Posts Tagged “Toyota Park”

More than hot dogs

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More than hot dogs

More than hot dogs “Top Chef” ups food ante at Toyota Park By Steve Metsch If you get hungry at Toyota Park while attending a Chicago Fire game, there’s now more than hot dogs or nachos to choose from. The makers of “Top Chef,” a TV series on Bravo Media, now have a concession stand…

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Scorching fun in Bridgeview

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Scorching fun in Bridgeview

Scorching fun in Bridgeview Pepper eating contest caps first hot sauce expo By Steve Metsch Standing on the stage, shoveling into his mouth the hottest peppers known to man, Jonathan Gilbert appeared ready to keel over or hurl a few times Sunday. But the 6-foot-10 man from Chicago’s Portage Park neighborhood managed to persevere. He…

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Hot times in Bridgeview

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Hot times in Bridgeview

Hot times in Bridgeview Chi-Town Hot Sauce Expo hits Toyota Park  By Steve Metsch Things will be heating up at Toyota Park this weekend, and it’s not another blast of hot summer weather. Rather, it’s hot recipes, hot sauce and plenty of hot peppers. The first-ever Chi-Town Hot Sauce Expo will be held Saturday and…

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Toyota Park: Through the years

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Toyota Park: Through the years

Toyota Park: Through the years It’s hosted soccer, music legends, ethnic festivals  By Steve Metsch Bridgeview’s Toyota Park – which will be renamed SeatGeek Stadium starting in 2019 – has been home to some historic and memorable events since it opened in June 2006. First and foremost, it’s been home to the Chicago Fire, a…

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Hello, SeatGeek Stadium 

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Hello, SeatGeek Stadium 

Hello, SeatGeek Stadium Bridgeview approves renaming of Toyota Park By Steve Metsch and Ray Hanania By unanimous vote, the Bridgeview Village Board has approved a partnership which will have a new name for what’s long been called Toyota Park SeatGeek and the village have agreed on naming the popular soccer and concert venue SeatGeek Stadium…

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Bridgeview Stadium is an investment in our future

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Bridgeview Stadium is an investment in our future

Bridgeview Stadium is an investment in our future Toyota Park changes its name to SeatGeek Stadium, remaining one of the Southwest Side and suburbs most valuable economic assets next to Midway Airport in driving up home, jobs and economic wellbeing in the Southwest Region By Ray Hanania For many years, the Southwest Side and suburbs…

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Village of Bridgeview Announces SeatGeek Stadium

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Village of Bridgeview Announces SeatGeek Stadium

Village of Bridgeview Announces SeatGeek Stadium SeatGeek to take over naming rights for Toyota Park upon completion of 2018 Chicago Fire season BRIDGEVIEW, IL and NEW YORK, NY (April 19, 2018) — SeatGeek and the Village of Bridgeview today announced a partnership for the naming rights to SeatGeek Stadium, the venue currently known as Toyota…

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Bridgeview treats seniors to Halloween lunch

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Bridgeview treats seniors to Halloween lunch

Bridgeview treats seniors to Halloween lunch About 300, some in costumes, attend Toyota Park event  By Steve Metsch The day after the Chicago Fire lost a playoff game, Toyota Park was still a festive place to be. That’s because a Halloween luncheon, sponsored by Mayor Steve Landek and the village board and free to Bridgeview…

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Bridgeview looks to add hotel

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Bridgeview looks to add hotel

Bridgeview looks to add hotel Lodging near Toyota Park for soccer and music fans  By Steve Metsch The Bridgeview Village Board voted 6-0 at its Aug. 2 meeting to rezone 2.2 acres of the south parking lot at Toyota Park with an eye toward future development. During the meeting, Mayor Steve Landek said, “That’s rezoning…

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Performances announced for 2nd annual Chicago Open Air Fest July 14 – 16

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Performances announced for 2nd annual Chicago Open Air Fest July 14 – 16

Performances announced for 2nd annual Chicago Open Air Fest July 14 – 16 Featuring KISS, Ozzy Osbourne, Korn & More, ReverbNation Battle Of The Bands Contest Is Now Open, Allowing One Unsigned Band To Take The Festival Stage, Loudwire Premieres New Installment In “The Vikings Are Coming!” Animated Video Series Performance times have been announced for the 40-plus bands…

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Kiss, Ozzy Osbourne headline Toyota Park July 14 – 15, 2017

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Kiss, Ozzy Osbourne headline Toyota Park July 14 – 15, 2017 Headlines Kiss, Ozzy Osbourne and Korn will be joined by Rob Zombie, Slayer, Godsmack, Megadeth, Stone Sour, Seether, Anthrax and many more. Onsite attractions including food experiences, Headbangers Bier Hall, David Ellefson Coffeehouse, the Caduceus Wine Garden and kickoff dinner with Jose Mangin at Chicago…

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