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Tacology 101 reopens after minor fire

Tacology 101, located at 219 S. Fifth St. in downtown Springfield, will reopen today after a minor fire Monday afternoon. Owner James Hamilton said that there was no damage to the interior of the restaurant, “just a mess outside we had to clean up.” Firefighters out on another call around 4:30 p.m. Monday noticed smoke [...]

By |June 5th, 2019|Categories: Business News, News|0 Comments

MacArthur redevelopment project on hold

Developer Eric Hoogland has tabled plans for a major redevelopment project on MacArthur Blvd., although Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin says it may still happen in the future. CEHOG, LLC, an entity controlled by the Hoogland family, was under contract to purchase more than one-and-a-half acres of land at the corner of MacArthur Boulevard and [...]

By |May 29th, 2019|Categories: Business News|0 Comments

Made-from-scratch makes an impression at Papo’s Café

BY TOM PAVLIK I’ve been hearing about Papo’s Café for the last several months, but primarily in connection with its made-from-scratch breakfasts, baked goods and hand-crafted coffee drinks. And yes, Papo’s breakfast menu sure is enticing. Although plenty of business is done over breakfast meetings, this month the fates decreed a lunch meeting with a [...]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Business News, News|0 Comments

Two long-standing local banks merge

As of Nov. 1, two long-standing local banks have completed a merger that was initially announced at the beginning of this year. Athens Bancorp, Inc., parent company of the Athens State Bank, and NBP Financial Services, parent company of the National Bank of Petersburg, have merged their holding companies to create AC Bancorp, Inc., which [...]

By |November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Business News, News|0 Comments

Sandler Training webinar

Bob Barber with Sandler Training is hosting a webinar, “Seven secrets in 37 minutes for crushing 4th quarter sales,” on Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 11-11:37 a.m. Barber said, “If your company is concerned with meeting sales objectives for the final stretch of the year, you are guaranteed to leave with actionable tips for boosting your [...]

By |October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Business News, Events|0 Comments

Land of Lincoln Economic Development Corporation seeking input

The Land of Lincoln Economic Development Corporation (LLEDC) is seeking to engage the community in a meaningful way to create an economic development plan for strategic action.  Community members are invited to complete an online survey or by providing input at one of three open houses: Thursday, Sept. 27, 5-6:30 p.m. at the University of [...]

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Business News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Greater Springfield Chamber Job Fair

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce will host The Greater Springfield Chamber Job Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 28 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. This event provides a convenient and cost-effective way for employers across central Illinois to connect with job-seekers of all ages, as well as individuals interested in new or advanced careers. For job-seekers, [...]

By |August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Business News|0 Comments

Innovate Springfield to host technology workshop

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 [...]

By |August 15th, 2018|Categories: Business News|0 Comments

Local First

If you are interested in starting or expanding a small business, join Local First Springfield for an upcoming training and networking event. Did you know that a whole spectrum of resources exist to help you start, expand and grow your business? Even better, you can access them right here in Springfield. Jess Weitzel of LISC [...]

By |August 1st, 2018|Categories: Business News|0 Comments
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