Archive | Business Briefs

Short news stories about local businesses.

December 2002

River Horse opens – Nessun Dorma opens – Packer’s Pizza opens – Riverwest Resale opens – Lena’s Grocery to open – Funky Art World Closes – Other Gallery News

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November 2002

Closet Classics vs. City Hall, Chapter 3. Riverwest Co-op First Anniversay. Columbia St. Mary’s Clinic at Jewel Osco Building. Jobs with Justice and United Food and Commercial Workers to Demonstrate Against Walmart on 11/21.

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October 2002

Lena’s Grocery on Holton is getting ready to open. Construction crews have been hard at work in recent weeks behind the painted windows. The new store represents a $3 million investment in the neighborhood.

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September 2002

Riverwest resident Kris Roberts is planning to open a new bar at 701 E. Center St., in what was until recently Tony’s Bar. The new establishment, The Riverhorse, will offer alcoholic and other beverages, a variety of sandwiches, and pizza. Renovations are underway, and an art deco decorating theme is planned.

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