Oct. 22 Boogie Nights bash revives '70s, '80s

BOOgie Nights, one of the Homewood-Flossmoor area’s premier costume parties, is returning for its ninth year. This year’s party will flash back to the era of platform shoes, disco outfits and lots of hair. Organizers say costume attire from the 1970s and 1980s is highly encouraged. Hosted by The Community Board of The Cancer Support Center, the party is taking place from 8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 22 at Wiley’s Grill, 800 Kedzie Avenue in Flossmoor.

Letters flow into words at Homewood Library’s Spell Check

The teams huddled to finalize the correct spelling of words in the Homewood Public Library’s Spell Check event on Saturday, Oct. 1. The Queen Bees team eventually prevailed at the fundraising event.

Zombie run returns to Apollo Park Oct. 22 as H-F band trip fundraiser

Zombies on the loose! For brave souls who dare, Apollo Park will once again be the scene of red-hot zombie action – and it’s all for a good cause. My Big Fat Greek Zombie Run, a fundraiser for the 2017 spring break overseas trip for the Homewood-Flossmoor High School band, is slated at the park from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22.

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria returns to Flossmoor next week

Construction crews are putting the final touches on Flossmoor’s Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria, which is scheduled to open next week.

Malnati’s carryout and delivery restaurant will open on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 3315 Vollmer Road in Flossmoor.

In recent weeks, crews have been doing extensive renovation work at the Malnati’s space in Flossmoor Commons shopping center, the former site of Flavor Restaurant.

State suspends ‘adored’ Flossmoor doctor’s medical license

Community reactions were mixed to last week’s suspension of Dr. Ming Te Lin, a well-known – and unorthodox – physician who has practiced in Flossmoor for decades.

Supporters and critics of Dr. Lin in the Homewood-Flossmoor area voiced their opinions on social media following the temporary suspension of his medical license on Sept. 28 by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).

Two H-F teams take honors at U of I Scholastic Bowl competition

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School Scholastic Bowl A-team took third place and the B-team took eighth place in state competition.

The teams competed against other top-ranked Illinois high schools at the Early Bird Tournament at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Saturday, Oct. 1.

Ecological work at Coyote Run Golf Course wins award for H-F Park District

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District will be honored Friday, Oct. 7, with the 2016 Sustainable Landscaping and Bio-solids Beneficial Re-use Award from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD).

Dave Ward, superintendent of golf, will be accepting the award for work done at the park district’s Coyote Run Golf Course. The presentation will be made at the 2016 Sustainability Summit in Chicago hosted by MWRD.

Oct. 8 public art fundraiser features auction of unique works of art: chairs

Art lovers who “Pull Up a Chair” next month will help support Flossmoor’s Sculpture Garden and other public art. But they may also walk away with a work of art that’s a unique piece of furniture.

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