Wednesday, May 15, 2013
John Crane, Inc. has moved it's headquarters to the West Loop, Chicago Real Estate Daily reports.
Wednesday, May 15
A Morton Grove company is moving its headquarters to Chicago, Chicago Real Estate Daily reports. John Crane, Inc., a manufacturer of mechanical seals, couplings and bearings, is moving to the 200 block of W. Monroe Street. The website reports about 30 Morton Grove employees will work out of the new Chicago office initially. The Morton Grove facility will remain open and will operate as the company’s North America manufacturing and service center.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Do you wish your Niles or Morton Grove McDonald's served breakfast all day or delivered to your home or office?
For years, people who love McDonald's egg McMuffins and sausage biscuits have wondered "why oh why can't we get these any time of the day?" Sit tight. McDonald's is still considering it, according to a story in Bloomberg Businessweek. Niles McDonald's locations: Morton Grove McDonald's locations: In an interview with CNBC, McDonald's President and CEO Don Thompson said the restaurant has heard the cries from fans to serve breakfast 24 hours a day and in fact offers "Breakfast After Midnight" at select locations—just none around here. Thomas told CNBC that McDonald's has looked at some "innovative ways" to expand breakfast hours for customers. "I think we'll be seeing some of those things in the near future." Delivery service is another …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
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Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The hotel has been sealed off by the village and declared unfit for human habitation, the Niles Herald-Spectator reports.
Tuesday, April 2
American Midwest Hotel in Niles has closed its doors, the Niles Herald-Spectator reports. In late February, the owners of the hotel walked away from the property and the village chained the doors closed, the newspaper reports. The owners had reportedly stopped paying utility bills before vacating the property and the village declared it “unfit for human habitation.” The building is now bank-owned.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
More than 1,200 employees statewide will lose their jobs in coming months, according to local media reports.
Tuesday, March 5
A handful of Cook County companies, including one in Des Plaines, will be closing or have announced mass layoffs, according to notices filled with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Development. Those companies include: FreightCar America, Inc. in Danville is expected to layoff the most employees—254—in the state in coming months. The layoffs are expected to begin on April 18 and continue through May 2. Other suburban companies that will be affected by layoffs or closings include: The Illinois Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act requires employers to provide 60 days advance notice of pending plant closures or mass layoffs, according to the Department of Commerce and Economic Development website.
Monday, March 4, 2013
The restaurant chain is eliminating Chicken Selects and The Fruit & Walnut Salad, the Associated Press reports.
Say goodbye to some well-known items on McDonald’s menu. The fast-food chain is eliminating Chicken Selects and Fruit & Walnut Salad from its menu and is considering cutting the Angus burger as well, the Associated Press reports. McDonald’s is now introducing more limited-time menu items like the new McFish Bites. Chicken Selects were added to the menu in 2004, and the Fruit & Walnut Salad was introduced in 2005. The Niles and Morton Grove McDonald's restaurants are located at the following locations: What do you think about the changes to McDonald's menu? Will you miss Chicken Selects or the Fruit & Walnut Salad?
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Office Depot will acquire OfficeMax to combine two of the leading office supply stores nationwide.
Office Depot is merging with Naperville-based OfficeMax, the Associated Press reports. Office Depot will aquire its rival company in a $1.2 billion all stock deal. OfficeMax addressed the merger in a brief statement posted on its website today: “The OfficeMax mission is simple: We provide workplace innovation that enables our customers to work better. As a combined company, OfficeMax and Office Depot will have the resources to provide a wide array of services and solutions to help you move your business ahead,” the statement read. Until the merger is complete, which is expected at the end of 2013, OfficeMax and Office Depot will continue to run as two separate companies, the OfficeMax statement read. There is no word on if any area …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Crain's Chicago Business is reporting that nearly 1,200 jobs could be lost at the prominent companies.
Thursday, February 7
Nine companies are reportedly preparing for nearly 1,200 layoffs throughout Illinois, including Walgreen's, Kmart and Sun-Times Media, according to Crain's Chicago Business. Deerfield-based Walgreen's will reportedly lay off 65 warehouse workers in west suburban Berkeley while Kmart, part of Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings Corp., plans to lay off 98 employees when it closes a Naperville store in the spring, Crain's reported. Sun-Times Media, publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times and other suburban papers, warns that 274 jobs in Glenview, Tinley Park and Aurora could be eliminated due to consolidation.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Candles, fresh flowers, supplies, a step-by-step guide for creating a stunning holiday centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table.
Thanksgiving brings families, friends and neighbors together, reminds us to be grateful for all we have and to be generous toward others. One way to make guests feel special is to include a Thanksgiving centerpiece on the dinner table. Lori Treffens, floral designer at Pesche’s Flower Shop and Garden Center, 170 S. River Road in Des Plaines, has 30 years of design experience. Treffens showed Patch step-by-step how to create a beautiful Thanksgiving “long and low centerpiece” with candles, fresh flowers and other products that will add a festive decoration to your party, and give your guests one more thing for which to be thankful. The same concepts and techniques presented here about how to create a Thanksgiving centerpiece can be applied …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Fear City in Morton Grove will donate three percent of ticket sales the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the award-winning haunted house business announced.
An award-winning, destination haunted house in Morton Grove is doing something more than scaring crowds of thrill-seekers this year — it’s helping raise some cash for a good cause. Fear City and Hades, 8240 N. Austin Ave. in Morton Grove, will donate three percent of ticket sales to the Greater Illinois Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the 40,000 square-foot haunted house business announced. “This is the perfect week to attend Fear City and bring your dates, family and friends to enjoy a great haunt and help a worthy cause,” Jim Lichon, co-owner of Fear City, stated in a press release. “There's only a few days left to enjoy our haunted houses and help us contribute to the National MS Society." Last year Fear City was …