Monday, December 31, 2012
If you want local New Year's Eve entertainment, check out the list of local establishments.
Why not bring in the New Year and stay local! New Lenox has some great options for you to gather with some friends and family to welcome 2013. While the menu packages and drink options vary, one thing is certain. There will be entertainment and a count down to midnight. Tom E. Hartsung American Legion, 14414 Ford Dr., has a Live DJ: Gattos Restaurant & Bar, 1938 E Lincoln Hwy, Suite 110, has a rock band. Tom Kelly's Chophouse & Pub, 495 Degroate Rd., has a live DJ. Readers might like: What are your plans for tonight? Tell us in the comments. Two ways to stay connected:
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The Patch editors from Mokena, New Lenox and Tinley Park and the ad manager for the whole region will be holding a happy hour mixer at Gatto's in New Lenox tonight. Come by!
Celebrate Leap Day by finding out how Patch can help promote your business, charity, fundraiser or event, or just talk about the news of your town with the people who cover it. From 5 to 7 p.m. today at Gatto's Restaurant and Bar in New Lenox, Patch will host a special Meet-and-Greet where you can enjoy a drink and free appetizers with your local editors. Patch editors Paul Dailing of Mokena, Carrie Frillman of Tinley Park and Michael Sewall of New Lenox will be on hand, as will Sharon Carr, the new ad manager for the three towns. What's the topic? Whatever you want it to be. Talk about your business, talk about your school district, talk about blogging for Patch, talk about promotion opportunities, talk about the weather or sports or …
Monday, October 17, 2011
Frank and Chuck Gatto opened their restaurant in New Lenox in 2006 and have be pleasing local residents’ palates ever since.
Walk into Gatto’s Restaurant & Bar on any given night and you'll find families, friends, laughter and good food. Located near the intersection of Schoolhouse Road and Lincoln Highway in New Lenox, this family-friendly establishment is geared toward making people happy and being a part of the community outside the walls of the restaurant. The brothers gained restaurant and customer service experience from working in the hotel industry. They also spent 13 years working for one of the most established restaurants in Chicago's Little Italy neighborhood. Stressing the family restaurant atmosphere, Frank Gatto calls his restaurant one of the best places to bring your children. "We are probably one of the most kid friendly restaurants out there…
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
The ordinance bans smoking in retail tobacco shops, which are currently exempt under state law.
Just a couple weeks after a hookah lounge announced its plans to come to New Lenox, the Village Board voted to expand the state's smoking ban to include businesses that primarily sell tobacco products. New Lenox's village code adheres to the Smoke Free Illinois Act, which went into effect in 2008 and prohibits smoking in public places and within 15 feet of entrances. Hookah lounges and cigar shops, though are exempt under the state's smoking ban because they qualify as retail tobacco shops. The new local ordinance will outlaw smoking in such establishments. "It’s not anything against the hookah lounge, it’s against any establishment (that could allow smoking)," Mayor Tim Baldermann said last week after the board read the amendment for the …
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
The board also talked about closing Village Hall on Saturdays and passed an ordinance to give developers cheaper water tapping fees.
Gatto’s received support of the Village Board on Monday for plans to add a small patio directly behind the restaurant, located at (address here). The board will vote on the permit next week but will take some time to discuss the hours of the patio. There would be at least five tables but no more than six, seating 24 people at most, behind Gatto’s. Last week at a Plan Commission meeting, residents in the Schoolhouse Manor area shared their concerns about noise and other potential issues. Village staff recommended closing down the patio at 9:30 p.m. during the week and at 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, but owner Frank Gatto was hoping for slightly later hours, which the board appeared to support. He asked to close at 10 on weeknights and 11 …