Category: Food

A Winter Produce Market Pops Up In Maywood, Looks To Come Back

Sunday, February 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Dozens of Maywood residents, and even some people from other towns, flowed in and out of the village’s Multipurpose Building, 200 S. 5th Ave., in Maywood, on Feb. 17, for a first-of-its-kind winter pop-up produce market.

Shoppers perused the makeshift bazaar, which featured greens, snap peas, carrots, tomatoes, apples, bananas, grapes, mangoes and other fresh produce.

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New Grocery Store To Setup Shop In Former Ultra Foods Space

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The former Ultra Foods in Forest Park, which closed last year. | Forest Park Review File 

There’s a new grocery store coming to town and its name is Living Fresh Market, named after its plan to feature about 250 varieties of apples, oranges and other produce.

“We’re going to do our very best to fight for Forest Park folks to shop at the location,” said co-owner Ken Casaccio. “We want to make it as inviting as we possibly can for them, offer different services they’ve never had before here.”

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After $1M Makeover, Old Marquee Restaurant Reopens To Rave Reviews

Thursday, January 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Anthony Donato, owner of Broadview Family Restaurant. | VFP 

Jerome Watson, a Broadview resident who lives just up the street from Broadview Family Restaurant, 2417 Roosevelt Rd., in Broadview, had already been to the new and improved family establishment twice since it opened last Thursday.

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Old Marquee Reopens As Broadview Family Restaurant

Friday, January 12, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews || Updated: 5:34 p.m.

Featured image: Broadview Family Restaurant, in Broadview. | Courtesy Broadview Family Restaurant/Facebook 

The old Marquee Restaurant, located at 2417 W. Roosevelt Rd., in Broadview, reopened this week as the Broadview Family Restaurant, according to a statement released by village officials.

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A Sunday at Kathy’s Café

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A patron sipping coffee inside of Kathy’s Café in Maywood. | Sebastian Hidalgo

“I’ve had a lot of hungry days in my lifetime. That’s how I wound up in this business, basically,” said Dennis Moran, the owner of Kathy’s Café, 1008 S. 17th Ave. in Maywood, during a rare break from manning his kitchen last Sunday.

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Newly Remodeled Bellwood McDonald’s Officially Opens for Business

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey was 16 years old when he started working at McDonald’s — the first job he ever held.

“I worked at the one on 1st Ave. and Lake St. [in Maywood],” Harvey recalled, as Ray Nelson — who along with his wife, Jan, now owns that Maywood McDonald’s — looked on (the Nelsons met as teenagers while working at two different McDonald’s locations).

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Bellwood McDonald’s, Closed for Remodeling, to Reopen in Early October

Thursday, September 14, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Bellwood McDonald’s, which is nearing completion after several months of remodeling. | Shanel Romain/VFP

The Bellwood McDonald’s, located at 520 S. 25th Ave., will open in early October, according to marketing officials affiliated with the company.

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