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  • HVAC and plumbing company began in parents' garage

    HVAC and plumbing company began in parents' garage
    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...
  • Store features new women's clothing line

    Store features new women's clothing line
    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...
  • Small-business profile: Orsi's Italian Ice

    Small-business profile: Orsi's Italian Ice
    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...
  • Clients come first in beauty business

    Clients come first in beauty business
    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...
  • U.S. moves to curb tax bill reducing inversions

     U.S. moves to curb tax bill reducing inversions
    With Congress unable to agree on legislation to stem a surge of offshore corporate moves, the Obama administration took executive action Monday to discourage companies from shifting their headquarters abroad to reduce their U.S. tax bills. The steps...
  • Lake Forest mayor says plans continue for nixed Whole Foods site

    Lake Forest mayor says plans continue for nixed Whole Foods site
    After a developer scrapped plans recently for a retail center that would have brought a Whole Foods market to the City of Lake Forest, the mayor told residents that discussions would continue on how to best develop that portion of the city. In a...
  • Rennie: CT Innovations Has Run Out of Money

    Rennie: CT Innovations Has Run Out of Money
    The Hartford Courant's Kevin Rennie is reporting that a state agency that helps businesses has run out of money for new applicants. In his "Daily Ructions'' blog, Rennie, a lawyer and a former Republican state senator and representative, reported...
  • New rules: Naperville bars can't offer large discounts on beer

    New rules: Naperville bars can't offer large discounts on beer
    Naperville bars can no longer offer major discounts on drinks and their security guards will get extra training under rules councilmen approved Tuesday tonight. However, officials said they need more time to discuss the possibility of unintended...
  • Should L.A. schools be run like businesses? Here's what new UTLA chief Alex Caputo-Pearl says

     Should L.A. schools be run like businesses? Here's what new UTLA chief Alex Caputo-Pearl says
    It's a funny world, and a small one. Alex Caputo-Pearl, the new head of United Teachers Los Angeles, went to school in the same Maryland school district where John Deasy, superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, was once superintendent....
  • Real estate notebook: Bucs' Glazer takes loss on Palm Beach home sale

    Real estate notebook: Bucs' Glazer takes loss on Palm Beach home sale
    Joel Glazer, co-owner of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, sold his Palm Beach home for $7.5 million — $1.8 million less than he paid in 2007, property records show. Glazer and his wife, Angela, unloaded the property at 535 S. County Road to an entity...
  • Motorola Solutions offloading $3.1 billion in pension debt to insurer

    Motorola Solutions is transferring a big chunk of its pension obligations to a leading insurer, aiming to reduce the risk on its balance sheet. Motorola Solutions will buy a $3.1 billion group annuity contract from Newark, N.J.-based Prudential...