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Flossmoor Station leadership reflects upon 25 years, gets ready to celebrate milestone

Flossmoor Station often hosts community events. Here, cyclists refresh themselves following the Biking the Gem event in 2019. (Chronicle file photo)

When Dean and Carolyn Armstrong in the mid-1990s acquired the building that today houses Flossmoor Station on Sterling Avenue, a brewery was not even on their minds. When they were first contacted by what was then the Bank of Homewood (today Great Lakes Bank) about the building for sale, they wanted to make it a Steak and Ale, a Texas-based chain.

But the chain was not interested in doing anything for at . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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