Jerry Hartman, treasurer of American Legion’s Blue Island post, left, and Ermon Davis, trustee of American Legion’s Richton Park post, represent charities that are active participants in Windy City Poker Championship’s charitable events in Homewood. (Nick Ulanowski/H-F Chronicle) If you’ve recently driven past the previous location of Homewood’s Family Video store at Dixie[Read More…]
Homewood’s Zone Comics and the comic book industry find sales have improved during the pandemic
Alex Stritar, owner of Zone Comics & Games in Homewood is surrounded by comic books at the shop on Dixie Highway. The store and the comic book industry appear to have weathered the challenges of the pandemic. (Nick Ulanowski/H-F Chronicle) Alex Stritar, 30, owner of Zone Comics & Games, said[Read More…]
Video gaming authorized to expand in Homewood
More businesses will be allowed to have gambling machines in Homewood after the village board passed a new ordinance Tuesday. Any bars or restaurants that have been in the village for at least four years and already hold liquor licenses can now apply for video gaming machines. Homewood has six[Read More…]
Village board approves ordinance banning sweepstakes machines in Flossmoor
Some people know them as promotional kiosks. Others refer to them as sweepstakes machines. Whatever their name, they are now illegal in Flossmoor.
Homewood designer’s Rampage game hits Hollywood
Brian Colin was happy to be chased by monsters through the streets of Chicago this summer. The fictional scene is part of an upcoming movie based on the video game the Homewood resident designed for Bally/Midway in 1986. Gamers consider Rampage a classic.
Davis visits village hall, discusses state budget and local issues
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…]