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End of an era April 19, 2018 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 19, 2018, p. Kirsche, Ira, Hungarian Kosher Foods, Sporia, Veronica, Business - Grocery stores, Shapiro, Lynn Kirsche
End of an era April 19, 2018 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 19, 2018, p. 1 Kirsche, Ira, Hungarian Kosher Foods, Business - Grocery stores, Shapiro, Lynn Kirsche
Peapod headquarters moving from Skokie May 18, 2017 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 18, 2017, p. 13 Chicago, Peapod, Relocation, Business - Grocery stores
Hungarian Kosher Foods more than a shopping experience Sept. 18, 2014 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 18, 2014 , p. 29 Shapiro, Lynn, Hungarian Kosher Foods, Business - Grocery stores, Kirsche, Irv
From Mariano's to Meijer: economic development soars Dec. 26, 2013 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 26, 2013 , p. 6 Mariano's Fresh Market, Meijer, Business - Grocery stores, Pita Inn
Skokie lands big-box Meijer store, Floor & Decore Nov. 21, 2013 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 21, 2013 , p. 6 Business - Retail, Meijer, Floor & Decor, Business - Grocery stores
Mariano's opening on Skokie border March 28, 2013 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 28, 2013 , p. 7 Mariano's Fresh Market, Mariano, Bob, Business - Grocery stores
Skokie's Happy Foods grocery store closes its doors Nov. 12, 2009 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 12, 2009, p. 5 Happy Foods, Business - Grocery stores, Eastman, Barbara
Gift-card value uncertain after store closes Jan. 27, 2005 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 27, 2005, p. 5 Bankruptcy, Sohn, Joan, Solomon Schechter Day School, Business - Grocery stores, Happy Foods
Mayor looks to add liquor licenses Feb. 13, 2003 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 13, 2003, p. 3 Alcohol, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Van Dusen, George, Business - Grocery stores
Stray carts draw village attention Sept. 26, 2002 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 26, 2002, p. 3 Oline, Terry, Vanderpool, Mark, Ordinances, Market Place, Happy Foods, Aldi Inc., Business - Grocery stores, Pitkow, Andrea, Tarant, Bill
Plan Commission split on Dominick's permit Feb. 14, 2002 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 14, 2002, p. 8 Dominick's Finer Foods, Old Orchard Theater, Skokie Plan Commission, Business - Grocery stores, Lorge, Michael, Fox, James, Stasica, Lawrence
Dominick's eyes closed theater site Jan. 10, 2002 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 10, 2002, p. 3 Zoning, Old Orchard Theater, M&R Enterprises Inc., Marks, Louis, Boolton, Jenyce, Sony/Loews, Business - Grocery stores, Meridian Entertainment Group Inc., Dominick's Finer Foods
Skokie trustees grant package liquor license to Village Market Place July 5, 2001 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 5, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 7 Alcohol, Village Market Place, Business - Grocery stores
Osco gets its permit for outdoor garden center May 4, 2000 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 4, 2000, p. 8 Jewel/Osco, Zoning, Gardening, Business - Grocery stores
Outdoor garden center approved for Skokie Jewel May 4, 2000 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 4, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Jewel/Osco, Zoning, Gardening, Business - Grocery stores
The Market Place heading for bigger Skokie location Jan. 13, 2000 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 13, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Grocery stores, Market Place, The, Holzkopf, Brian
Aldi Center gets second tenant May 20, 1999 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 20, 1999, p. 4 Business - Grocery stores, Market Place, Aldi Inc.
Osco gets nod for outdoor tent sales May 20, 1999 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 20, 1999, p. 12 Osco Drug, Gardening, Business - Grocery stores
Market Place produce to open near Skokie's Aldi's May 20, 1999 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 20, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Grocery stores, Market Place
Supermarket plan moved ahead April 8, 1999 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 8, 1999, p. 4 Jewel/Osco, American Stores Properties Inc., Construction, Business - Grocery stores
Outdoor sales still OK with panel March 25, 1999 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 25, 1999, p. 3 Jewel/Osco, Skokie Plan Commission, Gardening, Business - Grocery stores
Village eyes outdoor sales Feb. 4, 1999 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 4, 1999, p. 3 Zoning, Skokie Plan Commission, Gardening, Jewel, Business - Grocery stores
Jewel/Osco to replace Skokie Venture store Feb. 4, 1999 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 4, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 3 Jewel/Osco, Business - Retail, Venture, Business - Grocery stores
Plan Commission favors Jewel/Osco venture Nov. 26, 1998 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 26, 1998, p. 3 Jewel/Osco, Business - Retail, Skokie Plan Commission, Business - Grocery stores
Peapod puts shopping for groceries online Sept. 17, 1998 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 17, 1998, p. 104 Jewel/Osco, Wade, Mary, Peapod, Business - Grocery stores, Internet, Sykora, Jaye
New addition to Aldi site July 23, 1998 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 23, 1998, p. 4 Marikas, Chris, Business - Grocery stores, N.K. Financial Services, Aldi Inc.
Produce store to move by Skokie Aldi July 23, 1998 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 23, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Sarantos, Takis, Green Acres, Business - Grocery stores, Aldi Inc.
Prices vary little among local grocers Dec. 18, 1997 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 18, 1997, p. 91 Dominick's Finer Foods, Surveys and studies, Jewel, Business - Grocery stores, Happy Foods
Aldi opening set during new year Dec. 18, 1997 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 18, 1997, p. 13 Patrick Mac Inc., Business - Grocery stores, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl, Aldi Inc.
Grocers as news censors Sept. 11, 1997 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 11, 1997, p. 18 Newspapers, Business - Grocery stores, Editorial
New store teems with ethnic finds April 24, 1997 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 24, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 3 Kuruvilla, Thomas, Sealand Grocery, Vettikkattu, Babu, Business - Grocery stores
Aldi to buy ex-site of Oakton Bowl April 10, 1997 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 10, 1997, p. 3 Real estate, Business - Grocery stores, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl, Aldi Inc.
Village board OKs bowling alley site sale to supermarket : New trustees cast first votes April 10, 1997 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 10, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Board of Trustees, Business - Grocery stores, Oakton Bowl
Grocery prices vary within market, chains Jan. 11, 1996 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 11, 1996, p. 5 Lomoro, Frank, Statistics, Maffia, Diane, Hedman, Gary, Jewel, Business - Grocery stores, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Dominick's Finer Foods, Sunset Foods, Treasure Island
Fight may be off on Eagle project Aug. 3, 1995 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 3, 1995, p. 9 Meyer, Barbara, Eagle Food Centers Inc., Taxation, Van Dusen, George, Business - Grocery stores
Eagle reneges, won't open downtown June 22, 1995 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 22, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Eagle Food Centers Inc., Business - Grocery stores, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl
Eagle drops plans for Skokie store June 15, 1995 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 15, 1995, p. 3 Commonwealth Edison, Eagle Country Market, Eagle Food Centers Inc., TIF (tax increment financing), Szczepaniak, Jim, Business - Grocery stores, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl, Rigoni, Al, Thompson, Tom
Eagle restrictions rejected May 18, 1995 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 18, 1995, p. 3 Zoning, Skokie Board of Trustees, Baron, Marlene, Eagle Food Centers Inc., Business - Grocery stores, Rigoni, Al, Fanfan, Emilio
More neighbors eye Eagle plans May 18, 1995 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 18, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Baron, Marlene, Eagle Food Centers Inc., McCabe, Frank, Skokie - City planning, Business - Grocery stores, Rigoni, Al
Eagle store gets zoning May 4, 1995 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 4, 1995, p. 3 Zoning, Skokie Board of Trustees, Eagle Food Centers Inc., Oakridge Properties, Business - Grocery stores, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl
Eagle rezone flies May 4, 1995 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 4, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Homer, Mort, Zoning, Chapman, Ed, Eagle Food Centers Inc., Business - Grocery stores, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl, Fanfan, Emilio
Grocery site zoned despite traffic worries April 27, 1995 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 27, 1995, p. 3 Zoning, Skokie Plan Commission, Eagle Food Centers Inc., Paradise, Morton, Oakridge Properties, Business - Grocery stores, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl, Gorell, Jacqueline, Bienias, Jim
Eagle's proximity worries neighbors April 27, 1995 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 27, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 10 Langer, Seymour, Smith, Celeste, Eagle Food Centers Inc., Skokie - City planning, Business - Grocery stores, Sy, Fanfan, Emilio
Bowl sale rolls March 16, 1995 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 16, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Real estate, Big Apple Bagel, Business - Restaurants and caterers, David's Shoe Repair, Eagle Food Centers Inc., Business - Grocery stores, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl, Taxco Restaurant, Business - Service industry
Dominick's to close store near Skokie Feb. 9, 1995 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 9, 1995, p. 5 Dominick's Finer Foods, United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1540, Robertson, Cheryl, Business - Grocery stores
Woes not expected to delay Eagle store Jan. 12, 1995 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 12, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Eagle Food Centers Inc., Business - Grocery stores, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl
New supermarket a turkey to bowlers Nov. 17, 1994 An Eagle grocery store will replace Fairlanes Bowling. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 17, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 3 Eagle Country Market, Business - Grocery stores, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl
Supermarket to supplant bowling alley Nov. 10, 1994 An Eagle grocery store will replace Fairlanes Bowling. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 10, 1994, p. 3 Eagle Country Market, Business - Grocery stores, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl
Skokie Eagle has landed a TIF pad Nov. 10, 1994 An Eagle grocery store will replace Fairlanes Bowling. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 10, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Eagle Country Market, Business - Grocery stores, Fairlanes Oakton Bowl
Old A&P checking out Nov. 3, 1994 The old A&P on Church and East Prairie has been demolished. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 3, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 A&P, Business - Grocery stores
Sprinklers help save Happy Foods June 2, 1994 Major damage from a fire at Happy Foods was prevented by the sprinkler system. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 2, 1994, p. 3 Fires, Business - Grocery stores, Happy Foods
Sears site plan irks neighbors Sept. 30, 1993 Neighbors oppose the building of a grocery store on the Sears property on Skokie Boulevard. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 30, 1993, p. 3 Zoning, Business - Grocery stores
Developers put grocery in mall mix Sept. 30, 1993 Neighbors oppose the building of a grocery store on the Sears property on Skokie Boulevard. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 30, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Zoning, Business - Grocery stores
Organic-food war heating up nearby Aug. 5, 1993 Organic food sellers are vying for locations in Skokie and Niles. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 5, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Grocery stores, Food and nutrition
Loyal customers acclaim Hungarian as the best June 24, 1993 Hungarian Kosher Foods was voted the 1993 Skokie Merchant of the Year. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 24, 1993, p. 3 Hungarian Kosher Foods, Business - Grocery stores, Skokie Merchant of the Year, Awards, prizes, etc.
Second serving of acclaim for Slice of Life restaurant Nov. 12, 1992 the Slice of Life restaurant, Happy Foods, and Alexander's Variety placed 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the annual Skokie Merchant of the Year Awards. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 12, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Retail, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Slice of Life, Happy Foods, Skokie Merchant of the Year, Business - Grocery stores, Awards, prizes, etc., Alexander's Variety Store
Stack closed Oct. 25, 1990 The Happy Foods store incinerator has been shut down by the Cook County Circuit Court Judge. Residents of Church Street area have been complaining about the incinerator for a long time. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 25, 1990, p. 3 Business - Grocery stores, Happy Foods, Pollution - Air
A sad day for Happy Foods Dec. 14, 1989 Fire completely destroyed the Happy Foods Store on Oakton Street on December 11. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 14, 1989, p. 3 Fires, Business - Grocery stores, Happy Foods
Stores pull Chilean fruit from shelves March 16, 1989 Local stores have pulled all fruit from Chile off their shelves after a warning was issued that minute traces of cyanide were discovered in grapes shipped from Chile. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 16, 1989, p. 7 Public health, Business - Grocery stores
No Title Dec. 13, 1988 Several food stores in Skokie have closed and residents are unhappy. The village has tried to entice at least one supermarket into the village by offering a tax incentive. Life - Skokie edition, Tuesday, December 13, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Grocery stores, Community development
A cupboard almost bare: Skokie faces problem of attracting major food stores March 19, 1987 Skokie officials are trying to attract a major grocery store. The village has only two Jewel stores and a few smaller grocery stores. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 19, 1987, p. 5 Business - Grocery stores,
Resident hopes to open village grocery store Feb. 20, 1986 A Skokie resident plans to open next month an all-purpose kosher grocery store at the corner of Oakton Street and Crawford Avenue. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 20, 1986, p. 3 Business - Grocery stores,
Food for thought: 'More grocery stores needed Dec. 12, 1985 At last week's village board meeting, Skokie Library Board President Diana Hunter asked village officials to "aggressively search out" and attract a new grocery store to the village. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 12, 1985, p. 3 Skokie Board of Trustees, Hunter, Diana, Business - Grocery stores
Skokie bans sulfites on unpackaged foods Sept. 12, 1985 The Skokie Board of Trustees approved a law banning the use of sulfating agents on all unpackaged food items sold or served at supermarkets and restaurants in Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 12, 1985, p. 5 Public health, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Business - Grocery stores, Laws and regulations
Skokie Health Department returns to pre-salmonella days May 26, 1985 In the two month period since salmonella symptoms first appeared, the Skokie Health Department has followed up on 107 confirmed cases in the village. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, May 26, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Public health, Business - Grocery stores
Local health department confirms salmonella cases April 18, 1985 According to the Skokie Health Department, 47 cases of salmonella have been confirmed in Skokie as of April 16. The cases are related to a problem with milk sold at Jewel. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 18, 1985, p. 15 Public health, Business - Grocery stores
47 salmonella cases reported in Skokie so far April 18, 1985 Forty-seven of the confirmed cases of salmonella poisoning admitted to the Skokie Valley Community Hospital were Skokie residents. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 18, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Public health, Skokie Valley Community Hospital, Business - Grocery stores
Price marking issue still unresolved Jan. 8, 1984 The Consumer Affairs Commission held a public hearing on January 4 to discuss whether supermarkets should mark prices of canned goods on the shelf or on the individual cans. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, January 8, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Consumer Affairs Commission, Business - Grocery stores
Consumers want cans marked Nov. 24, 1983 Joan Travis, chairman of the Consumers Affairs Commission, asked the Village Board to consider her request to require price marking on individual cans in grocery stores as opposed to shelf marking. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 24, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Consumer Affairs Commission, Ordinances, Travis, Joan Schiller, Business - Grocery stores
Second Dominick's food store closes in Skokie Aug. 2, 1981 After 16 years at 9320 N. Skokie Blvd. the Dominick's Finer Food Chain is leaving Skokie. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, August 2, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Dominick's Finer Foods, Business - Grocery stores
Butera store to open in July at Dominick's site on Oakton June 4, 1981 The recently closed Dominick's store at 4020 W. Oakton will reopen as a Butera Food Store. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 4, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Dominick's Finer Foods, Butera Food Store, Business - Grocery stores
Dominick's on Crawford set to close March 12, 1981 The village will lose at least one Dominick's store this year but a spokesman for the chain said he hopes to see the opening of a larger, more modern store near the Skokie/Evanston border by late 1981. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 12, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Dominick's Finer Foods, Business - Grocery stores
Bring your own bag? Discount grocery stores recommended for Skokie Aug. 10, 1978 Skokie Consumer Affairs Commission is in favor of allowing discount food stores in Skokie. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 10, 1978, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Consumer Affairs Commission, Business - Grocery stores
Fire damages Market Place grocery store Nov. 27, 1977 Fire damages Market Place Food Center. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, November 27, 1977, Sec. 1, p. 1 Fires, Business - Grocery stores, Market Place
New Skokie Federal Bank Dec. 4, 1975 Skokie Federal Savings opens new in-store branch within the Jewel grocery store. The News, Thursday, December 4, 1975, p. 16 Skokie Federal Savings and Loan Association, Business - Banks and banking, Jewel, Business - Grocery stores
Food stores told, 'price all items May 1, 1975 Most food stores in Skokie ordered to price mark every item on their shelves. The News, Thursday, May 1, 1975, p. 4 Skokie Consumer Affairs Commission, Business - Grocery stores
Consumers' guns go 'pop April 17, 1975 Skokie Consumer Affairs Commission is against computers at check-out at super-markets. The News, Thursday, April 17, 1975, p. 4 Skokie Consumer Affairs Commission, Skokie Board of Trustees, Business - Grocery stores