Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Opposition from village officials and residents led the owner of the Tap House Grill to withdraw his request for a special events liquor license. Some community members were concerned the tailgating events would unintentionally promote underage drinking.
What a business owner hoped might become a new tradition in Glen Ellyn, turned out to be a one-time event. Before village officials could vote on a special events liquor license for the Tap House Grill, the business owner withdrew his request to hold game-day festivities in downtown Glen Ellyn following a discussion at Monday night's Board of Trustees meeting. Tap House owner Danny Sronkoski wanted to start a new tradition in town, hosting what he said would be family cookouts at J & R Auto Repair. The cookouts were to coincide with five “choice” Glenbard West High School football games, he said. But, during the Village Board meeting Monday night, Sronkoski met opposition from Glenbard West High School Principal Jane Thorsen, Glen Ellyn …
Friday, August 24, 2012
A family-friendly cookout will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at J & R Auto Repair. The Tap House Grill is hosting the event.
What could become a new Glen Ellyn tradition kicks off Saturday morning. The Tap House Grill will be hosting the first of five planned “Family Cookouts” before Glenbard West High School Football games. The family-friendly events will be held on the site of J & R Auto Repair at Pennsylvania Avenue and Park Boulevard. The cookouts are planned for five choice Saturdays over the course of the football season, said Danny Sronkoski, owner of the Tap House Grill and North Side Bar & Grill. The first game of the season, the Hilltoppers will host Wheaton Warrenville South. “I have had this idea for a while. I really had to find some private property to do it on. J & R was really nice to let us use his property,” Sronkoski said. “The idea has been …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The restaurant chain will open its seventh suburban location in September, replacing Slammers Pub and Grill in Lemont Village Square, 1243 State St.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
A new "upscale-casual" bar and grill is coming to Lemont this fall. Real estate broker Theresa Schulz, of Schulz Properties in Downers Grove, announced Wednesday that Tap House Grill will open this September in Lemont Village Square, 1243 State St. The 5,300-square-foot restaurant will take over the space formerly occupied by Slammers Pub and Grill, which closed in February. Tap House Grill describes itself as an "upscale-casual" pub with "addictive food and creative brews." The menu offers a variety salads, sandwiches, flatbreads and wings, as well as a large selection of appetizers. Schulz said the restaurant will eventually be expanded to accommodate private parties, banquets and catering. The Lemont location will be the seventh for Tap…