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Gypsy Soul, Gypsy Tribe and Gypsy Dreamer consolidating.

The recently constructed retail building directly across from Sky Zone will soon be getting its first tenant. Sue Schwartz, owner of Gypsy Soul, Gypsy Tribe and Gypsy Dreamer, plans to consolidate all three of her locations into one 5400 square foot store. “We don’t have a concrete date yet, but we’re shooting for the end [...]

By |March 21st, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Mar. 5, 2018 and Mar. 11, 2018.

Building permit roundup – Mar. 14 BY STACIE LEWIS Hy-Vee, Inc. obtained a commercial building permit for a seasonal garden center at 2115 S. MacArthur.  The contractor is Matt’s Greenhouse and the project is valued at $100. Enos Park Development, LLC obtained a commercial building permit for remodeling work at 711 E. Enos Ave.  Enos [...]

By |March 14th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Visions by JDR is moving to N. Peoria Road building that formerly housed Fish Man Pet Center

Visions by JDR is preparing to move into the building at 3935 N. Peoria Road that formerly housed Fish Man Pet Center. Darlene Anderson recently purchased the Peoria Road property and is in the process of renovating it. “Mostly I sell crystals, incense, candles, jewelry, books, and music, that sort of thing,” said Anderson. “I [...]

By |March 12th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Buzz Bomb Brewing Co. opens

The official ribbon cutting isn’t scheduled until March 29, but Buzz Bomb Brewing Company is officially open for business as of this past weekend. Located downtown at 406 E. Adams, the building that formerly housed the Oasis Bar has been extensively remodeled over the last year, with the owners doing much of the work themselves. [...]

By |March 7th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Busy as bees – April 2017

Buzz Bomb Brewing Company prepares to open downtown By Patrick Yeagle What started as some friendly sword play is leading to a new brewery in downtown Springfield. Buzz Bomb Brewing Company plans to open its doors this fall at 406 E. Adams St. – formerly Oasis bar. Josh Flanders, a co-owner at Buzz Bomb Brewing, [...]

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Feb. 26, 2018, and Mar. 4, 2018.

Building permit roundup – Mar. 7 BY STACIE LEWIS The Grain and Feed Association obtained an interior demo permit for 3521 Hollis Dr.  The contractor is Michael Von Behren Builders and the project is valued at $5,000. Ryder Truck Rental, Inc. obtained a commercial building permit for the installation of above-ground storage tanks at 3415 [...]

By |March 7th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Feb 28

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Feb. 19, 2018, and Feb. 25, 2018. BY STACIE LEWIS Little Angels Child Care obtained a commercial interior demo permit for the structure at 101 E. Allen.  The contractor is Carolina Contractors and Painting, Inc. and the project is valued at $4,000.   The [...]

By |February 28th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Whataburger: Fact or Fiction?

Rumors have been flying about the fate of the former Denny’s restaurant on Wabash Avenue after the social media site 217 Memes posted last week that a Whataburger would be opening at that location, citing unnamed sources. However, Whataburger’s corporate office later commented on the post with this statement: “This post is a hoax and [...]

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Feb. 12, 2018, and Feb. 18, 2018.

Phoenix Center obtained a commercial remodeling permit for interior and exterior renovations at 109 E. Lawrence.  The contractor is Pankey Builders and the project is valued at $70,000. KB Properties and Rentals obtained a commercial remodeling permit for 510 Apple Orchard Road for an interior remodel.  Karl Backs is the contractor and the project is [...]

By |February 21st, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Building Permit Roundup – Feb. 14

BY NAN KORDING Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Feb. 5, 2018, and Feb. 11, 2018. County Market has obtained a commercial building permit for 1903 W. Monroe St. The permit is for a 20 x 40 tent for the garden center from Mar. 20, 2018, to Jun 25, [...]

By |February 14th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments
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