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.
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.
The Minneapolis-based chain says it’s closing most of its 18 Chicago area stores effective Sunday for business reasons.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The state’s largest public employee union has won a short-term victory, with the state agreeing to temporarily stop moving inmates from prisons scheduled to close.
Eight of the state’s more volatile criminals were moved Thursday from the Tamms Superman prison downstate.
Sara Lee’s impending split into two companies means the end of its bakery outlet stores. The 11 stores nationwide, including two in Chicago and seven in the suburbs, will close by the end of November.
A Southern Illinois museum that honors the late Illinois U.S. Senator Paul Simon is closing at the end of the month.
Angry reaction is erupting from Gov. Pat Quinn’s order to close down several Illinois prisons, including the women’s correctional center in Dwight.
A full 130 years after opening its first facility in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, Children’s Memorial Hospital is leaving the neighborhood behind for a shiny new facility in Streeterville.
Felony Franks – the hot dog stand with the Misdemeanor Wieners and a staff of ex-felons – shut down Monday afternoon.
Get ready for what could be weeks of delays on the CTA Red Line, as closures for station upgrades start this weekend with the Granville stop.
It’s two weeks away from the NATO summit, and at least one Chicago private school has already made the decision not to open Monday May 21. Another is considering putting up a fence, CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Chicago’s last coal-fired power plants will close earlier than expected.
Loyola University may permanently close a block-long stretch of Kenmore Avenue just south of campus, and some students are not happy about it.
The Billy Goat Tavern is closing its location in the northwest section of the Loop.
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