Suburban Chicagoland News

  • 22 Sep 2019

    Dansk and Sparks join the Chicago Wolves

    Dansk and Sparks join the Chicago Wolves The Chicago Wolves announced Sunday that goaltenders Oscar Dansk and Garret Sparks have been assigned to the team by the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights. They’ll join the Wolves in time for Monday’s official start to training camp. Dansk served as the workhorse for the Wolves’ run to the...

  • 21 Sep 2019

    Going out in style

    Going out in style Dukes, vintages cars bid farewell with a party By Steve Metsch Glancing around the crowded parking lot filled with classic cars and car buffs of all ages, Kevin Lawrence said he will miss Dukes Drive-In. Forty-four years of Italian beefs and – more importantly to those there  – 44 years of...

  • 21 Sep 2019

    Chicago Wolves add nine players as training camp nears

    Chicago Wolves add nine players as training camp nears The Chicago Wolves announced Friday that nine players, including three who helped the team reach the 2019 Calder Cup Finals, have been assigned to the organization by the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights. Forwards Paul Cotter, Lucas Elvenes, Ben Jones, Jake Leschyshyn, Jermaine Loewen, Tye ...

  • 17 Sep 2019

    Second half powers Nazareth

    Second half powers Nazareth Big rally “shows what we can do,” Morris says By Steve Metsch After being pushed around by Fenwick’s football team in the first half Sept. 13, Nazareth Academy knew something had to change. The host Roadrunners were clinging to a 7-0 lead after Riley Theobald’s 16-yard touchdown run in the second...

  • 17 Sep 2019

    SeatGeek has the blues

    SeatGeek has the blues Windy City Blues Fest in Bridgeview Oct. 5 By Steve Metsch The Windy City Blues Fest scheduled to return in October has a new home, SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview. Last year, it was held over a three-day September weekend in Lyons. This year, it, will be held on a single day,...

  • 17 Sep 2019

    Newman receives endorsement of Ocasio-Cortez

    Newman receives endorsement of Ocasio-Cortez Update: Newman’s announcement of an endorsement sparked criticism from Congressman Dan Lipinski. His comments are posted at the end of this story Marie Newman, Democratic candidate for Congress in Illinois’ Third Congressional District, announced Tuesday, Sept 17, that she will be receiving ...

  • 13 Sep 2019

    Vince Gill does it all

    Vince Gill does it all Country superstar and band are dazzling  By Steve Metsch There were many memorable moments in Vince Gill’s concert Thursday night at the Chicago Theatre. There was his banter with and eventual silencing of a loud obnoxious woman sitting near the front of the stage. There were amusing stories from his...

  • 11 Sep 2019

    9/11 remembered in Summit

    9/11 remembered in Summit “It was like God went silent” – woman recalls By Steve Metsch Wendy Esposito will never forget the “eerie quiet” of that September evening 18 years ago. Esposito was sitting on the front stoop of her home on 55thPlace in Summit, perhaps 12 hours after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New...

  • 10 Sep 2019

    Gov. Pritzker, 11 Governors Urge Federal Action to Address the Gun Violence Epidemic

    Gov. Pritzker, 11 Governors Urge Federal Action to Address the Gun Violence Epidemic Governor JB Pritzker and 11 governors from across the country are urging President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to enact sensible gun legislation to help protect the American public from the gun violence epidemic. Since the federal assault ...

  • 10 Sep 2019

    Presidential candidate Warren endorses Newman for Congress

    Presidential candidate Warren endorses Newman for Congress Democratic Presidential contender Elizabeth Warren announced Tuesday that she is endorsing Marie Newman in the March 2020 Democratic Primary election for The Illinois 3rd Congressional District. The seat is currently held by Congressman Dan Lipinski. Two other Democrats have also ...

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  • More than 30,000 people attended the four-day Mexican Independence Day celebration hosted by Town President Larry Dominick and the Town of Cic bro, held from Thursday thur Sunday, Sept. 12 - 15, 2019. More than 30,000 people attended the festival and viewed the two hour long parade which featured more than 30 floats. Photo courtesy of the Town of Cicero

    Cicero celebrates Mexican Independence Day Parade By Alejandra Herrera President Larry Dominick, the Cicero Board of Trustees together with The Cicero Mexican Cultural Committee, CMCC, hosted the annual Mexican Independence Day Parade. The parade took place Sunday, September 15th, starting at Cermak and Austin. As early as 11:30am all the floats and participants were ready...

  • Graphic depicting fires savaging the Amazon forests, designed by Extinction Rebellion Chicago

    Chicagoland activists fight Amazon fires in Brazil Local members of the climate emergency group, Extinction Rebellion, and allied groups  Greenpeace, Rising Tide, Indivisible, as well as concerned individuals gathered for a protest outside the Brazilian Consulate to express and demonstrate solidarity with the indigenous  people being adversely affected by the fires being set by farmers,...

  • Geja's Cafe, Fondue specialities

    Geja’s Café Debuts Giro d’Italia – A Tour of Italy Wine Festival A three-month wine festival that features 18 carefully selected wines from 17 wine regions of Italy for a full-bodied experience all can enjoy Chicago’s oldest wine bar, Geja’s Café, perfectly nestled at 340 W. Armitage Ave, is welcoming the upcoming fall season with...

  • Charter Fitness exercise equipment

    Charter Fitness goes “All Access” raises fees We are proud to announce that we now offer 24 hour access to our Orland Park location with select plans. In addition, we now offer four different memberships to accommodate when you want to workout, where you want to workout and if you want professional guidance during your...

  • Typical Suburban street view. Courtesy of Wikipedia

    Chicago home values rank among lowest in nation Chicago ranks among the worst in terms of owning a home among 300 cities across the country, and among the worst in the top 64 largest cities in the country. A new study by WalletHub compares the health of the real estate market in 300 cities and...