Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Too much to drink on New Year's Eve? Patch readers from Oak Lawn, Evergreen Park and Beverly-Mt. Greenwood recommend these surefire remedies to cure what ails ya.
If you had a little too much fun on New Year’s Eve and are paying dearly for it this morning, Patch has you covered. We asked our Facebook fans from Oak Lawn, Evergreen Park and Beverly-Mt. Greenwood for their surefire-works-60-percent-of-the-time hangover cures. So if you're looking to ease your aching head and nausea, run down this list and find a remedy that works for you. Connect to Patch: Oak Lawn / Evergreen Park / Beverly-Mt. Greenwood We've grouped them by category: Preventative, Food, Rehydration, Hair of the Dog, Over the Counter and So Odd They Might Just Work. Some of the cures use a combination of these methods. Water was a recurring theme, as well as Gatorade and a regular Coke, preferably one from McDonald's. Pedialyte came …
Sunday, December 30, 2012
These nearby cab companies will pick you up 24/7 if you've had too much New Year's Eve revelry.
Start the new year off right by not getting a DUI or into a wreck. These local cab companies offer their services 24/7 and are eager to get you home on New Year's Eve safe and sound. You driver will appreciate your business and your tip. Unfortunately, Oak Lawn and Evergreen Park won’t be participating in the New Year's Eve Safe Ride Home program. Residents of Palos Heights, Tinley Park, Orland Park, Mokena and New Lenox can call Stretch Limo Chicago at 1-855-230-1637 for a free ride home, but only from establishments within the participating towns. The program is funded by a $1,500 grant from the Michael P. Gordon Foundation and the aforementioned municipalities. Plug these numbers into your phone before you go out. If the line is busy, …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Find a place to celebrate New Year's Eve at one of these neighborhood hot spots.
Still need New Year's Eve plans? Patch has your New Year's Eve plans under control with these area events for families and adults. So strap on your party hat, grab your noisemaker and peruse our list of neighborhood events happening for Monday, Dec. 31, 2012: Riddles Comedy Club at 5055 W. 111th St., Alsip, is offering dinner and a show, followed by a DJ and dancing on New Year's Eve for $45 per person. Doors open at 7 p.m. Rock around the clock--literally--in Blue Island on New Year's Eve. Gather under the clock at Vermont Street and Western Avenue between 11:30 and midnight. There will be free party favors, fireworks and a lighted ball drop at midnight. FREE. We've included the flier. Wish all the animals 'Happy Zoo Year' at the …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Check out these interesting fun facts and trivia about New Year's Eve.
If you're celebrating New Year's Eve this year and find a lull in the conversation, impress your family and friends with this New Year's trivia.
Saturday, December 31, 2011
These nearby cab companies will pick you up 24/7.
Don’t start 2012 off with a DUI. As much as Oak Lawn can use the revenue, call a cab if you've had too much to drink tonight. These area cab companies offer their services 24/7 and will get you to where you need to be. Plug these numbers into your phone before you go out. If the line is busy, try again, or go down the list, but don't risk driving home drunk. Make your reservations early. Unfortunately, Oak Lawn won’t be participating in the New Year's Eve Safe Ride Home program. Residents of Palos Heights, Tinley Park, Orland Park, Mokena and New Lenox can call Carey Limousine Chicago Inc. at 1-800-752-5400 for a free ride home, but only from establishments within the participating towns. The program is funded by a $1,500 grant from the …
Friday, December 30, 2011
No cool fête or reservations in place? We've put together some events in the southwest suburbs to help you welcome 2012.
Still looking for the right place to ring in the new year? It's not too late. We've found some New Year's Eve parties you can still get in on. But don't wait much longer to make your reservations, and assume all events are 21 and up (unless noted). 95th Bar and Grill at the Hilton, Oak Lawn When: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Cost: No cover What's on tap? The bar is hosting a New Year’s Eve Dance Party featuring Night Life. Party favors will be distributed at midnight. 115 Bourbon Street, Merrionette Park When: Doors at 7 p.m., party starts at 9 p.m. Cost: $65 What's on tap? This New Year's Eve Bash features a slew of food, bands, DJs and top shelf liquor. Overnight hotel packages, including the party, are available at the Hampton Inn and Baymont Inn …
Inspiring cocktail recipes from the mothers of Oak Lawn.
Planning a New Year’s Eve house party? How about a swinging 1960s party complete with slinky dresses, suits and classic cocktail recipes that would send even Don Draper staggering for the door. Once again Patch dips into Oak Lawn’s vintage community cookbooks available in the Oak Lawn Library’s Local History Room for festive libations that will have your friends talking about your party until next New Year’s Eve. So get out the old Sinatra albums and have yourself a ring-a-ding-ding good time. Dolores Trezise Happiness is Homemade (1988) Pilgrim Faith United Church of Christ 2 tea bags 1 (6 oz.) frozen orange 1 c. boiling water juice 1 c. sugar 1 c. bourbon 1 (6 oz.) frozen lemonade 3 1/2 c. water Steep tea bags in boiling· water. Mix all …
Thursday, December 30, 2010
The south suburbs have a variety of New Year's Eve party options this year
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Thursday, December 30, 2010
Why schlep all the way to the city when there are some great parties in the 'burbs. Patch has your New Year's Eve plans under control with this rundown of neighborhood hot spots. So pack your noisemakers, strap on party hats and pick a place to ring in the new year. Classic Top 40 at Whitney's Cafe Time-travel with State Street to the days of Larry Lujack, Herb Kent and Dick Biondi playing your favorite Top 40 classics at Whitney's Café and 95th Street Bar and Grill in Hilton Oak Lawn. The no-cover bash includes hats and noisemakers for the NYE countdown, champagne specials throughout the night and all the boogie you can stand. Live music is from 8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Hilton Oak Lawn is located at 9333 S. Cicero Ave. For more information…