Bolingbrook Promenade 3rd Annual Holiday Market

The Promenade is having their 3rd Annual Holiday Market at the Promenade Bolingbrook. THINGS WILL BE DIFFERENT THIS YEAR. They will have both inside and outside vendors set up on Row Street and will be using the Corner Store (currently ...

Wine & Cheese Company Wine event

Celebrate with Wine & Cheese Company this Sunday, November 8, for their 1st Anniversary in the Wine Garden. They will be operating under COVID restrictions for everyone’s safety.

Halloween in Shorewood

Halloween can be a fun time for kids of all ages. The Village of Shorewood understands that many residents are looking forward to trick-or-treating and other festivities. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to use caution and plan ahead ...

Serena, Osaka meet semifinals rivals tonight, 2020 US OPEN, begins 6pmCT

Tonight's battle may set up reprise of 2018 Osaka, Serena clash

Record number of black tennis stars add drama to 2020 US OPEN

Osaka, Serena head to quarterfinals


It’s the Second Round of the US Open. Former tennis great James Blake is in the ESPN announce chair in the practice court shed. Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime is battling Britain’s Andy Murray on Arthur Ashe. Meanwhile, over on Louis Armstrong, ...


Naomi Osaka is at the top of her game. Two years ago, she won the US Open in a contentious emotional match against tennis titan Serene Williams. Since that dramatic win, she has become the highest paid female athlete in ...

Joliet receives grant for entryway beautification

thetimesweekly.com The City of Joliet will celebrate a beautification project focused on enhancing the entryways to Joliet made possible through a grant of $25,000 from the Canadian National EcoConnexions “From the Ground Up” program in the United States.

Local Foods Restaurant Week In Ottawa

Ottawa, IL is coming together for Local Food Restaurant Week, running September 5-14, 2020. The event is a celebration of local farmers and restaurants in the area coming together to offer special dishes at participating restaurants. Try a dish or ...

Cruisin’ Into Lockport Car Shows returning to Monday nights

Lockport, IL – The annual Cruisin’ Into Lockport car show is making its 2020 debut in new ways! Beginning Monday, August 3 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. classics and sports cars will line historic State Street downtown Lockport from ...

Happening’s at the Forest Preserve

Ultimate tree-hugger hunts for champion trees at Messenger Woods in Homer Glen Dave Shepard is on a mission to nominate Will County trees to the Illinois Big Tree Register. The environmental science teacher trekked to The Forest Preserve District of ...

Forest Preserve launches summer paddling with ‘bring your own boat’

Forest Preserve District of Will County paddling programs begin July 21 with a new format that requires participants to bring their own boats, paddles and personal flotation devices due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The change is designed to keep participants ...

2020 Heritage Corridor Ale Trail Passport

The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau launched their 2020 Heritage Corridor Ale Trail Digital Passport to help support its member breweries, tap rooms, and bottle shops. This is third year that the passport has been released, offering prizes to ...

Illinois players win over $428,000 in Mega Millions prizes

thetimesweekly.com In last week’s Mega Millions drawing, over 62,000 Illinois Lottery players took home prizes ranging from $2 to $20,000.

Goodman Theater postpones remaining season

Thetimesweekly.com As shelter-in-place due to COVID-19 continues in Illinois, Goodman Theatre expressed its intention to postpone the four remaining 2019/2020 Season productions to the upcoming 2020/2021 Season. These four shows include School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play by ...