Thursday, May 9, 2013
New bakery and sweet shop plan to open in May.
If you want to have a cup cake eating contest among family and friends, May will be a good month to do it in Lake Forest. Two new businesses plan to start operations this month and both feature cup cakes plus a whole lot more. Both Jolly Good Fellows Sweet Boutique and the Wildflour Baking Company hope to open their doors to customers before spring turns into summer. Wildflour will be a full service bakery at Westwood Square while Jolly Good fellows will sell cup cakes, frozen yogurt, candy, a few toys and a few other things to create a family friendly atmosphere on Market Square. For complete Lake Forest News, sign up for our free newsletter,"like" us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
Monday, April 15, 2013
A number of new businesses have opened or are coming soon.
Since the start of the year, three news businesses have announced they will open their doors in Lake Forest and Lake Bluff with the first, Pasta Palooza, starting to serve customers March 17 in downtown Lake Bluff. By the end of next month, both Jolly Good Fellows Sweet Boutique and Wildflour Baking Company plan to be open for business as well. Take a look at Patch’s round up of new business in town and the efforts Lake Forest has made to create jobs. If something is left out, please let us know in the comments and we will add it. For complete Lake Forest News, sign up for our free newsletter,"like" us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Owner of newest Market Square Business plans to offer Lake Forest children a special place.
If Lake Forest entrepreneur, wife, parent and cup cake baker Laura Fellows has her way, the children of the area will have the perfect replacement for the Toy Station when she opens Jolly Good Fellows Sweet Boutique on Market Square in a few months. Her target is May. She will be selling fresh baked cup cakes, frozen yogurt, candy, gifts and maybe a little more but most of all she wants to provide a place for young people to enjoy themselves and families to congregate. Earlier: Yogurt and Sweet Shop Fills Last Open Spot on Market Square “We lost the toy store,” Fellows said. “We need a place for children to hang out and feel safe, a place for families to go on the weekends and be together.” The shop will be open most evenings as well. She …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
New Sweet Boutique, crimes and property taxes led the list.
The new year brought a variety of stories to Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch with articles about a new business, property taxes and crimes leading the way. Take a look at the list and click on the stories you want to read again. 1. Yogurt and Sweet Shop Fills Last Open Spot in Market Square 2. Bannockburn Police Blotter: Police Arrest Lake Forest Woman for DUI 3. Will All Lake Forest Pay Onwentsia’s Taxes? 4. Lake Forest Teen Cited for Underage Drinking 5. Man Arrested for Threatening Lake Forest Resident 6. Lake Forest Millionaire Sues Highland Park Restaurant 7. Lake Bluff Police Blotter: Crash Sends Person to Hospital and More 8. Lake Bluff Police Blotter: Police Arrest Police…
Friday, February 1, 2013
People want a variety of flavors and styles when Jolly Good Fellows Sweet Boutique Opens.
Frozen Yogurt will be one of the mainstays along with cupcakes and other treats when Jolly Good Fellows Sweet Boutique opens on Market Square this spring. Patch has already polled its readers on the flavors of cupcakes they want to see and Monday we asked for choices of frozen yogurt. Chocolate fudge was a winner but readers responded with ideas beyond flavor. Want more Lake Forest-Lake Bluff news? Sign up for our free newsletter. Of the eight people who responded to the poll, three chose chocolate fudge, three picked other while one each want strawberry and key lime pie. Variety was one of the other choices along with some ingredient ideas. “I like a wide variety of flavors, but I try to only eat organic,” reader and blogger June Iuvisi …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Jolly Good Fellows Sweet Boutique will open in a few months offering frozen yogurt. The latest Patch poll wants to know your favorite flavor.
When Patch quizzed readers about the flavor cupcakes it wants to see at Jolly Good Fellows Sweet Boutique when it opens in a few months, a variety of suggestions were offered. Earlier: Readers Pick Red Velvet as Favorite Cupcake Another mainstay of the newest addition to Lake Forest’s Market Square will be frozen yogurt. Now Patch wants to know what its readers’ favorites might be. Complete the poll at the bottom of this story and the results will be published later this week. When it comes to frozen yogurt, there are so many possibilities. Patch has listed a few in the poll and invites readers to check other if they have a different idea. Then, let us know your choice in the comments. For complete Lake Forest News, sign up for our free …
Friday, January 25, 2013
With the Jolly Good Fellows Sweet Boutique getting ready to open on Market Square, Patch readers wasted no time letting it be known what they want to eat.
Excitement is building over the opening of Jolly Good Fellows Suite Boutique on Market Square this spring and Patch readers have made it clear their favorite cupcake is red velvet. With a new business opening which will offer cupcakes, frozen yogurt and other treats, Patch wanted to know which cupcakes readers hope to see in the new shop. Red velvet was the overwhelming winner in the unscientific poll. Earlier: What Style Cupcakes Do You Want in Lake Forest? Of the 10 people who responded to the survey, six chose red velvet while one liked the idea of apple and another banana. Two people chose other and reader comments revealed some other possibilities. “Carrot cake,” wrote Ann. “If they are as good as Baker Boys in Highland Park, I'll …
Monday, January 21, 2013
Jolly Good Fellows Sweet Boutique will bring cupcakes, frozen yogurt and more to Market Square.
The latest addition to Market Square is already generating excitement from people who know owner Laura Fellows and brought a welcome from a Lake Forest’s ice cream and candy stores. “Lake Forest is a great community to open a business,” writes Sweets. “With every vacancy that is filled, foot traffic will increase. Best of luck from all of us at SWEET'S.” Earlier: Yogurt and Sweet Shop Fills Last Open Spot on Market Square With a logo sporting a decorated cupcake, Patch wants to know flavors and styles the people of Lake Forest and Lake Bluff would like to eat. Take time to complete the poll at the bottom of the story and we will publish the results later this week. It appears owner Laura Fellows is no stranger to some people in Lake Forest…