'We are very excited': Amid record earnings, Arlington Park owner offers no update on track's sale
While Churchill Downs Inc. executives announced record earnings Thursday -- including at Rivers Casino in Des Plaines -- the process to sell the Arlington Park real estate continues, in an effort to "provide significant cash to reinvest in our business, to pursue strategic acquisitions, or to return to our shareholders," an official said on a quarterly earnings call.
New Lombard public art mural pops up at Yorktown CenterArtists Veronica Martinez of Chicago and Edgar Sosa of Cicero are putting the finishing touches on a new mural at Yorktown Center in Lombard. It is titled "Flourish," and is expected to be completed on Friday, July 30.
Shop Dundee event highlights local stores in downtown East and West DundeeThe second annual Shop Dundee event takes place this weekend with sidewalk sales at numerous stores in downtown East and West Dundee. Because last year's pandemic-inspired event was so successful, organizers decided to make it a tradition.
'It's delicious': Rainbow Cone truck sets up outside Wheeling's Superdawg Drive-InA truck from Chicago-based Rainbow Cone will serve ice cream in the parking lot of Wheeling's Superdawg Drive-In through Sunday.
Vienna Beef inducts Elk Grove eatery into Hot Dog Hall of FameNearly two decades after fulfilling a lifelong dream of opening a hot dog stand, Andy Arnowitz is getting national recognition for bringing his neighborhood mom-and-pop style restaurant concept -- Bubby's Beefs & Red Hots -- to Elk Grove Village's business park.
New grocer in Round Lake Beach has familiar feel for some customersTony's Fresh Market opened its 17th Chicago area location, and first in Lake County, on Wednesday in Round Lake Beach.
Elk Grove promises TIF funds for new tech park hotelElk Grove Village has promised a developer more than $1 million in tax increment financing funds and additional hotel tax rebates to open the lodge on the north end of the Elk Grove Technology Park.
These suburban hospitals rank among the state's best in new rankingsSeveral suburban hospitals, including Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Edward Hospital in Naperville and Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, rank among the 10 best in Illinois, according to rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report.
Once fading, mask sales starting to reboundMasks, which had started to disappear from store shelves, may be front and center again.
Family pitches self-storage facility on old motel site. Carol Stream leaders are concerned.The family that owns the old Coachlight Motel property near Carol Stream wants to tear it down to make way for three self-storage buildings, the tallest of which would be three stories high.
Sponsors praise Simone Biles after withdrawalSimone Biles' sponsors, including Athleta and Visa, are lauding her decision to put her mental health first and withdraw from the gymnastics team competition during the Olympics.
Suburban Business News
from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- Des Plaines'We are very excited': Amid record earnings, Arlington Park owner offers no update on track's sale
- LombardNew Lombard public art mural pops up at Yorktown Center
- East DundeeShop Dundee event highlights local stores in downtown East and West Dundee
- Wheeling'It's delicious': Rainbow Cone truck sets up outside Wheeling's Superdawg Drive-In
- Elk Grove VillageVienna Beef inducts Elk Grove eatery into Hot Dog Hall of Fame
- Round Lake BeachNew grocer in Round Lake Beach has familiar feel for some customers
- Elk Grove VillageElk Grove promises TIF funds for new tech park hotel
- NewsThese suburban hospitals rank among the state's best in new rankings
- Carol StreamFamily pitches self-storage facility on old motel site. Carol Stream leaders are concerned.
- Special ReportWhen a football stadium moves next door: What SoFi neighbors can tell those near Arlington Park
- MundeleinAnother restaurant coming to Mundelein's Hawley Lake Plaza
- PalatineTwo-time 'American Ninja Warrior' contestant teams with former client to open gym in Palatine
- Business75% of Americans report saving as much as or more than they did last year
- WarrenvilleJob reduction notifications will be next step in shutting down nuclear plants
- Lake ForestPactiv Evergreen to exit coated groundwood paper business
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