Posts Tagged “Lyons”

Snow on the pumpkins

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Snow on the pumpkins

Snow on the pumpkins Frosty weather can’t stop Lyons Halloween By Steve Metsch Lyons Public Works Director Ryan Grace perhaps put it best when he smiled, and said “Merry Christmas” before shaking a visitor’s hand at the village’s annual Halloween party. “What a nightmare. We’ve battling it all day. The wind blowing through the tents,…

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SeatGeek has the blues

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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,…

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Wall collapses in Lyons

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Wall collapses in Lyons

Wall buckles in Lyons Good Samaritan alerts village to danger By Steve Metsch When Steve Bortman arrived at work on Aug. 20, he noticed something didn’t look quite right across the street. The bricks on a two-story building, 7936 W. Ogden Ave. in Lyons, appeared to be buckling out toward the street. “You could see…

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Lyons block party a hit

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Lyons block party a hit

Lyons block party a hit Annual event filled with food and fun By Steve Metsch Lyons Village trustee Pat Alonzi was taking a well-deserved break Sunday afternoon. She rested on a folding chair during the annual block party she helps hosts every year in the village. “My legs,” she confided, “are killing me.” Alonzi, 81,…

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Lyons offers free concerts

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Lyons offers free concerts

Lyons offers free concerts From polka to rock, wide range covered By Steve Metsch A wide range of music will be heard this summer during Lyons’ Music In The Park concert series held in Veterans Park, 4100 Lawndale Ave. The series, which started July 10 with The Redmonds, will bring seven performers each of the…

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Mustangs’ chicken BBQ today

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Mustangs’ chicken BBQ today

Mustangs’ chicken BBQ today Lyons tradition is held for 65th straight year By Steve Metsch One of the most popular traditions in Lyons returns for a 65thstraight year. The Lyons Mustangs Athletic Club will once again host its chicken barbecue from noon to 7 p.m. today at the Mustangs Hall, 4047 Leland Ave. Mustangs President…

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