Sunday, February 3, 2013
Lemont Police Chief Kevin Shaughnessy urges everyone to designate a driver and – for everyone’s safety – don't drink and drive during Super Bowl weekend.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Sunday, February 3
As one of America’s most anticipated and celebrated sporting events, the Super Bowl brings together families, friends and fans each year to enjoy the excitement of the big game. In many instances, fans will gather to watch the game at sports bars, restaurants or Super Bowl-themed parties. Before choosing to drink, choose a sober designated driver. Avoid driving drunk by handing off your keys so that you, your passengers and everyone on our roads can safely arrive home. Drunk driving is always preventable, and driving drunk could result in seriously injuring or killing yourself or someone else. Motorists can expect the Lemont Police Department to have a visible presence and to stop anyone who makes the dangerous decision to drink and drive…
Just because the Bears aren’t playing on Sunday doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the big game. So pick a team to root for this weekend and meet your friends at one of the many great spots in Lemont that are offering super deals.
Sunday’s Super Bowl looks to be a really good one, pitting rookie QB Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49’ers against the more seasoned Baltimore Ravens’ leader Joe Flacco. Kickoff is at 5:30 p.m. Central Standard Time on CBS. And even if you’re a loyal Bears fan through and through, let’s face it – there’s no sense sitting home all by yourself on Sunday. So why not meet your friends at one of these spots in Lemont and enjoy their food and drink specials while watching the big game? 3 Corners Grill and Tap, 12371 Derby Road Visit 3 Corners Grill & Tap, named for its location at the intersection of Derby Road, McCarthy Road and Archer Avenue, and quench your thirst for a deal with a bucket of Miller Lite or Coors Lite for $10 – or a …
Monday, February 6, 2012
From the Doritos baby to Ferris Bueller, Super Bowl Sunday delivered plenty of laughs. But what ad reigned supreme?
Monday, February 6, 2012
The New York Giants may have been the big winners Sunday, but one question remains: What was the best Super Bowl commercial of 2012? This year's ads featured plenty of Super Bowl Sunday staples—funny babies, cute dogs and a bunch of celebrities (Jerry Seinfeld, Clint Eastwood, Betty White and David Beckham, to name a few). The Associated Press reports that companies paid an average of $3.5 million for a 30-second spot during Sunday's game, which was expected to attract 111 million-plus fans. However, nearly half of the 70 Super Bowl advertisers circulated their ads online in the days leading up to the game. By Sunday, Honda's CRV-ad with Matthew Broderick as Ferris Bueller had been viewed more than 10 million times, the Miami Herald …