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…]
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…]
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…]
The long-awaited downtown food co-op, Beans & Greens, will open in downtown Homewood at noon Wednesday, Sept. 21, according to an email announcement from its parent organization, the South Suburban Food Co-op (SSFC). You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of[Read More…]
Bottle & Bottega’s Homewood studio has had the area buzzing about the Chicago-based art party chain since it was announced several months ago.Proprietors Greg and Darcie Loudon plan to hold a soft opening of the Homewood location at 2009 Ridge Road in mid-September, with a grand opening to follow. Bottle[Read More…]
On Sept. 9, Fresh Starts Restaurant will celebrate 30 years of making dishes like the popular NNO (New New Orleans) Pasta. Read about the anniversary and watch as Chef Concepcion Medrano shows the H-F Chronicle how it’s done.
[Updated at 10:25 a.m. Monday] There might be relatively few vehicles running on compressed natural gas, but if the alternative fuel catches on, Homewood will be ready. Homewood Disposal held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, July 21, to unveil its new CNG fueling facility at 1501 W. 175th St. In Homewood, and it[Read More…]