Millennials are entering real estate market

As the U.S. economy recovers from a decade of slow growth, more and more millennials—generally defined as people born between the early 1980s and about 2004—are becoming a significant factor in the real estate market, as they pay off student ...

New barber lounge a cut above the rest

When LaToya Medina opened up a barber lounge in Joliet last year, she knew she wanted to aim a cut above the rest.

Joliet Walmart among 16 stores getting remodeled in Illinois

Walmart today announced it expects to spend an estimated $56 million over the next year in Illinois through the remodeling of 16 stores as well as the rollout of several in-store and online innovations designed to help busy customers save ...

Amazon opens first robotics center in Illinois

Amazon recently opened its doors for the first time to its first robotics center in Illinois.

ALDI expands online delivery service in Will County

Grocery retailer, ALDI is expanding its Instacart online grocery ordering and home delivery service to residents across Chicagoland including locations in Will County.

EZ Mail opens in Romeoville

EZ Mail was officially welcomed to Romeoville in March with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Attendees ranging from elected officials to fellow business owners gathered just off of Route 53.

Winner of “The Challenge: Free retail space at Louis Joliet Mall

Joliet - Have an idea? Looking for free retail space to test an idea? Louis Joliet Mall can help. Now through Friday, March 30, Louis Joliet Mall is encouraging local entrepreneurs to submit fresh, fun and innovative retail concepts for ...

Metal Monkey Brewing celebrating 2 years in Romeoville

The Romeoville based Metal Monkey Brewery capped off quite a first year, winning Romeoville’s 2016 Business of the Year. Now with year two in the books, they’ll be throwing a big party to celebrate and thank the community for their ...

Chicken-N-Spice location coming to Shorewood

The landmark Joliet restaurant Chicken-N-Spice is branching out with plans to open a new location in Shorewood.

Avoid going bust on kids’ student-loan debt

Crushing student loan debt is usually thought to be the younger generation’s problem. But more and more, with graduates unable to handle it on their own, mountains of student loans are becoming mom and dad’s albatross, as well.

Clean out your financial garage

It’s amazing how much stuff piles up in a family garage over the years.

Midland States Bancorp new leadership, rebranding

Midland States Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSBI) announced that Fred Van Etten has joined Midland as President of the Company’s equipment finance business.

Net neutrality repeal could damage local news

Repealing Net Neutrality would allow giant chain media to work in concert with internet conglomerates to limit access to independent, alternative, and local news sites, according to LION Publishers.

Local shops offer personal service in cyber age

Stepping through the entrance way of Sunnyside Antiques in downtown Plainfield could overwhelm the senses of even the most-seasoned of holiday shoppers.

Will County CED to host Annual Report to Investors

The Will County Center for Economic Development (CED) (www.willcountyced.com) will host the organization’s 2017 Annual Report to Investors Friday.