Smoke shop opens in Flossmoor Commons

All the Smoke, a shop selling cigars, CBD products, Delta-8 THC products, vapes, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, rolling papers, glass pipes, water pipes, other smoking accessories and kratom, is one of the newest businesses in Flossmoor Commons. “That was the goal – to make it as nice, as urban, as[Read More…]

Ink-N-Um Tattoos celebrates its grand opening in Southgate Shopping Center

Ink-N-Um Tattoos & Body Piercing, Homewood’s second tattoo parlor, celebrated its grand opening in a ribbon-cutting celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 29.  Owner Bob Garrity has wanted to move his Calumet City shop to his hometown of Homewood for years. Due to community support and recent changes in zoning regulations, he was finally able to relocate to[Read More…]

Small Business Saturday will feature sales, extended hours, games and prizes at local stores

Small Business Saturday is every year the day after Black Friday and falls on Nov. 25 this year. Community members walk around Homewood and Flossmoor’s shopping districts, taking advantage of extended store hours, free snacks and discounts at participating local businesses.  “When you shop local, it stays local. It goes[Read More…]

Poppin Corks Bistro serves up official opening

Flossmoor Commons’ latest addition, Poppin Corks Bistro, celebrated its official grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Oct. 27. Having been open since Oct. 6 at 3311 Vollmer Road in Flossmoor (as a soft opening to the public), first-time restaurant owners Randall Smith and Toya Smith, community members, family,[Read More…]

Meet Your Merchant: Blue Pearl Candles

Blue Pearl Candles offers unique products and opportunities to learn, according to co-owner Kim Rowe. At the Sept. 26 Homewood Board of Trustees meeting, Rowe and her co-owner and daughter Terri Rowe, introduced the business during the Meet Your Merchant part of the agenda. Terri is a junior at Homewood-Flossmoor[Read More…]

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