'All the fun stuff is gone': What reopened suburban hair salons, barbershops will be like
Suburban hair salons and barbershops can reopen Friday with measures that safeguard the health of customers and employees, but that takes out much of the joy, service providers said.
Amazon behind 'mystery' grocery store coming to SchaumburgAmazon representatives confirmed Tuesday that the retail giant will be the operator of the nearly 43,000-square-foot grocery store opening in the former Babies R Us space in Schaumburg.
What you need to know about suburban restaurants and bars reopeningSuburban restaurants will begin welcoming back patrons for outdoor dining Friday, with some restrictions in place to provide physical distancing and reduce the spread of COVID-19. Here's what to expect.
Elburn pub defies state, reopens for dine-in business with mayor's blessingAn Elburn pub has defied the state by reopening for indoor, sit-down business. And it did so with the blessing of Village President Jeff Walter, who said he sat at the bar to eat his dinner Thursday night.
Some Arlington Heights restaurants to open Friday, but no street closures yetWhile some individual Arlington Heights restaurants are expected to open for outdoor dining on Friday, a larger village-led downtown initiative that would shut down local streets is expected to begin some time next week, the mayor said Tuesday.
Request for second pot shop near Woodfield withdrawnA request to locate a second recreational pot shop near Woodfield Mall -- in the Bar Louie building at Golf and Meacham roads -- was withdrawn Tuesday, ending its race with a competitor to prohibit the other under state law due to their proximity.
A longtime Naperville flower shop is struggling to survive -- along with the American dreamFlorists dream of spring, when shops burst in a colorful riot of blooms while ledgers pool in black ink. First Communions, Palm Sunday, Easter, proms, charity events, weddings, more weddings and the flowery grail of Mother's Day. But spring has been brutal for Jenny Latham, owner of Celidan Creations Florist in Naperville.
Plans moving forward for new St. Charles apartment buildingTo complement the shops, restaurants, offices and residences that have revitalized the First Street corridor, St. Charles will expand its downtown housing stock with the development of a new apartment building.
Feder: Mass layoffs at CBS 2 hit Pam Zekman, other 'valued members of our team'The legendary Pam Zekman, one of Chicago television's premier investigative reporters, was among at least a dozen employees at WBBM-Channel 2 who lost their jobs today in sweeping companywide layoffs at CBS, sources said.
Pritzker issues rules as Illinois prepares for reopeningBarbers and their customers will have to wear face masks. Restaurants will be able to serve diners outdoors only, with parties no larger than six people, spaced apart. And youth sports may hold practices and drills for 10 or fewer people, as long as the water fountains are shut off and other rules are followed.
Historic SpaceX launch postponed because of stormy weatherThe launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit has been called off with 16 minutes to go in the countdown because of the danger of lightning. Liftoff is rescheduled for Saturday.
Returning to work: What liability do businesses have?As businesses are preparing to return to work, one question that is top of mind is what potential liability do I have if someone gets sick due to exposure from my place of business or the work that is being done?
Gerald Auto celebrates seniors with signs Celebrating graduates: St. Charles North seniors supported with sign projectMany pasttimes are being postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19. But graduating seniors at St. Charles North, one tradition is going strong this year - the congratulatory sign in the front yard.
Your PPP funds were granted -- now what?Unlike other traditional loans, having Paycheck Protection Program loans forgiven will not count toward taxable income. Your focus should now turn to maximizing loan forgiveness.
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from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- Schaumburg'All the fun stuff is gone': What reopened suburban hair salons, barbershops will be like
- SchaumburgAmazon behind 'mystery' grocery store coming to Schaumburg
- WaucondaWhat you need to know about suburban restaurants and bars reopening
- ElburnElburn pub defies state, reopens for dine-in business with mayor's blessing
- NewsWhere you'll be able to go shopping in the suburbs starting Friday
- BusinessSome Arlington Heights restaurants to open Friday, but no street closures yet
- SchaumburgRequest for second pot shop near Woodfield withdrawn
- St. CharlesPlans moving forward for new St. Charles apartment building
- Mount ProspectMount Prospect farmers market opening June 7 with restrictions
- LibertyvilleA relief effort headed by MainStreet Libertyville will benefit downtown businesses affected by mandatory COVID-19 closures.
- NapervilleDigital grants to help nonprofits
- St. CharlesSt. Charles Chamber launches support local campaign
- BusinessAmpliVox offers devices for COVID checkpoints
- Carol StreamMaverick launches PPE product line
- GurneeGurnee cuts spending, braces for sales tax shortfall
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