East Dundee poised to acquire shuttered Haeger Pottery building with hopes to redevelop siteEast Dundee officials are buying the former Haeger Pottery property with the hopes of reshaping what sits on that land.
Funerals are changing. One McHenry funeral home wants liquor license to adapt to those changes.A McHenry funeral home would like the opportunity to serve alcohol during its memorials. It's a trend that started in Wheeling in 2015 when Kolssak Funeral Home became a "pioneer" in the practice of serving alcohol during funerals and wakes to keep up with the changing ways people are celebrating the death of loved ones.
$9.7 million sale will make downtown Arlington Heights building apartmentsA 40-unit condominium building in downtown Arlington Heights has been sold for $9.7 million in a deconversion deal that will make the five-story building apartments again.
Demolition of Mount Prospect's former fire, police headquarters underwayDemolition crews are clawing away at the former Mount Prospect fire and police headquarters in the village's downtown, clearing the way for a new six-story residential building.
Chicken Salad Chick opens in Batavia Tuesday; first location in the suburbsSt. Charles residents Kim and Garrett Seaman are the franchise owners of a Chicken Salad Chick restaurant opening Tuesday in Batavia. It will be the national chain's northern-most restaurant and its first in the Chicago area.
Jim O'Donnell: November ratings book keeps 'The Score' and AM-1000 on horizontal holdIn yet another redundant monthly book -- for the period ending Nov. 9 -- WSCR, 670-AM limped home at No. 15 while ESPN, 1000-AM waddled in tied for No. 22 in the November Nielsen Audios. Jim O'Donnell says the flat updates were to be expected from a pair of stations that display all the freshness and snap of an abandoned Mr. Donut.
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Concerns raised over car wash proposed on site of former restaurant in St. CharlesA car wash being proposed on the site of a former Chili's restaurant on East Main Street in St. Charles is generating its share of opposition.
Father and son want to open indoor skate park in ElginElgin may soon be home to a new indoor skate park, a facility the owners say is badly needed in the area. The closest rival spot is about an hour away. The skate park received a recommendation for approval from the city's planning and zoning commission this week.
Where is "Uptown" Arlington Heights? New signs to point the wayShoppers in and around the busy area of Rand, Palatine and Arlington Heights roads will see new signage next summer identifying the retail commercial corridor as "Uptown."
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