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Building permit roundup – Nov. 2-Nov. 8

Midwest Real Estate Acquisition Group, LLC obtained a commercial remodel permit for an interior demolition at 521 S. 11th St. Michael Hoyle is the contractor and the project is valued at $3,500. North Grand the Building Partnership obtained a commercial remodel permit for 121 North Grand Ave. West. O’Shea Builders is the contractor and the [...]

By |November 11th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Shabby Shack moves to west side location

Shabby Shack, a boutique for home décor, painted furniture and jewelry, has relocated to 2621 W. White Oaks Dr. in Springfield as of Nov. 3. Owners Greg and Roxanne Herr originally opened the business in 2015 at 449 N. Walnut Ave. and later expanded into an adjacent building. However, Roxanne said she had been considering [...]

By |November 11th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Portillo’s to open Dec. 8, food truck open now

Following years of speculation about whether Portillo’s would open a location in Springfield, the fast-casual restaurant based in Oak Brook, Illinois, plans to open its 66th location in Springfield on Dec. 8. The brand has existing central Illinois restaurants in Peoria, Champaign and Normal. “We’ve been excited to come here for a long time,” said [...]

By |November 10th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Oct. 26-Nov. 1

Bishop Properties, Inc. obtained a commercial remodel permit for 812 S. 11th St. Milliman Construction is the contractor and the project is valued at $17,000. Yellowstone Venture, LLC in care of Samuel D. Nichols obtained a commercial remodel permit for parking lot work at 4525 Wabash Ave. Sam Nichols is the contractor and the project [...]

By |November 4th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

INB expands, The Corkscrew relocates

The Corkscrew recently relocated, but customers should have no trouble finding their favorite wine retailer – the business simply moved to a different suite in the same shopping center at the corner of Chatham Road and Iles Avenue. David Anderson, who co-owns the business with his wife, Danielle, said the move was prompted by INB, [...]

By |November 4th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Vele to open in new west side location on Nov. 4

Vele is opening its new location on the west side of Springfield on Wednesday, Nov. 4 as planned, despite additional mitigation orders from Governor JB Pritzker prohibiting indoor dining. The owners joined a group of nearly two dozen other restaurant owners filing suit in Sangamon County last week seeking relief from the order, which Mayor [...]

By |November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Sweet Basil Cafe opens in Prairie Crossing

Sweet Basil Café opened on Nov. 1 in the former O’Charley’s building in Prairie Crossing. The location at 4241 Conestoga Dr. in Springfield had been vacant since O’Charley’s closed in March 2019. Despite the fact that additional mitigations took effect on Sunday, ending indoor dining and bar service for Region 3, which includes Springfield, Sweet [...]

By |November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments