• John LaFlamboy (left), Kitty Zombie (middle) and Mike Bradecich pose in front of the tree house which was built on location at Legacy Paintball park in Lockport. (Photo Submitted)

    LTHS grad directs ‘The Adventures of Kitty Zombie’ pilot

    July 29, 2014 By Alan P. Henry, Staff Writer News

    Thirty years ago, John LaFlamboy and his childhood pals were riding their bikes through the trails in Homer Glen to get to their tree forts and brace for battle.

  • Pictured is Wei’s Great Wall’s sweet-and-sour chicken, with white rice. The chicken is lightly breaded and fried in vegetable oil, and the sweet-and-sour sauce includes chunks of pineapple and green pepper. (Meredith Dobes/22nd Century Media)

    Award-winning Wei’s Great Wall arrives in Orland Park

    July 29, 2014 By Meredith Dobes, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Twenty years of success with a steady flow of orders at the original Wei’s Great Wall in Kankakee led to the restaurant’s expansion into Orland Park.

  • Pictured are Cakes XO staff members (left to right) Cody Houlihan, Shanon Vanoskey, owner Joanne Saccomanno, Ines Bautista and Barbara Sass. Located at 14929 Archer Ave. in Lockport, the bakery offers a wide selection of specialty cakes and cupcakes, cookies, pastries and gluten-free items. (Photos by Felicitas Cortez/22nd Century Media)

    Ready to kiss and hug a cupcake?

    July 23, 2014 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Cakes XO now open on Archer Avenue

    Something sweet is coming to Lockport. 

  • Pictured is a steampunk sculpture along the Illinois and Michigan Canal in Lockport created by Legacy 3D, a company affiliated with Legacy Paintball Park in Lockport. Legacy Paintball Park will host an Airsoft Battle Steampunk Open Play Event Sunday, July 27 as part of the Summer Art Series Celebration Weekend. Pictured in the background are some of the “River Weaving” art installations along the canal created by artist John Siblik that also are part of the Summer Art Series. (Dennis D. Jacobs/22nd Century Media)

    Steampunk invasion to hit Lockport this weekend

    July 23, 2014 By Beth Krooswyk, Staff Writer News

    Residents encouraged to enjoy Lockport’s Summer Art Series Gala weekend

  • Lockport Township High School graduate Shaunna Weber (23) tries to carry the ball around a defender while playing lacrosse for Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. (Photo submitted.)

    Coming out stronger on the other end

    July 18, 2014 By Ryan Wallace, Staff Writer Sports
    Tumultuous start turns into positive story for LTHS grad