Daily Archive : Friday September 1, 2017




    Blackberry Market is expanding into a neighboring storefront along Main Street in downtown Glen Ellyn.

    New restaurants elevate Glen Ellyn’s Main Street dining scene

    A stretch of Main Street in downtown Glen Ellyn is developing into a restaurant row.


    Video streaming player pioneer Roku seeks $100M in IPO

    Video streaming player pioneer Roku is going public, hoping to raise money to expand into more households and fend off competitive threats from bigger technology companies

    Business analyst Amanda Spartz poses for a photo Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Plantation, Fla. Far fewer Americans are buying flood insurance in coastal areas of the United States where the threat is serious from hurricanes, storms and tidal surges, according to the latest government data. Spartz decided to keep the flood insurance on her home after seeing the devastation Hurricane Harvey did to Houston. (AP Photo/Terry Spencer)

    AP Exclusive: Fewer Americans buy insurance in coastal areas

    AP Exclusive: An Associated Press analysis of federal flood insurance data shows that the number of policies written nationally has fallen by 10 percent over the last five years

    Brian Hill/bhill@dailyherald.com Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital, 300 Randall Rd. in Genva.

    Delnor opens Pediatric Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinic
    Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital has opened a new pediatric outpatient rehabilitation clinic to offer physical therapy and speech therapy for children of all ages, from newborns to young adults.

    Middleby Corp. Chairman and CEO Selim A. Bassoul

    Middleby acquires QualServ Solutions in Arkansas

    The Middleby Corp. has acquired QualServ Solutions, a global commercial kitchen design, manufacturing, engineering, project management and equipment solutions provider.


    EwelineB to open at Ice House Mall
    EwelineB, a new women’s fashion store, will hold a grand opening Sept. 14 at the Ice House Mall in Barrington.


    Inland Private Capital sells 2 Texas properties for $86 million
    Inland Private Capital Corp. announced the sale of two multifamily properties located in Texas for a gross sale price of $86 million.


    ATI Physical Therapy expands into Alabama, partners with Crimson Tide

    ATI Physical Therapy said it is opening three new clinics in the Birmingham, Alabama area, and will be an official partner of the University of Alabama’s Crimson Tide, supporting the athletic program on and off the field.


    Mitsubishi, Bimba collaborate on electric motion solutions
    Mitsubishi Electric Automation and Bimba Manufacturing Co. have announced a collaboration that will combine Mitsubishi Electric’s innovative industrial automation technology with Bimba’s industry-leading motion control solutions.


    Grain mixed, Livestock mostly lower

    CHICAGO (AP) - Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sept delivery was higher 2.40 cents at $4.1260 a bushel; Sept corn was down 2 cents at $3.4020 a bushel; December oats lost .40 cent at $2.3640 a bushel while Sept soybeans was up 1.60 cents to $9.38 a bushel. Beef mostly lower and pork lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. October live cattle lost .15 cent at $1.0525 a pound; Sepember feeder cattle lost .13 cent at $1.4245 a pound; October lean hogs was .03 cent lower at $.6138 a pound.

    A.M. Castle & Co. President and CEO Steve Scheinkman

    Oak Brook’s A.M. Castle emerges from bankruptcy

    A.M. Castle & Co., a global distributor of specialty metal and supply chain solutions, said it emerged from its voluntary chapter 11 proceedings after restructuring its balance sheet and reducing its debt burden and interest costs, the company said.

Life & Entertainment

    Schaumburg's Septemberfest returns this weekend with rides and a lot more.

    5 things to do over Labor Day weekend in the suburbs
    Labor Day weekend unofficially ushers out summer in the suburbs with festivals in Naperville, Schaumburg and Buffalo Grove. Here are five ideas for the weekend ahead.


    Chicago’s Get IN It MusicFest postponed
    Chicago’s Get IN It MusicFest, scheduled for Sept. 16 at Guaranteed Rate Field, has been postponed, organizers announced Friday.

    This image released by Womanly Hips Records shows "Songs of Dylan," by Joan Osborne. (Womanly Hips Records via AP)

    Joan Osborne channels her inner Bob Dylan on covers album

    Joan Osborne channels her inner Bob Dylan for an album of covers of the master's songs

    LaGrange resident Mat Klemp displayed his handmade replica of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the vehicle featured in the 1968 movie of the same name starring Dick Van Dyke, at the ninth annual Historic LaSalle Street Auto Show in Aurora on Sunday, Aug. 20.

    Car club calendar
    The Chicago suburbs are home to many car lovers and clubs devoted to models ranging from the Alfa Romeo to Volkswagen. The Daily Herald has compiled a list of monthly meetings for area car clubs, as well as several local motorcycling groups.


    The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

    This week's top selling songs and albums on Apple iTunes.

    FILE - In this Monday, May 1, 2017, file photo, released by Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and TV Distribution, Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest pose for a photo at "Live" in New York. On Monday, Sept. 4, “Live with Kelly and Ryan” launches a new season, its 30th in national syndication. (Pawel Kaminski/Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and TV Distribution via AP)

    Easy does it: Kelly and Ryan kick off a new 'Live' season

    On May 1, Ryan Seacrest was introduced as the new co-host alongside Kelly Ripa on the venerable talk show "Live."

    Ex-Fox 32 news anchor Jeff Herndon has landed a gig in Wichita, Kansas.

    Feder: Ex-Fox 32 news anchor Jeff Herndon gets job in Kansas
    Two days after saying he wasn’t close to a decision about his future, former Fox 32 news anchor Jeff Herndon was hired at a TV station in Wichita, Kansas.

    This private garden in rural Belgium demonstrates how eye-catching statuary can be used to personalize flower gardens.

    Antiques can add personality, focal point to a garden

    Adding antique garden ornaments to the landscape blends horticulture with history. One-of-a-kind pieces will personalize your property, and over time may grow into something richly rewarding — financially as well as artistically.

    Shaw’s Crab House in Schaumburg offers half-off select cocktails from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Labor Day.

    Dining events: Half-off a select menu at Shaw’s Schaumburg on Labor Day

    Shaw’s Crab House in Schaumburg does the cooking for you on Labor Day with half-off a select menu of oysters, appetizers, cocktails and more from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4. Elburn’s Heritage Prairie Farm pairs up with Naperville’s Solemn Oath Brewery for an Heirloom Farm Dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7.

    Jefferson Starship headlines at MB Financial Park in Rosemont.

    Weekend picks: Chase the ‘White Rabbit’ in Rosemont with Jefferson Starship

    Legendary rock band Jefferson Starship performs a free concert at MB Financial Park in Rosemont. More on this and other upcoming events.

    The grand estate in Bluffton, South Carolina, outside of Hilton Head, is on the market for $9.95 million.

    Quiet luxury by the water in the Palmetto State

    The castle-like stone house on the waterfront offers a panoramic view of the Colleton River off South Carolina’s southern coast, adjacent to Hilton Head. It sits on 9.8 acres of woods — mostly live oaks and magnolias cloaked with Spanish moss.

    Beers Behind the Ivy, Other Brothers and The Kolsch vie for the attention of beer lovers at Flesk Brewing in Barrington.

    Relocated Flesk Brewing a highlight of downtown Barrington scene

    Milk stout or double IPA? American amber or German-style Kolsch? Flesk Brewing’s new spot in downtown Barrington caters to beer lovers in a casual, relaxed setting.


    Bathroom fan could blow up sale of townhouse

    Q. Our homeowners association is responsible for exterior repairs, and they recently had the roofs replaced. But our buyers’ home inspector reported that the bathroom exhaust fans are vented into the attic, instead of through the roof. Do you think the roofer should have extended the ducts through the roof, or is this the homeowners’ responsibility?


    Appraisal-free home sales draw mixed reviews

    Would you welcome the option to buy a house but not have to pay hundreds of dollars for an appraisal? If an appraisal-free home purchase sounds intriguing, you might be interested in groundbreaking new policy changes by the two largest sources of home financing — Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.



    Realistic choices must be made in Afghanistan

    Columnist Georgie Anne Geyer: When summer ends and autumn begins, one tends to feel instinctively, if foolishly, that other things will end and begin, too. That’s certainly not true when it comes to America’s far-flung wars.


    Even pardons have limits

    Steven and Cokie Roberts: President Trump had the right to pardon Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona’s Maricopa County after he was convicted of defying a federal judge. But just because a president has the right to do something doesn’t make it the right thing to do.


    Starving out seniors
    A Mount Prospect letter to the editor: On or about Aug. 1, I, like most of you paid or have paid the Cook County property tax. Due to the tri-annual equalized assessment value of my home, my yearly tax increased by over $1,700.


    Village should add menorah to display
    A Mundelein letter to the editor: I would like to comment on the debate regarding the possibility of a menorah on Mundelein Village property.


    The Arpaio pardon
    A Schaumburg letter to the editor: I had to shake my head when I read your front page article on Sheriff Arpaio.


    School taxes are starving out seniors
    A Mount Prospect letter to the editor: On or about Aug. 1, I, like most of you paid or have paid the Cook County property tax.


    Ives’ unhelpful tweets getting in the way
    A Lisle letter to the editor: I commend State Senator Michael Connelly and State Representative Grant Wehrli for holding a recent Town Hall meeting in Lisle to address SB1 and Illinois school funding.


    Not the type of reform Illinois needs
    An Aurora letter to the editor: As a concerned citizen, I am appalled at the actions Governor Rauner has done to thrust the state toward the brink of fiscal chaos.


    Today’s Opinion Page editorial cartoon
    Today’s Daily Herald Opinion page editorial cartoon


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