Zoo City Treats Re-Opens, Expands

In case you missed the “grand re-opening,” the long-time store on Grand Boulevard has re-opened as Zoo City Treats & Bakery.  As before, they will be selling a wide variety of ice creams featuring multiple brands (including foodies’ favorite Hudsonsville Ice Cream) as well as new baked goods offerings.  The store is located on the […]

Village, CUB Co-Host Solar Power Hour

On Saturday May 18, the Village and Citizens Utility Board (CUB) co-sponsored a “Solar Power Hour” event to provide information on going solar for residential home owners. The event focused on roof-top solar, which is a common method for obtaining solar energy (with “community solar gardens” another option being developed). The event featured CUB Outreach […]

RBHS to Sponsor New Talk Show

Riverside Brookfield High School’s RBTV will air a live talk show called Talknado produced by RBTV production students. The live show will feature students, staff, guests, and local businesses around the community.  The inaugural show will broadcast on Friday May 10th, at 1:30 pm on RBTV. The show is hosted by students Senior Alex Freel […]

May 18 to Feature 3 Community Events

Mark your calendar for a one-day “staycation” on May 18 in Brookfield.  On that day, the community will be hosting 3 major events designed for the community and regional visitors: the Bike Brookfield event will be on Saturday morning (scroll down for more details or go to this link:  Bike Brookfield details) The Village and […]

Bike Brookfield Is Coming Next Week!

The annual Bike Brookfield event is coming – rain or shine!  The Village is gearing up for a fun-filled event on Saturday, May 18, featuring 3 major activities: 9 AM kids bike rodeo 10 AM kids ride 11 AM community bike ride. Please click on the link (Bike Route Map ) to see the map of […]

Growing Season = Mowing Season

Because the days are getting longer and the rain keeps coming, grass and weeds are now growing very quickly. As a reminder, property owners are required to cut grass before it reaches 8″ in length and to maintain bushes so that they do not encroach on the alley or other public right-of-way. The Village’s property […]

Brookfield Participates in State Panel on Attracting Millennials

The Village of Brookfield participated in a state panel last week, “Attracting Millennials to Your Community,” sponsored by the Illinois Tax Increment Association.  The association is a leading voice for economic development, TIF legislation, and professional development in the state.  The topic, while focused on the millennial cohort which now constitutes the largest age group […]