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Grape & Grain Co. Seeks to Nix Two-Drink Limit: On the Agenda

A preview of what's going to be discussed and voted on during Homewood's Nov. 13 village board meeting.

Homewood Village President Richard Hofeld and the village trustees will meet at Homewood Village Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 7:30 p.m.

New Part-time Firefighter

New part-time firefighter and paramedic, Sean Glowa, will be sworn in during the Nov. 27 meeting.

Winter Tree Trimming

Trustees will vote to give no more than $50,000, or $44.73 per tree to Winkler’s Tree & Landscaping for winter tree trimming.

Grape & Grain Co. Requests Drink Limit Amendment

Grape & Grain Co. owner Ron Khalaf is requesting amendment to his current Class 14 liquor license. Now, his business can only serve two drinks per person per visit. The passage of this amendment would remove the two-drink maximum restriction. 

Homewood Police Request Emergency Electrical Work

Homewood trustees will vote to avoid competitive bidding to give just over $15,000 to EXTRA Electric LLC for emergency electrical for the Homewood Police Department. According to the agenda, the repair request comes in response to a recent fire in the 911 room of the Homewood Police Station.

WA Mama November 28, 2012 at 02:16 AM
Is Grape and Grain a store or a bar? They originally said they would be a store, but now they want to have people in there drinking and hanging out. Sounds like a bar to me. Yay, Homewood, another bar. You must be so proud. And, oh yeah, #10 D is about a casino. Because the new flashy sign at the Village Hall won't be enough glitz.
SouthSide November 28, 2012 at 08:47 PM
It's not like people are falling out of G&G at 2 am. It is far from being "another bar." It's a lovely store that happens to sell product for immediate consumption. It's making Homewood some much needed cash. It's far better than an empty storefront collecting spiderwebs!
Wags69 November 28, 2012 at 08:55 PM
My wife and I went to G&G the other weekend when they had a band playing. It was much needed fun and we were laughing about how we were walking home at 10 pm ready to call it a night. IMHO, G&G is exactly the kind of business that should be supported in Homewood -- it is an asset to the downtown.

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