| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Lisle will continue to ban video gambling in its bars and restaurants.
Village trustees voted Monday to uphold the prohibition that has been in place since 2009.
The issue came up at the request of some businesses and over the summer the village asked...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:22 PM
So, do you know the difference between an ale and a cider, or a lager and a stout?
Find out at the 2nd annual Naperville Ale Fest, where more than 200 different craft beers from 100 brewers will be available for sampling from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Lombard's efforts to bring new businesses to town are showing results, with a Mexican restaurant set to open as soon as late September and what operators describe as a production brewery expected to open by early November.
"We've been talking to Lombard...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:40 PM
It was supposed to be a workplace exercise to build mutual respect, understanding and empathy between co-workers of an Addison fire safety company.
Instead, according to a DuPage County lawsuit, one employee experienced “pain and suffering in body...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:30 AM
New and expanding businesses are altering the landscape a bit in Hinsdale's downtown business district.
Deyan Missbrenner and his father, Damir Missbrenner, recently opened Solaris Jewelry, 9 E. First St.
Hinsdale already has several jewelry stores,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Diners who want to sit down for a salad or flat bread at Hinsdale's downtown train station are out of luck for the time being.
Cosi, a restaurant that had been in the station for about 9 years, has closed its doors.
Marc Cella, founder of Hinsdale-...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:51 PM
A recent vote to expand morning sales of liquor on the weekends in Oak Park prompted one official to suggest a bigger change: allowing bars.
The Oak Park Village Board this week expanded 9 a.m. weekend and holiday sales to include large hotels, brew...
| 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,...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 7:31 PM
In a way, what Judge James Spencer is going to ask jurors in the trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell to do will be to read the minds of the former governor and first lady of Virginia.
And the way he asks them to figure out the McDonnells' intent when...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Elgin leaders agreed tonight to welcome a medical marijuana dispensary into town.
Rejecting a request to return the matter to the local planning and zoning commission so neighboring businesses would have more time to offer feedback, councilmen...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:43 PM
RICHMOND – Bob McDonnell took a jury to the low point of his marriage Thursday, then turned to the long trend of generosity that landed him and his wife in federal court.
His second day of testimony was intensely personal, part rationlization,...