If you've got wit, add your punchline to Patch's weekly comic and win a personalized print.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your south suburban neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch. Congratulations to Joel, who provided the winning punchline to last week's Polar Bear comic: Oh honey, I'm Bi-Polar.
After residents report getting overcharged for cabs to and from the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Tinley Park looks at toughening rules for cab companies.
After numerous reports of people taking cabs from mainstays like the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre getting taken for a metaphoric ride along with the physical one, Tinley Park is looking at toughening up its rules for cabs. The village board Building and Compliance Committee on Tuesday looked at possible new rules for taxis, including required background checks for cab drivers and standardized fares. The issue hit a fever pitch over the summer when a concertgoer reported being charged $100 for the two-mile ride between "The Bank" and a hotel on 183rd Street and another reported being charged $40 for what would have been a $15 fare if the meter were running. "It happens all the time, but this will put a lot of meat into (enforcement)," …