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After Homewood joined a land bank in August, the former Bogart's Charhouse was one of the first acquisition projects started. 

When Bogart’s Charhouse ceased operations at 18225 Dixie Highway a few years ago, it created a significant hole in Homewood’s downtown commercial landscape, and a tangle of red tape has thwarted efforts to redevelop the site. 

Bogart's, a once-popular Homewood restaurant, has been vacant for several years. Village officials hope the South Suburban Land Bank can acquire and help redevelop . . .

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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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