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Falcon Hobby Supply prepares to close

While Falcon Hobby Supply survived after a fire three years ago at the original location on Dirksen Parkway, the business is now in the process of winding down operations. A post on the company’s Facebook page stated, “It is with a very heavy heart, we have to announce that our plans to move the store [...]

By |July 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

Brian Pierce retiring after 45 years in radio

Longtime morning radio host Brian Pierce (Cozadd) is hanging up the headphones after 45 years in the radio business. He will host his final morning show on WUSW (US 92.7) and his last political talk show on News/Talk 94.7 and 970 WMAY on Friday, July 26. Pierce’s dream to be “the voice on the radio” [...]

By |July 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

Green Family Stores to occupy lower level of former Bergner’s space

While White Oaks Mall lost two anchor stores with the closings of Sears and Bergner’s in 2018, plans are already underway to redevelop the 125,000-square-foot space previously occupied by Bergner’s. Simon Property Group, the parent company that owns and operates White Oaks Mall, purchased the space after it failed to sell at auction earlier this [...]

By |July 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Check your blind spots

BY KAREN ACKERMAN WITTER Horace Mann hosted the “CEO Action Check Your Blind Spots” mobile tour on May 30, which was open to every staff member. The company promoted it as a continuation of its commitment to having a diverse and inclusive work environment, facilitating open and honest conversations and increasing awareness of unconscious biases. [...]

Forty Under 40

The Springfield Business Journal proudly features 40 leaders who are under the age of 40 in the Springfield and neighboring business communities. These individuals are selected based on their contributions to our local business community and the community in which they reside.They represent, in part, the future of business in our community and in central [...]

By |June 26th, 2019|Categories: Featured Article|0 Comments

Take a ride to Springfield Carriage Co.

BY TOM PAVLIK I love the kind of place that you only hear of by word of mouth - it’s like getting let in on a secret. And from the restaurant’s perspective it can be a gutsy play, but is also indicative of pride in what’s being served. And that’s Springfield Carriage Co. – a [...]

By |June 26th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured Article|0 Comments
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