Grateful Coffee Co. to open

A new coffee shop is opening at 1370 Toronto Road in Springfield, and the owners say the name, Grateful Coffee Co., is intended to pay tribute to everyone who has helped them achieve their dream of opening a small business. Owners Brandon and Cana Austin are friends with Emily and Tim Lewis, who currently operate [...]

By |March 3rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sara Wojcicki Jimenez has started KIND Consulting

Sara Wojcicki Jimenez has started her own business, KIND Consulting. She most recently worked as director of marketing, communications and advocacy for HSHS Central Illinois Division but is best known for her work in state government and as a television reporter. “Living through this pandemic has given me some time to reflect,” she said. “I [...]

By |February 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jerk Shop Go is expanding in White Oaks Mall

Jerk Shop Go is opening in the White Oaks Mall food court on Feb. 8, but fans of the Carribean cuisine will still be able to patronize the original downtown location as well. “The move to White Oaks Mall is an expansion,” said owner Kadejia Berkley. “We’re hoping to introduce our brand to a new [...]

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sandler Training interactive workshop

As you reflect on the past year, are you frustrated that you didn’t hit your goals? Worried that you and your spouse or partner are drifting apart? Tired of setting New Year’s resolutions that don’t last much past January? Most people feel this way because they lack a goal, a path to that goal, and/or [...]

By |January 13th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Dec. 14-Dec. 20

Barbell Holdings, LLC obtained a commercial building permit for new construction at 4600 W. Alex Blvd. Baldovin Construction Co. is the contractor and the project is valued at $740,000. Corporation Service Company obtained a commercial remodel permit for interior work at 801 E. Adlai Stevenson Drive. R. D. Lawrence Construction Co., Ltd. is the contractor [...]

By |December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lisa’s Boutique has opened in Enos Park

After sitting vacant for decades and undergoing an extensive renovation, a historic storefront in Enos Park is now home to a new tenant. Lisa’s Boutique opened on Dec. 13, offering a selection of women and men’s clothing, shoes, jewelry and accessories. The business also sells and rents floral arrangements for special occasions or home décor, [...]

By |December 16th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment