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  • Three Orland Park businesses paid with fake $100 bills

    Three Orland Park businesses paid with fake $100 bills
    Three Orland Park businesses reported being paid with counterfeit $100 bills last week, according to Orland Park police. When a woman tried to make a roughly $380 purchase with four $100 bills at Carson Pirie Scott in Orland Square Mall on Aug. 7, the...
  • Newport Coast man may face prison, $120,000 repayment to fraud victims

    A Newport Coast man could face more than a year in prison for selling nonexistent items like Rolex watches online and using the money to fund his lifestyle, according to federal court documents. Prosecutors last week asked a U.S. District Court judge to...
  • The short history and big impact of the Emerging Technology Center

    The short history and big impact of the Emerging Technology Center
    In August 2006, Millennial Media -- a digital advertising company founded in Baltimore just two months prior -- made a move that shaped its future. The company's three co-founders took up office space inside the Emerging Technology Center (ETC), an...
  • '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...
  • 14 L.A. businesses punished for selling tobacco to minors

    14 L.A. businesses punished for selling tobacco to minors
    More than a dozen Los Angeles-area businesses were suspended Tuesday from selling tobacco products for a month after investigators found they had sold to minors, the city attorney’s office announced. “Selling cigarettes to our kids is not...
  • Mackey's $12 billion Whole Foods empire started with one store

    John Mackey had just turned 25 when he opened a small vegetarian food market in an old Victorian house in Austin, Texas. His business partner and girlfriend, Renee Lawson, was 21. Fast-forward 36 years, and Mackey has grown Whole Foods Market into a...
  • For some, part-time work is full-time worry

    For some, part-time work is full-time worry
    Since the recession, thousands of workers in every state have become trapped in part-time jobs that don't give them as many hours as they want. But in Illinois, the impact has been unusually harsh. In 2007, Illinois ranked 23rd in its rate of...
  • Biz News: Newport Beach credit rating still 'AAA'

    The city of Newport Beach received a triple-A implied credit rating Friday from global credit rating and research group Fitch Ratings, according to a city news release. "Prudent financial management has resulted in a history of positive operations,...
  • Does word of mouth mean anything when it's bought and paid for?

    Does word of mouth mean anything when it's bought and paid for?
    Earlier this week an unusual email arrived in my inbox offering cold, hard cash. "After coming across Chicago Tribune," wrote the sender, Wil Matthews, offering not the most endearing or personal of salutations, although I suppose one can just come...
  • Senior Living column: Good research makes decision-making on housing more reliable

    Senior Living column: Good research makes decision-making on housing more reliable
    Several years ago a friend wrote to me with her new best idea. When she was old (i.e. the age we are now), she would move to a Holiday Inn. She would make sure that she received a complimentary breakfast and that transportation within a reasonable...
  • Why theater and restaurants have grown together in Chicago

    Why theater and restaurants have grown together in Chicago
    Chicago, you likely have figured out by now, has more than its expected share of theaters and cutting-edge restaurants. This week at the Goodman Theatre, you can see a relatively rare collaboration between the two dominant local cultural industries....