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Subway® Fresh Forward plans Grand Opening Weekend

January 19, 20, and 21

by Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (January 5, 2018) – The new Subway® Restaurant at 17050 Torrence Avenue has been open since December 21, and is preparing an official Grand Opening later this month.

Celebration scheduled

The Grand Opening Event Weekend is scheduled for January 19, 20, and 21, beginning with a 12-foot sandwich-cutting ceremony at 10:00am on Friday, January 19. Lansing Village Board members and Chamber of Commerce members are invited. Buy-One-Get-One-Free deals will be available during the entire weekend for all customers. No coupons are necessary.

Local owner

The newly updated Fresh Forward Subway® is owned and operated by Michael McSwiggan, who grew up in Lansing and is an alumnus of TF South from the class of 2000. McSwiggan has been a Subway® franchisee for over 10 years and owns two additional Subway® Restaurants—one in the Lansing Walmart and one in Orland Hills, Illinois.

Subway Fresh Forward
Owner Mike McSwiggan (center), Manager Judy Palcek (right), and Assistant Manager Stacy Miller are planning a Grand Opening to show off the new store’s Fresh Forward design. (Photo: Melanie Jongsma)

Subway Fresh Forward
Martha Little (right) is a regular customer, and she appreciates that the “same friendly people” are at the new location. (Photo: Melanie Jongsma)

New design

McSwiggan’s new Subway features the new Fresh Forward design, which Subway is rolling out nationwide. Subway explains that the design includes:

“Fresh veggie display with whole tomatoes, green peppers, onions and cucumbers that are sliced daily, plus new bread and cookie displays on the front of the line. Subway® Fresh Forward restaurants also include new menu items, starting with pico de gallo, new sauces, house-made pickles, and made-without-gluten bread.”

The new Subway also features digital menu boards, wi-fi, a pre-order pick-up area, new ingredients, and a new Coke Flavor Shot soda machine offering over 60 flavor choices.

Hours and info

The Lansing Fresh Forward Subway®’s hours of operation are:
• Monday–Friday—7am to 10pm
• Saturday—8am to 10pm
• Sunday—9am to 9pm

For more information about the new 17050 Torrence Avenue Subway® or the Grand Opening that begins on January 19, contact Mike McSwiggan at 708-606-9811 or [email protected].


Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.


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