Comings & Goings: Countryside wins development award

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The Countryside City Center was one of six developments selected to receive a 2014 Edie award from the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and Illinois Development Council. The chamber in conjunction with the development council selects developments throughout the state, which should be recognized for their accomplishments. ICC President and CEO Doug Whitley said in a…

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Comings & Goings: Chiro One to auction off assets on Friday

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Chiro One Wellness Centers LLC, once a business success story, will sell off its remaining assets at an auction Friday. Those assets include a couple of its remaining chiropractic offices including one in Oak Lawn and Palos Heights. The once flourishing company earlier this year closed more than half of its offices after posting a…

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Comings & Goings: New outpatient pavilion at Christ is beaming

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Staffers at Advocate Christ Medical Center lined up with local officials recently to put their names on a steel beam that would find itself at the top of the hospital’s new Outpatient Pavilion under construction at 4440 W. 95th St. in Oak Lawn. Hundreds of people waited patiently June 25 for their chance to autograph…

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Comings & Goings: Countryside Mazda dealership opens in Orland

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Professional baseball pitcher C.J. Wilson is preparing for his eventual retirement by opening a chain of Mazda dealerships. He started on his post-baseball plans some years ago when he opened CJ Wilson Mazda, 6060 S. LaGrange Road in Countryside. The dealership has been called the biggest Mazda dealership in Illinois for the past five years.…

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Comings & Goings: European Chalet named a top wedding venue

European Chalet Banquets and Catering, at 5445 S. Harlem Ave. on the Chicago side of the street, has been selected as one of the top 10 wedding venues in Chicago by The website said that European Chalet continues “the European tradition where food is the center of the celebration, this family-run business provides a…

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Comings & Goings: Georgious closes without warning in Burbank

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Georgious Restaurant, a family eatery that specialized in American and Grecian food since 1965, closed at 5900 W. 79th St. in Burbank without notice at the end of May. The restaurant had been fighting foreclosure proceedings for more than a year filed by American Metro Bank in Chicago. The establishment posted a notice on its…

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Comings & Goings: New China restaurant now open in Summit

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Someone once told me you could never have enough Chinese restaurants. I don’t know if that is true, but the Summit area has another source for egg rolls since the New China restaurant opened last month on Archer Avenue. Owner Jenny Mei opened the restaurant in May in the former location of the Big Wall…

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Comings & Goings: Hitzeman Funeral Home marks 110th anniversary

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Personal services are what Todd Hitzeman say sets his family’s funeral home apart from the others.   “Our long family tradition provides the continuity and stability that people really appreciate during grieving times,” said Hitzeman, the great-grandson of the founder and President of Hitzeman Funeral Home in Brookfield. “Because we have been an integral part…

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Comings & Goings: Fuego Cantina to hold grand opening Saturday

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A new Mexican restaurant, Fuego Cantina, will hold its grand opening from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday. The ribbon cutting is set for noon with the Brookfield Chamber of Commerce at 3755 Grand Boulevard in Brookfield. The party starts with the ribbon cutting and goes until 10 p.m. General manager Pete Calvetti has plenty of…

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