Comings & Goings: Byrider reopens car store in Bridgeview

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By Bob Bong Indianapolis-based Byrider last week reopened its used car dealership in Bridgeview. The store relocated to 9150 S. Harlem Ave. in 2014 from its original home in Oak Lawn. It was a franchised J.D. Byrider location and closed last year. It reopened on Friday as the chain’s 32nd corporate-owned dealership under its new……

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New seafood restaurant opens in Palos Hills

  By Bob Bong A Mediterranean seafood restaurant opened last month in Palos Hills and features some kinds of fish not readily available in the southern suburbs. SeaCatcher Mediterranean Sea Food & Grill opened Nov. 3 at 10331 S. Roberts Road in the former Bertucci’s restaurant. Owner Sam Farhan said that in addition to more……

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Comings & Goings: Bridgeview gun range closes

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By Bob Bong Bridgeview Sports Sales, which opened two years ago in a former car wash at 7410 S. Harlem Ave. in Bridgeview, closed last month. The store, which featured live bait, fishing gear, gun sales and a gun range, announced on Facebook that Nov. 17 would be its final day in the village: “As……

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Comings & Goings: Branding Iron first to open at SeatGeek Stadium

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By Bob Bong A new restaurant is the first business to open in a retail strip built along Harlem Avenue in the gigantic outlot at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview. Branding Iron opened in mid-September at 7036 S. Harlem Ave. It’s the first business to open in the retail strip between the Shell gas station at……

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Comings & Goings: Bridgeview Bank to close offices

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By Bob Bong BridgeviewBank announced last month that it would be closing its office at 4753 N.Broadway in Chicago as of May 24. Theclosing will affect 25 employees. Employeesat the branch at 7300 W. 87thÊSt.in Bridgeview said they have been told that branch will be closing as well. BridgeviewBank, a community bank founded in 1971,……

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Comings & Goings: Starbacks to open in Chicago Ridge

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By Bob Bong A Starbucks coffee shop is coming to Chicago Ridge laterthis year. The Seattle-based chain will be built at the site of theformer Nikobee’s restaurant at 103rd Street and Harlem Avenue byGlazier Corp. “They should have a shovel in the ground in the next threeweeks,” said Chicago Ridge Mayor Chuck Tokar. “It should……

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Comings & Goings: Next Generation Dunkin’ now open in Evergreen Park

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By Bob Bong The firstsouth suburban Dunkin’s store of the future officially opened last month inEvergreen Park. Theso-called Next Generation Dunkin held its grand opening Feb. 11 at 9601 S.Pulaski Road in the 96 Point Crossings plaza. The1,833-square-foot restaurant is one of only 50 Dunkin’s to feature the newdesign. “It isvery exciting to bring one……

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Comings & Goings: Whole Foods to open next week in Evergreen Park

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A new supermarket will begin serving Evergreen Park nextweek when Whole Foods Market opens its doors at the new Evergreen Plaza. Whole Foods will open at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, at 9a.m. The first 500 customers through the doors will receive a Whole FoodsMarket gift card of a mystery value ranging between $5 and……

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Comings & Goings: Biz Inc moves to Justice

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By Bob Bong Ê Biz Inc, an office that specializes in taxes, businessservices and insurance, moved its Hickory Hills office to new digs at 8648 S.Roberts Road in Justice. It celebrated its grandopening Feb. 1. There are two other offices in Des Plaines and Chicago’sNorth Side. The company was founded in 2003 by Ewa Zawada……

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Comings & Goings: Yarn store opens in Palos Heights

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A new yarn store with the great name of Llama Llama DingDong has opened in Palos Heights. Owners Yax Olivan and her sister, Roo, envision their storebecoming a meeting point for fiber arts enthusiasts of all skill levels. “Our name is representative of our attitude,” said Yax, whooversees the daily operation of the store at……

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