FIREWORKS: PLEASE WATCH, DON’T SHOOT Fireworks are a mixed blessing. Some people love the bright colors and beautiful shapes against the night sky. Some people like to blow things up. Some people and the pets they love are terrorized by the rapid-fire blasts that can last for weeks as people[Read More…]
It’s down to two. Wind Creek Illinois, which hopes to build a casino on property in Homewood and East Hazel Crest, made the cut on Wednesday as the Illinois Gaming Board continued the process of selecting a site for a south suburban casino. Also still in the running is a[Read More…]
After 30 years of debate, it looks like – finally – a casino is coming to the South Suburbs. We’ve lived in the South Suburbs since the original casino debate began – and have led the communities of Homewood since 1997, and East Hazel Crest since 1989. We watched, we[Read More…]
Local residents will have a chance to weigh in on a casino proposal in Homewood and East Hazel Crest at a pair of public meetings that will take place next Monday.
Two new restaurants may be coming to land near the corner of 175th and Halsted Streets in Homewood. The village is selling land near the intersection to developers and donating space to the Illinois Department of Transportation following action by the Homewood Village Board Sept. 12.
State Rep. Will Davis, D-Homewood, visited Homewood village hall on Saturday to meet with constituents during Mayor Richard Hofeld’s weekly office hours. Tawny Smith, Davis’ staff person for the 30th District, said of the handful of constituents who met with the legislator, the first question from each was about the[Read More…]