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Cadbury Easter Eggs Are Here!

The Irish Shop just received their Cadbury Easter Eggs. Due to the Nestles fiasco Cadbury chocolate supplies are limited.  We have Flake, Crunchie, Buttons, Smarties, Caramel, Quality Street, Roses, Aero, Galaxy, and Malteser Eggs in stock. Don’t Miss out. Easter, April 5 is just around the corner


The Irish Shop, 100 N Oak Park Ave will be holding their 7th Annual Soda Bread Contest on Saturday March 24 2015. The categories are Soda Bread, and Brown Bread.  Enter one or both. Judging starts at 3pm. All entries need to be in by 2:30pm on the 24th. Entry forms are available at The Irish Shop, on line at, or email us at

First Place: $100.00 gift certificate

Second Place : $50.00 Gift Certificate

Third Place: $25.00 Gift Certificate

See if your loaf reigns supreme

HDBA March General Membership Meeting

The next general membership meeting for The Hemingway District business association will be held on Wednesday March 18, 2015 at 8:30am, 104 N Oak Park Avenue 2nd floor U S Bank. Everyone is welcome

Hemingway District 2015 Annual Meeting

The Hemingway District Business Association held its 2015 Annual Meeting  Thursday January  29, 2015, at 805 Lake Street (formerly Mac Specialists). The event was catered by Winberries, Eyrie Restaurant, and the Irish Shop. Former Village Clerk, and long time Ernest Hemingway Foundation member Virginia Cassin was the guest speaker. Paul Zimmerman (Altierra Kitchens, and Home Furnishings 139 S Oak Park Avenue), Veronica Freemont(Cicada Pi 177 S. Oak Park Avenue), and Kelly Morrissey (Kelly Inc. Electrolysis 715 Lake Street Suite 300) were elected to the board of directors. Our sincere thanks go out to everyone who attended and participated in the event.

  • Dan Haley, Jim August, Jim Solnes, Dave Roberts, Megan Greer, Debbie Sloan

Announcing the Official Hemingway Business District Association Membership Sticker

Hemingway Business District Association Membership Sticker

The Official Hemingway Business District Association Membership Sticker

The Hemingway Business District Association announced at the Annual Meeting, held on January 29th, 2015, that members would soon be able to display the membership sticker on their doors.  Members of the membership committee will be delivering stickers to all the members who have not received their sticker.

If you’re not a member and wish to join, fill in the form and become a member, today!

Learn to Play Bridge!


Session 1:  Bridge Basics: Six Classes
October 15 – November 19, 2014

Session 2:  Play of the Hand and Bridge Defense: Six Classes
February 11 – March 25, 2015

Session 3:  Popular Conventions to Enhance Your Game: Six Classes
April 15 – May 20, 2015

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