Sunday, November 4, 2012
We look back at child pornography charges, tax rebates, crafty dog care, Black Friday starting early, election previews, 1st Congressional District thoughts and other Orland Park news you might have missed in the past week.
MONDAY Police Accuse Orland Park Man of Possessing Child Pornography on Computer The man was arrested after a joint effort between Orland Park and Chicago police, as well as a Cook County State’s Attorney task force focused on Internet crimes against children. How To Apply for the Orland Park Property Tax Rebate Today is the day that Orland Park property owners can begin applying for a property tax rebate. The application period goes until Dec. 14 TUESDAY Driver Pinned in Rollover Accident Keeps Dog Occupied During Rescue A man stuck in his SUV after it rolled over during an accident Tuesday distracted his large dog in the vehicle, as firefighters worked to remove them both. Orland Park 'Ghost Rider' Trial Date Set Charged with several …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Hundreds of people lined up to break bread with Whole Foods staff and Orland Park officials to open the new grocery store Friday morning. Crowds poured into the store throughout the day.
Whole Foods in Orland Park has opened. The new 27,500 square-foot grocery store opened with a bread-breaking ceremony outside the main entrance Friday morning, where hundreds of people waited for the doors to open. With a DJ playing songs, Whole Foods staff and Orland Park officials tore pieces off a large braided loaf of bread before opening the doors to the new store. Crowds continued to visit and shop well into Friday night. See the behind-the-scenes efforts in our pre-opening gallery. For information including address and store hours, see the Whole Foods listing in our Patch Directory. Sign up for Orland Park Patch breaking news alerts. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Looking for more business stories?
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Orland Park’s newest grocery store will be the 27,500 square-foot Whole Foods on the northwest corner of 153rd Street and LaGrange Road. Take a look at the inside as staff prepares for the opening Friday at 8:45 a.m.
Whole Foods in Orland Park is almost ready to open. Inside the 27,500 square-foot store will be fresh, seasonal produce; sustainably caught seafood and humanely raised meat; an array of specialty cheeses, wines and beers; gluten and dairy free items, and other items labeled for special diets; all-natural bath products; in-house made baked goods, pizza, hot entrees, sushi, deli sandwiches and more. Store Team Leader Emily Conklin said the store will stock items based on what customers ask for and what is brought to the register, to cater to local taste. The store at 15260 S. LaGrange Road will open with a bread-breaking ceremony at 8:45 a.m. Friday. While people have expressed excitement over the store's opening, others have noted that …
Sunday, September 2, 2012
We look back at a week of new firefighters, honors for veterans, little court movement, a Bloom MVP, West Nile and Whole Foods approaching an opening.
MONDAY Comings & Goings: Whole Foods Under Way, Cruise Night Packs Up Also in this week's business news, Orland's Jos. A Bank reopens in a new location and Dave & Buster's seeks applicants. In Tinley Park, Kelly Clarkson and Toby Keith stop by and the 80th Avenue Metra Station gets a little sweeter. New Cases of West Nile Virus Reported in Southern Cook County Cook County confirms new human cases of West Nile virus in Oak Lawn, Oak Forest, Evergreen Park and Palos Park as of Aug. 23. TUESDAY Accused Carjacker Remains in Jail, Arraignment Set Peter Sousan, 24, of Orland Park remained in custody during a hearing Monday, Aug. 27 in a Bridgeview courtroom. UPDATE: Bloom Township's Kendall McGinnis is Patch MVP Kendall McGinnis connected on a …
Sunday, February 12, 2012
We look back at a week of using metal to adapt, business reopening, perilous state finances, contract talk and sports triumphs.
MONDAY Fresh Cut: Cabinet Builder Adapts Skills to His Own Blade Sharpening Business With the economy affecting wide ranges of skilled trades and rendering some obsolete, Rich Mikula opened his own business sharpening blades after 30 years of building cabinetry. Comings & Goings: Orland Park Bakery Moves, Tinley Mattress Store Closes A look at new businesses coming into town and a fond farewell to those that have, for whatever reason, called it quits. TUESDAY Sandburg Basketball Coach Accused of Sexually Abusing Student A Hinsdale man was charged with two counts sexual abuse Tuesday involving a female Carl Sandburg High School student. Authorities said the incident happened outside of school. D135 Officials: State Funding Drop Sends …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
The high-end organic and specialty grocery store is scheduled to open in Orland Park in fall 2012.
Orland Park is expected to get a new grocery store in the fall. Whole Foods Market will be opening up a 27,000 square-foot store in the space formerly occupied by Borders Bookstore at 15260 S. LaGrange Road. The store will be the first Whole Foods in the south suburbs, joining 17 other locations throughout the Chicago area. The store is expected to add between 150 and 160 jobs to the area, according to a release from the Austin, Tx.-based company. “We greatly look forward to sharing our wide selection of high-quality natural and organic products with our new customers in the area, while also employing a team that is passionate about what we sell,” said Michael Bashaw, Midwest regional president at Whole Foods Market, in the release. Whole …