Saturday, February 2, 2013
Would your Super Bowl watching be a lot more enjoyable if you didn’t spend it in the kitchen? Maybe you like to rub elbows with other fans at a favorite watering hole? Here are some Frankfort restaurants and bars that would be more than happy to help.
If you are a football fan and you'd rather be out high-fiving friendly fans or smack talking with rival fans than sitting in the family room watching the Big Game, you are in luck. Here are some Frankfort watering holes that are putting out the welcome mat for Super Bowl spectators. Vote: What Was the Best Super Bowl Commercial? Pete Mitchell's Bar and Grill 21000 S. Frankfort Square Road, 818-464-8100 Cash bar with chips and snacks throughout; free half-time buffet. Raffles and lots of giveaways. No cover charge. Smokey Barque 20 S. Kansas St., 815-277-2502 Appetizer buffet at half-time, packages are $14. Cash bar. Raffles and door prizes available. Wild Rover 20535 S. LaGrange Road, 815-277-5800 Free half-time buffet and drink specials. …
Monday, February 6, 2012
While south suburban residents cheered on local products in the Super Bowl, major companies showed off their products in the commercials. Tell us who had the most memorable ad.
From post-apocalyptic Chevy owners to Elton John as a Pepsi-dispensing king, last night's Super Bowl was full of memorable ads. We at Patch weren't that excited by the ads, though. We've seen a lot better. We recap some of the more memorable ones below, but if you liked something better (from past or present) tell us in the comments). Here are a few of our favorites. Pick which one topped your list. Watch all the commercials here. Slow mo Doritos slingshot baby No other way to say it: A grandma used an infant as a human slingshot to steal Doritos from a snotty child. Chevy after the blast In this Silverado ad, Chevy owners mourn those who did not make it because they had the wrong car. Matthew Broderick's career off Matthew Broderick, the …
Sunday, February 5, 2012
The leading Republican candidate for president tries to score some points with the poor.
Friday, February 3, 2012
Need some suggestions on where to watch Sunday's game? Find out who's offering the best deals and specials for the big game in Frankfort, Mokena and New Lenox.
Don't want to watch the Super Bowl at home on your teeny non-HDTV? But no one you know is having a party? Luckily, the bars and restaurants of Lincoln-Way are offering alternative. Check out these special events and deals in Frankfort, Mokena and New Lenox. FRANKFORT Chicago Blu: Free buffet, 46-cent drafts and 46-cent wings (in honor of it being Super Bowl XLVI). Jameson's Pub: The fun begins 30 minutes before kickoff, which is at 5:30 p.m. For $35, customers can enjoy an open bar and a halftime party buffet. This special runs until 30 minutes after the game ends. Go here to buy tickets. Pete Mitchell's Bar & Grill: Free halftime buffet, $3.50 Bloody Marys, $3 UV Bombs, $6 domestic pitchers, $11 domestic buckets (five bottles). Smokey …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Patriots linebacker and former New Lenox resident Rob Ninkovich connected with his nephew, Cameron, and many others at Spencer Pointe Elementary School by agreeing to help with a classroom project.
In Kirsten Frankovich’s third-grade class at Spencer Pointe Elementary School, he already is recognized as a Super hero. And Rob Ninkovich has yet to play in his first Super Bowl. Ninkovich, a former resident of New Lenox and graduate of Lincoln-Way Central High School, connected with the children in Frankovich’s class through his nephew, Cameron Thornton, an 8-year-old fan of the New England Patriots. Thornton’s uncle Rob is an outside linebacker who has climbed from the NFL’s scrap heap into the limelight. In Boston, he is revered by folks in much the same fashion as Bears fans worship Brian Urlacher for his playmaking abilities on defense. But that’s nothing compared to the reaction Ninkovich gets when he walks into a classroom filled …