Friday, April 26, 2013
Sears Holding Corp. is seeking tenants to share Route 14 building space.
Friday, April 26
Sears Holding Corp. is actively seeking tenants to share the 103,867-square- foot Crystal Lake building at 105 Route 14, the Northwest Herald reports. The local Sears store is not closing, merely exercising its standard practice of pursuing subtenants, out-parcel development and alternative uses, the story states. Mid-America Real Estate Corp. has listed for lease Sears locations in Crystal Lake, Bloomindale and six suburban Kmart stores, the Herald reports.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Major retailers Target, Walmart, Sears, and Kmart are planning to open for holiday shopping at 8 and 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving night.
Some consumers may enjoy gobbling down a Thanksgiving meal and then running out to shop for pre-Black Friday deals that night. But as retailers start the holiday shopping season earlier and earlier each year, the idea isn't sitting well with employees forced to work the Thanksgiving night shift. Target employees are so upset about the company's decision to open stores at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving night, one worker has started an online petition asking the retailer to "give Thanksgiving back to families," and restore it to its rightful holiday status. As of Tuesday night, the petition had more than 200,000 signatures. This year, Walmart, Kmart and Sears are opening their doors at 8 pm Thursday, Nov. 22, according to their websites. Kmart is …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Chicagoland news to talk about: Glenview vintage vehicle collection goes for more than $4 million.
The major piece of legislation that became law last week was the passage of a bill to allow Commonwealth Edison to construct a smart grid with the hopes of creating better infrastructure. Opponents point out that rates will cost consumers $3-a-month and that electric bills could rise dramatically over the next 10 years. The rate increase is expected to kick in this January. A Will County sheriff's deputy is accused in a lawsuit of breaking the neck of a private detective last year while responding to a dispute over a classic Pontiac Trans Am at a Plainfield auto repair shop. Matt Griebel, 30, is accused not only of fracturing a vertebra in Donald Swanson's neck, but also of pummeling him so severely his liver was damaged and clamping …
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Chicagoland news to talk about: McHenry County man who found $150K gets his wish.
On Tuesday afternoon, David Kraybill, 50, of Winnetka, was found guilty of first-degree murder of a childhood friend, Joel Cacharelis, 40, also of Winnetka. In February 2003, the victim was found facedown, with seven bullet wounds to the head and three bullet wounds on the back, on Forestway Drive beside the Skokie Lagoons. The jury also found Kraybill guilty of personally discharging a firearm that caused the death of the victim, according to police. After some residents complained that honoring a former mayor convicted of felony made Niles a joke, and others insisted the village honor the ex-mayor, Nicholas Blase, for successes during his 47 years in office, the Niles village board voted Tuesday to remove the "Nicholas Blase Plaza" …