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A charming 19th century two-flat in East Ukrainian Village
Their kids were grown, they were done with the suburbs and they were looking for a project. That’s when Pete and Janice Urban discovered a charming 19th century two-flat on Hermitage Avenue that had ...
What will it take for Walgreens to wake up?
For many Americans, the local Walgreens store used to be the only place to get prescriptions filled, and the most convenient place to buy everything from lightbulbs to laundry detergent. Not anymore.
Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Why renting a hotel room by the day isn’t what you think
Click here to subscribe to Crain's Daily Gist on iTunes, Spotify and Stitcher! Want to listen on your smart speaker? Click here to learn how. Downtown hotels, facing a surge of new competition that ...
Trader blamed for 2010 flash crash gets no jail time
(Bloomberg) — The British man whose bogus trades may have contributed to a $1 trillion selloff in global stock markets during the 2010 Flash Crash will avoid prison after admitting to fraud and ...
Blue Cross parent sheds hundreds of workers
Blue Cross of Illinois parent Health Care Service Corp. is cutting about 400 employees as it positions itself for growth in a rapidly changing industry. The layoffs, announced internally today, ...
These were Chicago's strongest neighborhood housing markets of 2019
In a weak year for Chicago’s housing market, a handful of places stood out for their strength. Among them: Pilsen, Hyde Park and Chatham. These are places where the prices and the number of sales rose ...
How coronavirus could infect Chicago's economy
Chicago’s economy could be caught in the crosshairs of the deadly coronavirus virus spreading throughout China. Global stock markets rebounded today, a day after they had their worst day in months ...
Former state senator to cooperate with feds
Former state Sen. Marty Sandoval pleaded guilty to federal bribery and tax evasion charges today—and, more significantly, indicated he will cooperate with federal probes into misconduct by others. In ...
Who will Sandoval take down with him?
Former state Sen. Marty Sandoval pleaded guilty to federal bribery and tax evasion charges today—and, more significantly, indicated he will cooperate with federal probes into misconduct by others. The ...
United cuts flights to China as companies ban trips
United Airlines is cutting the number of flights between the U.S. and China and Hong Kong as demand falls in the wake of the worsening coronavirus outbreak now spreading around the globe. “Due to a ...
McPier names new CEO
The Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority board has picked Larita Reed-Clark as the authority’s permanent CEO, overseeing McCormick Place, the Hyatt Regency, the Marriott Marquis Chicago and the 10 ...
U of C pays $20 million for new Jewel-Osco in Woodlawn
Less than a year after opening, the Jewel-Osco in Woodlawn has a new owner: the University of Chicago. A venture connected to the university paid $19.8 million in November for the 48,000-square-foot ...