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A selection of cupcakes is seen at Crumbs Bake Shop & David Burke NYC event to launch lunch menu at David Burke Treehouse Bar on June 6, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images  for Crumbs Bake Shop)

Crumbs Bake Shops Close, Company Could Seek Bankruptcy

Gourmet cupcake shop Crumbs Bake Shop has shut down all its stores, including two in Chicago, in the wake of multimillion dollar losses.

07/08/2014

An assortment of Hot Doug’s hot dogs & sausages (Photo Credit: Dave Johnson)

Hot Doug’s To Close Permanently In October

It looks like Hot Doug’s, the holy temple of hot dogs located in Avondale, is closing. Not to be hyperbolic, but this may be the worst news. Ever.

05/06/2014

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Without New Funding Source, State Poison Hotline Set To End May 31

Illinois, which was the first state to have a poison center, could soon become the only state without one. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

04/11/2014

The Des Plaines Oasis over the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway is being torn down to widen the tollway. (Credit: CBS)

Man Conceived At Des Plaines Oasis Stages One-Man Protest Of Closure

Kevin Walters chained himself to the door of the oasis, and said to understand why, you have to go back more than two decades.

03/14/2014

Shelves are empty at the Rogers Park Dominick's. (CBS)

Final Curtain Falls For Most Dominick’s Stores

The final day for stores in the closing chain is Saturday. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez visits one North Side location.

12/27/2013

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West Suburban Barber Shop Closing After 103 Years

After more than 100 years in business, a west suburban barbershop will close its door for the last time, as its owner is trading in his shears and combs for a set of golf clubs.

12/20/2013

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Alsip Factory Closing To Eliminate 480 Jobs

Berry Plastics said the layoffs, which will begin next month, are part of a cost-cutting initiative that will result in five plant closings.

12/13/2013

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Joliet Area Steel Plant Closing To Cost 110 Jobs

The Gerdau steel plant, once owned by Sheffield Steel, originally started in the 1860s as a horseshoe factory. The plant produces steel “flats and squares” used by manufacturers, fabricators and cold finishers in their products.

11/14/2013

Dominick's (CBS)

Dominick’s Closings Could Put More Than 5,600 Out Of Work

Owners notified the state that 3,224 people could lose their jobs in Cook County, and nearly 2,400 people in the collar counties surrounding Cook.

11/07/2013

This Dominick's in the Evanston Plaza shopping center in Evanston houses police outpost. (CBS)

Safeway To Sell Off Dominick’s Stores In Chicago Market

Safeway President and CEO Robert Edwards said the company seeks to quickly sell all or as many of the Dominick’s stores as possible. Four have already been sold to the parent company of Jewel-Osco.

10/10/2013

Ina's Kitchen, in the West Loop, will close on New Year's Eve, when owner Ina Pinkney will retire. (Credit: CBS)

‘Breakfast Queen’ Ina Pinkney Retiring, Closing West Loop Restaurant

Ina’s Kitchen, located at 1235 W. Randolph St., will close on New Year’s Eve.

08/29/2013

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Some Schools Shorten Schedules Tuesday, Due To Hot Weather

School districts in the Chicago area have begun adjusting their schedules because of this week’s heat wave.

08/26/2013

The Sears store in the Grand Crossing neighborhood is closing. (CBS)

Grand Crossing Neighborhood Fears Blight With Sears Closing

The original “Sears tower” can’t be missed from the Skyway, and below it sits the 90-year-old Sears store – a fixture in the Grand Crossing neighborhood. But it’s soon to be gone, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

05/06/2013

Longtime Chicago business Davies Supply is folding after nearly 140 years. (CBS)

After 136 Years, Family-Owned Business Closing In Chicago

Peter Strasenburgh is the fifth-generation president of his family’s 136-year-old business, Davies Supply Co. He’s also the one overseeing its end. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

04/25/2013

A new 'Skinny'Bou Latte' awaits its pickup in a Caribou Coffee store January 2, 2004 in Mount Prospect, Illinois. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Caribou Coffee Leaving Chicago Area

The Minneapolis-based chain says it’s closing most of its 18 Chicago area stores effective Sunday for business reasons.

04/08/2013

This YMCA in Waukegan closed Monday because of budget problems. (CBS)

Waukegan YMCA Closes Its Doors

It’s a letdown, especially hard on the kids. As many as 40 of them are there daily before or after school, most having nowhere else to go. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

12/31/2012

House Of Fine Chocolates

House Of Fine Chocolates To Close After Nearly 70 Years In East Lakeview

Broadway is undergoing a continuing transformation with an assortment of new businesses in the East Lakeview neighborhood, but meanwhile, an old, familiar establishment now is set to close after almost 70 years in operation.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2012

Legendary Chicago chef Charlie Trotter calls it a career Friday night as he prepared to close his namesake gourmet restaurant for good. (CBS)

Charlie Trotter’s Serves Its Last Meal

You couldn’t tell that an era was ending just by looking at Charlie Trotter’s fabled kitchen. Cooks were hard at work as usual, preparing another magnificent meal.

08/31/2012

Chili Mac's

Chili Mac’s Restaurant To Close After 21 Years In East Lakeview

While an assortment of new businesses are bringing a renaissance to Broadway in the East Lakeview neighborhood, neighbors will soon say goodbye to one popular local establishment after more than 20 years in operation.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2012

Red Line Train

Thorndale Red Line Stop To Close For Renovations

The Chicago Transit Authority is set to close the Thorndale Red Line ‘L’ station Friday night, as part of its program to give facelifts to seven stops along the North Side leg of the line.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2012

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