Public Input Needed for Bike Trail Study

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), in partnership with the Forest Preserve District of Cook County and the Villages of Riverside, Brookfield, Lyons, and North Riverside, is currently studying potential alignments for the Des Plaines River Trail between 26th Street and Ogden Avenue.  The project could potentially fill a major gap in regional trail […]

Brookfield Home to 2 New Multi-Family Developments

Village officials including President Kit Ketchmark and Trustee Brian Conroy today gave a warm welcome to 2 new multi-family developments in Brookfield.  The first is 4531 Forest Avenue, which is the location of a 6-unit upscale, high-tech apartment building featuring all the technology “must-haves” of a contemporary building (Wifi, Bluetooth, Alexa, 5.1 sounds system, etc.). […]

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 […]