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Vice District Brewing nearing opening in Homewood

After more than two years, Vice District Brewing appears to be closing in on an opening for its Homewood location. Village Manager Jim Marino confirmed the business’s liquor license will be on the agenda for the July 24 board of trustees meeting.

SSMMA Six Flags ticket specials

The South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association is making reduced tickets available for Six Flags Great America.
 
The villages of Homewood and Flossmoor are members of SSMMA. Using the association’s promo code can save money on tickets.
 
The tickets are available for July 27, 28 and 29 and Aug. 3, 4 and 5.
 

Guilty plea in Flossmoor downtown shooting ends case against man

Nearly two years after a shooting in downtown Flossmoor electrified the community, an Indiana man has pleaded guilty to a hate crime and reckless discharge of a firearm, both felonies.
 
Bryan Oedzes made the guilty plea Thursday in the Markham courthouse, said Tandra Simonton, a spokeswoman for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office.
 

Annual Trail Mix music festival on Saturday adds fine art to the mix

Trail Mix is back for its third year, and the annual outdoor concert, sponsored by the Theatre Arts Leadership Kouncil, will have more music and will add a new art show, according to organizers.
 

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