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…]

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. Kim Rowe, founder with her daughter of Blue Pearl Candles[Read More…]

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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