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It’s All About Wine has new owners

John Roman, who opened It’s All About Wine in 2006 after operating the local Famous Liquors store for many years, has sold the business to new owners. However, regular customers of the business located at 1305 Wabash Ave. won’t notice any drastic changes. The selection of merchandise and store hours will remain the same, and [...]

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Springfield’s first hookah lounge

Springfield will get its first hookah lounge when The Field Bar & Grill Hookah Lounge opens later this month at 933 North Grand Ave. Hookah lounges, which originated in India and spread throughout the Middle East, are now fairly common in larger cities throughout the United States and Europe. Owner Yvette Tucker said the idea [...]

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Sept. 10 and Sept. 16, 2018.

Building permit roundup – Sept. 19 BY STACIE LEWIS SJ Valentine, LLC obtained a commercial building permit for an Aquamarine Car Wash at 2600 Prairie Crossing.  Cloyd Builders, Inc. of New Berlin is the contractor and the project is valued at $1,000,000. ILLIRS Company, LLC obtained a commercial parking lot permit for 3101 Constitution Dr.  [...]

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Unveil Your Beauty relocates

Unveil Your Beauty, a retail store specializing in handmade wedding accessories, has relocated to 1020 W. Lawrence Avenue in Springfield as of Aug. 27. Owner Brenda Ritter originally started the business 10 years ago out of her home in Divernon and then moved to a location on West Jefferson in Springfield a few years ago. [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Sept. 3 and Sept. 9, 2018.

Building permit roundup – Sept. 12 BY STACIE LEWIS Curtis Trampe obtained a commercial fence permit for a 6’ black vinyl fence at 4815 Rodger St..  Goodman Fence, Inc. is the contractor and the project is valued at $21,698. Trust 413-015, in the care of United Community Bank, obtained a commercial remodel permit for code [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Eye Candy Salon & Spa is growing

Eye Candy Salon & Spa, located at 3001 W. White Oaks Drive, has recently doubled in size by expanding into an adjacent suite. The owner, Tye Hale, opened the business in the Cascades Shopping Center last November. Tye had previously rented space at a salon in town before deciding to go out on her own [...]

By |September 10th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Fact or Fiction: New Starbucks coming to Springfield?

SBJ has received several inquires about what is being built on the lot just north of Panda Express on North Dirksen in Springfield. Construction is underway at 2720 North Dirksen, with no signage to indicate what might be coming soon. A building permit filed by CFT NV Developments of Rosemead, California, the parent company of [...]

By |September 5th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Aug. 27 and Sept. 2, 2018.

Building permit roundup – Sept. 5 BY STACIE LEWIS Walgreens obtained a commercial remodel permit for 2020 S. MacArthur Blvd.  Icon Identity Solutions of Rolling Meadows is the contractor and the project is valued at $23,000. McDonalds Corporation obtained a commercial fire sprinkler remodel permit for 522 W. Jefferson.  Automatic Fire Sprinkler, LLC of Normal [...]

By |September 5th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

GoWeb1 has relocated

GoWeb1 has recently moved to a new location at 400 South Grand Ave. West, just down the street from their previous office space in the former Standard Mutual building. GoWeb1 purchased the 3300 square foot building that previously served as an office for Lutheran Child & Family Services. Owner Mark Roberts said, “I’ve always admired [...]

By |September 4th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Sojourn’s Resale to close Aug. 31.

Sojourn’s Resale, a thrift store whose proceeds support the work of Sojourn Shelter and Services, has announced that Aug. 31 will be their last day in business. The resale shop, which is located in Fairhills Mall, tried to renew their lease earlier this month and was notified that the rent for their space would be [...]

By |August 29th, 2018|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments
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