Tag: restaurant

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Checking in: Dunning’s Market celebrates 2nd anniversary in Flossmoor location, forges ahead through pandemic

An encouraging message adorns the plywood covering a window at Dunning’s Market that was damaged in the derecho storm on Aug. 10. The storm, a power outage and the pandemic have presented challenges for the local deli. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)   You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle[Read More…]

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Mediterranean restaurant, property donation for HSC approved in Homewood

Two property transactions approved Tuesday by Homewood trustees will bring a new restaurant and an expansion of the Homewood Science Center to the downtown area.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.

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Maple Tree owner: ‘We are the phoenix’

Maple Tree Inn opened its new location at 18849 Dixie Highway in Homewood to the public on Feb. 7 and had a successful opening weekend, serving more than 800 diners, according to co-owner Katie Wennberg. But the ribbon cutting ceremony on Feb. 12 still proved to be an emotional occasion,[Read More…]

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Vida Tacos features artistic passion for food

Vida Tacos opened Nov. 2 at 18102 Martin Ave. in Homewood, and owner Alfredo Castro said his approach is captured by the restaurant’s logo.   Alfredo Castro and Rosaelia  Samanieso pose by Vida  Tacos’ logo. The new r  estaurant opened Nov. 2  in downtown Homewood.  (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)“Vida” not only means “life” in Spanish, it’s the[Read More…]

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Grape & Grain sold, begins transition to Culture

Grape & Grain is under new management, and the new owners say their vision will build upon the accomplishments of previous owner Bill Frank.The sale of the business and building closed Friday, Dec. 6, with Urban Leegacy LLC taking over the reins of the popular drinking and entertainment establishment at[Read More…]

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Maple Tree Inn coming to Homewood

Award-winning Cajun food is coming to Homewood. Blue Island restaurant Maple Tree Inn is moving to 18849 Dixie Highway. [Update 3:40 p.m. Aug. 28] You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.

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Sub sandwich shop slated for Flossmoor shopping center

Jersey Mike’s is coming to Flossmoor. The national submarine sandwich chain will be opening a shop adjacent to the Meijer superstore, village officials said Wednesday.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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