Giselle by the Joffrey Ballet review

Giselle by the Joffrey Ballet review
Giselle by the Joffrey Ballet Staged by: Lola de Ávila Music: Adolphe Adam Story by Snir Spinner The Joffrey Ballet kicks off the 2017-2018 season with a passionate story of young love and  forbidden pleasure. Performed for the first time in Paris, France over 170 years ago, Giselle is a timeless tale detailing the dissonance of... Read more »

Walgreens & Mayor Emanuel announce 300 tech jobs coming

Walgreens & Mayor Emanuel announce 300 tech jobs coming
Walgreens Tech Office in downtown Chicago announced the expansion of that office today. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Walgreens COO Alex Gourlay announced 300 tech jobs are coming to downtown Chicago.

Evergreen Park Hot Rod & Classic Car Show

Evergreen Park Hot Rod & Classic Car Show
On Friday, September 29th, many people gathered in Evergreen Park at Yukich Field for the annual Hot Rod & Classic Car Show! This annual event brings dozens of car enthusiasts to show off their classic and antique vehicles. This year’s event proceeds went to Anthony’s Avengers Defeat DIPG Foundation. Katie Gaskin founded the group in memory... Read more »
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Master Sergeant Israel Del Toro Day

Master Sergeant Israel Del Toro Day
September 3rd, or now known as “Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro Day” was the perfect day to recognize this “amazing American Hero,” said Mayor Tim Baldermann with a short parade and rally at the Village Commons in New Lenox. Israel Del Toro is a United States Air Force veteran who was seriously wounded in Afghanistan... Read more »

New Lenox Triple Play Concert Series comes to an end

New Lenox Triple Play Concert Series comes to an end
On the Off Chance, Living Colour, and the Barenaked Ladies were the final bands to take the stage for this summer’s New Lenox Triple Play Concert Series. I think this was one of the biggest crowds I’ve seen here this summer. The weather was perfect in the beginning, it wasn’t too hot or too cold,... Read more »

Lady A takes to the stage in Tinley Park

Lady A takes to the stage in Tinley Park
The “Heart Break” album has earn Lady Antebellum their fifth debut in the number 1 position in Billboard’s Top Country Album chart!  Their sixth studio album Heart Break sold over 53,000 copies at its release. Brett Young started the night with a short but powerful set to get the night of the a strong start.... Read more »
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 Triple play concert series: Round Three Collective Soul

 Triple play concert series: Round Three Collective Soul
Story By: Amanda McMahon The Gin Blossoms were one of the first bands to ever perform at the Triple Play Concert Series that started nine years ago in New Lenox, Illinois. This annual concert is held at the New Lenox Commons, which has plenty of green grass to accommodate the crowd during the string of... Read more »

The BoDeans perform in New Lenox during annual Triple Play series

The BoDeans perform in New Lenox during annual Triple Play series
Story by: Nicole Abdessalam New Lenox, IL–”It’s always a fun event. You don’t have to drive downtown and pay to park.” That’s a big perk according to New Lenox resident Vito Caponigro. He’s attended every Triple Play since its inception in 2009. He says his favorite band he’s seen to-date is Lynyrd Skynyrd. It’s the... Read more »

Phil Keaggy - Review of Orland Park Performance

Phil Keaggy - Review of Orland Park Performance
Story by: Nicole Abdessalam Calvary Church, Orland Park, IL–Not even the dreary Friday night weather could stop Grammy nominated guitarist, Phil Keaggy, from captivating. This was my first time seeing Phil, and being that I was unfamiliar with his work, I wasn’t sure what to expect. His graceful presence filled the soft purple backdropped stage... Read more »
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BARB WIRE DOLLS CD Review

Hailing from an artist commune on the island of Crete, BARB WIRE DOLLS sold everything they owned and left crisis-ridden Greece in 2010 for Los Angeles, at the invite of legendary KROQ DJ Rodney Bingenheimer. The band’s electrifying rock did not go unnoticed by the elder statesman of the Sunset Strip, the incomparable, irreplaceable Lemmy... Read more »