Troost and Lansing Public Library bring coffee and books together

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 11, 2020) – When Lansing Public Library Director Debbie Albrecht was ready to launch a new type of digital library, she chose Troost (rhymes with “host”) as the host location. It was a natural partnership. Not only is Albrecht at the coffee shop every morning for her own caffeine … Read more

One Trick Pony included in Dixie Highway Brewery Trail Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 19 information provided by Evil Horse Brewing CRETE, Ill. (October 15, 2019) – Seven southside breweries will be featured at the inaugural Dixie Highway Brewery Trail Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 19, at Blue Island Beer Company on historic Old Western Avenue. The trail is the first of its kind in the Chicago area … Read more

Three days of family fun planned for Lansing Autumn Fest

by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (October 2, 2019) – Lansing Autumn Fest returns October 11-13 for a weekend of fall fun. Festival Chair Dan Centracchio is anticipating a successful and smooth year as the event returns for the second time to the upgraded Fox Pointe location. “This time of year a lot of other communities … Read more

24th annual Dutch Fest 2019 scheduled for September 28

information provided by Elim Christian Services CRESTWOOD, Ill. (September 21, 2019) – Dutch Fest begins at 7:30am on Saturday, September 28. The annual event is held on the grounds of Elim Christian Services, 13020 S. Central Avenue in Crestwood, Illinois. Admission and parking are free. The day includes a variety of ethnic Dutch food, beginning … Read more

Head Honchos: two September performances in Lansing, Illinois

Head Honchos

September 6 at Bottoms Up; September 28 at JJ Kelleys information provided by Doug Deutsch PR LANSING, Ill. (September 1, 2019) – Head Honchos return to Lansing with a performance at Bottoms Up Bar & Grill (1696 Thornton-Lansing Road) on Friday, September 6, starting at 9:00pm. The Valparaiso-based band will be performing selections from Bring … Read more

Lansing’s La Soga chosen by Univision to host Desayuno con El Primo Rafa

Thursday, August 22, 6:00am by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (August 21, 2019) – “I’m a little nervous,” admits Martha Muñoz, who owns Taqueria La Soga with her husband Gilberto. The Mexican restaurant at 19267 Burnham Avenue was chosen by Radio La Que Buena (FM105.1) to host their popular radio show “El Primo Rafa” (“Cousin Rafa”) … Read more