Friday, May 24, 2013
John Breugelmans has proposed a mixed-use building overlooking Lake Zurich.
A developer has until June 7 to show the village of Lake Zurich he has what it takes to construct a new building overlooking Lake Zurich, the Daily Herald reports. The village board approved continuing a 75-day window for developer John Breugelmans of LZ Promenade LLC to provide proof of financing to build a proposed four story mixed-use building on the lakefront. Breugelmans’s plan consists of 60 rental apartments that would be convered to condominiums, as well as a restaurant, bar and other eateries. The village is also asking that the developer prove that he has not declared bankruptcy in recent years and does not owe money to any other government agency, the newspaper reports. Related Articles: Downtown Developer Gets 75 Days to …
The three-day session will help recent college graduates land their first job.
At the end of two, four or more years of college, students graduate. Increasingly, they are doing so without having found that “first great job” they believed a degree would help them secure. In a recent survey of 1,005 college graduates from 2011 and 2012, the consulting firm Accenture found that 41 percent were “underemployed,” working in jobs that do not require a college degree. Another seven percent haven’t had a job since they graduated. As of late March, the same survey found that only 16 percent of students scheduled to graduate in 2013 had landed a job. To help recent or soon-to-be graduates both focus and jump start their job search efforts, CareerPlace™ in Barrington, a non-profit organization helping people in transition …
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Looking for work? More than 70 employers will be represented at the College of Lake County's job fair on Thursday.
Job seekers are invited to attend the JobMarketPlace Job Fair on Thursday, May 23, sponsored by the College of Lake County Career and Placement Services office. The fair will be held from 1-5 p.m. in the P.E. Center, Building 7, 19351 W. Washington St., in Grayslake. This is Lake County’s largest job fair, where participants can explore full-time, part-time, seasonal and professional job opportunities with more than 70 employers. In 2012, about 50 employers attended the annual job fair, according to Sylvia Johnson Jones, executive director of the CLC Career and Placement Services office. "It appears that the number of employers registering for JobMarketPlace may be an indication that the economy is picking back up. Employers have job …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Restaurant representatives are speaking with the village of Kildeer about building on the Muddy Paws site, the Daily Herald reports.
Chick-fil-A could soon be coming to Kildeer at the former site of Muddy Paws, the Daily Herald reports. Representatives of Chick-fil-A spoke before the Kildeer plan commission this week. Some concerns regarding building a restaurant on the site arose, including whether the layout would be big enough for emergency vehicles. Many residents also spoke out against the proposal, saying Chick-fil-A is not a wanted business in town, the newspaper reports. Muddy Paws was torn down in two years ago, after thirty four dogs were found starved to death inside. Diane Eldrup was convicted of 18 felony counts of aggravated cruelty and 18 counts of animal torture for the incident. She was sentenced to 18 months of periodic imprisonment in December of …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Reboot Parnters, Inc. Chairman Dean DeBiase, of Lake Forest, will be the College of Lake County's commencement speaker.
Thursday, May 16
Lake Forest resident Dean DeBiase, a former College of Lake County student who gained distinction as a Silicon Valley and Chicago business leader, will be the keynote speaker at the college’s commencement ceremony on Saturday.. DeBiase, who transferred from CLC a few credits short of earning a degree, will also receive an honorary associate degree and the Illinois Outstanding Citizen Award. A co-author with Seth Godin of the best-selling business book The Big Moo: Stop Trying to Be Perfect and Start Being Remarkable, DeBiase’s keynote address, "Semper Paratus," will touch on the entrepreneurial movement and content from a new book he is developing. DeBiase graduated from Lake Forest High School a year early in 1975 and wanted to travel the…
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
Patch has launched a new site to educate and empower small businesses with the digital tools, social media strategies and marketing know-how needed to ensure long-term growth. Readers will have access to exclusive interviews with well-known founders and CEOs and small business industry experts who share their experiences, advice and tips for success. One of the latest articles features an exclusive interview with successful real estate entrepreneur Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group. In this Q&A, Corcoran discusses the how to take advantage of the size of a small businesses, and why making big “mistakes” made all the difference in her success. Click here to read about the tactics Corcoran used to grow her business. Additional…
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Totally remodeled restaurant, bar opens in old Yogi's Pizza building.
Chaser's Bar & Grill, 830 S. Rand Rd., will open its doors to the public on Wednesday, May 15. Peter Dalamangas, manager and owner with his family, said the staff has been busy getting the kitchen ready for weeks. Two preview nights were planned this week, one with Lake Zurich village staff and another with family and friends. The building, that formerly housed Yogi's Pizza, has been totally remodeled and features a sophisticated ambiance dimly lit by blue lights and plenty of screens. Check out this Sneak Peek at Chaser's Sports Bar, Lake Zurich The Dalamangas family has owned the Chasers in Niles for more than 20 years.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
New bar and grill opening soon.
Lake Zurich Patch will have more news on Chaser's opening when it becomes available.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
LZACC Young Entrepreneur Tom Stawinski, of Buffalo Grove, is marketing a bandana that keeps sweat out of your eyes and honors U.S. troops.
Tom Stawinski, a Stevenson High School senior, has had the entrepreneurial spirit for some time. As a sophomore, he started a clothing company with his best friends, Swanky & Co., which was a balance between class and street wear. Now Tom has created Battlefield Bandanas as part of his involvement with the Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce Young Entrepreneurs Academy. Read about Tom and his Battlefield Bandanas in this Q&A: Tell us about yourself: As a kid I have always loved being outdoors and playing sports…My biggest childhood accomplishment would have to be going down to Daytona Beach, Florida with my football team and winning the National Youth Football Championship…Two years in a row! Besides football, I’ve played soccer, …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Check your tickets! Puff N Stuff in Palatine sold a winning Quick Pick for the Monday Lucky Day Lotto drawing!
A Palatine store sold a winning ticket for the Monday Lucky Day Lotto drawing, meaning someone in the area is going to be $75,000 richer! The winner, who has yet to come forward, purchased their winning Quick Pick ticket at Puff N Stuff, 20370 North Rand Road, and matched all five numbers – 06 - 12 - 16 - 34 - 39 – in the May 6 drawing. The store will receive a bonus of $750, 1 percent of the jackpot amount, for selling a winning ticket. There were two $75,000 winning tickets for the Monday night drawing. The other ticket was sold at Plaza Liquor Mart, 605 South 10th Street in Mount Vernon. Jackpots for Lucky Day Lotto start at $100,000. Lucky Day Lotto drawings are seven days a week with over 35,000 winners every day. That’s over 200,…