Village Motel 6871 N Milwaukee Ave, Niles, IL60714 This is a small and budget oriented motel on the south side of town. It has cable TV and the rooms are air-conditioned.…More The motel is close to all public transportation, inlcluding O'Hare Airport.
On most afternoons, severeal middle and high-school students walk or take the free bus to the Niles Teen Center,…More located inside the Golf Mill Mall. There, director Mark Williams, a former middle school teacher, and his staff supervise as the students do homework, work on computers, watch TV or play Wii, swim in the pool and play board games. The staff also provides tutoring and, with input from Niles Family Services, assistance to teens who may be experiencing challenges in their personal lives. Interns from Niles Family Services also visit the Center once a week.
The Teen Center organizes special events, such as movie nights, dances, lock-ins, game tournaments and dance classes. There are also field trips to bowling alleys, baseball games, the beach and other fun places. Kids can also earn community service hours by tutoring younger students.
The Teen Center is open to teens in sixth through twelfth grades. It is operated by the Village of Niles. Membership is $20 annually for teens who live in Niles or attend a school located in the village, and $35 for teens who do not.
The Niles Teen Center expanded in 2010 to include a large game/video/recreation room, a large TV room/lounge, a computer lab and study area, a library area and a lobby with a basketball hoop. Entertainment includes Playstation II, Xbox 360 Live, Wii, foosball, bumper pool, air hockey, darts, DVDs and cable TV, Guitar Hero, DDR, arts and crafts and educational workshops.
DMZ Cafe 9353 N Milwaukee Ave, Niles, IL60714 This neighborhood bar is located in the Millbrook shopping plaza, across from Golf Mill. A wide screen TV and unique…More furniture gives this bar a "techno-modern" atmosphere. A wide variety of beer is available on tap.
Dear Franks 5699 W Touhy Ave, Niles, IL60714 This bright and clean hot dog eatery offers beef dogs, 1/3-lb burgers, sandwiches, salads and desserts, along with a…More kids' menu. You order your food at the counter, where fast and friendly employees get it ready quickly. Tables are available where you can watch the latest news or game on TV, or you can sit outside. Dear Franks also offers special deals for fundraising events.