Monday, January 28, 2013
The Tinley Park Economic and Commercial Commission will host a small business seminar Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 9 to 11 a.m. The event is free to attend.
Tinley Park residents interested in starting their own business will have an opportunity to learn from a small business development specialist exactly what it takes to get their idea off the ground this Wednesday, Jan. 30. The Tinley Park Economic and Commercial Commission will host a free, 'How to Start a Business,' seminar at the Tinley Park Village Hall from 9 to 11 a.m. The seminar will feature instructor Hilary Burkinshaw, of CP504. Burkinshaw will cover personal, financial and legal aspects of how to get a small business off the ground during the event. More information about this event can be found at the Village of Tinley Park's website or by calling (708) 444-5030.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Carm's Beef, a local Tinley Park restaurant, closed its doors the week of Jan. 21. A note on the door states the reason for the closure as 'a lack of support'.
Carm's Beef in Tinley Park abruptly closed this week. A handwritten note taped to the door of Carm's reads: “Due to the lack of support this store is permanently closed.” The business's sign on Oak Park Avenue also reads, 'Closed'. Looking for more local news delivered to your inbox daily? Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Tinley Park Village Board members are expected to approve a large property tax break for Golden Corral, according to Sun-Times reports. The break would drop property taxes from $213,000 to just $92,396 annually, over the next 10 years.
One of the leading cafeteria-style restaurants in the nation is poised to move into Tinley Park, due in part to a large tax break from the Village, according to Sun-Times Media reports. On Jan. 23, the Tinley Park finance committee approved a tax break for Golden Corral, 6803 W. 159th Street. The break would drop the property taxes over the next 10 years from $213,000 to just $92,396 annually. Golden Corral developer Bhavin Patel told reporters that without the tax break, he and his partners would not be able to build the 11,000-square-foot building to house the restaurant. Golden Corral is expected to bring between 100 to 120 full- and parttime jobs to the village, according to the report. The village board is expected to vote on the tax …
Monday, September 26, 2011
A look at new businesses coming to town and a fond farewell to those that have, for whatever reason, called it quits.
- Bob Bong
Monday, September 26, 2011
Cardinal Fitness centers have been renamed Charter Fitness, and the gym at 17200 S. Oak Park Ave. in Tinley Park will be moving soon to new digs in the village, at 16010 S. Harlem Ave. The conversion from Cardinal Fitness to Charter Fitness began Sept. 1 and is happening at all 10 Southland locations. The company said the changeover will not affect memberships, but members will be offered a wider range of services, such as personal trainers. Also moving is the Charter Fitness in Olympia Fields. Other fitness centers in the chain can be found in Orland Park, Frankfort, Mokena, Oak Lawn, Palos Heights, Homer Glen, Lockport, Lemont, Bridgeview and two in New Lenox. For information, visit Charter Fitness online. The Bayberry Pantry convenience…