Sixth annual NCJW Garden Walk to showcase area’s finest outdoor spaces

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria is returning to Flossmoor.

Village board members Monday unanimously approved a special use permit allowing Malnati’s, one of the Chicago area’s best-known purveyors of deep dish pizza, to open a carryout/delivery restaurant in the Flossmoor Commons shopping center.

Sasha Milosavlyevich, Malnati’s director of facilities and real estate, told the board that the family-owned chain first opened a restaurant in Flossmoor Commons in the mid-1970s. It was the third Malnati’s restaurant opened by the company.

In 1978, Lou Malnati, the restaurant’s . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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