Cigar shop and lounge opens in long-vacant Mount Prospect buildingMount Prospect cigar aficionados got their first whiff of the village's new downtown cigar bar last week, when Cigar Heaven held its grand opening at the former location of Prospect Bikes and Trains.
Huntley's Sew Hop'd Brewery strikes gold in nation's largest beer competitionSew Hop'd Brewery took home a gold medal in the German-style altbier category at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver. They were one of four suburban beer makers to win a medal in the nation's largest professional beer competition.
Korean karaoke bar proposed for former Egg'lectic Cafe location in Rolling MeadowsA Korean karaoke bar and restaurant is proposed to open in Rolling Meadows where a breakfast eatery closed after a fire four years ago.
Capital Search acquires Spaulding AssociatesLonbard-based Capital Search Inc., a national recruiting firm specializing in the engineering industry, said it has acquired Spaulding Associates, based in Kennebunk, Maine.
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YEA! program coming to Palatine, Rolling MeadowsArea middle school students in Palatine and Rolling Meadows will have an opportunity to develop and launch their own businesses or social movements by participating in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, or YEA! program, beginning in the fall.
Cook County announces $3M for free solar panel installationsCook County announced $3 million in funding Monday for its no-cost residential Sun and Save program, which installs free solar systems for income-qualified homeowners.
Schaumburg officials to consider proposal for fourth marijuana dispensarySchaumburg trustees will consider a plan Tuesday to allow the village's fourth recreational marijuana dispensary in a majority of the former Omega Restaurant, which closed in March at the corner of Irving Park and Wise roads.
New life (and name) for a suburban classic: Hotelier, village are reviving Indian Lakes ResortIndian Lakes Resort faced an uncertain future when the hotel property went up for sale two years ago. But the Frank Lloyd Wright-influenced resort is showing signs of new life as hotel renovations progress and Bloomingdale leaders finalize plans for a golf course redo.
BDO USA becomes first large public accounting firm to establish ESOPChicago-based BDO USA, which operates suburban offices in Rosemont and Oak Brook, has become the first large public accounting firm in the nation to establish an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) -- making it one of the largest companies overall to do so.