Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Get the hours for Mokena grocery stores, convenience stores and liquor for all your last-minute needs on Thanksgiving.
No doubt you'll forget something you need to make the Thanksgiving meal perfect. Don't panic. Here's a list of the Thanksgiving Day hours for grocery stores, convenience stores and liquor stores in Mokena. OPEN 24 HOURS OPEN PART OF DAY LIQUOR STORES Subscribe to a free Mokena Patch newsletter. "Like" Mokena Patch on Facebook.
Monday, September 12, 2011
While most towns have to shop at big chains, Mokena has more local options.
Welcome back. Grocery stores. Some call them supermarkets, or the old standby, "the store." As in: "I'm going to the store, need anything"? Many people are used to going to "the big guys" for groceries. In Mokena we have it even better. As in Berkot's and Brookhaven. Berkot's Super Food in Mokena is a happy reminder of more laid back, quieter days. Several years ago they completed a massive expansion and remodeling project that turned our quaint little grocery store into an even more full service but just as friendly place to fill a shopping cart. The service and home town atmosphere is just as prevalent as ever. It's never a surprise to run into friends and neighbors as you peruse the aisles checking off your shopping list. Brookhaven …
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
A recent study found U.S. citizens dining out more, but that's not true in the Lincoln-Way area, according to restaurants.
Restaurants around the country might be experiencing a surge in business because of high grocery prices, but that's not the case in the Lincoln-Way area. Marketing research firm NPD Inc. recently reported that U.S. diners were eating out more now than during the recession when supermarket food prices fell sharply, according to a January Reuters story. And although economists might be saying the recession is over, area residents still are pinching pennies. In fact, Enrico’s Italian Dining in Frankfort continues to feel the effects of the economic downturn. “It’s been steady slow,” kitchen supervisor Alyssa Alcantar said of business. “We get a little rush on the weekend, but it’s been pretty dead.” Traditionally, January and February are …