| Sep 24, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The Department of Defense has had a "cyber awakening," according to Rear Adm. Matt Klunder, chief of Naval Research.
The keynote speaker at the Hampton Roads Cyber Security Conference said military officials want to expand the manpower defending the...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Oak Park has gained its third independent pharmacy, a newcomer joining two long-time businesses that have survived the competition from big chain pharmacies.
Pharmacist Vishali Patel, the daughter of two independent pharmacy owners in California,...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:44 AM
As the Illinois Department of Transportation began spot repairs on two stretches of Waukegan Road, officials and business owners hope temporary lane closures will not greatly impact traffic in Deerfield and Bannockburn.
IDOT plans are for temporary...
| Sep 13, 2014
South Korea native James Ko, 45, opened Happi Sushi in Highland Park 10 years ago. The Arlington Heights resident said he discovered the Ravinia Business District after attending a Ravinia Festival concert.
"I realized how amazing this place was," he...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:42 AM
Once Upon a Bagel in Highland Park began in 1987 as a bagel-deli and has transformed into a full-service bakery and restaurant.
Lincolnshire resident Gerry Geffen, 71, says they try to please every taste.
"Whether you're looking for a superb bagel...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:11 PM
I talked with Max Eliscu recently about his company, Viewpost, and its plans to add 262 new jobs in Maitland. The company provides an online platform for payment and tracking of business invoices.
As Eliscu explained, it’s also a communication...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Poquoson's Planning Commission is considering amending its sign ordinance to allow electronic message signs to be used by the City of Poquoson and Poquoson City Public Schools. Subdivisions, neighborhoods or communities would not be allowed to have...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:04 AM
Mary Hurley is well aware of the fact that during the recession, many businesses, in order to survive, cut back on their staff and operated with the smallest manpower possible.
“These businesses got very efficient and did a lot more with fewer...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Carefree Comfort started in the Sciarrone family garage in Highwood. When it came time to expand the business, Joe Sciarrone, 51, who currently lives in Lake Forest, chose Highland Park to set up shop. He describes Carefree Comfort as a full service...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:16 AM
Wear in Good Health, which opened in Highland Park in March, is a new luxury apparel brand. It is also the name of the store owned by Grace Steer, 45, of Glenview.
"The line embodies true luxury, comfort and style for every woman from size extra small...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Jen Z's Beauty Services in Highland Park will mark its seventh anniversary with an in-store celebration on Oct. 7.
"Jen Z" (Jennifer Zanotti Ori), 32, has been a make-up artist and esthetician for 13 years. After working as a manager for a large...