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  • Shoppers urged to buy local on Small Business Saturday

    As the owner of Town House Books and Cafe in St. Charles, David Hunt said supporting local businesses the Saturday after Thanksgiving isn’t new, but t ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • Mystery Diner: Randall's Pancake House has 'family' feel

    What do you like for breakfast?Whatever it is, chances are that Randall’s Pancake House in South Elg ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • La Grange program offers incentive to shop local during holidays

    LA GRANGE – With Small Business Saturday just around the corner, a village of La Grange and La Grange Business Association campaign encourages residen ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • Bottle & Bottega in Glen Ellyn to celebrate Weekend of Giving

    GLEN ELLYN – During Bottle & Bottega’s upcoming Weekend of Giving, the art and wine studio at 498 Crescent Blvd. in downtown Glen Ellyn has partnered ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Shodeen seeks input on proposal for the St. Charles Mall site

    ST. CHARLES – Shodeen is again seeking feedback on its plans for the former St. Charles Mall site.Th ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Co-owner: St. Charles medical marijuana dispensary to open in December

    ST. CHARLES – A medical marijuana dispensary is likely to open by mid-December in St. Charles, one of its co-owners stated in an email.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • FUSE gym celebrates grand opening in Elburn

    ELBURN – Backed by the festive atmosphere of their grand opening event over the weekend, the owners of the new FUSE gym in Elburn showed off the new f ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Illinois offers tax credits to encourage Fabrik Plastics' McHenry expansion

    McHENRY – State officials delivered unlikely news Tuesday to a major area manufacturer that has entertained out-of-state offers to relocate, announcin ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 7:01 pm
  • Downers Grove business using grant to reach international customers

    DOWNERS GROVE – Blue Diamond Athletic Displays of Downers Grove will soon present its website in four languages thanks to a $5,000 grant from Metro Ch ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Does your pet have diabetes?

    November is not only Diabetes Awareness Month for humans, it’s also National Pet Diabetes Month.   ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:08 am
  • Adolf Funeral celebrates tenth anniversary in Willowbrook

    One of the area's most enduring family-owned businesses is celebrating two important milestones during the month of November. Adolf Funeral Home & Cre ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 8:27 am
  • La Grange Bottle & Bottega to celebrate Weekend of Giving

    LA GRANGE – During Bottle & Bottega’s upcoming Weekend of Giving, the art and wine studio at 1 W. Harris Ave. in La Grange has partnered with the St. ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • New legal nurse consulting business opens in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – Haibeck and Associates Legal Nurse Consulting recently opened in Elmhurst and is now seeing clients.
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • St. Charles welcomes Button Man Shipping, Printing and Mailboxes

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials join in a ribbon cutting at Button Man Shipping, Printing and Mailboxes, located at ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • AJ Hughes Design & Build makes the cut

    The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for AJ Hughes Design & Build, located at 27 N. Second St., Geneva. Geneva Chamber of Commerce Mem ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • All Things Art Studio holds ribbon-cutting

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials join in a ribbon-cutting at All Things Art Studio at 1106 W. Main St. in St. Charles ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • Glen Ellyn event to benefit park district scholarship program

    GLEN ELLYN – Excitement is building for the first chocolate, cheese and wine tasting community event being co-sponsored by the Glen Ellyn Chamber of C ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Woodstock's Centerville Station denied video gaming license, considers closing

    WOODSTOCK – After its video gaming license was denied, Woodstock's Centerville Station could close after about seven months in business, owner Dan Har ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Prairie Community Bank supporting scholarship contest

    MARENGO – Prairie Community Bank wants high school seniors in the Marengo area to participate in a statewide essay contest that could net them $4,000 ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Carol Stream salutes car dealer Joe Cotton on 80th birthday

    CAROL STREAM – The second of November marked an important day for Joe Cotton, a staple in the Carol Stream business community, as he celebrated his 80 ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 6:30 pm
  • New developments coming to Berwyn's Harlem Avenue

    BERWYN – Two well-known food businesses, McDonald's and Turano Baking Co., are redeveloping the sites of two demolished buildings on Harlem Avenue in ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 9:08 pm
  • Jo-Ann Fabrics and Craft hosts 3-day grand opening in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – The JoAnn Fabrics and Craft store will mark the opening of its new and larger location in Algonquin with a three-day grand opening special ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 8:10 pm
  • Understanding General Liability Insurance

    You have just started a new business and one of the most important things on your to do list is purchasing insurance that will protest your company. G ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Selfies sought for Small Business Saturday in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The Downtown St. Charles Partnership is seeking selfies on Small Business Saturday.On ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • St. Charles company seeks brides-to-be, newlyweds to test product

    ST. CHARLES – As a bride-to-be, Sarah-Eva Marchese struggled to articulate to her florist the floral style she envisioned.
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 7:58 pm
  • Chamber Exchanger: Events, new and old, to fill your calendar

    The Women’s Business Council is hosting its first ever Fashion Show Luncheon, where local businesses will showcase their products and services.
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 6:52 pm
  • Aurelio’s to offer Geneva students’ specialty pizzas

    GENEVA – Some Geneva High School students will put their marketing skills to the test Wednesday at a downtown Geneva restaurant.
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 6:52 pm
  • Glen Ellyn plan commissioners say McChesney & Miller project would revitalize downtown

    GLEN ELLYN – Plan Commission members believe a developer's proposal to raze the former McChesney & Miller grocery store at Crescent Boulevard and Pros ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 7:59 pm
  • Beardsley's Barber Shop offers cuts in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – In the few months since opening his latest barbershop, Joe Beardsley has created more than just a space where men can get a hot-lather s ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • French Market bids adieu to outdoor season

    WHEATON – One of Wheaton's favorite outdoor traditions is winding down for the year as the weather turns chilly.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Where do you buy your pumpkins?
    At a pumpkin farm or festival
    At the grocery store
    At the farmers market