Sunday, October 14, 2012
The long-awaited Fairplay Foods opens in the former Dominick space at 87th Street and Cicero Avenue at 7 a.m. Sunday. A grand opening is planned for next week.
Shhhh. Don't tell anybody, but Fairplay Foods, the Chicago-regional supermarket chain, is having a "soft" opening for its new Oak Lawn store at 87th Street and Cicero Avenue. Subscribe to the Evergreen Park Patch newsletter and breaking news alerts. The store will open its doors at 7 a.m. Sunday. The managers and staff will be putting on the final touches for the grand opening on Thursday, Oct.18. The Oak Lawn store is the seventh to open under the Fairplay banner, which has stores in Worth, Hickory Hills, Markham and three on Chicago's South Side. All of the stores are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week. Fairplay moves into the former Dominick's space which closed on Jan. 1. Those who relied on the store, especially seniors …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Home Run Inn is expected to open its newest location in October at 109th Street and Western Avenue in Beverly/Mt. Greenwood. Oak Lawn Ice Arena celebrates grand re-opening on Thursday.
- Bob Bong
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Minnesota-based Famous Dave’s restaurant chain earlier this month signed a lease for a 3,600-square-foot barbecue restaurant at 2851 W. 95th St. in the former Little Gym at Evergreen Pointe shopping center. The Evergreen Park Village Board approved a business license and wine and beer liquor license for Famous Dave’s back in April. The restaurant is now hiring managers and other employees. Job candidates can apply online at Famous Dave’s Evergreen Park. Once open, hours will be from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays to Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. The chain operates more than 170 restaurants in the United States. The nearest one is in Orland Park. The Oak Lawn Ice Arena, which was closed for the summer to …
Monday, August 27, 2012
Fairplay Foods coming to Oak Lawn and the expanded Wal-Mart in Bedford Park are offering career opportunities.
Two familiar retailers are hiring associates for stores slated to open in the fall in the local area. Fairplay Foods, the regional grocery store chain that is taking over the former Dominck’s space at 87th Street and Cicero Avenue will be hiring associates for its new Oak Lawn store slated to open this fall. Interviews are being conducted on Thursday, Sept. 6 from noon to 8:00, and Friday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fairplay’s vice president of retail operations Michael Kozlowski and a partner in the business did not say how many positions were being offered, what they paid or if health benefits were being offered. The company’s website did place a premium on happy employees “where all opinions” mattered. Job candidates can go online …