Organic Veggie Boxes, Cooking Classes and Farm Visits Offered Right Out of Maywood
Community Development / Food / Health / Notification

Organic Veggie Boxes, Cooking Classes and Farm Visits Offered Right Out of Maywood

Monday, May 15, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews Time is running out to sign up for a veggie box for pickup in Maywood this summer. Deliveries begin on Thursday, June 8 and the last day to sign up is Saturday, May 27. Here’s a sample of last season’s boxes to give you an idea of … Continue reading

Friday Socials Coming to Meal of the Day Cafe in Maywood Starting May 12
Business / Events / Food / Lifestyle

Friday Socials Coming to Meal of the Day Cafe in Maywood Starting May 12

Paintings inside of Meal of the Day Cafe in Maywood. The restaurant is launching Friday after-work socials starting May 12. | File Tuesday, May 9, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews Meal of the Day Cafe, located on the fourth floor of Eisenhower Tower, 1701 S. 1st Ave., is launching a series of Friday after-work socials … Continue reading

New Tequila Lounge Opens in Melrose Park
Food / Business

New Tequila Lounge Opens in Melrose Park

A crowd of patrons attend the April 28 opening of La Tequileria, a new tequila lounge in Melrose Park. Below, Javier Aceves, General Contractor, David Suarez, Executive Manager (Co-Owner), Sergio Suarez and Mary Suarez, Owners, Ronald Serpico, Mayor of Melrose Park, Elliot Acosta, Manager. | Photos provided Monday, May 8, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews … Continue reading

Maywood Lands Food Truck, CJ’s BBQ Cruiser, Which Debuts Sunday
Business / Food / Noted

Maywood Lands Food Truck, CJ’s BBQ Cruiser, Which Debuts Sunday

CJ’s BBQ Cruiser, which is likely Maywood’s first licensed food truck, will open for business on Sunday. | Below left, the truck’s chef and owner, Chris Jossell, making it official. || Photos provided Wednesday, March 1, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 4:50 p.m. When Maywood native and Proviso East graduate Chris Jossell decided … Continue reading

Local Veterans Could Benefit from Enhanced Food Access with Pantry Expansion
Community Development / Food / Noted

Local Veterans Could Benefit from Enhanced Food Access with Pantry Expansion

Volunteers with the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry sort through fruit. | Wednesday Journal File Thursday, January 19, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews In a recent statement, the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry announced that it will expand its service area to include Hines, where the Freedom’s Path housing complex is … Continue reading

Melrose Park Ruby Tuesday Restaurant Closes Abruptly
Business / Food

Melrose Park Ruby Tuesday Restaurant Closes Abruptly

Ruby Tuesday in Melrose Park, which closed this week. | zomato.com Friday, July 29, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || @village_free   Ironically enough, as the Chicago Tribune reports, “Tuesday was the last day you could eat at a Ruby Tuesday restaurant in Illinois.” The restaurant has 10 locations across the state, including one in Melrose Park, … Continue reading