Vice District Brewing owners Curtis Tarver and Quintin Cole are excited about progress at their new facility in downtown Homewood. A spring opening is expected for both the Vice District brewery and taproom, to be located at 18027-18029 Dixie Highway.
The calendar for the 2017-2018 school year was unanimously approved Monday by the Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education. The calendar has only minor changes from recent years and is being coordinated with neighboring school districts. However, the board may later discuss how one of the holidays is labeled.[Read More…]
Mateo Garcia as he expects he might look when he is 100 years old. Friday, Feb. 10, was the 100th day of school for student Homewood District 153. The kindergarteners at Willow School found a fun way to celebrate by pretending to be people 100 years from now. They came as grandmas and[Read More…]
Andrea Denney, pastor at Calvary United Protestant Church in Park Forest, will be the guest presenter discussing “The Bible is Not a Weapon” at the 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22 meeting of LighthouseLGBTQ at the Flossmoor Community Church House, 847 Hutchinson Rd., Flossmoor. Denney, a graduate of the Chicago Theological[Read More…]
A customer reads a sign on the front door of Grady’s Grille on Saturday evening. The sign alerts patrons that the restaurant will be closed until sometime in March for renovations. The sign urges customers to check the restaurant’s website for news about the re-opening date. (Photo by Eric Crump/H-F[Read More…]
The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) will welcome guest maestro Darko Butorac as conductor for its 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, performance “Opposites Attract.” The concert is at Lincoln-Way West Performing Arts Center, 21701 Gougar Road in New Lenox. Butorac will direct the orchestra’s performances of Verdi’s “La forza del[Read More…]
Six finalists for the position of superintendent are being interviewed by members of the Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education as the process to fill the spot by the end of February remains on track. As for the final applicants, Board of Education President Stephen Paredes said, “They’re all superstars,[Read More…]
Two years after a misrouted truck caused parkway and sidewalk damage in Flosssmoor, village officials have determined the bill for damages is uncollectible.
Flossmoor officials are hosting a “State of the Village” town hall meeting this month. The event is scheduled for 7:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 27 at the village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road. Mayor Paul Braun announced the town hall event during Monday’s village board meeting. According to a village press[Read More…]
A Homewood woman, Marie Goulet, is helping bring a performance of “The Vagina Monologues” to Governors State University as part of V-Day Chicago, a world-wide fundraising and awareness event with the mission to end violence against women.