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  • Millennium Park: 10 years old and a boon for art, commerce and the cityscape

     Millennium Park: 10 years old and a boon for art, commerce and the cityscape
    Millennium Park, which turns 10 Wednesday, is the best thing former Mayor Richard M. Daley ever did. But as this month's titillating trial over a controversial contract for the Park Grill shows, the popular park has never fully detached itself from...
  • Raising Chicago's minimum wage: Issue divides workers, businesses

    Raising Chicago's minimum wage: Issue divides workers, businesses
    A task force created by Mayor Rahm Emanuel recommended Monday that the city increase its minimum wage to $13 per hour from the current $8.25 by 2018. In the wake of the Minimum Wage Working Group's report, the only agreement among workers and store...
  • Diversity reigns supreme at Kingfish

    When your 11-year-old restaurant continues to garner accolades, including favorite place for seafood in Lehigh Valley Style's Decadent Dish Awards (2013), you know you're doing something right. This is the case for the Beck family, who has operated...
  • Des Plaines burger joint expanding

    Des Plaines burger joint expanding
    In December 2012, Chicago-born brothers Ricardo Talavera and Alfredo Esparza took a big risk and opened American Wildburger, a fast-casual restaurant that advertises itself as a gourmet and health-conscious dining experience. Now, they're ready to...
  • Loree Rodkin's rock-to-riches tale

    Loree Rodkin's rock-to-riches tale
    Jewelry designer Loree Rodkin has just picked a cookie off a plate in the cafe at Ikram, the high-end women's clothing boutique in Chicago, when she sees a smiling face approaching. It's Sting's manager, Kathy Schenker, who's in town with him for his...
  • Trader Joe's open: Now what?

    Trader Joe's open: Now what?
    When Trader Joe's officially debuted in Winter Park last week, it marked another national chain to open for business in Central Florida.  For years, residents here have been clamoring for the Two-Buck Chuck wine, the cookie butter and thousands of other...
  • McCormick reports strong sales in second quarter

    McCormick reports strong sales in second quarter
    McCormick & Co. saw its profit jump nearly 8 percent in the second quarter amid higher sales to consumers as well as to food manufacturers and restaurants, the Sparks-based spice maker said Thursday. But higher-than-expected earnings, mostly driven by...
  • New grocery store opens with restaurant and deli kiosk

    New grocery store opens with restaurant and deli kiosk
    Update: Angelo Caputo's Fresh Markets opened for business in Downers Grove Friday, welcoming customers starting at 7 a.m., store officials said. The opening, which was expected earlier this month, was delayed to make sure the staff was fully trained,...
  • State high court rules NYC ban on large sodas is illegal

    State high court rules NYC ban on large sodas is illegal
    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to ban large sugary drinks from restaurants and other eateries was rejected on Thursday by the state's high court, which ruled the local health board overstepped its authority in approving the...
  • Darden Restaurants faces $13M lawsuit from Xerox

    Darden Restaurants faces $13M lawsuit from Xerox
    Xerox Corp. and Orlando-based Darden Restaurants are engaged in a $13 million disagreement over a canceled, six-year human resources services contract. Darden is trying to work out the disagreement, according to a statement from Rich Jeffers, Darden...
  • Court strikes down New York City ban on super-sized, sugary drinks

    The state's highest court on Thursday struck down New York City's law banning the sale of super-sized sugary drinks, ending the two-year battle over one of the most memorable -- and controversial -- initiatives of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg. In a...