New Pedestrian Bridge Connects Rosemont Entertainment District To Des Plaines Trail

By CBS 2 Chicago Staff July 17, 2021 at 5:50 pm Full Article ROSEMONT, Ill. (CBS) — Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Rosemont Mayor Brad Stephens cut the ribbon Saturday morning for a new pedestrian bridge in northwest suburban Rosemont. The bridge connects the Rosemont entertainment district to the Cook County Forest Preserve’s…

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Rosemont Rumble Returns For Action Under The Lights

Rosemont Journal By Dion Martorano | on July 14, 2021  The world is slowly starting to return to normal, and for the first time since March 2020, boxing is returning to the area. The Rosemont Rumble will take over the home of the Chicago Bandits with a night of boxing under the lights of the…

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Rosemont Featured in USA Today 10 Best

Full Article By: JACKY RUNICE | Chicago Local Expert Once only a place for conventioneers and those looking for a cheaper cup of joe than offered at the airport, the city of Rosemont has evolved into an entertainment and shopping magnet for locals, tourists and conventioneers. Located next to O’Hare International Airport, and along major…

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The Famed Des Plaines River Trail Improvements Project is Moving Forward

Full Article by MetroPlanning.org Barrett Pedersen and Rudolph Isaac Repa, Franklin Park, IL | June 2, 2021 Stretching 50 miles from the Lake County, Illinois – Wisconsin border to North Avenue in Cook County, the Des Plaines River Trail, or DPRT, is a vital artery for cyclists, joggers, hikers, and outdoor enthusiasts alike. However, the Des Plaines…

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Parkway Bank Park to Host a Special Live Performance by AJR on July 13

Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district and 101.9 THE MIX are thrilled to announce that American pop trio AJR will perform live at Parkway Bank Park’s outdoor lawn (5501 Park Place) Tuesday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the “Eric in the Morning Grab Your Bags Tournament.” During the free performance presented by…

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Things are looking up at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

Todd Wessell | Journal & Topics Following the destruction caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and with the anticipated re-opening of life in general with Phase 5 starting this weekend, things are definitely looking up at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. Since around March of 2020, activity at the huge facility has evaporated due…

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Rockin in the Park is Back This Summer

Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park Announces “Rockin” In The Park FREE Summer Concert Series Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district (5501 Park Place, Rosemont) will welcome summer with the return of the “Rockin’ in the Park” free summer concert series. The 2021 series will feature 20 concerts as well as new health and safety guidelines. The…

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Bell Beautification Project 45 years after dedication

Todd Wessell May 10, 2021 As part of the 1976 original dedication of Stephens Park at Scott Street and Higgins Road, a brick tower-like structure that has housed a small replica of the Liberty Bell has had a place of prominence there. However, with age and weather taking their toll, plans are in the works…

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New Venues plus the Return of Pete’s Piano Bar

By Todd Wessell Journal & Topics Editor May 10, 2021 Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar is returning to Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district after it was forced to shut down last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pete’s will occupy approximately 7,000 sq. ft. of the former Hofbrauhaus Restaurant building in the center of the…

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Events to return to Rosemont’s Stephens Convention Center starting in July

Russell Lissau, Daily Herald, May 4, 2021 (Featured photo credit: Joe Lewnard/Staff Photographer, 2019) After a long, pandemic-triggered absence, trade shows and public events will return this summer to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, the facility announced Tuesday. Events will be held at the multi-hall, 840,000-square foot center on River Road starting in July.…

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