Tag: Business

Homewood approves financial incentive for martini bar plumbing work

Copper Still Martini Bar and Grill is getting a financial boost from Homewood after village board members approved a $34,998 incentive request at their Jan. 24 meeting. The Copper Still opened on Jan. 2 at 1961 Ridge Road. The business owners, Copper Still Entertainment Group, are leasing the property at that[Read More…]

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Krispy Kreme makes Homewood a doughnut destination

For the moment, Homewood appears to be the doughnut capital of the Chicago metropolitan area. In addition to Pearson’s Bakery and two Dunkin’ Donuts shops, the first Krispy Kreme shop in the Chicago area opened at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 17815 Halsted St. after a seven-year absence from[Read More…]

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Craftsmanship, and custom-made shoes, at a Flossmoor shop

The Tovar Shoe Repair shop in downtown Flossmoor puts its best foot forward — even for customers far from Flossmoor. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.  

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Krispy Kreme Doughnut shop opening Jan. 10

  Youngsters watch with anticipation, waiting for the next   batch of doughnuts to start coming down the conveyor   in Homewood’s new Krispy Kreme doughnut shop.   The kids were at the store preview Saturday afternoon    with their parents. (Photos by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)   Tuesday, Jan. 10, will be the official opening day for[Read More…]

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Homewood photo studio passes key five-year mark

With Small Business Saturday around the corner, we feature a growing local business. From modest beginnings, Colin and Angela Thomas of Homewood have built a thriving photography business. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a[Read More…]

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Shop local Nov. 26 in Homewood, Flossmoor

Businesses in both Homewood and Flossmoor will welcome shoppers Nov. 26 for national Small Business Saturday, thanks in part to the newly revived Flossmoor Business Association (FBA). Sponsored nationally by American Express since 2010, the day is designed to encourage holiday shoppers to patronize small, local business establishments. Nestled between[Read More…]

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Walmart opens new supercenter in Homewood

Walmart’s new supercenter at 175th and Halsted streets opened its doors early Wednesday, Oct. 26, with fanfare provided by the Homewood-Flossmoor High School marching band and cheers by the store’s staff. Walmart and village officials marked the occasion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony presided over by Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld. You[Read More…]

Downtown Master Plan

Homewood hires consultant to help with development projects

Homewood officials have spent more than half a year laying the foundation for new redevelopment projects in the downtown area. On Tuesday, Aug. 23, one more piece was added to that foundation. Trustees approved a budget amendment for $83,750 and authorized Village President Richard Hofeld to enter into a contract[Read More…]

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FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

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