A customer reads a sign on the front door of Grady’s Grille on Saturday evening. The sign alerts patrons that the restaurant will be closed until sometime in March for renovations. The sign urges customers to check the restaurant’s website for news about the re-opening date. (Photo by Eric Crump/H-F[Read More…]
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[Read More…]
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…]
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.
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…]
Martini bar to host open house Friday prior to official opening
The Copper Still in downtown Homewood will host an open house Friday, Dec. 30, from 4:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday in preparation for its official opening Jan. 2. The martini bar, which held a sneak peek event during the Holiday Lights festival on Dec. 2, has been in development[Read More…]
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.
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…]
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.
Homewood trustees approve measures to help craft brewer over hurdles
With three measures approved by Homewood trustees Tuesday, Vice District is poised to begin the buildout process, and the owners hope to have the craft brewery and taproom open early in 2017. The board approved $100,000 in business incentive funding, a special use permit and a resolution of support for[Read More…]