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Flossmoor Station to host 2nd annual Home Brew Competition

July 14, 2019 - 18:53
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Flossmoor Station Restaurant and Brewery is hosting its second annual Home Brew Competition from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 20.

The competition will feature ales and lagers from nearly 20 home brewers. A panel of local brewmasters will judge the beers to crown the top three brews. In addition, attendees can also vote on a “crowd favorite.”

Fire pit, taproom make debut at Friday’s Pre-Dark Lord Festival

May 14, 2019 - 17:53
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To craft beer enthusiasts, it’s known as “pDLD.”
 
They know that Flossmoor Station’s Pre-Dark Lord Day is a once-a-year chance to taste beers from local brewers around the Midwest. It’s also an opportunity to sample “Wooden Hell,” which has been called the brewery’s “most infamous” product.
 
Hours of Pre-Dark Lord Day are 4 p.m. to midnight Friday, May 17, at Flossmoor Station, 1035 Sterling Ave.
 

Taproom the source of delays, Vice District owner says

November 02, 2018 - 20:32
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Vice District Brewing owner Curtis Tarver said a recent shutdown of his Homewood facility was largely due to having to comply with the village’s requests during construction.
 
A note reading “not approved for occupancy” was posted on the door of the craft brewery at 18027 Dixie Highway dated Oct. 26. Brewing operations are also not taking place at Vice District while the facility is shut down.
 

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

August 20, 2017 - 21:31
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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.

Homewood trustees approve measures to help craft brewer over hurdles

September 28, 2016 - 13:41
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With three measures approved by Homewood trustees Tuesday, Vice District is poised to begin the buildout process, and the owners hope to have the craft brewery and taproom open early in 2017.
The board approved $100,000 in business incentive funding, a special use permit and a resolution of support for the company's application to Cook County for Class 8 property tax relief.

Rabid Brewing to receive $40,000 from Homewood to aid brewery/taproom development

May 05, 2016 - 16:45
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Rabid Brewing will get a financial boost from the village of Homewood to help the new craft beer company finish developing its brewery and taproom on the east side of town.

At the board meeting April 12, trustees approved $40,000 in incentive funding for the project from the village's non-TIF Business Incentive Program.

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