Wind Creek Hospitality announced on Thursday, Nov. 17, that it has formed a multi-year partnership with the Chicago Bulls as its official casino. Preparation work for construction started several weeks ago at the casino site in East Hazel Crest and Homewood on Halsted Street just south of Interstate 80/294. “As a new brand[Read More…]
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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…]
On Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, Homewood residents attended a public hearing on the Wind Creek Casino proposal hosted by the Homewood Village Board. What was clear by the end of the meeting is that the tension in the room revolved around common uncertainties that every democratic process results from: The[Read More…]
The East Hazel Crest Board of Trustees approved two measures at its Wednesday night meeting in support of the proposed casino at Halsted Street and Interstate 80/294. Village President Thomas Brown said the vote was unanimous, 5 to 0, on both a resolution to support the application for a casino[Read More…]
A room of about 100 Homewood residents in the IrwinCommunity Center was divided Monday as the villageboard held a hearing and voted to move closertoward a new casino that would straddle thevillage border with East Hazel Crest.
A casino complex announced Wednesday by Wind Creek Illinois LLC would include a hotel, entertainment center, three restaurants, two bars and a skyline lounge when the four-year project is complete.