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Homewood extends outdoor food and liquor services

Restaurants and bars can maintain outdoor service through October after the Homewood village board extended an ordinance this week.

The board originally approved an ordinance last May aimed at encouraging outdoor food and liquor service during the COVID-19 pandemic. It extended that ordinance in October but that extension was set to expire at the end of this month. 

The latest extension will expire on Oct. 31. The aim is to help businesses struggling with pandemic mitigation rules. 

To that same effect, the board also approved a third round of liquor . . .

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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