Full of curiosities, Libertyville resale shop helps nonprofits
Upscale Rummage Furniture and Warehouse in Libertyville has thousands of items on display, from traditional resale shop fare like clothing and furniture, to unique items, with proceeds from all sales donated to local nonprofits,
Four leaders share insights on how they're handling work during a pandemicKeeping a top workplace humming in a strong economy is one thing when employers can hand out raises, give cushy perks to their workers and make them happy with social outings and on-site beer taps. But managing a virtual workplace during three major crises -- a recession, a pandemic and social unrest amid widespread protests over racial injustice -- is a monumental, unprecedented leadership challenge.
Millennial Money: Use a crisis to build helpful money habitsIf stimulus checks, paused student loan payments and sticking close to home have helped you cut down debt, here's how to keep that momentum going.
How 3 women are navigating life without a safety netTo be a college graduate in 2020 means that you are inextricably linked to the biggest pandemic in a century. It means a looming recession and all-time high unemployment rates. It means watching as systemic inequalities, including racism and sexism, are laid bare.
Tax burden equal to 70% rate crushes Americans unable to pay itMillions of low-income Americans are locked into poverty thanks to U.S. tax policy, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta researchers say.
COVID's foggy glasses spawn Lasik surgery revivalAfter months of face masks fogging up their glasses and contacts drying out from all the extra Zoom meetings while working from home, Americans are fed up and are boosting demand for the corrective surgery that had waned in popularity over the past decade.
iPhone 12 first look: What's tempting, and what Apple failed to mentionSometimes, it's what Apple doesn't say about a new iPhone that's most revealing. The headline upgrade in this year's iPhone 12 -- soon to be blasted across endless commercials -- is that it supports fast 5G cellular networks. They probably won't mention that across much of America, these next-generation networks are still slow.
Teleworking in a parking lot, school on a flash drive: Pandemic prompts new urgency for rural internet access.To the unconnected, the lack of progress is confounding. "We're trying to send people to Mars, but we can't get our own population connected to the network?" said Gregory Goergen, who has sometimes gone with his children to a Sheetz parking lot to get work done online.
Apple going smaller with 'mini' phones and speakers, fewer accessories in boxApple is thinking small again. The company is making a new "mini" iPhone and HomePod smart speaker, and shrinking its iPhone packaging by taking out the power adapter and headphones.
Admit it: You miss your work spouseWhen the coronavirus pandemic sent many workers home, it threw these twosomes for a loop. Much of the joy and synchronicity of the work-spouse relationship comes from having a similar mission while dealing with shared challenges (that chatty co-worker in the next cubicle, an unreasonable boss or an over-air-conditioned office).
Clarendon Hills' Country House restaurant serves haunted history with its hamburgersWith a history of ghostly sightings, the Country House restaurant in Clarendon Hills draws diners looking for a taste of the paranormal.
Health resources aid in safer return to workUpon returning to work, people should continue to be smart and cautious while interacting with others.
Advance directives: Taking control of your health during a pandemicIndividuals may not have much control over the coronavirus, but preparing advance directives is one way to take control of future financial and health care decisions and to alleviate some of the emotional burden placed on family members in what might be a heartbreaking situation.
The future of the Affordable Care Act after Justice Ginsburg's deathIt's not clear how the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will affect the fate of the Affordable Care Act.
Suburban Business News
from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- LibertyvilleFull of curiosities, Libertyville resale shop helps nonprofits
- DiningClarendon Hills' Country House restaurant serves haunted history with its hamburgers
- LisleTraton a step closer to acquiring Navistar
- BataviaUpdated name, floor plan better reflect Geneva store's focus
- ElginPritzker extends moratorium on evictions
- GurneeGreat America to reopen -- without rides -- for Holiday in the Park
- LibertyvilleHow buying a car in Libertyville can help other local businesses
- ElginElgin zoning change opens up core downtown area for a potential marijuana dispensary
- AuroraBauman & Company acquires medical offices on AMITA Health campuses in Illinois
- RosemontGarage parking spots no longer reserved for moviegoers in Rosemont
- AuroraAurora's 'Sugar Skull City' to honor Day of the Dead among suburbs' Halloween displays
- Glen EllynGlenbard West student competes in Young Entrepreneur competition
- Buffalo GroveBuffalo Grove cancer patient's story becomes part of Supreme Court confirmation hearing
- NewsSenior flu shot clinic in Arlington Heights Oct. 22
- St. CharlesDevelopers aiming for residential subdivision north of Charlestowne Mall
Through the Film Magnifier: Chubby Checker, Harrison Ford, Astronaut Jim Lovell and Dance Fever contestants
Images; Through the Film Magnifier: Carlton Fisk, The Kingston Trio, Dudley Moore, a beard contest and more