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

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 small tables with three chairs each. There’s a full bar for patrons to sit and drink wine and eat cheese, salads and other[Read More…]

Candle store Blue Pearl opens on Dixie Highway

Kim Rowe first started making and selling homemade, scented candles online with her 14-year-old adopted daughter Terriaanna Rowe in March 2020. In December, Rowe opened a brick-and-mortar store called Blue Pearl selling candles and wax melts at 17538 Dixie Highway in Homewood. To make the candles, Rowe and her daughter heat soy[Read More…]

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