The great pumpkin state: When it comes to pumpkins, Illinois is No. 1If you like pumpkin pie, thank Illinois. We're the top producer in the nation. And despite a drought, the state's 2023 crop is expected to weigh at least 650 million pounds.
'Bullying' critics led South Barrington park board to cancel land deal, officials sayAfter weeks of public pressure, the South Barrington Park District board has decided not to sell 34 acres of undeveloped land to a religious group.
BizWeek: Indian Lake Resort shows signs of new life; Could Pheasant Run be razed soon?The Week in Business: A Bloomingdale hotel and golf course is on its way back, but Pheasant Run's days could be nearing an end.
Chicago's iconic Signature Room abruptly announces closure ThursdayThe Signature Room, whose views of downtown Chicago from atop the building formerly known as the John Hancock Center attracted diners for 30 years, abruptly announced its closure Thursday.
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Schaumburg eyesore finally removed, as dilapidated hot dog stand demolishedIt was a sight for sore eyes Thursday morning in Schaumburg, as a longtime eyesore marring a key entrance to the community finally vanished from view.
Ex-Bears QB McMahon helps Cary marijuana shop celebrate grand openingFormer Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon was the big draw Saturday as he met with fans during the grand opening of the Vertical Dispensary in Cary. It's the first recreational marijuana shop in Cary.
Fostering growth and shaping the future in Elk Grove VillageLast year Elk Grove Village permitted just over $321 million in new private sector reinvestment, and business development in the community has continued to grow, with over $327 million in private sector development so far in 2023.
Religious group 'considering all of its options' after land deal in South Barrington called offThe religious group that wanted to buy land in South Barrington for a church and school but saw that plan dashed after public protests hasn't decided if it still will try to acquire the park district-owned property.