Your nameYour email addressRecipients’ email addresses (Up to ten, separated by commas.) Owner Nicholas Nieves (middle) gathers with wife Madeline Huberes, Nicholas Nieves Jr. and the rest of the car wash crew. N&M Auto Spa at 1550 Bronxdale Avenue held a grand opening ceremony for its new car wash on Saturday, August 23. Your nameYour email addressRecipients’ email addresses (Up to ten, separated by commas.)
Despite attempts by both the ownership of the K&P Car Wash and the Association of Car Wash Owners to intimidate them, workers at the K&P Car Wash in New York voted to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), an affiliate of the United Food and Commercial Workers. K&P becomes the ninth car wash to unionize since a campaign was launched in 2012.K&P employee Jose Pedro Calderon said:We organized ourselves because we want to have a union contract that guarantees us better working conditions. But, most importantly, we organized ourselves because we wanted respect.As the organizing drive was ongoing, K&P...
The Thornwood Car Wash was fined $3,600 on Aug. 8 for three of five workplace safety violations. The car wash at 625 Marble Ave. in Thornwood was inspected July 21 by agents from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after OSHA received a complaint about working conditions there. The car wash was fined $1,200 each for three violations of general requirements, first aid gear and hazard communications. Thornwood Car Wash must fix its general safety lapses by Aug. 25, its hazard communication issue by Sept. 12 and its first aid violation by Sept. 25. Twitter: @Ernie_G_journo.
Heidi Klum, who apparently commissioned designer Sean Kelly to make her a dress that could double as a car wash! Sometimes we get a little dramatic with the clothing comparisons for the sake of a joke. This time it's not necessary. The Project Runway star's black and blue fringed fashion could actually clean a vehicle...or a dog...or Tim Gunn!
The "Quick N' Shine" carwash and gas station at Warner and Gilbert roads has two refrigerated beer caves. Weldon Johnson/The Republic Thousands of bottles of craft beer line the shelves at the gas station at Warner and Gilbert roads. Station owner Mukesh Sharma said he stocks over 1,000 brands of beer. Weldon Johnson/The Republic This sign boasting a walk-in humidor and 700 boxes of fine cigars is one of the few clues about what's inside the Shell gas station at Gilbert and Warner roads in Gilbert.
Now, the residents of Northbrook Greens, The Ponds of Sunset Ridge and Royal Ridge will see whether their fears are justified that their property values will be damaged by the erection of a car wash between their three Techny subdivisions. The Northbrook Village Board voted 6-0 Aug. 11 to approve a special permit to allow Waterways Gas & Wash to build its first Chicago-area car wash at 2370 Waukegan Road. The Board had done its talking at a July 22 meeting, when the majority said that the property was commercial, and that the car wash was an attractive, safe and acceptable commercial use.
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