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Jon Hall June 29, 2014 at 07:47 am
Huh?
Stu Pidasso June 29, 2014 at 08:09 am
Thanks for responding Giant!
Go Giants! June 29, 2014 at 09:52 am
Feature article on this topic in Sunday Tribune. Both sides are heard from, but, of course, theRead More union leaders and government spendthrifts get the early ink regarding the possibility that this idea is treasonous. As the article continues, there is some space given to both the tax fairness viewpoint as well as those large investors who would love to see the huge savings be returned to shareholders in the form of increased dividends, share buyback and strategic acquisitions. Time will tell how this interesting case will play out. Maybe it is only 50-50 that they'll opt out!
Will Hein July 1, 2014 at 07:16 pm
It took Tyree Johnson 22 years to figure out that he was only making minimum wage- not te sharpestRead More guy around, is he?
Lee Jacobsen July 1, 2014 at 10:52 pm
Want more than minimum wage? Grow a spine and ask your manager for a raise. It helps to give a fewRead More reasons. Having the govt establish a minimum wage is just govt intervention into the business world. Don't like the wage, what are unions for??? Find a job that pays more...why does the govt have to negotiate wages? Can't stand working for wages? Start your own business, and find out what real work is like....
william ofori smith July 10, 2014 at 05:28 am
Dear Sir/Madam Thanks so much for reading my mail i hope we will do business together i am into goldRead More business we are looking for a buyer who will buy from us Direct from the Village we have up to 25kg now ready to sell to any buyer who is interested to buy from us, we will like to do long term business with the buyer.Thanks hope to hear from you. William. williamsoforismith@yahoo.com +233 200 143320
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Desert Rat May 24, 2014 at 07:24 pm
Man, I'm stuffed on a couple of Canadian bacon McGriddles. Maybe tomorrow I'll try on of theirRead More salads. Or maybe not....
AlwaysPO'd May 25, 2014 at 12:27 pm
Capitalism will dictate if Happy survives, not the liberal agenda.
Joe Duane June 8, 2014 at 08:51 am
We offer fresh cut bank instrument for lease/sale, such as BG, SBLC, MTN, Bank Bonds, Bank Draft, TRead More strips and other. Leased Instruments can be obtained at minimal expense to the borrower compared to other banking options and we also discount/monetize BG's. This offer is open to both individuals and corporate bodies. If in need of our services, contact me for detail information. Thank you, Mr.Joe Duane email:jduane076@gmail.com Joeduane@consultant.com
The inside of a long-dead mall, as photographed by Seph Lawless for his new book "Black Friday."
George Murphy May 26, 2014 at 08:21 pm
The pendulum has swung the other way. I remember the early 1970's was a booming time for theseRead More "shopping centers." Meanwhile, the privately-owned business in the small towns were suffering as a result. When it is convenient to not have to leave one's home, well, one does not leave the same. The internet, while it is so handy, has killed retail businesses. Another big drawback is the price of the commercial rental. Unless the shopkeeper owns the building, it can be prohibitive in the overhead. Lastly, government regulations have destroyed and consumed much of any profit our merchants may accrue.
George Murphy May 26, 2014 at 08:30 pm
I patronize many businesses just to try to support the numbers. But, I am only one person. NewRead More Jersey has seen the same demise with shopping malls. The only head-above-water tactic is to keep other attractions on the property (movie houses, restaurants and kiddie fun places, to name a few). This may help, but it doesn't look as if these shopping wonder worlds will ever return to the statuses of the 1970's. It really troubles me to see people not thriving, especially when they faithfully go out to work each day.
Joe Duane June 8, 2014 at 08:51 am
We offer fresh cut bank instrument for lease/sale, such as BG, SBLC, MTN, Bank Bonds, Bank Draft, TRead More strips and other. Leased Instruments can be obtained at minimal expense to the borrower compared to other banking options and we also discount/monetize BG's. This offer is open to both individuals and corporate bodies. If in need of our services, contact me for detail information. Thank you, Mr.Joe Duane email:jduane076@gmail.com Joeduane@consultant.com
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J. Geoff Rove May 4, 2014 at 03:22 pm
As long as my mail box gets fewer junk cards from Lake Forest puppet PACs.
Oliver P. McCracken May 5, 2014 at 01:34 pm
When out riding in my Stutz Bearcat, there is nothing I enjoy less than fussing with the long lines,Read More high prices, and mediocre food being peddled by that horrid place. I would much rather spend my hard-earned money at a truly local establishment, such as Poochie's where the girls are comely and the cheddar sharp, or Dengeo's where the ladies are sharp and the gyro sandwiches are saucy, or even Herm's palace of frankfurters where there may be no saucy or comely lasses, but there are tasty calories galore!
Grandpamike May 5, 2014 at 03:27 pm
@Oliver Well played, sir or madam, well played. The bard could not have said it any better. Bravo.
jim May 30, 2014 at 09:59 am
You mean Frank Portillo right?
Colleen McAbee May 30, 2014 at 10:09 am
Yes, I meant Frank. Good catch!
Anthony Pellicano May 31, 2014 at 09:57 pm
We just got our Portillos in New Lenox and we love it!!!!!
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Scott Peterson April 21, 2014 at 11:34 pm
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actually few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment for infractions justly employed have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime is the goal if you THINK.
Scott Peterson April 21, 2014 at 11:41 pm
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actual few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment for infractions justly employed have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime is the goal if you THINK.
Scott Peterson April 21, 2014 at 11:44 pm
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actual few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in the population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment, justly applied, for infractions have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime/prisons is the goal if you THINK.
jim April 18, 2014 at 12:46 pm
you sure
J. Geoff Rove May 4, 2014 at 03:19 pm
Sure these bigwigs really generate $5K per hour in performance. Just ask Tellabs and Lucent.
william ofori smith July 10, 2014 at 05:29 am
Dear Sir/Madam Thanks so much for reading my mail i hope we will do business together i am into goldRead More business we are looking for a buyer who will buy from us Direct from the Village we have up to 25kg now ready to sell to any buyer who is interested to buy from us, we will like to do long term business with the buyer.Thanks hope to hear from you. William. williamsoforismith@yahoo.com +233 200 143320
Running55 April 17, 2014 at 08:07 am
Yes because Boston has such low taxes being that's located in such a conservative state
Richard H Heineman Jr April 17, 2014 at 10:26 am
My educated guess is that the company is moving to where the new CEO wants to live. This is aRead More company that is on the edge of viability. I doubt that it will be independent in the long run.
Stuart Senescu April 17, 2014 at 04:21 pm
I'd bet Heineman is right. Look at all the companies along 294/Lake Cook road. Its not like theyRead More have a thousand employees at their hdq. Y'don't think they could have moved to that suburb near Deerfield, I believe its called Chicago, to improve recruiting? This is not unusual for CEOs to move staff offices for their personal benefit.
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 02:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
JBrad April 19, 2014 at 01:57 pm
Mark, Your words are absolutely disgusting. Please do not use this comment thread as a vehicle toRead More spew your racist mentality. And for your information, food-borne illnesses come from agriculture, period. All around the world, including in the U.S. Lastly, your hatred for people of colour does not mean that you understand disease, at all. Good luck in life.
Eric Wessels May 7, 2014 at 10:16 am
If you really are worried about pork: It has come to my attention, much too late to do anythingRead More about it probably, that there is a hog confinement proposed to be constructed within 1 mile of my home. This is not an uncommon occurrence in the state of Iowa. In fact there are 10 homes within 1 mile of this proposed facility, some just ½ mile away. I have looked at the manure management plan and one poor family will have manure spread on three sides of their property throughout the year. Of course this proposed facility is under the limit of 2500 hogs to require a permit by 20 hogs, so no one was notified. They will run 2 sets of hogs through the facility each year, 4960 hogs. This will produce over 660,000 gallons of liquid waste to be stored in a 270’ long, 70’ wide, 8’ deep lagoon. The manure will all be spread in section 13 of the Adel Township in Dallas County. My secondary concern (my primary concern is my family) is for others impacted and the county as a whole. This is terrible planning. The proposed facility lies in the center between Adel, Waukee, and Dallas Center. Dallas County is the second fastest growing county in the country. Waukee builds a new school every year. The Waukee soccer complex is a short 3.5 mile drive south. The proposed new county facilities would be 3 miles away. There is a church on highway 6 less than 3 miles away. The parking lot for the bike trail in Waukee is less than 3 miles away. The bike trail from Waukee to Dallas Center that was just completed, and is well used, is less than 100 yards. All of these items are outside the limits set by the legislature, but all will be affected. The county web site has maps indicating the entire core from Waukee to Adel and DC is anticipated residential with a regional commercial core where this is located. The long range planning has a western bypass that ties into the highway 5 bypass going right by this facility less than half a mile. Maybe this is what they mean by regional commercial. The map shows a 3/4 mile swath from R16 to R22 just north of 270th street. In a conversation I had w/ the county, it was stated this owner plans to build several (no number or location was given) in Dallas County. He can put facilities of this size every ½ mile without a permit because they will all be considered individual units under the size required to be permitted. I can’t believe this is what the citizens of Dallas County want, or what the planning organizations spend their time working on simply to be ignored. The problem primarily lies in the fact that local control is not allowed. In almost every other aspect of governance, local control is preferred and advocated for by the Iowa legislature. Big Ag controls the legislature and the DNR. Talk to your rep. Talk to your senator. Get local control for issues that affect you and your neighbors.
David April 15, 2014 at 09:37 am
Leave Deerfield with loss of tax revenue and all those employees without jobs? That's theRead More Walgreen's shareholders for you--on the corner of Greed...and Gluttony!
forest barbieri April 15, 2014 at 11:49 am
@David As a stakeholder in the community, albeit Highland Park, where I have no doubt severalRead More employee's live, I have empathy for your comments. As a business person and shareholder, not of Walgreen's, I understand the thought process. Shareholders are not philanthropic in nature and they buy stakes to make MONEY! With Walgreen's expanding into Europe and taking over Europe's largest Drug Chain, this is not an idea without merit. Look at Apple, they manufacture in China and keep much of their profits outside of the USA for one simple reason, taxes! They have more money outside of the United States than most countries have in their treasuries. Are they bad guys? Un-American? Home wreckers? On the contrary, they take advantage of taxation laws to minimize taxes and maximize capital. With so many M&A's of overseas companies by US firms, it is both logical and sensible to have stashes overseas that multiply by not being subject to US Taxes. Perhaps it is our tax policies that need the test of greed and gluttony or more likely waste and inefficiency.
David April 16, 2014 at 07:15 am
Well-stated, Forest.
David Greenberg April 17, 2014 at 12:02 am
I'm surprised Fudruckers has lasted as long in that location as it has. Ever since the ClaveyRead More Road/Skokie Valley Road/41 light got yanked and a bridge put in, they've been in a location that is sort of difficult to get to... The corner they're going to has a much higher traffic count, so that's probably factoring into their decision along with the fact that we're looking at a referendum for D112 after just boosting things for D113...
Walter White April 17, 2014 at 08:46 am
Yes thanks for your support of that.
forest barbieri April 17, 2014 at 02:14 pm
Interesting that they have survived given their location, the state of their interior and their farRead More from healthy menu. That means there must be some die hard Fudrockers out there that support it. With the development of Dundee & Skokie their traffic count will skyrocket. A new facility that doesn't have 10 year old grease everywhere will bring a number of people that likely never tried them before.
Jimmy Fallon
Lenny Kravitz April 1, 2014 at 10:49 pm
Anyone but Phillips Chevrolet. I got screwed at Phillips. I picked-out a truck, put down a $200 cashRead More deposit and came back the next day to find they sold my truck to someone else. Cheeseballs.
Interested resident April 2, 2014 at 09:01 am
That is a shame Lenny Kravitz. I'm sorry to hear that. The patch says Fallon will buy the truckRead More for the rep (in quotes). My understanding is that he is going to buy a truck from the rep. He said last Friday night that he didn't want to make it that easy for the sale.
william savick April 2, 2014 at 03:35 pm
Question Lenny Kravitz; Did you get your $200. back?
Leah Bowman and her Lego resume kit.
Mikerrr April 1, 2014 at 12:17 pm
Who cares what reddit commenters said about it? What did potential employers say about it????
Mikerrr April 1, 2014 at 12:18 pm
Who cares what a bunch of reddit commenters have to say about it? What did potential EMPLOYERSRead More have to say about her idea?
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Stu Pidasso March 27, 2014 at 12:23 pm
We the taxpayers are going to take a big hit, due to others buying with their emotions instead ofRead More practicality....
Stuart Senescu March 27, 2014 at 05:48 pm
The community supported the theater for decades. But the theater did not keep up with the times. ItRead More got older and older and the owners did not improve and modernize the facility. When Renaissance theater opened the difference was obvious. Yes the HP theater was less expensive but I doubt the HP/Lake Forest/Glencoe/Deerfield market was so sensitive to price that a couple of bucks difference was sufficient to keep the HP theater above break-even. There's a reason you don't see too many 25 year old cars on the road. If the maintenance budget is to benefit current occupants of the greater building site, I approve. Hopefully with empty stores around town current tenants can find alternate space so the sale of the whole building won't be held up.
David Greenberg March 28, 2014 at 12:50 am
What would it cost to simply condemn the entire property, terminate the leases of the other tenants,Read More and not spend a cent on it?
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FreshFace March 26, 2014 at 08:13 am
What a great idea for downtown Northbrook and a farm to table restaurant is perfect!
susan crampton March 26, 2014 at 09:16 am
I'm so pleased to see this. Northbrook needs more local restaurants. Can't wait.
jmw2323 March 26, 2014 at 10:29 am
looking forward to dining here. Downtown Northbrook needs all the help it can get.
Michael Hunt March 19, 2014 at 09:05 pm
Only 4 percent of adults and 4 percent of children suffer peanut allergies ...
Vicky Kujawa March 19, 2014 at 10:02 pm
If someone was allergic to nuts they would not be able to be on this board lol!
Diana Flores March 21, 2014 at 01:16 pm
wow I can't believe that only one piece of candy had a peanut out of the 24 candies in the box!
AK March 21, 2014 at 12:25 pm
Benny, LF chef who talks with space aliens will survive after 18 months as he will eventually learnRead More how to attract Highland Park cougars. But 18 months bet for LF millionaire makes sense. His brain is filled with gluten free anyways, so he has to lose fast and pull out of here
AK March 21, 2014 at 12:36 pm
Gluten Free is not equal Vegan. Free range chicken is not organic. Metal giraffes do not eat grass.Read More
Shira Gurfinkel March 21, 2014 at 05:31 pm
Correct. Really difficult to go to restaurants where Vegan is not a specific option and you'reRead More asking the kitchen to prepare something for you. It's so much more than just whether something has egg, dairy, meat or poultry in it. There are sauces or specific kinds of sugars… are things prepared in the same pans or fryers as non-vegan items? Just much safer to go to places that focus on vegan options. But that's just me, I'm a bit strict. And it's really sort of unfair to go to a restaurant, that that is not their forte, and expect them to cater to you.
Jordan S. Zoot March 5, 2014 at 02:49 pm
Given all of the things I have to worry about today I am sure glad that tainted nuts isn't one ofRead More them.
Oliver P. McCracken March 6, 2014 at 09:33 am
I thought folks were complaining that The Patch no longer had an editor? If there is no editor, thenRead More who deleted my nuts-&-taint-tainted remark?
Citizen Sane March 16, 2014 at 08:44 pm
Haha. I prefer this thread. Very nice.
Deborah February 21, 2014 at 08:44 am
I had to hound them for my pay from a deal 1 year ago
Meshephelous February 21, 2014 at 09:34 am
What is the Patch? A PR repair service for local businesses?
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