Chicagoland runners can now sign up for the Edison Park Turkey Trot, which this year supports three charities including SALUTE, INC., the Palatine, Illinois based non-profit dedicated to meeting the financial, physical and emotional needs of injured military service members, veterans and their families. The Thanksgiving Day 5K race started 22 years ago in Edison Park with just 500 runners. This year, more than 6,000 people are expected to run. The 5K kicks off at 9:30 a.m. on November 22nd--shortly after the Gobble Gallop, which takes place at 8:30 a.m. for kids ages 3 to 10. With no chips and no timers, the Turkey Trot is intended to be a fun holiday race that focuses on raising funds for various charitable organizations. This year, the beneficiaries include the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to honoring the lives of our fallen heroes, Ignite the Spirit, a charity that was created to raise funds for Chicago's firefighters, paramedics, … [Read more...] about Edison Park Turkey Trot to Support SALUTE, Inc.
Welcome to the “The Grid,” the Chicago Sun-Times’ in-depth look at Chicago neighborhoods. Today’s stop: Edison Park This neighborhood is 15 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. It’s a quiet, family oriented place that feels like a suburb within a city. Edison Park is rich in transportation resources with easy access to both Metra trains and the CTA blue line, plus O’Hare Airport and two of the city’s major expressways nearby. It’s also known for its quirky “O” streets. At least 20 of them begin with the letter “O.” A rich variety of restaurants located along what’s known as “Restaurant Row” also add to the fun in Edison Park, as you’ll find in this episode of The Grid. Our story includes: The history of Edison Park Restaurant Row Things to do And much more! Edison Park is named after inventor Thomas Alva Edison. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times This story on … [Read more...] about The Grid: Exploring the Edison Park neighborhood
Lainey Seyler Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published 11:30 p.m. UTC Aug 29, 2018 If you haven't noticed the rumble of engines rolling into Milwaukee, maybe you've noticed some road closures and reroutes. It's that time again. Harley-Davidson is celebrating another landmark anniversary. The Milwaukee-based motorcycle producer is celebrating its 115th year in business. The party officially starts today and goes through Sept. 3, although the first riders rolled into town last night. Visit Milwaukee estimates 150,000 visitors through this weekend. The focus of this year's birthday bash is on street parties (no Rolling Stones this year, either). A lot of the events are free, but $50 Rally Packs get you discounts on drinks (and a T-shirt). Parking is going to be an issue (bet you wish that streetcar was open right about now). Harley is directing people to street parking. So if you don't need to drive, don't. Taxis and ride-sharing apps are available. Lyft is the … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about Harley 115 for nonbikers, including street closures and parking
Around 300 motorcycles were seized and loaded onto trucks by the Palembang Transportation Agency in a no-parking zone at the Jakabaring Sports City (JSC) on Thursday.The agency’s operational and traffic division head, Martha Edison, said most of the vehicles had been parked on the sidewalk below the Jakabaring LRT Station. "Most of the motorcycles belong to volunteers and organizers of the Asian Games," he told The Jakarta Post.Martha said the agency had informed the public about the no-parking zone a month before the Games kicked off last Saturday. The agency had put up no-parking banners at the LRT station, but motorcyclists were still violating the rules."We have provided a total of five parking spots around Jakabaring, but many motorcyclists do not want to park there," she said.Palembang Legislative Councillor Endang Larasati Lelasari said the agency's efforts in disseminating the information had been insufficient, and therefore many motorcyclists had no idea … [Read more...] about Asian Games: Motorcyclists still park in no-parking zone at Jakabaring
180 Raritan Center Parkway, Edison. - (CBRE) Elmwood Park-based Dr. Praeger’s Purely Sensible Foods has signed a long-term, industrial lease in Edison, CBRE said. The company will occupy the singular freezer-only space at the property. CBRE arranged the 56,760-square-foot lease for the frozen foods company. America East Real Estate’s Mary Chandis represented Dr. Praeger’s in the negotiations. CBRE’s Scott Belfer, Lou Belfer and Nicholas Nitti arranged the lease on behalf of New York Life, the building’s owner. “The fully racked freezer space at 180 Raritan offer temperatures as low as -20 degrees, a unique feature in the market,” Belfer said in a release. CBRE has New Jersey offices in East Brunswick, Florham Park, Saddle Brook, Mount Laurel and Woodbury. More From This Industry Jessica Perry [email protected] … [Read more...] about Dr. Praeger’s inks Edison lease