Tag: Downtown Flossmoor
Editor’s note: This story was provided by the Flossmoor Community Relations Committee. It is part of a longer Black History Month series that paired local black-owned business people with their counterparts from history. This story features Kelly Evans, founder of Love, Noa Boutique, 1044 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor, with Anne Cole[Read More…]
Flossmoor shop owner Liz Keating opened Fabulous Finds Pop-up and Holiday Gift Shop in downtown Flossmoor at the end of November. She was inspired by a vacant store front between The Bistro on Sterling and Dunning’s Market, and decided to fill the void.
After 60 years as a purveyor of meats and deli items, Dunning’s Market has a new home. Dunning’s celebrated its move to Flossmoor this fall with a Nov. 6 ribbon-cutting and grand reopening at its new location, 1050 Sterling Avenue. Maureen Mader, owning of Dunning’s Market, cuts the ribbon at[Read More…]
Work has started on traffic improvements designed to make downtown Flossmoor safer for pedestrians and motorists. Concrete work was completed last week at the Sterling Avenue traffic island, Flossmoor Public Works Director John Brunke said Monday. Pedestrian ramps that comply with the Americans for Disability Act were also installed across[Read More…]
With the addition of a crossing guard at school dismissal time, Flossmoor officials are continuing to target traffic problems in the village’s downtown area. In a Thursday media advisory, Village Manager Bridget Wachtel said the village and Flossmoor School Distrcit 161 have agreed to add a crossing guard at the[Read More…]
Fans of “Back to the Future” remember a downtown clock tower that plays a notable role in the film. Flossmoor’s clock tower is not nearly as famous, but it’s about to receive some local attention as a group of area residents is moving ahead with plans to install functional timepieces[Read More…]
“This is so bittersweet. I have spent almost my entire adult life at Fresh Starts and will miss it every day. How many of us can look back and say that? I have been truly blessed,” Lindholm said. She is retiring after spending more than three decades operating Fresh Starts[Read More…]
Americans consume more than 14 billion quarts of popcorn each year. If you are one of them, you may be pleased to know that a gourmet popcorn shop has opened in downtown Flossmoor. POP N’ BY held a soft opening Feb. 18.
A Metra police officer this week removed a political banner from the railing above the north entrance to FIossmoor’s commuter station. Metra spokesman Michael Gillis said the banner was removed by an officer on March 8. “We don’t allow political signs on our property,” Gillis said on Friday. Tod Kamleiter,[Read More…]