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On the Go Boutique opening on Hamlin Parkway

On the Go Boutique has been an online-only store for nearly five years, but will soon have a brick-and-mortar location in Springfield. Co-owner Anna Hruby said she started the business with a good friend of her who lives in the Nashville area, although the inventory and shipping has always been handled out of Springfield. “We’ve [...]

By |July 6th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Dr. Tana Frisina expands her practice

Dr. Tana Frisina, owner of Frisina Family Wellness, has expanded her practice to include thermography, a service which was not previously available in the Springfield area. “I bought the building next door in December, but I wasn’t really sure what to do with it,” said Frisina of the space that most recently housed Shanti’s Studio, [...]

By |June 28th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – June 14-June 20

2222 South, LLC obtained a commercial building permit for 2232 S. Sixth St. The contractor is Capitol Ideas, Inc., and the project is valued at $10,000. Quyen Nguyen and Mary Ann Tran obtained a commercial remodel permit for 2955 Lindbergh Blvd. The contractor is Thai Phong and Hang Phuong and the project is valued at [...]

By |June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

The Roost relocates to Chatham Road

The Roost has relocated from downtown Springfield to a larger location at 315 Chatham Road, and owner Rachel Bonney said she also shifted the business model from an artist co-op to a boutique. “It was a hard decision; I loved downtown,” said Bonney. “I had been there for six years, and prior to opening my [...]

By |June 22nd, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – June 7-June 13

3422 Freedom Drive, LLC, in care of Bill Furling, obtained a commercial remodel permit for 3423 S. Freedom Drive. Quad City Construction is the contractor and the project is valued at $150,000. St. John’s Hospital of Hospital Sisters of Third Order OSF obtained a commercial remodel permit for a façade replacement and roofing at 800 [...]

By |June 16th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Starbucks opens at South Dirksen and Stevenson

Springfield’s newest Starbucks Coffee Company, at the northeast corner of South Dirksen Parkway and Stevenson Drive, opens for business today. It is the sixth freestanding Starbucks location in Springfield, in addition to a location inside Target and on the University of Illinois Springfield campus. The new Starbucks is smaller in size than previously built locations, [...]

By |June 14th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Barcom Security opens an office in Springfield

Barcom Security, a Swansea-based company that is expanding its reach, has opened a Springfield office at 386 S. Koke Mill Road. The company provides residential, small business, commercial and enterprise security systems. Last November, Marc Camp was hired as the new central Illinois business development manager for the company. “Barcom Security was founded back in [...]

By |June 9th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments