New Starbucks planned for Fairhills Mall

A new Starbucks is slated for Fairhills Mall to replace a problematic location nearby at the corner of Chatham Avenue and Monroe Street. “The new building will accommodate Starbucks moving from its current location next to Springfield Fire Department’s firehouse #8 on Monroe Street, where the drive-through cars often back out onto Monroe Street in [...]

By |January 26th, 2022|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s opens Springfield location

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s has come to Springfield. The family-style sports pub opened Jan. 24, making it the second Illinois location for the Florida-based franchise. The company operates 142 locations in 17 states, including one in Bourbonnais, Illinois.  Beef ‘O’ Brady’s is located at 2599. Wabash Ave. in the space that operated as The Pasta House [...]

By |January 24th, 2022|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Mike Brand joins Hanson Professional Services

Mike Brand recently joined Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Springfield headquarters as a project manager. He will take a leading role in the advancement of the firm’s Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and local government transportation engineering endeavors and serve as a project manager for transportation engineering projects. Brand worked for IDOT in Springfield for 30 [...]

By |January 19th, 2022|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments