| Jul 9, 2010
Norridge legend has it that in the mid-1950s, a group of determined residents banded together to protect a key patch of land. The parcel was being eyed for industrial development, but residents wanted it turned into a park. In 1957, the land was purchased...
| Feb 25, 2011
Shaped like a string of boxcars that tumbled off the CSX rail line, Chicago Ridge is a working-class southwestern suburb known for the regional mall that attracts shoppers like a magnet.
Thanks to its abundance of modest multifamily housing, Chicago...
| Jun 24, 2011
Perhaps you think that being a model means traveling the world, getting paid obscene amounts of money, drinking lots of Champagne, and having your own fashion line, a television show and an adoring public.
In a few cases — very few — that's...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 12:23 PM
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Some major stores are opening at midnight, but some are...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 11:56 AM
GOSHEN – Police say an older woman had her purse stolen in the Goshen Kohl’s parking lot Monday afternoon.
According to police, 69-year-old Leona Honey of Goshen said she was leaving Kohl’s when a Hispanic man approached her and...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 6:45 PM
Skipping the turkey to shop? That's a question before thousands of Black Friday shoppers this holiday season. This year, stores are opening earlier than ever and people need to line up Thanksgiving afternoon in hopes of snagging a door- buster deal....
| Nov 25, 2011
| 1:27 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Bargain hunters flocked to U.S. stores late Thursday and overnight Friday, searching for deals while fretting about their own shaky economic well-being.
Retailers were hoping for more shoppers like Shawn Elzia as the annual Black Friday...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 8:26 PM
MISHAWAKA - Moms and dads, with children piled in the back seats of their cars and minivans slowed up as they drove past shoppers wrapped in blankets, or warming their hands over wood-burning firepits, or playing football Thursday afternoon in the parking...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 1:58 PM
Research and strategy were among the requirements for fruitful shopping trips as thousands of residents descended on area stores on Black Friday.
"We got started at 7:30 last night," said Candice Gilliland of Shirleysburg, Pa., in Huntingdon County....
| Dec 5, 2011
| 2:54 PM
Two chain restaurants — Olive Garden and Longhorn Steakhouse — are planned for the intersection of Norland and Walker roads off Exit 17 of Interstate 81 in Franklin County, developers and a borough official said Monday.
Land development plans...
| Dec 9, 2011
As Brandee Hopgood shopped for her dog, Molly, she didn't mind being surrounded by Christmas decorations.
"It just makes me feel like celebrating."
Hopgood was looking for the perfect pet present at Three Dog Bakery in Plano, where the spirit of the...