Friday, August 10, 2012
New business will give dogs a place to stay and play in Buffalo Grove.
Dogs will soon have an upscale place to play in Buffalo Grove. Village officials gave their final approval Monday for Barkington Palace to operate at 300 Lexington Drive. Barkington Palace will offer 14,175 square feet for a pet resort that will feature boarding, an indoor dog park, a doggie daycare, a splash pool and grooming services. The businesses’ three owners first proposed the idea to Buffalo Grove earlier this year. Since then, they’ve worked with plan commissioners and village officials to address such concerns as noise and odors. “There was a lot of give and take and there was a lot of compromise. There was a lot of work to make sure that everyone was satisfied that this would work, and work well, and I think the end product …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Buffalo Grove officials will discuss plans for new developments, new businesses and store relocations at tonight's board meeting.
A slew of new business proposals will be discussed or voted on Monday night (Aug. 6) by Buffalo Grove officials, who will ultimately determine whether the plans are brought to fruition. The Village Board agenda includes: The Village Board meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall. Check back on Patch for more in-depth coverage of these proposals.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Barkington Palace is the vision of three women.
A team of dog-lovers hopes to open a luxury pet resort in Buffalo Grove that would include an indoor dog park, doggie day care, grooming and boarding services. Jennifer Levine, Linda Webster and Renee Sclafani outlined their plans this month for Barkington Palace, which also would offer obedience training, a canine splash pool, social opportunities and on-call veterinary services. “It’s kind of a unique idea in this part of Illinois,” Sclafani told the Village Board. “We think there’s a definite need for it. People treat pets as family.” The three women originally planned to operate Barkington Palace in a three-tenant building on Barclay Boulevard. After village officials and plan commissioners questioned whether noises, odors or allergens…