Innovate Springfield will hold a workshop on "Deep Dive: Maximizing Technology for Your Business" on Thursday, August 16 at 5:15 p.m. Ryan Cannon, business account manager with Verizon Wireless will help attendees learn all about the current tools and technologies available, what their uses are and how their specific functionalities support higher productivity for you [...]
Milk and Honey Fresh Market reopened today at 413 E. Adams, in a space between Café Moxo and The Elf Shelf. The business was previously located at 221 S. Sixth St. but closed at the end of 2017. Owner Jenny Loftus said she has revised her inventory and the need for less space made her [...]
Allied Capital Title (ACT) has purchased Zelle Title, LLC and will now be operating under the name Zelle Title Services in the Springfield market. ACT, which is headquartered in Champaign, has seven locations throughout central Illinois and Indiana, including a location in Springfield at 4011 Yucan Drive. Zelle Title, which has been in business since [...]
Wayne Utterback has accepted a position as director of communications and digital content for the Illinois Association of Park Districts. He most recently worked as the communications manager for the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, a position he had held since February 2013. Utterback has a degree in news editorial from Southern Illinois University Carbondale [...]
Specialty Cakes has announced the retail location will close as of Oct. 31, unless the business is sold to a new owner prior to that. However, owner Tammy Mullins says she plans to continue making wedding cakes out of her home in Pawnee. Mullins has owned Specialty Cakes for 14 years and operated out of [...]
A dedication ceremony was held on Aug. 1.
HSHS St. John’s Cancer Center, located at 301 N. 8th Street, has recently completed an extensive renovation and officially opened to patients on Aug. 6. The new center includes an infusion center, medical oncology physician clinics and radiation oncology as well as lab services, all inside the St. John’s Pavilion. This $3.9 million project will [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between July 30 and Aug. 5, 2018.
Building permit roundup – August 8 BY STACIE LEWIS Plaza Parking 1, LLC obtained a commercial building permit for work on a new pedestrian plaza at 428 S. 5th and 435 S. 6th streets. The work includes updated crossings, storm sewer improvements and landscaping. The contractor is R. D. Lawrence and the project is valued [...]
Prairie Farms Dairy has been a fixture on MacArthur Boulevard for decades, but recently rumors have begun circulating that a move is in the works. In March, Prairie Farms purchased the former ABF truck terminal, located at 6633 Old Route 36 in Riverton. While the building itself is just over 3000 square feet, the property [...]
Friday, July 27 was the last day of business for Stop and Roll, a downtown sushi restaurant located at 210 S. Fifth St. Between being situated next to Floyd’s Thirst Parlor (complete with a connecting door) and keeping late night hours, it was popular with both lunch patrons and the after-hours crowd. Owner Erik Larson [...]
The national law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP has announced the election of 12 attorneys as new partners of the firm, effective July 1, 2018. Located in nine of the firm's offices throughout the U.S., one of the new partners is Esther Seitz, who practices at the firm’s Springfield office, located at 400 S. [...]