Author: Nick Ulanowski

New owners are leading a resurgence of Flossmoor Commons

Flossmoor Commons has experienced a resurgence under new management. The shopping/office space along Vollmer Road between Kedzie and Governors Highway, once had many empty storefronts and vacant office units but has been transformed into a thriving commercial and professional district.  Blake Meier and Joe Labit, who purchased Flossmoor Commons near[Read More…]

Cork Gaming and Wine Bar opens in Flossmoor Commons

Flossmoor Mayor Michelle Nelson and owner Ronakkumar Patel cut the ribbon to celebrate the opening of Cork Wine & Gaming. (Nick Ulanowski/H-F Chronicle) Cork Gaming and Wine Bar officially opened in Flossmoor Commons on Tuesday, May 3, but the gaming portion isn’t in operation yet.  The wine bar has eight[Read More…]

Restaurant Week in Homewood -Ulanowski_web

Homewood Restaurant Week starts Friday to help support local dining options

At least 18 restaurants are participating in Homewood Restaurant Week from Friday, March 25 through Sunday, April 10. Most participating restaurants will have deals exclusive to Restaurant Week. Other restaurants, such as La Voute Bistro-Bar, will have special menu items only available for Restaurant Week. Participating restaurants include Asian Harbor,[Read More…]

Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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