Friday, March 8, 2013
The village hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the business, 821 Bluff Rd., on Feb. 20, 2013.
The growing company specializes in the lumber, plywood, millwork and wood panel wholesalers industry. The new Romeoville location is now the flagship facility for the business.
Monday, September 10, 2012
The Italian restaurant will offer dine-in, carryout and delivery from its Route 30 location, according to owner Rick DiPego.
After one family owned eatery closed its doors, another is preparing to take its place. Fat Ricky’s is scheduled to open this week at 13717 Route 30, filling the space vacated by RoSal’s this summer. Owner Rick DiPego said the restaurant, which specializes in pizza and pasta, should be up and running by mid-week. Final inspections of the newly remodeled restaurant are scheduled for Monday. “It’ll be a warm, comfortable, family, neighborhood establishment,” said DiPego, who was the restaurant business in his blood. “We’ve had a family pizzeria in Arlington Heights since 1963,” he said, adding his business motto is “Serving satisfied families since 1963.” DiPego is also a cousin of the owners of RoSal’s, which still has a location on Taylor…
Friday, May 11, 2012
The FedEx Ground distribution center in the Pinnacle Business Park will be capable of sorting 15,000 packages per hour and impacting delivery to five states.
FedEx Ground’s new 238,000-square-foot distribution facility represents more than just a $37 million investment in Romeoville. The facility, soon to be the ninth in the Chicagoland region, will also bring roughly 270 new jobs to the village, FedEx Ground Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President Ward Strang said during a May 10 groundbreaking ceremony. The package distribution site, located at 920 W. Taylor Road in the Pinnacle Business Park, is scheduled to be completed in September 2013 and will have an automated system capable of sorting 15,000 packages per hour. Mayor John Noak said FedEx Ground is just one of the major corporations to move into Romeoville in recent years, including Samsung/M.I.Q, Comcast and Great Kitchens…
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
A look at new businesses coming into town and a fond farewell to those that have, for whatever reason, called it quits — and other business developments.
A vacant Romeoville storefront will get new life when a new ice cream shop opens in a Weber Road shopping center. A coming soon sign in the former China China location at 648 S. Weber advertises the upcoming opening of a Dairy Queen Orange Julius franchise. Mayor John Noak said the franchise owners have secured their building permits to complete renovations, but haven't set an opening date yet. "We don't have a definitive timeline," Noak said, adding the franchise isn't Romeoville's first. A standalone DQ — minus the Orange Julius — is located at 29 Alexander Circle. According to Noak, the same franchisees are behind the new location. An employee at the Alexander Circle business said the owners were not available for comment on Monday. The…
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
The new Romeoville pet salon marked its Feb. 10 ribbon cutting with champagne, appearances by Romeoville Humane Society pets.
The Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce feted one of its newest members, Barkster Pet Salon, with a Feb. 10 ribbon cutting. The event included champagne and hors d'oeuvres for the humans and treats for its four-legged guests as several adoptable animals from the Romeoville Humane Society made an appearance. Barkster is located at 209 W. Romeo Rd. For information or to make an appointment, call 815-372-3721.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
A look at new businesses coming into town and a fond farewell to those that have, for whatever reason, called it quits.
Romeoville residents now have more options when it comes to healthcare. Nayon Eye Center recently opened at 388 S. Weber Road. Dr. Nina D. Bhar, OD, provides eye care for patients of all ages, plus emergency and medical diagnosis and treatment. The eye center also offers pre- and post-surgery (LASIK, cataract and other procedures). Other services include microdermabrasion and Latisse. For more information, call Nayon at 855-629-6620 or visit www.nayoneye.com. New dentist in town Pristine Family Dental, 384 S. Weber, is also new to Romeoville. The full-service dental center opened in August and is staffed by Drs. Anjum Zaheer Khan and Logesh Sway. For more information, call 815-609-1600 or visit www.pristinefamilydental.com. Pizza place …
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Comcast's new state-of-the-art hub in Romeoville is the largest of its kind in the nation and the only such facility in the region.
A state-of-the-art Comcast facility, designed to eliminate inefficiencies and service customers in the three-state area of the greater Chicago region, is now open in Romeoville. The 123,000-square-foot facility began operations on Sept. 27, and celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last month. "It is great to see businesses such as Comcast expanding in this economy," Romeoville Mayor John Noak said. "By investing in our community, Comcast will bring 125 new job opportunities to Romeoville as well as additional property tax revenue." The Romeoville location is considered the "hub" in the company's new "hub and spoke" model. Historically, the area's Comcast facilities have been decentralized, with 42 sites throughout the greater …
Friday, December 17, 2010
An open house celebration is planned for later this winter.
Firestone Complete Auto Care is now open for business. The store, which offers tire service, oil changes, vehicle maintenance and repairs, opened Friday at 520 S. Weber Rd. in the Romeoville Crossings development near Wal-Mart. "We are open for business and we're ready," said manager Lauren Galkus. The 7,575-square-foot store has 10 service bays for repairs and service. Unlike several Firestone franchises in the area, the Romeoville location is a corporate-owned store, Romeoville Community Development Director Steve Rockwell said. Galkus said the location has all new, state-of-the-art equipment. In addition to regular vehicle maintenance and inspections, repair services include brakes, steering and suspension, engine service and heating …
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Brothers Nick and Milton Karounos are turning the old Half Time bar into a restaurant, car wash and social venue.
With plans to be open for business by the end of the year, Nick and Milton Karounos are completely renovating the former Half Time Sports Bar & Grill on Route 53 near Ridgewood Avenue. The brothers are planning a three-phase facelift for the former nightspot, now dubbed Stone City Saloon. The first phase consists of a 100-seat restaurant and bar scheduled to open before New Year's. Plans for the second phase call for a hand-wash car wash on the north side the site, which was once home to a Ford dealership. With two hand-wash bays and bays for detail services auto repair, the car wash portion is slated to be open by March, Nick said. The brothers are still mulling over the third phase of the project, but both say they would like to see a …