| 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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 12:25 PM
It's a common plight: Someone wants to open a store online but doesn't have the technical skills.
A Tamarac business is growing by meeting that need.
3dCart is a company that allows anyone to build an online store — without knowing how to code....
| Oct 15, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Lots of businesspeople apparently want to know more aboaut Facebook.
More than 500 attended an event Wednesday at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton to help small businesses optimize the social media site.
Small-business owners said they're...
| 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-...
| 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 13, 2014
It pays to go green. Recyclable materials collected in Delray Beach have earned the city a quarter-three check for $23,138 from the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County.
The payola comes as part of the SWA's Revenue Share program. Each municipality...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:18 PM
City officials are in talks with two grocery store businesses in the hope of convincing at least one to locate to the Southeast Community.
"We have in the past year or two contacted every grocery store that would go in the Southeast Community, in...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 6:12 PM
HAMPTON — Across the street from Fort Monroe's iconic beaches are a row of brick-facade buildings. Some teem with activity while others sit vacant.
A slow drip of business activity is beginning to repopulate Fort Monroe as the decommissioned...