Former Blackhawks goalie Tony Esposito will attend the April 9 Blackhawks Roadwatch Party at the Libertyville Sports Complex.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Friday, March 8, 2013
Only 500 seats are available for the April 9 Chicago Blackhawks 'Roadwatch Party' at the Libertyville Sports Complex.
Get ready Chicago Blackhawks fans! The Libertyville Sports Complex will host its third annual "Roadwatch Party" on April 9 to give hockey fans a home game experience that's as close to being at the United Center as possible, reported the Daily Herald. Hundreds of fans dressed in Blackhawks gear are expected to turn out to watch the game against the Minnesota Wild on a big screen TV from bleachers and picnic tables set up on the sports complex's basketball court. Advance registration is now being accepted for just 500 seats. Tickets are $10 per person and are available by calling (847) 918-7275 or at the front desk of the Libertyville Sports Complex. Doors open at 6 p.m. for pre-game festivities. The game begins at 7 p.m. The event will …
Friday, November 30, 2012
Grayslake's first licensed beer brewery, Light the Lamp, will hold its grand opening Saturday at its new downtown location at Lake and Center streets.
From the basement to the block, Light the Lamp Brewery has a new home in a downtown Grayslake storefront where patrons can taste and take home a variety of hockey-inspired microbrews. The grand opening will be held at 2:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Dec. 1, at Lake Center Place at 10 N. Lake St., Suite 107. Sunday hours will be noon to 10 p.m. Regular hours will be announced Monday. Store capacity is just 49 people, so on opening day patrons may want to call ahead at (847) 752-8489 to make sure there isn't a line out the door! "We're very excited. It's been a long time coming. We've been doing this at home for years," said Don Chatten, who co-owns the "nano-brewery" with friends Bill Hernes, Jeff Sheppard, Dave Cavanaugh and Kurt Engdahl. …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Inspired by Oktoberfest, a small band of Grayslake hockey dads decided to craft their own beer with hockey-themed names.
It all began in Helsinki. Four Grayslake hockey dads went to Helsinki in 2009 to watch the Chicago Blackhawks play, the season they won the Stanley Cup. Don Chatten, Kurt Engdahl, Bill Hermes and Jeff Shepherd soaked in the culture and sampled the Helsinki beers, even having a drink with Coach Q, Joel Quenneville. There, an idea was born. "Why don't we make microbrews with obscure hockey names?" asked Chatten. "That's what we asked ourselves. And here we are." And so Light the Lamp Brewery, at lightthelampbrewery.com, was born. They incorporated in November 2010 and began experimenting with recipes and bottling processes, designing logos and T-shirts. Light the Lamp offfically went into production in 2011. Two more men have joined the COB…