Kevin Walters chained himself to the door of the oasis, and said to understand why, you have to go back more than two decades.
The final day for stores in the closing chain is Saturday. CBS 2′s Mai Martinez visits one North Side location.
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.
Berry Plastics said the layoffs, which will begin next month, are part of a cost-cutting initiative that will result in five plant closings.
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.
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.
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.
Ina’s Kitchen, located at 1235 W. Randolph St., will close on New Year’s Eve.
School districts in the Chicago area have begun adjusting their schedules because of this week’s heat wave.
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.