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Tinley Park Convention Center

National Firefighter Combat Challenge this weekend in Tinley Park

SOUTH HOLLAND | MABAS Division 24 will host the National Firefighter Combat Challenge on Sept. 24 and 25 at the Tinley Park Convention Center, adjacent to Interstate 80 near the intersection of Harlem Avenue and 183rd Street. The event starts at 10 a.m. each day. Admission to the competition…

September 21, 2011 12:00 am
Building convention centers is no easy task

Building convention centers is no easy task

The village of Tinley Park created a tax increment financing district for a plot of swampy land off Interstate 80 in 1994, but it wasn't until the next decade that it could put together the deal to begin work on a convention center, Mayor Ed Zabrocki said.

May 12, 2011 12:00 am
Building convention centers is no easy task

Building convention centers is no easy task

The Tinley Park Convention Center hosted the Tinley Park Brew and Vine Festival last month. Work is almost complete on a new $19 million expansion of the convention center, which already has bookings into next year.

May 12, 2011 12:00 am
Building convention centers is no easy task

Building convention centers is no easy task

Matt Regan, an employee of Granite City Food and Brewery, shows the company's growler to Bruce Hrascinski, an attendee at the Tinley Park Brew and Vine Festival in April at the Tinley Park Convention Center.

May 12, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Expanding convention center nears completion

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Expanding convention center nears completion

Several tourism-related projects of note are under way in Chicago's south suburbs that will have an impact far beyond our borders.

March 13, 2011 12:00 am
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