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  • Art auction raises over $10,000 for Norris Center in St. Charles

    Art auction raises over $10,000 for Norris Center in St. Charles
    A recent auction at a St. Charles arts center raised more than $10,000 for the local nonprofit, officials said this week. "It exceeded our expectations," said Mark Smith, a member of the Norris Cultural Arts Center's board of directors. On Friday, the...
  • 'Farm to fork' restaurant opening in Plainfield

    'Farm to fork' restaurant opening in Plainfield
    A new restaurant will be opening next month that will bring the "farm to fork" concept right into the heart of downtown Plainfield. Sovereign, at 24295 W. Lockport St., will serve food and craft beer with an emphasis on local ingredients. The owners...
  • What you can buy for $350,000 in Chicago

    With the popularity of telecommuting continuing to rise and as startup businesses blossom from homes as well, we have chosen to focus this month on three great properties in Chicago that offer spaces for a home office. "As families evolve and as access...
  • Report that calls California expensive for businesses sparks debate

    California is one of the most expensive states for businesses to operate, mainly because of high pay and related labor costs, says a new report commissioned by an arm of the state Chamber of Commerce. "The high cost of creating additional jobs puts...
  • Young UCF entrepreneur moves up in moving business

    Young UCF entrepreneur moves up in moving business
    Jonathan Crain had just driven 1,500 miles and was lugging heavy furniture up five flights of stairs when he developed a true appreciation for his moving-company workers. Since that day in 2007, shortly after he bought a Two Men and A Truck franchise in...
  • Promoter of Mariachi 5K run in Boyle Heights faces backlash over theme

    Promoter of Mariachi 5K run in Boyle Heights faces backlash over theme
    The mariachi of Boyle Heights mostly live by a golden rule: No event is a bad event. They play for funerals and quincea├▒eras, foreclosures and sex change celebrations. But Sunday's Mariachi 5K — where some runners undoubtedly will show up in...
  • Corporations Only Doing What's Best For Them

    Barack Obama, presiding over an unusually dismal post-recession economy, might make matters worse with a distracting crusade against the minor and sensible business practice called "inversion," more about which anon. So, consider his credentials as an...
  • Counting Americans of Middle Eastern, North African descent

    WASHINGTON For many Americans, checking the right box on the U.S. Census form is a reflexive gesture, whether it's marking "black," "white," "Hispanic," "Asian," "American Indian" or all of the above. But for Americans of Middle Eastern and North African...
  • Imposed curfew in effect in Ferguson, Mo.

    Imposed curfew in effect in Ferguson, Mo.
    Rain did not deter hundreds of protesters, angry at the shooting death of unarmed Michael Brown a week ago, in Ferguson, Missouri from demonstrating in the streets Saturday night and early Sunday morning.  The state's governor, Jay Nixon, declared a...
  • Margaret L. Snyder: Revolution of the Sixties has no place in the 21st century

    The faculty speaker at a recent commencement spoke glowingly of the "revolution of the Sixties" and praised those who labor for the extension of that revolution today. The revolution actually began before the Sixties and has enjoyed considerable...
  • Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

     Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
    Dorri McWhorter, the shoe-obsessed, Beyonce-referencing, financially minded CEO of the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, leans on the kitchen island of her Chinatown loft as she draws arrows on a piece of paper. It looks like a bunch of scribbles. But it's...