Office Depot's Fairview Heights location to close

November 18, 2013 

BND

Office Depot in Fairview Heights will close after business Saturday.

Although the office supply retailer at 5905 N. Illinois St. will close, another Office Depot at 20 Carlyle Drive in Belleville will remain open.

In the meantime, you can call the Fairview Heights store at 618-222-9079.

A sports bar and restaurant has landed and opened to customers at St. Louis Downtown Airport in Cahokia.

Spinners Restaurant and Sports Bar has reoccupied the space where another restaurant, Oliver's, had operated inside the metro-east airport. The new eatery's menu features an express deli, salads, pasta and dinner entrees such as chicken, steak and seafood.

You can find them at 6208 Archview Drive; call 618-337-8222 to find out more.

Licensed sports apparel gift shop Pro Image has opened a second locale inside at St. Clair Square in Fairview Heights to accommodate holiday shoppers. You can find the second store on the Lower Level next to Kid's Foot Locker. The year-round store is also located on the Lower Level and next to Starbucks. Call 618-628-8550 to find out more.

Eckert's will open its Christmas tree lot in Belleville on Saturday. The trees are grown at the Belleville farm near the orchard at 951 S. Green Mount Road. Call 618-233-0513 to find out more.

In New Baden, appraiser Brian Forsyth has established Forsyth Appraisal Services LLC. His new business, at 201 E. Hanover St., offers residential real estate appraisals for homeowners, lending institutions, tax protests and estate settlements. Forsyth has been a licensed Realtor with Johnston Realty in Belleville for more than 17 years. You can reach his new office at 618-779-9066.

And finally, an independent women's shoe store that has opened in O'Fallon is the culmination of the namesake's dream and her family's way to honor her. Carolyn Jackson had always aspired to running her own shoe store. However, the 65-year-old Swansea resident was killed in a car accident on July 4 on Old Collinsville Road. Her family has carried on Carolyn's legacy to fulfill her dream by opening Carolyn's Designer Women's Shoes at 1407 W. Highway 50, Suite 106, in O'Fallon. The number there is 618-622-8830.

Contact reporter Will Buss at wbuss@bnd.com or 239-2526.

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