| 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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Cynthia Dodick, 56 of Wilmette, is a certified live food chef and instructor with a master's degree in plant-based nutrition.
Over the course of 30 years in the health care field, she has expanded her skills to incorporate alternative and natural...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 10:16 AM
The Shed is unique to Highland Park and the North Shore. It's a music social club that provides rehearsal space for musicians who want to practice individually, jam in group settings, network, and/or attend clinics and intimate concerts, according to...
| 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...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Name: Noah Plotkin
Hometown: Highland Park
Name of business: Life Rhythms, Inc.
Describe what you do/sell/serve: Life Rhythms offers individual and group percussion music sessions (drum circles) to promote personal growth, empowerment,...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 6:16 AM
Highland Park residents Stephanie Orsi, 48, and Frank Orsi, 54 have brought a Chicago Taylor Street tradition to the recently renovated Highwood Train Station with Orsi's Italian Ice. For the past two years, they operated a concession stand at the...
| 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...
| 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...