Homewood trustees to consider economic development measures, mining special use permit at Tuesday meeting

August 20, 2017 - 21:31
The Homewood Board of Trustees will have several economic development-related measures to consider at its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. 

It will also consider granting a special use permit to allow Hanson Materials to conduct mining, blasting and extraction of aggregate in the quarry area just south of Interstate 80/294 and east of Halsted Street.

New juice bar in Homewood to offer healthy, welcoming place to 'cool out'

August 18, 2017 - 11:49

When patrons step through the door of Be Free Juice Bar in downtown Homewood, the first thing they will see is a wall of flowers. They will have their first chance on Saturday, Aug. 19, when the juice bar celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon cutting at 18102 Martin Ave., formerly the home of Thai Rickshaw restaurant.

Homewood Culver’s gets books for kids from Cook County Farm Bureau

July 29, 2017 - 08:45
The Cook County Farm Bureau is sharing a message about agriculture with young readers through a “book barn” program at Culver’s Restaurant, 850 W. 183rd St. in Homewood.
The book barn is filled with books that bring agricultural learning to a child’s perspective, while teaching kids where the food they are enjoying comes from. It is part of a Culver’s national initiative. The books can be borrowed and read during mealtime at the restaurant.

Page 2: 'Secret' Prohibition-era speakeasy opens in Homewood

July 25, 2017 - 08:41
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The Blind Tiger, a Prohibition-style speakeasy, opens Saturday in the basement of the Copper Still Martini Bar, plus fountains added to Martin Square, TALK's Trail Mix features local musicians and One Million Degreesprogram seeks coaches to help students succeed.


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