Julie Lawton, co-owner of the UpsaDaisy boutique shop, is stepping down from her role as director of the Homewood Business Association. Starting in July, the new director will be Lisa Komorowski, co-owner of the boutique shop Loulou Belle. Komorowski will be assisted by Loulou Belle co-owner Dodi Wians. The Homewood[Read More…]
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Homewood Restaurant Week starts Friday to help support local dining options
At least 18 restaurants are participating in Homewood Restaurant Week from Friday, March 25 through Sunday, April 10. Most participating restaurants will have deals exclusive to Restaurant Week. Other restaurants, such as La Voute Bistro-Bar, will have special menu items only available for Restaurant Week. Participating restaurants include Asian Harbor,[Read More…]
Homewood public art project to promote shopping by bike
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HBA announces its 2021 public art project: Hand-painted bird houses
Every year since 2016, the Homewood Business Association has partnered with the village for a public arts project. Art is created by community members and shown at the Artisans Street Fair in June before being displayed around town. Julie Lawton, president of Homewood Business Association “They (the projects) stay up[Read More…]
Book walk, holiday mugs bring families to downtown Homewood
At the starting point of the “Frosty the Snowman” book walk, Nolan Davis, 4, and his brother, Lucas, 1, posed for a photo with Nolan holding a copy of the book they just received from Bookie’s New and Used Book Store around the corner. The boys did the book walk[Read More…]
Humane society, local businesses to benefit from new Amazon show buzz
Attention matters when a new television show is launched, and as Amazon Prime works to generate buzz for its new unscripted show, “The Pack,” Homewood stands to get some of that attention. Emily Klehm, director of the South Suburban Humane Society, announced at the November meeting of the Homewood Business[Read More…]
Local businesses invite shoppers for Small Business Saturday
Advocates for local businesses will have a chance to show their appreciation Saturday, Nov. 25, by starting their holiday shopping during Small Business Saturday. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
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…]