Some mail-order guitars coming through O’Hare struck a false note with U.S. Customs agents. They were fakes from China.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart used the friendliest possible tone on Thursday to deliver the harshest possible message to inmates as he welcomed another training program to Cook County jail, this one providing guitar lessons.
Some of the best shops in the city involve creative owners trying to make an extra buck through two businesses at once. And while there’s plenty of these that you’d expect (gift shops or restaurants attached to hotels and museums), we decided to highlight some of the quirky and downright inspiring examples of Chicago’s multitasking business owners.
An Evanston man has suffered a deeply personal loss, after learning that burglars had broken into his home and made off with three pricey guitars.