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  • Oak Brook had losses, gains, protests and compromises in 2014

    Oak Brook had losses, gains, protests and compromises in 2014
    Oh what a year it was in Oak Brook, with protests for minimum wage, a tragic death, a high school district topping TV newscasts and major renovations at a local institution. Join us as we look back at the top stories of 2014. District 86 negotiations...
  • Shake Shack files for IPO

    Shake Shack files for IPO
    Shake Shack, the upscale burger joint started by restaurateur Danny Meyer, hopes to raise as much as $100 million in an initial public offering. The chain, which began in 2001 as a cart selling Chicago-style Vienna Beef hot dogs in New York's Madison...
  • Just-In-Time Scheduling To Come Under Scrutiny At Capitol

    Just-In-Time Scheduling To Come Under Scrutiny At Capitol
    HARTFORD — With sophisticated computer programs, employers have data to predict how many people will be needed for a Tuesday lunch rush if it's raining, or on a sunny Saturday afternoon at the mall in December. The workforce analytics company...
  • Fast-food's big resolution: Transform junk food image

    Fast-food chains have a New Year's resolution: Drop the junk. As people express distaste for food they think is overly processed, McDonald's, Taco Bell and other chains are trying to shed their reputation for serving reheated meals that are loaded with...
  • Grocers, restaurants, food-makers foresee healthy issues in 2015

    Grocers, restaurants, food-makers foresee healthy issues in 2015
    The food industry saw several twists and turns in 2014. Higher costs led to price increases on everything from cheese slices to chocolate bars. Store openings, several in spaces that were closed Dominick's locations, and expanding delivery services gave...
  • Stand-up Scene: A decidedly different sort of wedding for Ian Abramson

    Stand-up Scene: A decidedly different sort of wedding for Ian Abramson
    Saturday turns out to be as good a day as any for a Chicago wedding. By mid-afternoon, temperatures have reached 48 degrees which is perfect since I am running late and not in any mood to brave harsh elements as I race to the third floor loft space at HQ,...
  • McDonald's rations fries in Japan as U.S. port dispute drags on

    McDonald's rations fries in Japan as U.S. port dispute drags on
    McDonald's in Japan has taken the emergency measure of only offering small-sized french fries to customers as a protracted labor dispute at U.S. West Coast ports has contributed to long delays in imports. The fast-food chain said it was importing more...
  • McDonald's tests shrinking its menu. Will your favorites make the cut?

    McDonald's tests shrinking its menu. Will your favorites make the cut?
    McDonald's is testing cutting certain hamburgers, snack wraps and premium chicken sandwiches from its menu. The announcement comes shortly after the company reported a 4.6% drop in its U.S. sales. Some of the items on the chopping block are variations...
  • McDonald's latest bet: Custom burgers

     McDonald's latest bet: Custom burgers
    Place your order on a self-serve kiosk. Grab a seat at a sleek table or high counter. Take in the modern decor, sip your drink or check your phone using complimentary Wi-Fi. Soon, a server will arrive with a wire-rimmed basket. Nestled inside is the...
  • Chain Reaction: 2014 fast food in review

    Chain Reaction: 2014 fast food in review
    Four major trends and stories topped the year in chain restaurants: 1. Bread has gotten fancier. Wendy's had enough confidence in its pretzel bun to move its pretzel bacon cheeseburger to its permanent menu in August. Now Wendy's is hoping to...
  • Gifts For Canton Helps Needy Families Celebrate Christmas

    Gifts For Canton Helps Needy Families Celebrate Christmas
    CANTON — Ann Gagnon was president of the Canton Chamber of Commerce when she had the idea of collecting toys and other gifts for needy families who otherwise would not be able to have something for their children at Christmas. The project, called...