'Over the moon,' 'I'm not a fan': Arlington Park neighbors ponder possible Chicago Bears relocation
When it comes to the Chicago Bears possibly relocating to Arlington Park, nearby residents and business owners in Arlington Heights and Rolling Meadows have mixed feelings. One the one hand: tax revenue. On the other: potential traffic jams.
It started with George Halas in 1975: Chicago Bears again make an overture for Arlington ParkThe Chicago Bears confirmed Thursday the organization has submitted a bid to purchase the 326-acre Arlington Park property. It comes 46 years after Bears founder George S. Halas made his first pitch to relocate his team from Soldier Field to Arlington Park. "We welcome the Chicago Bears' interest in the Arlington Park site," Arlington Heights Mayor Tom Hayes said Thursday.
Both horses and Chicago Bears at Arlington Park? Some, like consortium leader and mayor, like ideaCould the Chicago Bears and thoroughbred racing coexist at a reimagined Arlington Park? Arlington Heights Mayor Tom Hayes and the head of a consortium seeking to preserve horseracing endorse the idea.
St. Charles aldermen not ready to treat microbreweries like any bar or restaurantSt. Charles microbreweries Riverlands Brewing Company, and D and G Brewing are seeking to expand their dining and entertainment options, but the city's aldermen this week expressed concern about giving the sites -- including one in a residential area -- privileges similar to what bars and restaurants enjoy.
Historic barn inspires a new restaurant in BartlettRestaurateur Rakesh Chopra is restoring a 120-year-old historic barn in Bartlett into a bar and tapas lounge with a "quaint" feel.
Bloomingdale's T.J. Maxx/HomeGoods will relocate to Stratford CrossingT.J. Maxx/HomeGoods will relocate to the site of a former Kmart in Bloomingdale.
Wauconda offering incentive for business facade improvementsA facade improvement program providing matching grants for eligible work has been launched in Wauconda.
Two-day session in Springfield ends with no energy billIllinois lawmakers finished a two-day special session Thursday by passing some important legislation but without reaching agreement on the one issue they had hoped to resolve -- an energy bill that would phase out all carbon emissions from power plants over the next 30 years.
Millennial Money: It's time for better employee benefitsVaccination rates are climbing and employers are rolling out back-to-office, back-to-normal plans. But some employees may want a new normal -- one that includes flexible scheduling and benefits that align with their needs and values.
Itasca's job growth driven by technology and manufacturingAt least four companies are moving to Itasca this year, all with an emphasis on technology and manufacturing. They are MEI Systems, Abbott Molecular, NTT and Slipmate.
US Foods announces new summer product lineUS Foods Holding Corp. announced the launch of Summer Scoop, featuring 18 profit-driving products designed to reduce preparation time for restaurants.
Business Ledger | When hiring employees in other states, make legal compliance a priorityMany employers assume their employment policies apply the same to a remote employee as for other staff. This is not necessarily the case, however, as the law of the state where the employee performs his or her work, not the law where the employer is based, may govern the employment relationship.
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from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- Rolling Meadows'Over the moon,' 'I'm not a fan': Arlington Park neighbors ponder possible Chicago Bears relocation
- Special ReportIt started with George Halas in 1975: Chicago Bears again make an overture for Arlington Park
- Special ReportBoth horses and Chicago Bears at Arlington Park? Some, like consortium leader and mayor, like idea
- St. CharlesSt. Charles aldermen not ready to treat microbreweries like any bar or restaurant
- Special ReportJim O'Donnell: One man has the power to make the Bears at Arlington Park happen
- BartlettHistoric barn inspires a new restaurant in Bartlett
- BloomingdaleBloomingdale's T.J. Maxx/HomeGoods will relocate to Stratford Crossing
- WaucondaWauconda offering incentive for business facade improvements
- ItascaItasca's job growth driven by technology and manufacturing
- Elk Grove VillageElk Grove hopes to pair jobseekers with companies in need
- Special ReportJim O'Donnell: Bears could be feeling earth move all the way to host and play in Super Bowl 67
- AuroraSuncast Corp., a manufacturer of high-quality resin products, said it has installed new solar array panels to help power its Batavia operations.
- Kane CountyKane County property transfers for Jan. 1 through Feb. 4, 2021
- Lake CountyLake County property transfers for Jan. 21-27, 2021
- DuPage CountyDuPage County property transfers for Dec. 16, 2020, through Feb. 4, 2021
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