Bridgeview approves auto repair shop

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Moves up time for May 1 village board meeting By Steve Metsch Bridgeview is getting a new automotive repair shop. The village board at its April 17 matinee meeting approved a special use permit that will allow a repair shop at 9010 S. Beloit Ave. There was no discussion among trustees. The board followed the…

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My Twist Boba and Yogurt in Summit is a must try!

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By Carol McGowan On 63rd Street in Summit, sits a great place to get in on all of the excitement of Boba Tea, and delicious frozen yogurt. My Twist, 7520 W. 63rd Street, has been open for almost a year and a half, and is drawing in more customers as word gets around over the…

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QuikTrip fueling center moves forward in Bridgeview

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By Steve Metsch Bridgeview Trustee Mike Pticek was so excited to attend the latest village board meeting, he canceled a doctor’s appointment. Pticek did not want to miss a chance to vote on selling land to a developer expected to bring plenty of tax money to village coffers. A fueling center on a block-long site…

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Countryside denies gas station proposal

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By Steve Metsch Taking a cue from the plan commission and zoning board of appeals, the Countryside City Council denied a request to build a service station in the parking lot of the Holiday Inn. “They didn’t have a specific (gas station) in mind,” City Attorney Erik Peck said after the council meeting on May…

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Avis car rental and a day care center are coming to Countryside

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By Steve Metsch A car rental company and a day care center/nursery school are coming to Countryside. The city council – at its only meeting in November – approved an ordinance that creates the special use variation needed to permit Avis Budget Car Rental at 9665 W. 55th St. That’s the address of Highline Automotive,…

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Video game arcade coming to Bridgeview

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By Steve Metsch A new video game and gaming network arcade will be opening in Bridgeview. “A new business wants to create a place for people to play video games. This is not a gambling thing,” Trustee James Cecott told the board. “This is just a video game (place) like you see on TV where…

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