St. Charles extends outdoor dining program through October
A temporary outdoor dining program in St. Charles has been crucial in helping bars and restaurants stay afloat amid the coronavirus, downtown business owners said.
Housing proposal could be largest of its kind in Schaumburg since 1990sA proposed development of 149 single-family homes could become the largest of its kind approved by the village of Schaumburg since the 1990s, village officials said.
Soft launch of The Red Poppy Bistro 'absolutely amazing,' owner saysThings have been in full swing at The Red Poppy Bistro in downtown Elgin, which held a soft launch last week after its planned opening in March was thwarted by the stay-at-home order.
Age-restricted community of 228 houses to be built on once-controversial Lindenhurst sitePlans for the first large-scale, age-restricted community for active adults in Lindenhurst have been approved, with work to start soon on a project expected to generate other opportunities. The approval comes more than 13 years after annexation of old Village Green site north and west of Grand Avenue and Route 45.
Increases in gas tax, marijuana tax, minimum wage start WednesdayTax hikes on gas and marijuana start Wednesday along with a minimum-wage increase throughout Illinois and pay raises for many state workers.
Mendoza: New fiscal year will be even more challenging than height of budget impasseIllinois, like most states, began a new fiscal year on July 1, and the person in charge of managing the state's bank accounts said she fears it could be one of the most difficult years in modern memory.
Andy's Frozen Custard opens in SchaumburgJust in time for the hottest days of summer, Andy's Frozen Custard has announced the opening of its 13th Chicago-area location at 390 N. Barrington Road in Schaumburg.
Elk Grove Village brings in legal heavyweights in annexation disputeElk Grove Village officials are bringing in heavyweight attorneys with political clout in their bid to defeat a local developer's long-running annexation suit.
Feder: With no savior in sight, Tribune loses reporter David JacksonDavid Jackson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who spearheaded a valiant effort to find a benevolent owner for the Chicago Tribune, has resigned after 29 years at the newspaper.
Pritzker signs bill that makes Chicago casino more feasibleGov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Tuesday that paves the way for development of a major casino in Chicago, something officials expect to provide significant revenues for the state's recently passed capital improvements plan known as Rebuild Illinois.
Additional pot licenses delayed indefinitelyBlaming the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday issued an executive order delaying new licenses to grow, transport and infuse cannabis products. The licenses, which were expected to be awarded Wednesday, include 40 for both craft growers and infusers and an undetermined number for transporters.
Business Ledger | Szpekowski honored for communicationsPat Szpekowski, APR, president of PR Strategies & Communications, Inc./PmS advertising, inc. in Elgin, has received recognition from the National Federation of Press Women and the Illinois Woman's Press Association, an affiliate of NFPW in their recent 2020 communications contests.
How to navigate your business into the 'New Normal"Employers now face the daunting task of preparing for recovery while navigating "the new normal" on their own. Any change, whether good or bad, can succeed or fail based on how well the employer manages the process.
Small businesses needing capital should consider the SBA 504 Refinance ProgramThe COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked major disruption on small businesses and continues to threaten many with permanent closure. The Small Business Administration (SBA) was the first stop for businesses looking for critical capital through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL).
Professional services adjust to a PPP, PPE worldLike all sectors of the economy, the accounting world has felt the impact of COVID-19. Our firm has held steady as clients come to us seeking help interpreting new laws that change by the day. Others need assurance that the sky isn't falling in on them.
Suburban Business News
from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- St. CharlesSt. Charles extends outdoor dining program through October
- SchaumburgHousing proposal could be largest of its kind in Schaumburg since 1990s
- ElginSoft launch of The Red Poppy Bistro 'absolutely amazing,' owner says
- Lake VillaAge-restricted community of 228 houses to be built on once-controversial Lindenhurst site
- South ElginEntre brokers sale of S. Elgin industrial building
- SchaumburgAndy's Frozen Custard opens in Schaumburg
- Elk Grove VillageElk Grove Village brings in legal heavyweights in annexation dispute
- BusinessIndustry veterans launch REthink
- Kane CountyDog magazine sues Batavia firm over March 'coconut oil' newsletter
- BusinessWalgreens Boots expands digital partnership
- NewsGlenview's Blended Health & Smoothie Bar also deals in kindness, humor
- Naperville#MasksInNaperville campaign promotes COVID-19 safety
- GurneeSix Flags Hurricane Harbor to reopen this summer
- NapervilleEdward-Elmhurst Health makes national 15 Top Health Systems list
- NapervilleNicor president to retire after 30 years in industry
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