Artist's passion evolves into booming business with Amdur Productions' summer art festivalsNothing says summer like a relaxed stroll through an art festival. But your brief cultural escape is serious business for the professionals at Amdur Productions Inc. who are planning 2023's art festivals as the 2022 season rolls out.
New Scorched Earth owner says local breweries' appeal now includes familiesScorched Earth Brewing is ready for summer. During the pandemic, Scorched Earth Brewing nearly doubled its space for customers by installing a large outdoor patio, and new owner Greg Doyen said the Algonquin-based taproom plans to put it to good use as the summer weather hits McHenry County.
Arlington Heights awards $1.3M in tax funds to bring At Home furniture store to Rand RoadArlington Heights is awarding $1.3 million in tax increment financing district funds to bring an At Home furniture and home decor big box store to town, amid recent efforts to revitalize an aging shopping center along the Rand Road corridor.
Arlington Heights mayor: First review of Bears' Arlington plans right now scheduled for this fallAn initial public review of the Chicago Bears' preliminary redevelopment plans for Arlington Park is tentatively scheduled for this fall, Arlington Heights Mayor Tom Hayes said Thursday. "This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. ... Opportunities like this don't come along very often."
The Biz Week That Was: Travel, gas prices rising; Elgin-based firm moving HQ to Hoffman EstatesTravel is expected to rebound this Memorial Day weekend, but look out for high gas prices. An Elgin company is moving its national headquarters to the Bell Works site in Hoffman Estates. The Arboretum of South Barrington may soon have a dog-friendly restaurant, a new axe-throwing operation and a cigar lounge as tenants. The fourth-generation owners of Toms Price Home are growing the family business.
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Bibibop Asian Grill coming to Vernon HillsA familiar building on the perimeter of Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills will be getting a makeover for a restaurant new to the village's considerable roster of eateries.
Lawsuit alleges developers for Fox River Grove apartment complex have not paid contractorsThe contractor that built the concrete foundation for a new apartment complex in Fox River Grove, whose further construction has been on hold for permitting reasons, accused the developer of never paying them for the work.
New venues in Kildeer, Buffalo Grove show indoor golf's growth in the suburbsYou don't have to risk sunburn or strain your knees trudging from hole to hole to enjoy golf. The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce gathered last week for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for the new indoor golf venue X-Golf, 20771 N Rand Road in Kildeer.
Hanover Park townhome community kicks off $10 million renovationThe Greenbrook Tanglewood Homeowners Association in Hanover Park kicked off a $10 million upgrade to its 76 buildings with a ribbon-cutting and open house earlier this month attended by Mayor Rod Craig and other members of the village board.