Category Archives: Business

Stefani’s to open on site of former Kow Kow restaurant

by SEAN KEENEHAN The former Kow Kow restaurant property, 6755 N. Cicero Ave., has been purchased by the Phil Stefani Signature Restaurants group and will be redeveloped as a new restaurant. Kow

Building of ‘Point at Six Corners’ targeted for spring; fate of proposed Starbucks on Cicero undecided

  by BRIAN NADIG Construction of the Point at Six Corners shopping center is expected to start this spring, while a proposal to build a Starbucks coffee shop at 4151 N. Cicero

Two longtime Jefferson Park businesses close

by BRIAN NADIG Two longtime Jefferson Park businesses — an upholstery store and a chicken restaurant –recently closed. Ernest Meyer, owner of Ernest Meyer Interiors at 4908 N. Milwaukee Ave., died last

Former Aldi’s in Niles converted into Big Blue swim school for children

by BRIAN NADIG The former Aldi’s grocery store near Milwaukee Avenue and Waukegan Road recently was converted into an indoor swimming school for children. About 500 children have signed up for lessons

Demolition planned for former K House of Flowers property

by BRIAN NADIG The planned demolition of the former K House of Flowers shop at 5241-45 N. Milwaukee Ave. and request for a side-yard variation for a proposed apartment building at 4812-16

Gladstone corridor master plan heard

by BRIAN NADIG A Dec. 6 community meeting on a master plan for the Gladstone Park commercial corridor featured suggestions on how to attract businesses and customers to the area. "You need