| Jun 22, 2014
It's not about the recipes, or vanilla spongecake versus chocolate, or square layers versus round. For Elysia Root, cake is the medium to create memories and happiness. The satisfaction of being a cake designer is hearing love stories, making kids smile...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:56 PM
The people of Lombard spoke and their elected officials heard them, as all but one trustee voted last Thursday to keep in place the village's ban on video gambling.
"To the people of Lombard, you made clear that you didn't want video gambling and the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:12 PM
With nearly 1,500 members in the city and surrounding communities, the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce recently singled out Design & Promote as its overall small business of the year for 2014.
The seven-year-old local company was feted at the 17th...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:38 PM
A Downers Grove quilting and sewing shop has shut its doors, becoming at least the third store in the downtown area to close in the past year.
The Quilt Basket at 1012 Curtiss Street closed in late May after a going-out-of-business sale.
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Baltimore's Latino Economic Development Center will open a satellite office along Eastern Avenue in Highlandtown, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Wednesday.
The office, to be located in space donated by the Southeast Community Development...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Your editorial "Kamenetz the kingmaker" (May 22) was misguided conjecture based on a four-month-old campaign finance report.
As The Sun recently reported, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz transferred the vast majority of the funds in the A Better...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Colorado this week became the first state to regulate smartphone rides-on-demand businesses such as Uber.
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law Thursday measures that mandate drivers pass background checks, vehicles be inspected by mechanics and ride...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 11:57 AM
For the first time in more than a decade, the sprawling House of Delegates district that extends from southwest Baltimore County through Howard County is in play.
With three long-serving incumbents retiring from District 12, a large field of competitors...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Tens of billions of dollars have been wagered in the state's casinos since the state legalized slot machines and table games — spinning off funds for schools, the horse racing industry and local programs that have financed everything from paving and...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:51 PM
The latest report from the U.S. Department of Commerce reveals that Maryland's gross domestic product or GDP, a primary measure of the economy's health, was unchanged in 2013. That zero growth rate caused Maryland to be ranked second to last among all...
| Jun 13, 2014
Enrollment in health insurance through Virginia's federally facilitated state marketplace, established by the Affordable Care Act, is continuing.
While open enrollment for 2014 ended on March 31, there are changes in status and other situations that...