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Updated: September 22, 2018 @ 7:42 pm
A look at the businesses that have opened and closed in the Bloomington-Normal area.
Grand Cafe West Side is open at 1514 W. Market St., which had been the home of Yen Ching Express for more than 17 years. READ THE STORY.
H&M plans to occupy 20,000 square feet in the former J.C. Penney space. They will open at noon on October 4. READ THE STORY.
Ross Dress for Less will open in September at 200 Greenbriar Drive. READ THE STORY.
Planet Fitness is expected to open this fall, possibly sometime in September, in part of the former J.C. Penney store at Eastland Mall. READ THE STORY.
Hibbett Sports plans to open a store at Eastland Mall sometime in September according to any email from the company. READ THE STORY.
Bergner's closed on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. READ THE STORY.
The Sears store at Eastland Mall will close in November, with the auto store closing the last week of August. READ THE STORY.
Bakery and Pickle opens Sept. 5 at 513 N. Main St. READ THE STORY.
The cable, internet and phone provider will close its store at 1202 W. Division St. in Normal and open a new one in the Shoppes at College Hills this winter. READ THE STORY.
Von Champs Boutique opened on July 18 at 402 N. Main St. READ THE STORY.
Eric's Too opened at 921 Maple Hill Road in west Bloomington. READ THE STORY.
Wausau Homes Bloomington-Normal Design Studio is at 3703 Ireland Grove Road Suite 2A in Bloomington. READ THE STORY.
Caribou Coffeehouse operates under the same roof as Einstein Bros. Bagels. READ THE STORY.
CoreLife Eatery opened on June 7 at 115 S. Veterans Parkway in Normal. READ THE STORY.
Murray's Shoes closed in June after 143 years in business. READ THE STORY.
Keg Grove Brewing Company opened on Friday, June 1 at 712 E. Empire St., Bloomington. READ THE STORY.
Brandt Group of Companies started making grain-conveying and gran-handling equipment at 19500 N. 1425 East Road in rural Hudson. READ THE STORY.
Merry Ann's Diner closed on May 17. READ THE STORY.
Pet Supplies Plus opened in April at 1920 Bradford Lane in Normal. READ THE STORY.
Garlic Press Popcorn and Sweet Shop opened on April 7 at 108 W. North St. in Normal. READ THE STORY.
CJ's Restaurant and Catering, which had known issues with unpaid rent and unpaid municipal taxes, closed in April. READ THE STORY.
Nighsthop opened in March at 517 N. Main St. in Bloomington.
Villas of Hollybrook opened at 1815 Towanda Barnes Road, Bloomington. READ THE STORY.
Welbrook at Bloomington opened at 1402 Leslie Drive in Bloomington. READ THE STORY.
Lil Beaver Brewery opened at 16 Currency Drive on Jan. 11. READ THE STORY.
The Donut Experiment is at 1601 Morrissey Drive in Bloomington.
The Fresh Market at 200 Greenbriar Drive closed as part of 15 closures across the family-owned chain. READ THE STORY.
State Farm left their downtown building at the end of January. READ THE STORY.
Toys R Us closed following the filing of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. READ THE STORY.
Kobe's BBQ Japanese Express closed in late February. READ THE STORY.
NORMAL — Normal's newest clothing store is almost ready to step out of the fitting room.
BLOOMINGTON — Grand Cafe West Side is open at 1514 W. Market St., which had been the home of…
BLOOMINGTON — A new clothing store is set to open next month at Eastland Mall in Bloomington.
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