Monday, May 20, 2013
Palos Heights TV Channel 4 visits with the Palos Heights butcher for an inside look at their quality meats and old school style.
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Representatives from the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors say there are signs of market acceleration as many south suburbs experienced "notable sales gains" last month compared to a year ago. But Palos Hills shows a slightly different trend for April.
Single-family home sales in the Chicago suburbs grew 33.2 percent in April 2013, compared to the same month in 2012, according to data provided by the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors (MORe). In the south suburbs, sales in the majority of Patch communities aligned with this trend, with 12 out of 14 towns experiencing an increase in sales and only two towns experiencing a sales decrease. READ: New Homes For Sale in Palos This Week Palos Park saw the most percentage growth in the Southland, with eight homes sold in April 2013 compared to three homes sold one year prior, or a 166.7 percent increase in sales. Sales in Palos Hills decreased by the largest percentage in the area, dropping from eight houses sold in April 2012 to two houses …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Introducing Small Business Patch. The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Take a look at the different exhibits and participants at the recent Palos Area Chamber of Commerce event through Palos Heights Channel 4.
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Thursday, May 16, 2013
Find homes for sale in Palos on this page every week, from our partners at Zillow.
More Palos Real Estate Listings >> Check out our directory for local real estate You can also find village resources in our directory
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
Patch has launched a new site to educate and empower small businesses with the digital tools, social media strategies and marketing know-how needed to ensure long-term growth. Readers will have access to exclusive interviews with well-known founders and CEOs and small business industry experts who share their experiences, advice and tips for success. One of the latest articles features an exclusive interview with successful real estate entrepreneur Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group. In this Q&A, Corcoran discusses the how to take advantage of the size of a small businesses, and why making big “mistakes” made all the difference in her success. Click here to read about the tactics Corcoran used to grow her business. Additional…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
We'd love to map out the best farmers markets in the 'burbs. Share the info about some of the best in the area, and we'll create a nifty map to help you plot your market days.
Who doesn't love a good farmers market? We're eager to get the word out to our readers about where they can find farmers markets this season. If your city or village is operating one this year, please fill out this form with the details. We'll compile a list of markets that we get and make sure that information is available to our readers throughout the season. We'll even plot them on a map for your convenience and market-hopping strategy! If you're looking at this on a mobile device, please come back and visit when you're at a computer so you can see and fill out the form. First-time visitor to Patch? Get "Patched In" through our free e-mail newsletter. It's a must to keep up on local news and breaking news alerts. Click on the name of…
Monday, April 29, 2013
A well-liked Italian beef shop closes in Palos Park, a new tobacco store opens in Orland Park and a new haircut-for-men salon is looking for employees.
Ron and Jane Roehr, along with their daughter Alison Stogsdill, followed their own taste buds when they decided to open a CherryBerry Yogurt Bar in Orland Park. “We like their yogurt,” Ron Roehr said Friday. “It’s made fresh, with real ingredients and no powder mix. It has active cultures in it as well.” The new CherryBerry at 15890 S. LaGrange Road in the Lake View shopping center is the first food service business run by the family, and opened to the public on Friday. The bar features 14 flavors of non-fat and low-fat frozen yogurt, with an array of toppings including candy and fresh fruit. Yogurt flavors are rotated as the year goes, and each yogurt machine can create a swirl blend of two flavors. The yogurt with toppings is sold at 57 …
Saturday, April 27, 2013
A weekly map of available rental properties in Chicago's south suburbs.
Are you a landlord? If so, you can submit listings on a weekly basis through this form. -Data courtesy of RE/MAX
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Firehouse Subs will donate 15 percent of all sales between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Thursday to Elim Christian Services.
Firehouse Subs in Orland Park will be supporting Palos Heights-based Elim Christian Services Thursday, by donating 15 percent of all sales between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. A client from Elim works at Firehouse, which one of several reasons the local eatery decided to support them. “The whole point is to treat everyone as equals, as human beings, with dignity and respect,” said William Vandebilt, co-owner of Firehouse Subs. “It’s about doing good for this organization that has interest in community.” Firehouse Subs is at 15892 LaGrange Road in the Lakeview Shopping Center. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Join Patch! Create a free user account and join the discussion about the future of the area. You'll be subscribed to the free daily newsletter and …