Latest news from The Southtown Star Online en-us Wed, 28 Jul 2010 14:10:16 PDT Southtown Star logo 84 34 30 Copyright 2014 <![CDATA[ Landing spot for Midwest Wizard of Oz Fest up in the air ]]> Lead story image

Not in Kansas anymore. And not in Orland Park either. The Midwest Wizard of Oz Fest is caught in a whirlwind right now, and it may or may not land in Tinley Park. Mayor Ed Zabrocki said he was approached at the village’s Caribbean Beach Block Party about hosting the event after a deal to revive the festival in Orland Park apparently went south. “I can tell you that no final decision has been made,” Zabrocki said. “We are just negotiating with them right now.” The original Midwest Oz Fest based in Chesterton, Indiana, shut down two years ago after … ]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:10:05 -0500