Matt Chmielewski will never forget what it was like to start his first college football game.
The Cast Iron Hot Brown ($16) at Tribes Alehouse in Tinley Park features roasted turkey breast, peppered bacon, Parmigiano-Reggiano, heirloom tomatoes and a Mornay sauce. Photos by Bill Jones/22nd Century Media
Regulars at Tribes — be it the Mokena Beer Company or the Tinley Park Alehouse — know that the menu is always subject to change.
Lockport resident Michel Pobst places her ballot inside the voting box at Vegan Cafe in downtown Lockport for “Down by the Water” by Suzanne Serna, which is one of 18 art pieces on display throughout downtown for the Local Artist Choice Awards. Photos by Jacquelyn Schlabach/22nd Century Media
July 10, 2018By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance ReporterNews
The legacy of Abraham Lincoln is always an aspect of Gallery Seven’s Fridays in the Park with Abe free concert series as it takes place on Lockport’s scenic Lincoln Landing, just north of the Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery.
Matt Ramos celebrates with the U.S. flag after taking home the gold medal in the Cadet World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia. Photos submitted
July 9, 2018By Erin Redmond, Freelance ReporterSports
This year, Matt Ramos gave the United States one heck of a birthday present: a gold medal.
The soon-to-be Lockport senior wrestler captured the 51-kilogram crown at the Cadet World Championships and stood high atop the podium, draped in the American flag, on July 4 in Zagreb, Croatia.
The classic Pat Benatar song “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” came out way before CJ Weins was born. But the recent Lockport Township graduate, who is going on to play baseball at Wabash Valley College, had his own version of that song this past season for the Porters.