Monday, April 22, 2013
Drost, Gilbert, Andrew & Apicella LLC is a new law firm in Palatine.
There are plenty of law firms in the Chicago suburbs and Drost, Gilbert, Andrew & Apicella LLC is hoping to use social media to set the new Palatine firm apart, according to the Daily Herald. The firm has 700 "likes" so far on its Facebook page and is using social media to connect with the community and, it hopes, to draw clients, according to the Daily Herald. Read more in today's Daily Herald article.
Friday, April 12, 2013
We asked and you helped. Now we've mapped some of the worst roads to drive on from Arlington Heights to Palatine. Are we missing some roads? Tell us in the comment section below.
Recently we asked readers to help their fellow commuters out by telling us the worst roads in their communities. We received a handful of comments on What Are the Worst Roads to Drive on in Palatine and in Arlington Heights? We used readers’ comments to compile a map of where they thought some of the worst roads were in Palatine and Arlington Heights. Scroll over the pins and click through to see readers’ comments. Did we miss a road that you think is really bad to drive on? Tell us where it is and why in the comment section below and we’ll add it!
Monday, March 25, 2013
Here are a couple great restaurants in the area that will be offering Easter brunch this Sunday, March 31, 2013. Did we miss a spot? Let us know in the comments section.
Address/Phone: 6 Vail Avenue in Arlington Heights, 847-870-8787 Reservations: Are required Date/Time: Sunday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Cost: $39 for adults, children under 11 years old are $17 and children three and under are free Menu: Complimentary mimosas, cheese blintzes, Belgium waffles, yogurt bar, omelette station, shrimp and crab claws with cocktail sauce, salads, prime rib carving station, honey baked ham carving station, beef ravioli with arrabiata sauce, desserts and more. Address/Phone: 75 West Algonquin Road in Arlington Heights, 847-427-4242 Reservations: For reservations, call 847-427-4242 Date/Time: Sunday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $32.95 for adults, $13.95 for children and children five and …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The menu is only available to those who know about it.
Panera Bread restaurant lovers now have an entirely new menu to enjoy. But there's a twist: You won't see it advertised at any Panera locations. That’s right, Panera has launched a new Hidden Menu, available only to those who know about it. The menu started in November of last year in New York City and has since expanded nationwide. According to Panera’s website the menu was developed by Scott Davis, Panera Bread’s Chief Concept Officer. “Panera’s off-the-menu dishes offer nourishing options that make sticking to New Year’s resolutions simple. All of these meal selections are an excellent source of protein and contain limited processed carbs,” an article on Panera's website reads. To order the dishes, just tell one of the Panera’s …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Did we leave out your favorite romantic restaurant? Let us know in the comments' section.
Valentine's Day is quickly approaching. If you are looking for a romantic setting — or, perhaps, a more laid-back and cozy atmosphere — we have got some ideas for the best restaurants to check out in Palatine this Valentine's Day. Be sure to make your reservations early for your Feb. 16 dinner as area restaurants are sure to be packed. Which area restaurant do you think is the best for a romantic dinner? Let us know in the comments' section. Address/Location: 710 West Euclid Ave., 847-221-5100 Yelp reviewers credit Sushi-Ai with its delicious sushi rolls that are described by one reviewer as "tasty and super fresh" and by another as "beautifully presented" (see full menu). The restaurant has a contemporary feel with "great ambience…
Friday, February 1, 2013
The unemployment rate is currently at 7.9 percent in the U.S. and has been relatively unchanged since September.
Unemployment rates in the United States increased slightly in January as economic growth remains slow. Employees added 157,000 jobs last month throughout the United States. The nation's current jobless rate of 7.9 percent—which is up .1 percent from December—has remained relatively unchanged since September, according to United States Labor Department numbers released Friday. And while retail trade, construction, health care, and wholesale trade employees added jobs over the month, employment numbers for transportation and warehousing employees decreased, according to the Labor Department report. There is currently 12.3 million U.S. residents who are unemployed and even with the addition of 181,000 new jobs in 2012, the economy has seen …
Friday, December 7, 2012
The suspect in six bank robberies in the Chicago area, including one in Arlington Heights, has been captured, according to Bandit Tracker Chicago.
One of Chicago's most wanted, the man suspected in a slew of area bank robberies, Kenneth F. White II, 34, has been captured, according to Bandit Tracker Chicago. White, whose last known address was 754 West Bode Circle, #106, Hoffman Estates, was arrested without incident in Schaumburg on Thursday, FBI announced in a statement released Friday. According to the FBI, White was arrested without incident following the filing of a criminal complaint in U. S. District Court Nov. 15. White was charged with one count of Bank Robbery, a felony offense, in connection with the Nov. 9 robbery of a Harris Bank in Park Ridge. According to the complaint, White entered the Harris Bank branch in Park Ridge on Nov. 9, presented a note to a teller …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Arlington Heights nurse’s assistant is accused of stealing more than $25,000 worth of jewelry from patients.
Nurse's assistant, 42-year-old Krisann Henderson of Arlington Heights is accused of stealing more than $25,000 worth of jewelry from patients she cared for. According to the Cook County Sheriff’s office, authorities launched an investigation in January when a man reported several pieces of his wife’s jewelry missing. Several months after the initial report, his wife contacted law enforcement to provide several names of caregivers who had been assigned to care for her at the couple’s home. Authorities then got a tip that one of the caregivers had been a long-time customer of Arlington Jewelry and Loan at 901 W. Rand Road in Alrington Heights. Employees there told police Henderson had pawned several items at the shop after the reported theft…
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
A 50-year-old man is dead and others suffer concussion injuries after a machine explosion.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Updated at 7:30 p.m. Earlier this morning, a machine exploded inside an Arlington Heights manufacturing company in the 3600 block of North Kennicott Avenue Tuesday morning, killing one person and injuring 10 others. At about 9 a.m. firefighters responded to a call of an explosion at Arens Controls, a company that manufactures and tests electrical parts. According to CBS Chicago, the explosion occured in the back of the building and early reports show it may have caused by a bad chemical reaction. “It looks strictly accidental,” Captain Ken Galinski said Tuesday afternoon. Officials are trying to figure out what exactly happen with the machine that exploded, Arlington Heights Fire Chief Glenn Ericksen explained. Of the 10 injured, two were …
Monday, May 14, 2012
Celebrate this exciting news with us!
Hello, readers! I have really exciting news to share. On May 31, we will launch a new site: Arlington Heights Patch! We've had lots of people expressing interest in having their own Patch site in Arlington Heights. We think it's a fantastic idea, too! We're thrilled to start getting to know Arlington Heights over the coming weeks. We'll be stopping by all the local spots, including the police station, village hall and local businesses. You'll probably see us out and about taking photos and making introductions. In the meantime, we'd like you to go to the Arlington Heights Patch Facebook page and "Like us!" You can also sign up to receive Arlington Heights news on our Arlington Heights Patch E-News Signup Page! And please, if you have …