Business

Flossmoor Business Association planning events for remainder of 2017

Having reached the mid-point of 2017, the Flossmoor Business Association (FBA) is gearing up with a full calendar of events through the end of the year.
 
Doyle Sims, FBA’s president and owner of Doyle Designed Salon and Education Center, is excited with the direction the association is taking.
 

Opening day getting closer, Rabid Brewing owner says


Rabid Brewing was granted an extension to its financial incentive agreement with the Homewood village board at the June 13 meeting.

Homewood modifies liquor license for Redbird Cafe

The Homewood village board approved an ordinance establishing a new type of liquor license for Redbird Cafe.
 
The Class 7B license allows on-premises consumption of beer and wine only. It does not allow alcohol carry out or video gaming. No more than 25 percent of Redbird’s yearly receipts can be from the sale of alcohol. 
 
Board members approved the ordinance at the June 13.
 

Mitchell’s Ice Cream may be closed for the summer

Mitchell’s Ice Cream and Candies may not be reopening this summer, David Milazzo of Bravo Foods confirmed Wednesday, but the door isn’t yet closed.

La Voute to ring in anniversary with ‘Voice’ singer

A Homewood restaurant will celebrate its second anniversary by hosting a performance by a teen singer who appeared on “The Voice.” Riley Elmore will perform at La Voute from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 17.
 

Bistro on Sterling carries on where Fresh Starts left off

Fans of the longtime restaurant Fresh Starts in Flossmoor can experience a fresh new look and new menu items as the longtime eatery reopened May 19 under new ownership as the Bistro on Sterling.

Homewood insurance agent celebrates three decades in business

A celebration is underway in Homewood as longtime business owner Angelo Tzinares marks his 30th anniversary as a State Farm agent in the village. Through the years his business has been in three locations in Homewood, all on Dixie Highway.

Homewood and Thornton officials mark re-opening of bigger Menards store

Officials from Homewood and Thornton were on hand Monday, May 22, helping re-open the Menards home improvement store, at 17545 S. Halsted St., by substituting the traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony with the cutting of a board using one of the store's saws. The store will be open to the public Tuesday, May 23, after being closed nearly 11 months for an expansion project.

Collectible brew draws a crowd at Flossmoor Station

About 150 beer lovers lined up outside Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery on Friday, waiting for a brew that is so rare a single bottle can fetch $1,000 among collectors. The occasion was the release of Wooden Hell 2 at Flossmoor Station.

Farm-to-table Redbird Cafe to open Monday in downtown Homewood

The slow food, farm-to-table movement has found its way to downtown Homewood. 

Redbird Cafe at 2057 Ridge Road will open Monday, May 1, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony slated for 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 2. 

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