Scott Donkel explains his plans for rejuvenating Ridgewood Tap in Homewood during the Sept. 13 village board meeting. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)
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Homewood OKs preliminary liquor license request of new owner of Ridgewood Tap

The Ridgewood Tap could have a new owner soon, and on Sept. 13, the Homewood Board of Trustees voted in favor of increasing class 1 liquor licenses by one. That will allow Ridgewood owner Scott Donkel to receive one, contingent on meeting village requirements. 

The Ridgewood Tap at the southeast corner of Ridge Road and Harwood Avenue could soon see a makeover. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

Donkel told the board he has a contract on the business and is hoping to rejuvenate the longtime establishment.

The previous owner, Judith Riggs, died in July . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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