guinness, Diageo, CITY Beverage and Durbin’s will sponsor March 14 event in Plainfield.
A Plainfield business will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early with an event to benefit local firefighters at Durbin’s of Plainfield, 16031 S. Lincoln Highway. Premium beverage company Diageo and Guinness have teamed up with the Denis Leary Firefighters Foundation to give back to firefighters across the country. “We’ve taken it to another level and made it local,” said Dave Dwyer, a representative of Guinness brands for CITY Beverage Illinois, which has partnered with Diageo and Durbin’s to bring the program to Plainfield. The Route 30 restaurant will host a benefit for the Leary foundation starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, with all proceeds going to the Plainfield Fire Protection District. Durbin’s will offer drink specials, plus an …
Friday, December 21, 2012
Some local businesses are looking to cash in on the hype.
Friday is the winter solstice — and it’s also the last day of the Mayan calendar, causing some to fret about “doomsday” prophecies. Even though the more ominous theories have been shot down by the likes of NASA scientists, some Plainfield businesses are capitalizing on the end-of-the-world hype. READ: Is Dec. 21, 2012, the End of the World? Scholars at NASA Say No The sign in front of Durbin’s, 16031 S. Lincoln Highway, is advertising an “End of the World Party” on Friday, with drink specials and a Bulls vs. Knicks viewing party starting at 6:30 p.m. (although it’s anybody’s guess why partygoers would care about the outcome of the game if they truly believe the end is nigh). Meanwhile, the brand-new Nevin’s Brewing Company, 12337 S. Route …
Monday, August 6, 2012
The family owned chain is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
The remodeling is done, and the newly hired staff members at Durbin’s will welcome their first diners on Monday. Located in the former Pom Poms bar and grill at 16031 S. Lincoln Highway, the family owned eatery is the seventh Durbin’s restaurant in the Chicago suburbs. Owner Tom McAuliffe described Monday as a soft opening for the restaurant, known for its award-winning pizza. “We’re planning a grand opening for a week or two after that, a big blowout,” he said. Durbin's has restaurants in Burbank, Evergreen Park, Midlothian, Tinley Park, Palos Hills and Frankfort. From Aug. 24 to 26, the original Burbank location is celebrating its 25th year with live music and more, including 1987 prices. The family run chain specializes in pizza, ribs, …
Monday, June 18, 2012
Offering up pizza, steaks, ribs and more, the family owned and operated chain will open a Plainfield location in under a month, owner Tom McAuliffe said.
A family owned eatery with a 25-year tradition is coming to Plainfield. Owner Tom McAuliffe said Durbin’s will take over the former Pom Poms All-American Bar & Grill location, 16031 S. Lincoln Highway, within the next month. The restaurant has been vacant since October 2010. “We’ve been looking for a location and we know Plainfield is a good area,” McAuliffe said of the chain’s decision to come to the village. “They’re our kind of people.” The Plainfield branch will be the seventh in the Durbin’s family, joining locations in Burbank, Evergreen Park, Midlothian, Tinley Park, Palos Hills and Frankfort. Offering up pizza, ribs, chicken, steaks, burgers and even homemade doughnut holes, Durbin’s remains family owned and operated, McAuliffe …