CHICAGO -- To help small retailers compete more effectively and secure their “continued survival and prosperity," three convenience-store owners with unique stories to tell shared their wisdom based on their experiences competing against larger chains.
Chicago lawyer Juan Thomas was sworn in yesterday as president of the National Bar Association , a professional organization for African-American attorneys that historically has fought for civil rights. Thomas, 46, is a senior attorney in the Chicago.
How do you make a fashion show with supermodels even more stylish? Add adorable, adoptable dogs. On Wednesday, the Phenom Foundation will host its first Mutt Strut. Ten to 12 adoptable dogs from local shelters will strut their stuff on the runway alongside.
The recent openings of The Robey and The Hollander hotels have been heralded as game changers for Chicago's Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods, but it could also be said that these hotels are game changers for the entire city. Because, much like .
In the city, 2,973 homes sold in May, down 0.2 percent from the same month a year earlier, according to data released this morning by the Illinois Association of Realtors. The decline was smaller than April's, when sales were off 4.4 percent from a.
The future of the Raffaello Chicago is murky again after a Miami developer backed out of a complicated $35 million deal to buy the Streeterville property. About a decade ... The board plans to discuss its options at a condo association meeting in.
Illinois' budget mess is the stepchild of Illinois' pension mess, and for that perhaps nothing incites more steam-coming-out-of-the-ears fury from critics than the volume of six figure annual retirement payouts—topped by one at $581,000—pledged to.
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A member of the Travel Industry Association of America and National Tour Association ... Nov. 16 to 19. Woodfield, Chicago. Travel agents take a safari tour of the Rainforest Cafe. Stores include Sephora and Bebe. For more information or to enroll.
The rate reached 50.2 percent in 2016, according to the National Funeral Directors Association in Brookfield, Wis., which projects that cremations will keep rising to nearly 80 percent by 2035. Most countries already cremate at a higher rate than the U.
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They're all part of "being much kinder to these young adults, helping them handle the impact of the huge increase in student debt," said Mabel Guzman, an @properties agent and board member of the National Association of Realtors. ... "I tell my.
A 2011 article in The New York Times was headlined “Charlie Trotter, a Leader Left Behind.” “This is ... In a review that prefigured the math and science allusions so many food writers would use to describe mad-wizard Trotter acolytes like Grant Achatz.
She had spent 15 years at the agency, which serves about 5,000 people a year, and was pondering her next career move. At the dinner, Roldan met Alison Ranney, managing director and Chicago office head of nonprofit-executive search firm Koya Partners.
The theme of the 33rd Annual Old St. Pat's World's Largest Block Party is "Bringing It Back to The Block" as it returns to its original location at Old St. Pat's Church. What is the ultimate summer party for many, the event features wall-to-wall music.