8 min ago
Los Angeles Times
McDonald's again offering free coffee to boost flagging sales
McDonald's is running a free-coffee promotion for two weeks in an effort to boost the company's flagging U.S. same-store sales. McDonald's is running a free-coffee promotion for two weeks in an effort to boost the company's flagging U.S. same-store sales.
6 hrs ago
Half sisters to top performers find Gold at Mohawk
Dancin Caroll and Sports Chic, who are both half-sister to famous performers, are making themselves known as well after winning the pair of $105,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series contests for two-year-old pacing fillies on Monday night at Mohawk Racetrack. In the first division it was Wrangler Magic in the lead at the :27.4 opening quarter.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Hinsdale teacher contract dispute could impact region
A contract dispute that threatens to trigger a teachers strike in Hinsdale High School District 86 could have far-reaching effects on similar talks throughout the suburbs, officials on both sides of the debate say. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
The Local Tourist
"Vamos de tapeo" at El Tapeo in Oak Brook
Fine dining does not belong exclusively to downtown Chicago. On the contrary, there are some amazing restaurants in the suburbs.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
The Doings Weekly
Things to do around Burr Ridge this weekend, Sept. 12-14
Guten Tag! Tap into your German side for a day with the Brat-Trot, Oktoberfest and more, with our picks of the top eight things to do around Burr Ridge this weekend. For more happening in the suburbs, visit Pioneer Local's event calendar .
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Neil Simon's the Good Doctor Opens Tonight at Jedlicka Performing Arts Center
Jedlicka Performing Arts Center is pleased to launch its 2014-15 season with Neil Simon 's hit Broadway comedy THE GOOD DOCTOR, co-directed by Steven Calzaretta and Max Cervantes, playing tonight, September 12 - 27, 2014 at Jedlicka Performing Arts Center, 3801 S. Central Ave. in Cicero. Tickets are available at www.jpactheatre.com or by calling 656-1800.
Chicago's New Spanish Restaurant, El Tapeo, Launches The Sound Factory This Month
Chicagoland's hottest new dining destination El Tapeo is proud to announce the launch of The Sound Factory, a weekly lineup of live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The Sound Factory will complement El Tapeo 's high-energy, sleek ambiance, which features a Spanish-inspired menu created by culinary artist Chef Franco Diaz, and a refined lounge and bar area where El Tapeo 's master mixologist creates freshly made handcrafted cocktails.
My FOX Chicago
Police release surveillance pics of Louis Vuitton store burglary
Police are releasing surveillance images of a burglary at the Oakbrook Center Mall's Louis Vuitton store in hopes of catching nine people who took $120,000 worth of merchandise Sunday after smashing through the front door with a minivan. Just after 4 a.m., Oak Brook police responded to a burglar alarm at the shopping mall at 100 Oakbrook Center, and found extensive damage to the Louis Vuitton store, police said in a statement.
The Doings Weekly
Family Friendly: Elf on the Shelf will celebrate birthdays at Oak Brook's Barnes and Noble
Kids can get up close and greet the famous Elf on a Shelf as he celebrates birthdays at Barnes and Noble on Sept. 19. Santa Claus has been receiving a lot of complaints lately.
Oak Brook woman travels world, finds ways to make a difference
In November, she heads to Manitoba for her first look at polar bears in the wild. But first, she'll leave Sept.
The Doings Weekly
9/11 Remembered: Hinsdale residents killed in the terrorist attacks
This year, the nation remembers the 13th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks on New York City's World Trade Center, The Pentagon in Washington D.C., and the crash of United Airlines Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa. 2,996 people died as a result of the Sept.
Editorial: A letter to the children of Sept. 11
Charlotte Newman, 8, visits the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York. The museum dedicated to the victims of the September 11 terror attacks opened to the public at the World Trade Center earlier this year.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
McDonald's Wants to Trademark 'McBrunch'
Maybe you've heard that fast-food-burger sales are dismal these days, beneath the Golden Arches in particular, and since employees can't very well fold McMuffins in half to make something brand new, the chain clearly needs some ingenuity to wend its way back into the wallets of customers. One clutch idea apparently under consideration over at McDonald's Oak Brook, Illinois, headquarters is a spin on brunch .
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Building owner calls death of four children 'saddest ...
The owner of the building where four children died in a fire early Monday called the tragedy "the saddest situation I've ever gone through in my life." Tahir M. Sheikh of Oak Brook spoke to reporters before a hearing Tuesday afternoon where the city filed a new complaint alleging it discovered 75 code violations at his building in the 11200 block of South Vernon - including 58 on Monday.
DuPage forest commission hires executive director -- again
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Cybercast News Service
McDonald's Aug. sales metric hurt by China scandal
McDonald's said Tuesday that a key global sales figure fell 3.7 percent in August, driven lower as the world's biggest hamburger chain's unit that includes the Asia-Pacific region dropped 14.5 percent due to a food-safety scandal in China. McDonald's Corp. said earlier this month that it will monitor its suppliers in China more closely after a food-safety scandal in the country hurt its sales and reputation.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
McGinnis to join Elmhurst Chamber board of directors
Diane McGinnis, Community and Government Relations, Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare , has been appointed to fill a vacated seat on the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry's board of directors. Her appointment by Chairman of the Board Julie Miller of Patrick T. Sheehan & Associates was approved during the board's August 12 meeting at the chamber.
4 children die in Roseland fire, 2 adults critically injured
Eric Smith spent much of Monday morning standing close to the empty brick apartment building, as fire investigators traipsed across a courtyard littered with shattered glass and charred debris. And then a bit before noon, Smith pulled himself away to face a grim task: identifying the remains of his little girl, Eri'ana Smith.
The Doings Weekly
Oakbrook Center Louis Vuitton burglary investigation continues
Oak Brook police continued their investigation Monday afternoon into an early-morning Sunday burglary during which more than 50 pieces of merchandise valued at more than $120,000 were stolen from Louis Vuitton in Oakbrook Center. Police responded at 4:04 a.m. Sunday to a report of an in-progress commercial burglary at the Louis Vuitton store.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Masked burglars hit Louis Vuitton store at Oakbrook Center
Eight people wearing masks and gloves looted the Louis Vuitton store at Oakbrook Center Mall before dawn today, making off with an undisclosed amount of goods before police could respond to a burglary alarm. Oak Brook police said that just after 4 a.m., officers got to the store, where a minivan had backed in the doors of the store.