Cook County Raises Newly Redesigned Flag

The newly redesigned flag of Cook County flags is raised over Daley Plaza on Sept. 24. | Courtesy Cook County Press  Thursday, September 29, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Cook County officials raised a newly redesigned flag at Daley Plaza in Chicago on Sept. 24. The flag-raising comes as the county nears its 200th anniversary. “I am humbled by […]

Radical Botanical On Madison Offers Care For Sick Plants

Carina Guerrero trims plants at Radical Botanical in Forest Park, on Sept. 24. | Alex Rogals/Staff  Thursday, September 29, 2022 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews  The first thing one notices about the plant store that opened two months ago at 7607 Madison St. is the sheer size and variety of plants visible through the storefront window. “I literally get […]

Gottlieb Fitness Center To Reopen Oct. 1 After Pandemic Closure

The  Gottlieb Center for Fitness in Melrose Park will reopen on Oct. 1. | Provided  Thursday, September 29, 2022 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  The Gottlieb Center for Fitness, 551 W. North Avenue (Entrance 7) in Melrose Park, will reopen on Oct. 1, said officials with Loyola Medicine, Gottlieb’s parent entity, in a statement released Sept. 29.  “After closing during […]

Bonchon Korean Fried Chicken Chain Coming To Melrose Park 

Winston Plaza in Melrose Park. | Google Earth  Thursday, September 29, 2022 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  A popular Korean friend chicken restaurant concept that has over 115 locations in the United States is coming to Melrose Park, the restaurant industry publication QSR reported on Sept. 29.  The publication said representatives with Bonchon announced on Sept. 29 that they […]

The Birria Craze Lands In Berkeley With New Taco Truck 

Patrons line up outside of Tacos El Amigazo in Berkeley on Thursday afternoon. | Michael Romain Thursday, September 29, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Birria, which is a popular steamed meat dish, is all the rage across the country.  “On Instagram, there’s a collective fetishization of cheese pulls in extreme close-ups, and images of tacos half-dipped in Styrofoam […]