Considered Food Desert, North Chicago Gets Its 1st Grocery Store in 20 Years

WTTW - North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham said residents have requested a grocery store in their community, located about 40 miles north of Chicago, since he took office 16 years ago.

“That’s something that’s always been brought to me: ‘Mayor, we need a grocery store in ...
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Published on: Feb 17, 2021

New grocery store is coming to NC

PURO FUTBOL - The North Chicago City Council has approved an incentive agreement that will facilitate the opening of the city’s first full-service grocery store in over two decades. George’s Fresh Market will open as part of the Paris Banquet Facility at 14th Street and Lewis Avenue ...

Published on: Jan 30, 2021

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North Chicago, a longtime ‘food desert,’ is getting a grocery store

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - After approximately two decades of being a “food desert” without a grocery store, North Chicago will have one this spring and a new restaurant in the same development.

George’s Fresh Market, a new grocery operation started by two friends with long ties to the food industry, plans to open this spring ...

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Published on: Jan 28, 2021