$42 million in new state COVID-19 grants go to small businesses in 162 suburbsNearly 1,100 small businesses in 162 suburbs received more than $42.2 million combined in grants from the state to help offset operational losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
'Entire downtown landscape could change': After JoJo's, city panel seeks more design oversightThe Naperville planning and zoning commission has directed the city's staff to develop a new downtown design standard to ensure a paint scheme like JoJo's Shake Bar -- with its dripping ice cream effect -- gets reviewed.
Belong Gaming Arena soon to open at Streets of WoodfieldThe Belong Gaming Arena at Streets of Woodfield in Schaumburg, the newest location in the British-launched chain's U.S. expansion, is preparing for a soft opening as soon as it passes a final village inspection.
Hoffman Estates chamber honors businesses for innovation, resourcefulness amid pandemicThe Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce & Industry's annual Celebration of Excellence for its members became an in-person dinner again Thursday night after going virtual in 2021.
New designation expected to boost preservation effort in LibertyvilleSupporters of historic preservation in Libertyville say a new village designation could be a game changer for some building renovation projects.
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Shared workspace plan pitched for vacant space in downtown LibertyvilleA proposal to remake a prominent spot in the heart of downtown Libertyville envisions a flexible shared workspace for those whose jobs have been shifted from the traditional office space.
Why mayor is optimistic a new user will be found former Motorola campus in HarvardThe former Motorola campus has sat vacant for almost two decades, but Harvard Mayor John Kelly thinks the odds of bringing a new active user to the property are much better now that it's in the hands of a private owner after a court-approved sale last year.
Attorney general says COVID-19 testing company won't reopen in 'foreseeable future'A suburban COVID-19 testing company that halted operations amid complaints about missing results and reports of pending investigations will not reopen in Illinois in "the foreseeable future."
Demolishing Carson's part of new vision for Hawthorn redevelopmentA revised concept for the next stage of redevelopment at Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills will improve the original vision and increase investment in the estimated $252 million project, village leaders have been told.
It's hard to talk to a Hollywood star when you don't realize he was one of your heroesThroughout my career, I've interviewed or at least spoken to several people who have been in the national spotlight. But imagine talking to a Hollywood star and not realizing he was actually your childhood hero. It's frustrating to figure that out years later.