Friday, May 11, 2012
Argus Brewery has teamed up with the Lemont bar and restaurant to serve Payton's new All-American Wheat Ale.
Former NFL running back Jarrett Payton, the son of the late Chicago Bears great Walter Payton, appeared at Orange 13 Lounge in Lemont on Thursday to unveil his new craft beer. Orange 13, located at 14196 McCarthy Road, has partnered with Chicago-based Argus Brewery to serve Payton's "All-American Wheat Ale." Payton was on hand for the first pour Thursday, along with representatives from Argus and former American Idol contestant Chris Medina, an Oak Forest native. The beer is described by the website Chicago Beer Geeks as a beer "that is straw in color, moderately bitter with a subtle, fruit-like hop character that compliments the refreshing, wheat-based ale." "This beer does exactly what it’s intended to do; it gives party goers a local …
Monday, January 31, 2011
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Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Five things every Lemonter needs to know Tuesday.
The Chicagoland area, including Lemont and all of Cook County, is under a winter weather advisory until 8 p.m. Tuesday. According to the National Weather Service, the area should expect between three and five inches of snow. Drivers are urged to take precaution as the storm continues to move through the area this afternoon. After a snowfall of two inches or more has occurred, vehicles must adhere to the village's odd-even parking rule. For 24 hours after snowfall on odd-numbered calendar dates, vehicles may only park on the odd-numbered side of the street. On even-numbered calendar dates, vehicles may only park on the even-numbered side of the street. Each 24-hour period shall commence at 9 a.m. Lemont Township, in conjunction with PLOWS …
Saturday, January 1, 2011
Well, we found out what remedies might actually help you out.
When 28-year-old Pete Chutress has a rough morning after a long night, he goes straight to the jar of pickles that's perpetually stewing in his refrigerator. "I know it sounds weird, but I drink the juice," the Downers Grove resident said on Friday afternoon, while bellying up to the bar at Jimmy's Grill. "It's just one of those things. Everyone has their own remedy and that's mine. You should try it." Whether it's from drinking too much bubbly, wine, beer or hard liquor, many people are suffering from the same bout of sickness today—a hangover. Tom Scaletta, medical director for the emergency department at Edward Hospital, said that annually, New Year's Eve is the busiest night for alcohol-related emergencies. "If people end up …
Monday, October 4, 2010
With more than 130 beers, a variety of wines and a laid-back lounge area, Bottles is more than just your average liquor store.
When Jerry Kulhanek and Ondrej Zak built Talcott Square Plaza in 2006, they hoped the development would bring new life and energy into the downtown Lemont area. Two years ago, the duo opened Bottles, a casual chic liquor store and lounge boasting a selection of more than 130 beers, wines and spirits. The store, located at 439 Talcott Ave., has quickly established itself as local favorite, and has been instrumental in creating several new downtown events, such as Oktoberfest, the Talcott Square Chili Cook-off and Kris Kringle Market. Lemont Patch caught up with Zak and Kulhanek to talk about Bottles and what takes it beyond the average liquor store. Q: What made you decide to open Bottles? KULHANEK: When we built the development, we really …