Choosing the suburbs over city life during the pandemic
The pandemic has also led many people to reevaluate their lifestyle, with some recognizing that they want to live closer to their family. Other city dwellers want to have more living space and expand their access to outdoor space.
How does Google's monopoly hurt you? Try these searches.Without us even realizing it, the internet's most-used website has been getting worse. On too many queries, Google is more interested in making search lucrative than a better product for us.
Five takeaways from the Google antitrust lawsuitIn the 64-page complaint, the Department of Justice lays out its case against Google's alleged search monopoly by focusing on one part of its business. It looks at all the deals Google has struck to be the path of least resistance for most consumers.
Adobe rolls out Illustrator for iPad after rocky Photoshop debutAdobe is bringing its second iconic app to Apple's iPad tablet after a challenging rollout for Photoshop, part of the software maker's effort to hold on to artists and designers shifting to work on mobile devices.
Tired of the same old home office? Punch the clock in a hotel guest roomDuring the global crisis, a new type of traveler has emerged: the accidental digital nomad. To accommodate the needs of remote workers, hotels are flipping their reservation times and touting their office amenities over their R&R perks.
Analysis: Working from home is here to stay, so let's get it rightThough it was initially necessary to keep employees from getting sick, remote work promises to make people more productive and happier while helping the environment and preserving infrastructure.
Online shopping the pandemic away? There's a better wayIf you're one of the lucky people with a job, enough to eat and a place to live, what should you buy in a pandemic?
Indoor dining ban starts in DuPage, Kane, and so does defiance. How about enforcement?Gov. Pritzker warns of potential penalties for businesses that defy new restrictions to curtail COVID-19 spread in some counties. But the enforcement process might not be quick.
Schaumburg Business Association honors members' efforts during pandemic yearIn a year it wasn't able to play a single game due to the pandemic, the Schaumburg Boomers baseball team received the Schaumburg Business Association's Brian H. Burke Business of the Year Award Friday for keeping the newly renamed Wintrust Field a source of community entertainment.
'A shutdown now would be a death sentence': Some restaurants plan to defy closure order'We are Americans. We R free and open,' reads the sign for Ki's restaurant in Glendale Heights. It is one of the bars and restaurants in DuPage and Kane counties planning to stay open despite the governor's closure order.
Townhouse, duplex plan proposed near Naperville train lineSituated just south of the train line in Naperville, a cluster of single-family houses could be redeveloped into a new residential complex geared toward empty-nesters and young professionals.
Luxury coworking space opens in Elk Grove VillageElk Grove Village officials helped cut the ribbon Thursday on a new 110,000-square-foot luxury coworking space just off the Jane Addams Tollway.
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.
Suburban Business News
from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- NewsIndoor dining ban starts in DuPage, Kane, and so does defiance. How about enforcement?
- SchaumburgSchaumburg Business Association honors members' efforts during pandemic year
- Aurora'A shutdown now would be a death sentence': Some restaurants plan to defy closure order
- NapervilleTownhouse, duplex plan proposed near Naperville train line
- Elk Grove VillageLuxury coworking space opens in Elk Grove Village
- Des PlainesApartment complex plan draws opposition in Des Plaines
- CarpentersvilleCarpentersville moves a step closer to revitalizing Huntley Square
- Mount ProspectRetail/residential development could replace Mount Prospect shopping center
- WheelingShould townhouses be added to Wheeling's Prairie Park development?
- Lake ZurichOwner hopes Stompin' Grounds Cafe will become a community hangout in Lake Zurich
- WaucondaWauconda Care rehab center expansion underway
- SchaumburgCook County approves tax break for U.S. Waterproofing's move to Schaumburg
- BusinessCBD store opening in downtown Arlington Heights
- RosemontGene & Georgetti closing Rosemont restaurant
- Hoffman EstatesOld Hoffman Estates bowling alley to be razed, clearing way for redevelopment
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