• Brass Buckle Band front man Dru Dow (center) plays to the crowd Thursday, July 21, during the band’s performance at Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Brass Buckle Band brings high-energy country to TP

    July 25, 2016 By F. Amanda Tugade, Assistant Editor Life & Arts
    For Lisa Skraba’s 23rd birthday on Thursday, July 21, she decided to spend the evening with a couple of her closest friends and her mother attending last Thursday’s Concert in the Park at the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center Band Shell.
  • Lincoln-Way D210 debuts all-district marching band

    July 8, 2016 By Meredith Dobes, Contributing Editor Life & Arts
    Cary Ruklic was accustomed to the sound of Lincoln-Way West’s 50-some-member marching band, so when the West band instructor first heard the sound of the 320-member combined Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 ensemble, he was impressed.
  • Residents ask for mulligan with disc golf course

    July 8, 2016 By Lee Edwards, Freelance Reporter News, Village

    An 18-hole disc golf course is coming to Tinley Park but the community at-large has mixed emotions about its arrival.

  • Photo Submitted Actress/historian Leslie Goddard portrays Babe Didrikson Zaharias during a recent performance at the Tinley Park Public Library.

    The life of Babe

    July 1, 2016 By Jeff Vorva, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    To hear actress/historian Leslie Goddard tell it, Babe Didrikson Zaharias had a lot of the same qualities as the late Muhammad Ali.

    She was brash.

    She was a great athlete.

  • Hazel, a chocolate Labrador mix belonging to Tinley Park residents Carolyn and Richard Gomez, cools off in a pool during the Tinley Park-Park District’s Dogs of Summer Beach Pawty at the Canine Campus. Photos by Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media

    Dogs have their day at park district’s Canine Campus ‘pawty’

    July 15, 2016 By Jason Maholy, Staff Writer News

    Last year’s inaugural Dogs of Summer Beach Pawty was so successful the Tinley Park-Park District decided to make it an annual event.



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