When Clock Tower Gifts quietly closed up shop in January, it left a large and public vacancy at 187th and Wolf. We're curious—what do YOU think should fill this hole?
Saturday, April 7, 2012
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Welcome these new businesses to town.
Forefront Adult & Pediatric Care, S.C. 19621 La Grange Road, Unit 3 815-485-8380 The Mane Tamers 19129 S. Wolf Road 708-479-9149 It’s a Party Booth, Inc. 19211 Brompton Court 708-261-7789 Banfield Pet Hospital #1656 21430 Wolf Road 815-464-3589 Information courtesy the Village of Mokena Community Development Department.
Monday, August 22, 2011
If you're a business owner, this is an awesome way to reach customers. And if you're a Patch reader, Deals will be a great way to save money.
Yet another great feature has come to your Patch — local Deals — and we’re super psyched about this one. Patch Deals will help readers save up to 90 percent on local products and services at some of the Southland’s best businesses. Look for the Deals at the top of our homepage. Or sign up for Patch Deals alerts — just go to the "Notifications Settings" in your profile and click Patch Deals. And if you have yet to sign up for the daily e-mail newsletter, where Deals will appear alongside the day’s best local stories, please do. If you run a business in the south suburbs, what's the deal for you? Well, most of the major "deals" vendors focus on major-metro areas, not your hometown. The locally focused nature of a Patch Deal means you’ll …
Friday, January 21, 2011
Blue and orange bus brings diehard Mokena fans together.
Right after the Chicago Bears made it to Super Bowl XLI in 2006, Andy Griffiths, President of Lionheart Financial Ltd., and Dr. Garnet Patterson, owner of Patterson Dental Center, partnered up and bought themselves a Bears tailgating bus. Five years later, the bus can still be found at almost every Bears home game at Soldier Field. As Griffiths put it, “We are just two Mokena nutters who are massive Bears fans.” Griffiths said the inspiration to buy a tailgating bus came when the two visited Soldier Field for a game and noticed everyone else’s tailgating vehicles, which ranged from old ambulances to RVs. Griffiths said they realized they could do something like that. “My wife said 'no' to an RV, and we weren’t sure where to get an …
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
The 14-year resident of Mokena, who will be sworn in at the chamber's inaugural on Jan. 28, shares some thoughts on what's ahead for 2011.
When Lee J. Kaz is officially sworn in as president of the Mokena Chamber of Commerce for 2011, he will unveil what he describes as a "broad-spectrum game plan" for the organization to promote and support local businesses. When Patch caught up with Kaz, he was decidedly tight-lipped about the initiatives (we'll all have to wait until Jan. 28, the date of the inaugural), but he did share his thoughts on improvements to the chamber (of which Mokena Patch is a member) and the business outlook for 2011. Kaz is a 14-year resident of Mokena, a financial advisor with Lionheart Financial and president of the Mokena Lions Club. Mokena Patch: How does your background prepare you to be the new Chamber president? Lee J. Kaz: I've always been very …