The Bucktown nightclub formerly known as the Dolphin has reopened its doors as Rio Chicago, more than two months after a double fatal shooting closed its doors.
The state has banned happy hour drink specials since 1989, in an effort to cut down on drunk driving, though bars and restaurants were still allowed to designate “happy days,” when they could offer discounted drinks on a specific day of the week.
By Andy Giersher (CBS) — Stocks moved higher on Monday, the first trading day of June, as traders took a positive spin on mixed economic data. “A lot of stuff is out there right over […]
By Andy Giersher (CBS) — Gas prices in the Chicago area are on the rise, up 7 percent in the past week, as local refineries deal with production issues. “Several Illinois refineries have experienced kinks […]
The owners of a River North bar and grill have sued the condo association that shares their building, claiming renovation work on the condos is threatening to put their bar out of business.
House Democrats have abandoned Gov. Bruce Rauner’s idea to privatize the state’s business-development agency but are moving ahead with Speaker Michael Madigan’s plan to make the state’s shrine to Abraham Lincoln a separate agency.
Stocks traded higher on Wednesday, recovering from Tuesday’s sell-off as strength in technology pushed the NASDAQ to an all-time closing high of 5,106.59. The Dow and S&P 500 also followed suit, each gaining over a half percent by the closing bell.
In an effort to reduce the number of traffic congestion and crashes at one of the most accident-prone intersections in the city, work was scheduled to begin Thursday to reconfigure the six-corner intersection of Damen, Elston, and Fullerton avenues.
It was supposed to be the epicenter of Glenview known as The Glen, an ambitious project filled with shopping, housing and entertainment, but some say, it hasn’t lived up to expectations. Now there’s fear more retailers will leave.
Stocks tumbled on Wall Street Tuesday as investors eyed renewed strength in the U.S. dollar and economic data that could bolster the case for a Fed rate hike.
Regular unleaded is $3.04 a gallon in Chicagoland. The national average is $2.73, according to AAA Motor Club.
McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook said Thursday he was “incredibly proud” of a recent decision to bump pay for some workers, even as hundreds of protesters outside called on the company to do more ahead of its annual shareholder meeting.
City officials broke ground Thursday on a new consolidated rental car facility at O’Hare International Airport, designed to bring every rental car agency under one roof, and reduce traffic congestion on airport terminal roadways.
Chicago remains the third largest city in the U.S., but Census data show it’s the slowest-growing of the top 10 cities with populations of 1 million or more.
Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner, which means the start of the busy summer travel season. Whether you’ve booked a flight, or are hitting the road, you’re sure to see some congestion.
One month after receiving a $20,000 contribution from one of the world’s largest producers of ethanol, Chicago’s most powerful alderman on Wednesday breathed new life into his plan to require Chicago gas stations to offer motorists a higher ethanol blend of fuel known as E-15.
About two thousand McDonald’s workers demonstrated for higher wages at the chain’s corporate headquarters in Oak Brook, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
The Emanuel administration is trying to spur entrepreneurial spirit on the South Aide, with a little help from Google, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
A coalition of working families, labor unions, and others gathered at City Hall on Tuesday to call on aldermen to approve a measure that would ensure workers get paid time off when they or a family member are sick.
Sarie Keller’s home is adjacent to the Bluelight, at 3251 N. Western Ave. She said, over the last several years, problems have escalated. The city has deemed the bar problematic, and has entered into a plan of operation with the bar, but Keller said the bar hasn’t complied with any of the city’s demands.
WBBM’s Comcast Business Class Newsmakers Series had Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes talk about social media applications and technologies to a packed Navy Pier Grand Ballroom on October 27th. (credit: CBS/Steve Hardy)
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Various photos form the Wintrust Business Luncheon