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Bob Bong on Business: First Midwest Buys Bridgeview Bank

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Bob Bong on Business: First Midwest Buys Bridgeview Bank

Bob Bong on Business: First Midwest Buys Bridgeview Bank Bridgeview Bank sells to First Midwest Community bank deal valued at $145 million By Bob Bong Bridgeview Bank, a community bank founded in Bridgeview in 1971 and which emphasized a personal and small business focus, has agreed to be acquired by First Midwest Bank in a cash…

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Bob Bong on Business: Sal’s Philly Steaks opens in Hickory Hills

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Bob Bong on Business: Sal’s Philly Steaks opens in Hickory Hills

Sal’s Philly Steaks now open in Hickory Hills Bridgeview resident Sal Bal is the man behind the scripted Sal’s sign that adorns four different Philly cheesesteak restaurants throughout the southwest suburbs. Bal opened his first shop at 78th Street and Cicero Avenue near Ford City Mall around 2005. In 2015, he made his first move to…

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