Zoning amendment opens the door for craft breweries in Homewood

An artist's rendering of Kimball Court Apartments. (Provided image)

Kimball Court Apartments, one of the newest apartment buildings in Homewood, is a special place because it is giving a home to 16 persons with mental illness.

More than 50 supporters were excited to see the building and meet residents when Sertoma Centre, Inc. held an open house on Jan. 20. The $4 million project took 18 months to complete.

“This is something we are all very, very excited about because of the individuals who will be living here,” Gus van den . . .

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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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