Many of you know opening another location has been in our crosshairs since we first opened our doors back in January of 2015. But the decision to finally open another location didn’t come quite as easily as we anticipated (hello, 2020).
Lockport first came across our radar in 2017, when we heard about Lockport Square – a new commercial development area right off of I-355 and 159th St. After meeting with the city, and looking at a handful of potential locations, that initial project was put on pause due to… well, life. Running a small business and focusing on our growing family kept us very busy.
We’ve since grown our team and followed our pursuits of opening our second location. In early February this year, we met again with with Lockport’s Mayor Streit and our landlord to discuss the idea of opening a new location in Lockport. Our goal was to start the process shortly after and open by June.
Fast forward a month and the world was hit with the grim reality of a global pandemic. Plans were immediately put on hold and we began transforming our business to safely allow customers into our shop and for online curbside pickup (which came with its challenges). Many ups and downs later and we feel we’re in a good position to continue our pursuit.
To all of our customers who’ve supported us since day one and beyond, none of this would be possible without your support
When are you opening?
We’ll be breaking ground in a few weeks! Our goal is to open by January 2021.
Will you have food?
Like our Tinley Park location, we won’t offer food, but encourage our customers to bring their own food (BYOF!). We have plenty of options in the local area including Chipotle and MOD Pizza right next door to us!
We’re keeping a tight focus on craft beer, but we’re excited to launch a small craft cocktail program to enjoy here as well as a craft spirits selection to take home. There will be few new cosmetic changes, but we’re aiming to keep the exact same experience as our Tinley Park location.
Are you hiring?
Yes! We will be. Keep an eye on our Careers page for new opportunities coming later this year.
We’ll be making frequent blog posts here with the progress of the new shop. You can also follow the new shop on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to keep up with the day-to-day stuff.
Come visit us!
16437 159th St
Lockport, IL 60441
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