The BBQ Bacon Burger ($7.99) at Burger 21 in Orland Park features applewood smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, onion strings, hickory BBQ sauce, a beef burger, lettuce and tomato on a brioche bun. It holds the honor of being the location’s most ordered burger. Photos by Bill Jones/22nd Century Media
July 18, 2017By Brittany Kapa, Assistant EditorNews
Crazy outfits, messy science experiments and a mad scientist all made for a very Wacky Wednesday.
Orland Park’s Recreation Department has been crafting fun summer activities for area children for years now. And Wacky Wednesday has been a staple of those offerings.
Dave & Buster’s offers a wide range of food options at it's family-friendly arcade. Bill Jones/22nd Century Media
Despite Dave & Buster’s long-standing slogan to “Eat, Drink, Play (and watch Sports),” its Orland Park location has fielded bizarrely similar calls over the past five years, with many first-timers not understanding why the “Eat” is actually first in the list of the entertainment center’s offerings.
Sandburg alumnus Tommy Carmody, a 6-foot-9 middle blocker, was named to Team USA’s roster this past month. Martin A. Folb/Pepperdine University
July 10, 2017By Steve Millar, Freelance ReporterSports
Volleyball is taking Tommy Carmody around the world.
Carmody, an Orland Park native and 2011 Sandburg graduate, finished his first professional season in May, playing for Valepa in Finland’s Champions League.
Francesca’s Vicinato’s Burrata con Pomodorini features the soft cheese alongside heirloom tomatoes and basil, topped with aged balsamic. (Bill Jones/22nd Century Media)
When Mia Francesca first opened in 1992 on Clark Street in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, it did not take reservations and reportedly saw lines down the street as word of mouth spread.
Its recent 25th anniversary celebration, featuring the original menu and throwback prices ...
The Village of Orland Park’s annual Taste of Orland Park celebration is to include a weekend filled with live entertainment, activities for all ages, community groups, bingo, a car show and food. Admission and parking are free for the Taste, held at the Orland Park Village Center, 14700 S. Ravinia Ave.
A highlight of the weekend and a community favorite is the free Kids’ Day event, featuring child-friendly activities and organizations.
The boys Ultimate Volleyball team B16 Gold recently tied for fifth at the Boys Junior National Volleyball Championships out of 36 teams from all over the United States and Puerto Rico.
The team went 6-3 at the event, winning a total of 14 sets, with a 1.1562 point ratio.