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Meet the Candidates: District 233 and Flossmoor Mayor

There is a hopeful feeling among local business owners as the second pandemic holiday shopping season gets in full swing, and its a relief after the difficulties of 2020, when the economy was still reeling from the first surges of COVID-19.

Lisa Komorowski, co-owner of Loulou Belle boutique in downtown Homewood, said the first shutdown of business back in March 2020 was a low point. She left a job with good pay and benefits to open the shop, and it looked at that moment like doom.

“We were finally hitting our stride and I sat on our blue . . .

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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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