| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Baby's Cheesesteak, which closed an Orland Park location in August, reopened recently at 15020 S. LaGrange Road in the Art Van Furniture plaza in Orland Park.
"We closed because of the expansion of LaGrange Road and because Starbucks wanted our...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:51 AM
Little Joe's Famous Italian Ristorante, which closed its location in the Crown Centre shopping center in Frankfort in January, is finally open again in its new digs a few blocks away at 20805 S. La Grange Road in the Walt's Foods plaza in Frankfort.
| Aug 29, 2014
| 4:43 AM
Caribou Coffee in downtown Downers Grove will close this weekend, making way for its rebirth as Peet's Coffee & Tea.
The popular coffee shop will shut its doors Sunday at 3 p.m. following a weekend of live performances from local bands. The same...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:03 AM
Downers Grove officials approved a proposal Tuesday night to give public money to a developer who plans to overhaul the property of a closed gas station.
The village council voted unanimously to greenlight the project at the former Marathon station at...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:18 AM
Pedestrians passing by the new containers outside the Starbucks on the corner of Chestnut and Spruce streets in Winnetka this month will get a chance to become early participants in the launch of the village's Commercial District Recycling and Trash...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:44 AM
Cool off at Starbucks with $2 cold ones after 2 p.m. when you make a morning purchase at participating stores starting Tuesday.
Buy something in the morning, keep your receipt and return in the afternoon to save a few bucks on a grande cold beverage...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Umami Burger has decided to get in on the pumpkin spice latte craze with its own version of the beloved Starbucks holiday drink. Only the Umami latte comes with a beef patty and a bun. And no latte.
The Umami Pumpkin Spice Latte Burger comes topped...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I have a birthday coming up.
In honor of this milestone (a lady never reveals her age), I've rounded up a list of birthday freebies from A to Z so you, too, can celebrate with free gifts from restaurants and retailers. As a bonus, you'll immediately get...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:51 PM
The rooftop deck atop Nir Zohar's Israeli startup firm provides a bird's-eye view of this metro area's evolution into a high-tech powerhouse.
His website set-up company, Wix, is tucked into a once-derelict port district, now the seaside home to a bevy...
| Aug 20, 2014
Starbucks can have a building sign alerting customers they can drive through when the new coffee shop opens near the busy 20th Street and Federal Highway intersection in September.
The coffee giant approached Boca Raton City Council to appeal a...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 4:13 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Let's get this Labor Day weekend party started with savings and deals on fun things to do (kids get in free at the Palm Beach Zoo), dining (half off at Boston Market) and, of course, shopping ($10 off at Kohl's).
Whatever you do,...