Old Hoffman Estates bowling alley to be razed, clearing way for redevelopment
The five-year wake for the former, 50-year-old Hoffman Lanes bowling alley on Higgins Road in Hoffman Estates is near its end, as the property's new owner has conceded the vacant building is beyond its useful life and obtained village permission to demolish it.
'It is kind of a gut punch': Counties face ban on indoor dining until COVID-19 test rates dropDuPage, Kane, Kankakee and Will counties all face a ban on indoor service at restaurants and bars as well as other restrictions beginning Friday to stem a resurgence of COVID-19.
Zen Leaf marijuana dispensary opens in AuroraRecreational marijuana sales kicked off Tuesday in Aurora with the opening of the city's first adult-use dispensary.
Coming soon to a (former) theater near you? Housing in Vernon HillsA public hearing is set for Wednesday on a proposal to replace the vacant AMC Classic Vernon Hills 8 in Vernon Hills with an age-restricted luxury apartment complex.
Amazon looking to hire 1,500 in suburbsAmazon is hiring to fill 1,500 positions in the Chicago area for its new grocery store concept, the company announced Tuesday. Amazon Fresh, the technology giant's new grocery store concept, is opening four stores, in Naperville, Bloomingdale, Oak Lawn and Schaumburg.
From Detroit to Oakland, pandemic threatens urban renewalFrom midtown Manhattan to San Francisco, just about any city built around clusters of office buildings that used to bring in thousands of workers every day is feeling some degree of angst.
Schaumburg Business Association to toast village like never beforeThe Schaumburg Business Association will recognize the accomplishments of its members during an especially tough year for the business community at a safely tweaked version of its annual Toast of Schaumburg gala Friday night.
A woo-what? A woonerf is a pedestrian-friendly concept proposed for Arlington HeightsArlington Heights officials are contemplating plans to further enhance the village's downtown, including transformation of the main Vail Avenue-Campbell Street intersection into a pedestrian-friendly, European-inspired streetscape.
Justice Department files landmark antitrust case against GoogleThe Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for antitrust violations, alleging that it abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers.
Feder: 'Dream realized' as Jennifer Keiper moves up to CBS News Radio anchorJennifer Keiper, the highly regarded Chicago radio news veteran who now works for Entercom all-news WBBM 780-AM/WCFS 105.9-FM, has been hired as a national news anchor for CBS News Radio.
Australian watchdog considers its own Google antitrust caseAustralia's competition watchdog will consider its own antitrust case against Google after the U.S. Justice Department sued the company for abusing its dominance in online search and advertising
Business Ledger | COVID-19 employment litigation updateCOVID-19 has affected each of our lives in various ways and has affected many businesses and the economy quite drastically. Aside from the pandemic itself, additional requirements pertaining to health and safety, social distancing, job-protected leave and more have left employers scrambling to keep up with the rapidly changing regulatory environment. Plaintiff's lawyers have leapt at the opportunity to file lawsuits against employers pertaining to COVID-19 specific claims.
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
- Hoffman EstatesOld Hoffman Estates bowling alley to be razed, clearing way for redevelopment
- AuroraZen Leaf marijuana dispensary opens in Aurora
- Vernon HillsComing soon to a (former) theater near you? Housing in Vernon Hills
- BloomingdaleAmazon looking to hire 1,500 in suburbs
- SchaumburgSchaumburg Business Association to toast village like never before
- TransportationA woo-what? A woonerf is a pedestrian-friendly concept proposed for Arlington Heights
- PalatineNew CityXones tool finds early voting place near you
- St. CharlesSt. Charles reinstates late-night bar and restaurant permits
- Hoffman EstatesBurlington, Dollar Tree to fill former Sports Authority in Hoffman Estates
- GenevaTwo suburban breweries medal at first virtual Great American Beer Festival
- AntiochBeach Park schools upgrade gyms with new LED fixtures
- LibertyvilleFull of curiosities, Libertyville resale shop helps nonprofits
- AuroraBauman & Company acquires medical offices on AMITA Health campuses in Illinois
- ElginPritzker extends moratorium on evictions
- LisleTraton a step closer to acquiring Navistar
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