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- Bob Bong
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Chuck’s Fest, a beer, food and music extravaganza, returns this weekend to Toyota Park in Bridgeview. The fest was started in 2008 by Chuck Pine, owner of Chuck’s Southern Comforts Café in Burbank. The three-day festival moved two years ago to Toyota Park. A new food offering this year will be smoked goat, which will be done on Saturday at the fest alongside Birrieria Zaragoza, a Mexican restaurant in Chicago renowned for its roast goat. Back this year will be the beer tasting on Saturday featuring 80 brewers serving more than 120 craft beers. “It’s probably the biggest beer tasting event in Chicago,” Pine said. “We’ll have VIP tasting from noon to 3 p.m. for $45 to give connoisseurs a jump on the sampling. They’ll be able to sample …
Home Run Inn is expected to open its newest location in October at 109th Street and Western Avenue in Beverly/Mt. Greenwood. Oak Lawn Ice Arena celebrates grand re-opening on Thursday.
- Bob Bong
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Minnesota-based Famous Dave’s restaurant chain earlier this month signed a lease for a 3,600-square-foot barbecue restaurant at 2851 W. 95th St. in the former Little Gym at Evergreen Pointe shopping center. The Evergreen Park Village Board approved a business license and wine and beer liquor license for Famous Dave’s back in April. The restaurant is now hiring managers and other employees. Job candidates can apply online at Famous Dave’s Evergreen Park. Once open, hours will be from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays to Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. The chain operates more than 170 restaurants in the United States. The nearest one is in Orland Park. The Oak Lawn Ice Arena, which was closed for the summer to …