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  • Wheaton library board seeks operator for coffee shop

    Wheaton library board seeks operator for coffee shop
    Patrons visiting the Wheaton Public Library may soon be able to grab a cup of coffee while there. Library officials hope this fall to go out to bid for vendors to operate a cafe out of the building's Parkview Commons, which is currently a small eating...
  • Out of the Blue: Irascible Jean Paul: one heck of a guy

    His coffee is fantastically mediocre. Big industrial heaps of Gevalia, from that land renowned for coffee, Sweden. His lattes are always tall, with long shots of espresso and a single dollop of steamed milk: no foam or schiuma, as the Italians call it....
  • Interview: Sam Smith awestruck by stardom

    Interview: Sam Smith awestruck by stardom
    I met Sam Smith about a quarter to midnight Wednesday in a dark-ish alley directly underneath the Red Line track. Smith performed at The Vic a half hour earlier as part of the Vevo Lift Live concert and had just taken part in a meet-and-greet backstage,...
  • Attack of the killer office chairs

    Attack of the killer office chairs
    I'm sitting down while writing this column. That's a pretty daring move on my part. You see, I recently spoke with James Levine, author of the new book, "Get Up! Why Your Chair Is Killing You and What You Can Do About It." He schooled me on the scary...
  • Des Plaines might restructure TIF to spur development

    Des Plaines might restructure TIF to spur development
    Des Plaines city officials have a new plan to spur development on five vacant acres on the corner of Mannheim and Higgins roads. The plan calls for reducing the size of the city's sixth tax increment financing district — which includes a car wash,...
  • China TV anchor known for patriotic views is held in corruption probe

    Think of him as China’s Stephen Colbert – only his patriotism shtick isn’t a put-on. For years, TV news anchor Rui Chenggang has been a China booster and an icon for China’s global “soft power” push. But in a...
  • Band of Outsiders NYC flagship to feature Milk Bar cookie window

    Band of Outsiders NYC flagship to feature Milk Bar cookie window
    Scott Sternberg's Band of Outsiders brand announced today that when its New York City flagship store bows on Wooster Street this fall it will include an outpost of the Momofuku Milk Bar that will vend cookies and other edible treats from one of the store'...
  • $500,000 in TIF funds recommended for former hotel site

    $500,000 in TIF funds recommended for former hotel site
    With questions over potential tenants answered, two of three members of Elmhurst's Finance Committee agreed Monday to recommend approval of up to $500,000 in tax increment financing funds for the developer of the former Waverton Hotel site. The project,...
  • Downers Grove OKs deal for former gas station site

    Downers Grove OKs deal for former gas station site
    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...
  • Starbucks opens in Colombia, home of Juan Valdez

    Starbucks opens in Colombia, home of Juan Valdez
    Starbucks Corp opened its first shop in Colombia on Wednesday, 43 years after the world's biggest coffee chain first starting buying beans from the country known for its premium arabica coffee. The first of 50 stores planned for the coming five years...
  • Starbucks opens first store in Colombia, home of Juan Valdez

    Starbucks has purchased arabica beans from Colombian farmers for decades. Now it wants to serve Colombians a venti Caramel Macchiato. The Seattle coffee giant opened its first Colombian store Wednesday in an upscale neighborhood of Bogota. It’...