Posts Tagged “Southwest suburbs”

Bob Bong on Business: Hobo stores closing

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Bob Bong on Business: Hobo stores closing

Bob Bong on Business: Hobo stores closing By Bob Bong In 1996, Home Owners Bargain Outlet rose out of the ashes of the Handy Andy bankruptcy. The chain of discount home improvement stores eventually grew to seven including locations at 8716 S. Cicero Ave. in Oak Lawn and 1693 Plainfield Road in Crest Hill. Other…

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LaGrange-based social services agency, Pillars, receives Lipinski grant

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LaGrange-based social services agency, Pillars, receives Lipinski grant

LaGrange-based social services agency, Pillars, receives Lipinski grant Lipinski Announces Grant for Pillars Community Health in La Grange Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) is announcing that the Pillars Community Health Center in La Grange has been awarded a federal grant through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  The organization will receive $243,200 to help expand…

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Briefs: Seymour Hersh’s Southwest Suburban roots

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Briefs: Seymour Hersh’s Southwest Suburban roots

Briefs: Seymour Hersh’s Southwest Suburban roots The hidden Southwest SuburbanChicagoland stories of Seymour Hersh, in Oak Lawn and Evergreen Park, and his publication of his own small community newspaper, revealed in his blockbuster new book “Reporter” By Ray Hanania Biographies of award-winning journalist #SeymourHersh leave out a very significant aspect of his career that he describes as having…

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Villanueva named successor to Tabares in 21st Illinois House District

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Villanueva named successor to Tabares in 21st Illinois House District

Villanueva named successor to Tabares in 21st Illinois House District Community activist Celina Villanueva was named Monday night as the new State Representative for the 21st Illinois House district to fill the vacancy created when State Rep. Silvana Tabares who resigned to accept appointment as alderman of Chicago’s 23rd Ward. Villanueva, a youth engagement activist…

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The key to a good deli is a great corned beef sandwich

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The key to a good deli is a great corned beef sandwich

The key to a good deli is a great corned beef sandwich Always on the hunt for a great corned beef sandwich. It’s not easy when you live in Chicagoland’s Southwest Suburbs, but there are a few that come close. Nothing like the great corned beef sandwiches you can get at Manny’s in the south…

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Finding the best Sunday Brunch restaurants

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Finding the best Sunday Brunch restaurants

Finding the best Sunday Brunch restaurants It seems like the Sunday Brunch has gone out of style or something. A lot of the great restaurants that once offered wide variety brunch menus seem to have disappeared. But if you look hard enough, there are a few worth the effort on a late Sunday morning By…

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Marie Newman announces candidacy for 3rd Congressional District

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Marie Newman announces candidacy for 3rd Congressional District

Marie Newman announces candidacy for 3rd Congressional District Move Forward With A Strong, Collaborative Voice Representing the 3rd District In today’s highly charged political climate, there is a critical need to push forward. This means creating a world that is accepting, efficient, and works for everyone. Sadly, overgrown bureaucracy has dominated politics, preventing us from…

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New Middle East restaurant in Orland Park

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New Middle East restaurant in Orland Park

New Middle East restaurant in Orland Park Orland Park has added one more quality Middle East restaurant to its growing stable of great restaurants, Qasr al-Deyafah on 159th Street. The Mediterranean cuisine is among the region’s best. It’s the perfect place for Americans to experience the best Middle East foods By Ray Hanania I’m constantly on…

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What’s Peotone’s Impact On Midway Airport?

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What’s Peotone’s Impact On Midway Airport? By RAY HANANIA Southwest News-Herald Newspaper, Friday, October 25, 2013 We hear a lot about the third airport that everyone wants to build in the “South Suburbs.” But we don’t hear enough about Midway Airport. I have been a Southwest Sider almost all of my life, migrating with my…

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