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.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Lake Forest entrepreneur plans to open shop to sell frozen yogurt, cup cakes and more in the former toy store space.
A shop selling frozen yogurt and fresh baked cup cakes will open by June 1 in Lake Forest filling the last vacant space on Market Square, according, Deborah McDowell, a representative of the property owner, Broadacre Management. The business is owned by Lake Forest resident Laura Fellows. McDowell told Patch Tueday the lease had been signed but there is no official name yet. McDowell explained the shop must be refitted from the toy store it once was to what it will be. Want more Lake Forest-Lake Bluff business news? Sign up for our free newsletter. For many years, the space in the northeast section of Market Square was a toy store with electric trains circling the windows. It will remain a family friendly place, according to McDowell. “The…