Advanced Medical Transport to acquire Medics First

Peoria-based Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois (AMT) has announced plans to acquire Springfield-based Medics First Mobile Intensive Care and expects the transfer of ownership to occur later this summer. Medics First, headquartered at 1600 Taylor Ave. in Springfield, was founded in 2008 by Larry Daugherty, Tracy Daugherty, Mike Dozier and Mark Ballinger. The company [...]

By |June 13th, 2019|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments

New restaurants to open

Two new restaurants are preparing to open in the 200 block of South Fifth St. in downtown Springfield. In April, SBJ reported that Tacology 101 was closing its second location at 210 S. Fifth St., next to Floyd’s Thirst Parlor, which was previously occupied by the sushi restaurant Stop and Roll. The space will now reopen [...]

By |June 12th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Momentum on Main Street workshop

Downtown Springfield, Inc. is holding a workshop on Wednesday, June 26 entitled “Momentum on Main Street: What to Know Before You Buy” from 4-5:30 p.m. at The Incubator, 11 W. Old State Capitol Plaza. Have you thought about purchasing a downtown building or investing in a downtown property? In this how-to session produced by DSI’s [...]

By |June 12th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – June 3 – June 9

  BY STACIE LEWIS Strategic Lincoln LLC in care of Strategic Properties of NA obtained a commercial accessory structure permit for 520 S. Second St. Vertical Limit is the contractor and the project is valued at $15,000. 4590 Industrial Dr., Inc. obtained a commercial accessory structure permit for 4596 S. Industrial Ave.  AMF Electrical Contractor [...]

By |June 12th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

A new café with a past

Tony Leone’s Innkeepers Café opens in January By Cinda Ackerman Klickna In the midst of parking lots along Madison Street, across from the Department of Revenue Willard Ice Building, sits a home built in 1918 by Italian immigrant Peter Leone. It has now been transformed into a coffee shop scheduled to open in early 2019. [...]

By |June 11th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Annual Small Business Awards

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce’s annual Small Business Awards will be held on Tuesday, June 18 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Springfield. The awards program recognizes area small business owners for their outstanding achievements in five different categories: a nonprofit business director; a new and emerging business owner; small business owner [...]

By |June 5th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

All Star Kutz moves to new location

All Star Kutz, a basketball-themed barbershop currently located on the lower level of White Oaks Mall, is moving to a new location. Saturday, June 8 will be the first day of business at 2504 S. MacArthur Blvd. in Springfield. All Star Kutz will occupy a 4,000 square foot suite adjacent to Ace Bicycle Shop that [...]

By |June 5th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments
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