Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The baseball and softball league began its 2013 season with the cry of 'Play ball!' on Sunday, April 21. Check out photos of the winning float from the Bulldogs' downtown parade and share your own.
The Tinley Park Bulldogs began its 2013 season for its baseball and softball teams this past weekend with its traditional Opening Day festivities. And for the Bulldogs, Opening Day doesn't just mean first games of the season. It also means a parade along Oak Park Avenue. Reader Jaime Ormond sent in these photos of winning overall float in this year's parade, which was Sunday, April 21. It belongs to the Pinto Boston Red Sox team. As float winners, the 7- and 8-year-olds on this team have earned a $300 party at Odyssey Fun World. Ormond said the following people deserve special thanks for their work on the float: Marc McCarey, Tom Ciolkosz, Aaron Ormond, Dan Spano, Bob Johnson and Mike Simmons. While Opening Day was sunny, the weather for …
Friday, November 30, 2012
Tinley Park starts celebrating the holidays this year with more events and activities from Friday to Sunday than you can shake a candy cane at. Check out what's going on and when.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Joe Vince
Friday, November 30, 2012
Although the weather outside might be the opposite of frightful this weekend—temperatures could be in the 50s and 60s—the Village of Tinley Park is letting residents know the holiday season has arrived with events and activities that run Friday through Sunday. Here's a look at what's on tap day-to-day. All events and activities are free. For more information and details, go to the Downtown Tinley website. Mayor's Tree Lighting Ceremony When: 6 p.m. Holiday music will be played, starting at 5:30 p.m. Where: Zabrocki Plaza, by the Oak Park Avenue Metra station What to expect: This year's 35-foot holiday tree gets the star treatment as village officials kick off the season with the annual tree lighting. Holiday Market When: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday…
Sunday, January 15, 2012
The parade committee canceled the event in 2009 due to the arrests and public drunkenness. Officials promise a "zero tolerance" policy regarding alcohol this year, but do you think that will be enforced?
The South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade is returning to Beverly in 2012 after a two-year hiatus. The South Side Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee canceled the event in 2009 because officials believed the parade, which had become a booze-soaked, arrest-fest — had become too much of a disruption to the neighborhood. But the Sun-Times reported that the Chicago Department of Transportation issued a permit to the parade committee for March 11. The catch? No booze allowed. Police will enforce a "zero-tolerance" policy. Details of the event aren't available yet, but the parade's Facebook page asks fans to stay tuned for news and updates. Without the South Side parade to attend, suburban alternatives attracted more parade-goers. …
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Marching bands, cheerleaders and even Frankfort Mayor Jim Holland participated in the procession Sunday.
The sun didn't come out, but the community sure did. Lincoln-Way North High School celebrated the start of Homecoming Week with a parade Sunday. The procession included scouts, the Summit Hill Junior High School marching band, cheer squads, members from the Frankfort Square Wildcats Football Association and Frankfort Mayor Jim Holland. L-W North plays Lincoln-Way West High School for its homecoming game Friday, Sept. 23. Take a look at our photo gallery for highlights of the event.
Friday, September 2, 2011
Plan to venture over to Frankfort for this weekend's fall festival? Here's a rundown of what you'll find there. You're welcome.
The Frankfort Fall Festival —a premiere outdoor event in the Southland — began this week and will continue through the weekend on and around Breidert Green. Frankfort Patch will be covering the event, but we know Tinley Park residents will be there, too. So we've got your guide to the schedule of events. WANT TO READ MORE FRANKFORT FALL FESTIVAL STORIES? Subscribe to our Frankfort Fall Festival feed for more articles on the topic. Friday: 5pm-9:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday: 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Monday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The procession begins at 1 p.m. Sunday, at the corner of Maple and Pacific streets. A piece of the World Trade Center also will be part of this year's parade. Where: Breidert Green How much: Free SATURDAY, SEPT. 3 11 a.m.-1 p.m.: …