Thursday, May 2, 2013
Sweet Freaks specializes in handcrafted chocolates and classic candies.
Freshly made chocolate creations fill the shelves of a new sweet shop where a Beverly couple hopes to build a thriving business. Katie and Pat Murphy opened Sweet Freaks, 9915 S. Walden Parkway, last week and a steady flow of customers and candy gazers have been filtering into the shop in the days since. "We opened really fast and everything has just fallen into our laps," said Katie Murphy. It only took about 30 days to open the shop which grew from a successful catering and candy-making business. Pat Murphy is a trained chef who does catering and has been the head chef at large music events. Locally, their products began to gain a following after handling the chocolates for a Sutherland Elementary School fundraiser at the Beverly Arts…
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Bringing the North Side to the South Side, one plate at a time.
A couple of restaurateurs are banking that their North Side tapas concept restaurant will become a gathering place for South Side residents who want an alternative to sports bars and franchise restaurants. Connect with Patch: Oak Lawn / Evergreen Park / Beverly-Mt. Greenwood “There was a need for a place like this for people to come out and enjoy themselves without TVs blasting,” co-owner and chef Tymm Diamond said. “We wanted a place where people could come and talk.” So far, business has been great at Oak Lawn’s SIP Appetizer Bar at 4911 W. 95th St. Open for the three months, SIP is already living up to locals' expectations looking for more than the grilled chicken and burger fare offered at other 95th street establishments. “There was …
Got junk? Post your garage or yard sale on Beverly-Mt. Greenwood Patch and we'll help you sell it.
It's May, which means it's past time to clear that clutter and do some spring cleaning-- it also means garage and yard sale season is in full swing. Here at Beverly-Mt. Greenwood Patch we pride ourselves on local, useful information. That includes who has tools for a bargain, a dresser in their driveway or some clothes laid out on the lawn. Be the first on your block to know stuff. Sign up for the Patch newsletter and breaking news alerts. Posting your garage sale on Patch is easy ... and even better yet, it's free. Log in to Beverly-Mt. Greenwood Patch. Create a new account if you don't have one. Then click on our "Events" tab on the top of the page and on "Add an Event" near the top right corner. Or just go to Beverly-Mt. Greenwood …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
We'd love to map out the best farmers markets in the 'burbs. Share the info about some of the best in the area, and we'll create a nifty map to help you plot your market days.
Who doesn't love a good farmers market? We're eager to get the word out to our readers about where they can find farmers markets this season. If your city or village is operating one this year, please fill out this form with the details. We'll compile a list of markets that we get and make sure that information is available to our readers throughout the season. We'll even plot them on a map for your convenience and market-hopping strategy! If you're looking at this on a mobile device, please come back and visit when you're at a computer so you can see and fill out the form. First-time visitor to Patch? Get "Patched In" through our free e-mail newsletter. It's a must to keep up on local news and breaking news alerts. Click on the name of…
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Foreclosures priced from $97,000 to $192,000 are for sale in the Beverly and Mt. Greenwood area.
The following properties are listed as foreclosures up for sale in the Beverly and Mt. Greenwood neighborhoods, according to Zillow. Click on each address to view photos of the property. 1. 11025 S. St. Louis Avenue, Chicago 60655 Features: 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,152 square feet Price: $192,000 2. 10312 S. Prostpect Avenue, Chicago 60643 Features: 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,124 square feet Price: $179,000 3. 11422 S. Kedzie Avenue, Chicago 60655 Features: 3 Beds, 2 Bath, 1.148 square feet Price: $176,900 4. 3416 W. 111th Place, Chicago 60655 Features: 3 Beds, 1 bath, 1,168 square feet Price: $97,000 Want More Real Estate News? Browse Patch's Beverly & Mt. Greenwood House & Home topics pages.
Monday, April 29, 2013
This Evergreen Park home boasts high-end fixtures and a spacious master suite.
Address: 9246 S. Springfield Ave., Evergreen Park Price: $419,900 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Square feet: 2,600 Built : 2010 Details: This home, built just a few years ago, has plenty of space with a finished basement, family room and laundry room in addition to four bedrooms. The large backyard and attached two car garage are convenient features as well. The kitchen is complete with granite counter tops and large cherry cabinets. Source: Zillow.com Sign up for the daily newsletter: Oak Lawn / Beverly-Mt. Greenwood / Evergreen Park
Friday, April 26, 2013
Need a job? Know someone who is looking? Check out Patch's weekly online job fair for local job openings.
Welcome to Patch LOCAL JOBS, the go-to source for local employers and job seekers. Several openings crossed our desk this week from State Rep. Kelly Burke and Ald. Matt O'Shea. Others we pick up driving around town and from our always bustling Facebook pages. If you know of a local job, send it our way at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. OLCHS has openings for head and assistant cheerleading coaches, bilingual Arabic and part-time biology teachers, a technology director and third-shift custodian. All of the positions were posted this month. Read the job descriptions and apply online at on the OLCHS website. A small fire equipment business in Blue Island is currently seeking an organized, mature individual for a part-time …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
New mega-Menards at 91st Street and Western Avenue plans soft opening.
Just in time for summer, the new Menards is set to open next Tuesday in Evergreen Park. The much-anticipated store at 9100 S. Western Ave. (91st Street and Western Avenue) is the culmination of an ambitious redevelopment plan of the former Evergreen Country Club golf course. Menards is planning a soft opening while it fine tunes daily store operations. “We’re happy to be in the community,” Juan Horton said, general manager for the Evergreen Park Menards. “We are thankful for all the positive comments we’ve heard about the store from people around town or stopping by.” Connect with Patch: Evergreen Park / Beverly-Mt. Greenwood / Oak Lawn The new “mega-Menards” will carry a full array of high-quality, name brand merchandise for any type of …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
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