Monday, May 20, 2013
Bios Life, located at 18129 Dixie Highway, closed up shop and now the location is up for lease. Patch wants to know: What Should Go Here?
Along Dixie Highway, there are numerous businesses in the Homewood-Flossmoor area, but there are also many spaces along the roadway that sit vacant. One such location is the former Bios Life at 18129 Dixie Highway. The location, which features a glass storefront and a shared entrance with a salon, has street parking, counter space and floor space for retail displays or desks for an office setting. The location could be the home of a new retail location, an business office or some sort of small, take out restaurant. Patch wants to know: What Should Go Here? Let us know in the comments below. For leasing information about the location, call 630-930-3729. It's easy to keep up with Patch!
Monday, May 13, 2013
The Little Colony vacated the space at 18360 Governors Highway and now the storefront needs a new business to call the space home. Patch wants to know: What Should Go Here?
The Cherry Creek Plaza is home to several businesses that serve the Homewood-Flossmoor community, from Starbucks to Panera and several local shops as well. However, there's plenty of open space in the plaza, waiting for the right business to come along and call it home. One such location is the former home of The Little Colony, located at 18360 Governors Highway. The location was a children's and linens store, but now sits vacant and ready to lease. The space features a glass-fronted store and plenty of room for new signage, along with ample parking. A sign on the door says the space can be used for retail, medical or office use, and Patch wants to know: What Should Go Here? Could a small retail store make the space work, or would an …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Nix Nax, a clothing store in Homewood, recently underwent a storewide renovation, in an effort to give customers an updated shop to browse. Owner Pamela Nixon spoke to Patch about the renovations.
Nix Nax in Homewood has looked essentially the same for the past two years. With designs lining the walls and items on the racks, customers have grown accustomed to the store’s layout and overall design. But customers were in for a pleasant surprise, after a few recent tweaks to the store, located at 2135 W. 183rd St.. The owners and customers couldn’t be happier with the renovations. “Customers seem to really love it,” said Pamela Nixon, wife of owner Ron. The updated look of Nix Nax replaces designs on the walls with well-stocked catalogs, and new carpeting, Nixon said. “The designs are all gone now, plus we’ve got brand-new displays and carpeting,” she said. “We’ve really just given the place a facelift. It’s really got a great feel to …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Her Closet Boutique, which has been located in Flossmoor for the past 18 years, will close its Flossmoor doors by the end of April. The consignment shop is moving into its new location in Homewood, at 18334 Governor's Highway.
After 18 years in the same Flossmoor location, Her Closet Boutique, a local consignment shop, jewelry and accessory store, is shutting the doors and picking up shop, moving to its new location in Homewood. The new location, 18334 Governor’s Highway in the Cherry Creek Plaza, will give the shop double it's current space. “It's really just a size issue,” said owner Rose Demko. “In Flossmoor, they really couldn't accommodate what I need, everyone is pretty set here.” Although space is the reason Her Closet is moving, Demko said that she has no bad feelings about Flossmoor, calling the move bittersweet and strictly a business decision. “It really is bittersweet, it really is. This is my baby,” she said. “I mean, we opened up here 18 years ago …
Monday, April 15, 2013
What type of restaurant should go in the vacant space at 730 Ridge Road?
The Homewood-Flossmoor area is a hub of restaurants, businesses and commerce—but there are still some spots that are empty, like the vacant restaurant space at 730 Ridge Road. The location, which is currently for sale for $185,000, features a fully equipped bar and restaurant set-up, along with ample customer parking. Sitting on a 15,000-square-foot lot, the building itself is 3,010 square feet and is currently bank-owned. Patch wants to know: What Should Go here? Should a mom and pop local restaurant fill the space or would a major chain be better? Let us know in the comments below.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Located in the South Gate Plaza, the vacant business space at 18727 Dixie Highway is ready to be rented or leased. Patch wants to know, What Should Go Here?
The South Gate Plaza on Dixie Highway features several shops where Homewood-Flossmoor area residents can enjoy shopping, food and even a bit of magic. However, it also has a few business spaces that are vacant and up for lease. One such space is located at 18727 Dixie Highway. The space has plenty of parking spaces for potential customers, good visibility from the road and plenty of signage along Dixie Highway to attract customers. Patch wants to know, what should go here? Could a small retail clothing store, maybe a mom-and-pop carryout restaurant or something else? Share your thoughts in the comments below. For leasing information, contact 773-545-4200.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Located at 183rd Street and Dixie Highway, the former Hollywood Video building is available for rent. Patch wants to know, what should go here?
The store front at the corner of 183rd Street and Dixie Highway was once the home of Hollywood Video, but currently sits vacant and up for sale or rent through Re/Max. The location, 2000 W. 183rd Street, is sitituated at the corner of two busy roads and has ample parking for consumers. The location is a corner unit with ample parking and could be the perfrect location for a clothing store, coffee shop or some other type of retail location. Patch wants to know, what should go here? Be sure to leave your suggestions in the comments section below. For information on how to purchase or rent the location, contact Re/Max at (708) 798-1333.
Monday, March 18, 2013
One of several empty storefronts in the Flossmoor Commons, the location at 3325 Vollmer Road could be home to any number of businesses in the future. Patch wants to know, What Should Go Here?
The Homewood-Flossmoor area is a bustling community that would be a fit for many small, locally owned businesses that are looking to get off the ground. Business locations in the area can host a variety of business types, from carryout restaurants to grocery stores and more. One such location is at 3335 Vollmer Road in the Flossmoor Commons. The space, which is 1,655 square feet, shares ample parking with three anchor tenants: Kluger Furs, Marc Alan Salon and a gourmet pizza shop. Located at the intersection of Vollmer Road, Governors Highway and Kedzie Avenue, the location sees heavy traffic flow daily and is within the Flossmoor area, which has a average household income of $167,000. Although the location is empty now, Patch wants to …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The annual tradition continues next Friday, March 22 all throughout downtown Homewood
Downtown Homewood’s annual Girls Night Out returns next week on Friday, March 22. It’s the perfect opportunity to catch up with old friends and support local businesses at the same time. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., a variety of downtown merchants will be offering shopping specials and raffles. Of course, wine sampling will be a part of the festivities as well. And don’t miss out on the pop-up gallery next to Grape & Grain Co. at 18111 Dixie . This free event is sponsored by the Downtown Homewood Business Association (DHBA). Like H-F Patch on Facebook
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Check out the new look at Lassen's Tap, 2131 W. 183rd Street, which underwent more than two weeks of remodeling before reopening for business on Saturday, March 9.
Residents driving down 183rd Street may have noticed a bit of construction going on at Lassen's Tap, 2131 W. 183rd Street, over the past two weeks, as the local watering hole underwent a massive remodel. Gone is the dark décor, old-time bar top and crowded seating. In its place, comes a new, brighter feel thanks to a fresh bar top, new seating and a decked-out bar with detailed carvings around a massive mirror and beer taps. Be sure to check out the photos above for a look at the new Lassen's and let them know what you think on Lassen's Patch business directory listing.