Urban Air Adventure Park Opening Soon In Mokena

Urban Air Adventure Park will be opening soon in Mokena at 19800 S. La Grange Road. In a release from the business, it states the adventure park will be opening in fall 2019. The 44,927-square-foot facility will feature indoor trampolines/recreation and an entertainment center for kids of all ages, according to a release from the business….

A Mini-Golf Bar Is Coming to Wicker Park

A new mini-golf bar is coming to Wicker Park in the space formerly occupied by the Silver Room pop-up with nine holes and plenty of drinks. Owners and college friends Austin DeLonge and Nick Jenkins are planning to open their first bar, the Big Mini, at 1302 N. Milwaukee Avenue in early 2020, they said in an interview….

This Week’s Chicago Deal Sheet

Lincoln Common, a 6-acre mixed-use complex on the former site of Children’s Memorial Hospital developed by McCaffery Interests and Hines, has a new set of retail tenants. Dearborn Denim & Apparel, Blowout Junkie, Pharmaca and Verve Wine join the growing roster of Lincoln Common retailers, including Equinox, Velvet Taco, Philz Coffee, Athletico, Compass, Play2Day and…

New! Kids Empire Indoor Playground in Villa Park

Kids Empire is a brand new, indoor play place in Villa Park that just opened on August 24, 2019. They hosted my family to play for the day and check out their expansive new playground. If you’re looking for a place for your child to burn off energy, or somewhere to go on a rainy…

Chase Bank, Kid’s Empire Coming To Golf Mill

Two new developments are expected to open as outlot buildings at Golf Mill Shopping Center in Niles: a Chase Bank branch and Kids Empire, an indoor children’s party and play business… …Niles Economic Development Coordinator Ross Klicker said Kids Empire would take over the former Lucky McGee’s building at Church Street and Greenwood on the…

Filson to open high-end outerwear store — first in Illinois — at former Russell’s site in downtown Naperville

Filson, a company that makes high-end outerwear, clothing and bags, has leased for a portion of the new building going up at the downtown Naperville site once occupied by Russell’s Dry Cleaners. The building at Main Street and Jefferson Avenue is still under construction but should be finished this summer, said Nathan Tonnies, principal with Metro…

Adventure park coming to former Tony’s location

Another large former retail location in North Riverside will be transformed into a family adventure/entertainment complex tentatively slated for opening in early 2020. Urban Air Adventure Park will take over the former Tony’s Finer Foods space at 7401 25th St. in the North Riverside Park Plaza shopping center, bringing a host of active recreation options…

Lincoln Park Intersection Dealt Another Blow as Longtime Bar Closes After 35 Years

After 35 years of college sports, bar food, and drinks until 4 a.m., Gamekeepers Tavern & Grill has closed at the corner of Lincoln, Sedgwick, and Armitage. The bar’s last night was Saturday at 345 W. Armitage Avenue in Lincoln Park. The closure leaves another high-profile vacancy at the six-corner intersection which saw Stanley’s Kitchen & Tap close last…

‘Artsy Lofts’ Now Renting For $2-$3K In Logan Square Bank Building After Neighbors Rejected Double Door Plan

The 1920s-era former Logan Square Trust & Savings Bank building has been converted into “artsy” lofts, which are now available to rent for between $2,200 – $3,100 per month. Local developer New Era Chicago carved out six apartments — four two-bedroom units and two one-bedroom units — on the upper floors and retail space on…

Popular Milwaukee Coffee Roaster Unveils Breezy Wicker Park Flagship

Just in time for Saturday’s snow forecast, Colectivo Coffee, the Milwaukee company that arrived in Chicago two years ago has opened a Wicker Park location with plenty of outdoor seating. There’s a ground-floor patio and a breezy area from the second-floor perch at the northeast corner of Damen and Division at 1211 N. Damen Avenue. This…

My Salon Suite opens in Palatine

National salon suite franchise My Salon Suite has opened a new location at 220 N. Smith St., Suite 117 in Palatine. The Palatine My Salon Suite includes a collection of private, spacious suites for a variety of health and beauty professionals. The new location is more than 4,588 square feet with 25 individual luxury salon…

Lockport looks to get first car dealership

Lockport is working toward an agreement to bring its first car dealership to the city. The City Council’s Committee of the Whole was presented with an economic incentive agreement Wednesday to bring a Jeep showroom and full-service Chrysler-Dodge-Ram dealership to the 80-acre retail center along 159th Street and Interstate 355. The city already has parallel…