Flossmoor board to consider request for video gambling in village

An aerial view of the nearly finished Homewood Portillo's restaurant. (Provided photo by Jay Heiferman)

Judging by local online conversations and reports from village officials, the arrival of Portillo's Hot Dogs in Homewood is one of the most anticipated business events in some time.

The wait will be over soon. 

Portillo's Hot Dogs will open its doors at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15. (Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle)

The restaurant at Halsted and 175th streets will open at 10 . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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