• Chicago Dough New Lenox owner Tim Waters (left) and chef Ernesto Lopez prepare a pizza for the daily lunch buffet. Photos by T.J. Kremer III/22nd Century Media

    The Dish: ‘Pizza philanthropist’ makes food for good; Chicago Dough Co. famous for pizza, being part of the community

    July 18, 2018 By T.J. Kremer III, Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Chicago is famous — or infamous — for many things. It is known as a sports town. There is the Sears Tower (sorry, Willis). And, of course, the food.
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    Athlete of the Week: 10 Questions with Hunter Stumpf

    July 17, 2018 By T.J. Kremer III, Editor Sports, Athlete of the Week
    Hunter Stumpf is an incoming freshman baseball player at Lincoln-Way Central
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    Pro-life demonstration comes to Mokena

    July 18, 2018 By T.J. Kremer III, Editor News, Community
    Around 20 volunteers from Pro-Life Action League lined the streets at the intersection of 191st Street and LaGrange Road July 11.
  • The cast of “Urinetown, the Musical” go through a dress rehearsal ahead of this weekend’s production. Shows are scheduled for Thursday, July 19-Sunday, July 22. Photos submitted

    Come for a laugh, but using restroom may cost you

    July 17, 2018 By Cynthia Freeman, Summer Intern Life & Arts, The Arts
    Those in the mood for a raucous laugh this weekend are in luck, but they may want to bring a change of pants, just in case. Curtain Call Theatre’s production of “Urinetown, the Musical” is a satirical comedic musical with controversial topics, such as the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, and civic politics.
  • Otis, a NAWS rescue dog, runs to greet people July 10 at the recently opened Resale for Rescues shop on Front Street in downtown Mokena. The shop’s inventory is donation-dependent, and the proceeds go directly to NAWS animal rescue to support their efforts of rescuing, rehabilitating and finding homes for abandoned or stray pets. Amanda Stoll/22nd Century Media

    Resale shop opens in Mokena to benefit local animal shelter

    July 17, 2018 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor News, Community
    Besides adopting, volunteering or donating, locals can now add shopping to the list of things they can do to help out NAWS animal rescue in Mokena.


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