Category: Business

As It Builds New Facility, Trucking Company Unearths Pieces Of Maywood’s Past

Friday, June 28, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: James Apa on the site of his trucking company’s future home in Maywood. | Michael Romain

“You want a laugh?” said James Apa on Friday afternoon. Apa was standing on the massive parcel of land at 1001 S. St. Charles Rd. in Maywood that he bought from the village earlier this year for $250,000.

Apa’s building a 6,500- to 7,500-square foot facility and a paved yard for his new trucking business, Third Coast Teaming Company, on the site.

Continue reading “As It Builds New Facility, Trucking Company Unearths Pieces Of Maywood’s Past”

Maywood Shuts Down Two More Video Gaming Proposals

Sunday, June 23, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: The strip mall at 400 S. Lake St. in Maywood, where Tina Wilson sought to open Tina’s Gaming Cafe. She wanted to open another location at 705 S. 5th Ave. The Maywood Liquor Commissioner, however, voted against the proposed establishments. | LoopNet

During a Maywood Liquor Commission meeting on June 20, roughly a dozen residents, including some commissioners, spoke out against two more proposed gaming establishments seeking to acquire a Class M liquor license in order to operate in the village.

Continue reading “Maywood Shuts Down Two More Video Gaming Proposals”

New Maywood Store A Haven For Hungry Entrepreneurs

Sunday, June 23, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Tami Yarbrough, right, with siblings Henderson Yarbrough Jr. and Carmen Yarbrough during Tami’s monthly popup shop in Maywood on June 15. | Shanel Romain

For the last six months — thanks to the vision of an intrepid local entrepreneur — Maywood has attracted a steady stream of business owners looking for an opportunity to network and sell their products.

Continue reading “New Maywood Store A Haven For Hungry Entrepreneurs”