Tuesday, October 2, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 10/3/18
Featured image: Princess Lang, a 16-year-old Maywood resident, can sing, dance and act. | Chicago Academy for the Arts
Princess Isis Z. Lang’s parents, Terrence and Kisha Lang, must have known what they were doing when they named her, says the 16-year-old.
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Monday, September 3, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Harpo the Clown, a mainstay at the annual Taste of Melrose Park for close to a decade, shows a photo he took with Eugene Cernan, the astronaut. | VFP
During the last day of the 2018 Taste of Melrose Park, held this past Sunday, the popular Harpo the Clown opened up (in his own way) about his life as a performer. Silently, he presented one photo after another of the people he’s made laugh throughout his nearly 50-year career.
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Tom Kunkel, on the roof of his Urban Pioneer Group facility in Forest Park. | Forest Park Review file
Just up the street from his old stomping grounds at ReUse Depot, 50 Madison St. In Maywood, Tom Kunkel is building a revolution in values and living. A quick scansion of his body of work proves the point.
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