Last week, Google finally launched brand pages for businesses wanting to market on Google+, the company's latest effort in social networking.In that time, companies and media outlets rushed to lay claim to their space, hoping to increase audience and brand appeal — or to prevent Web squatters from c
Updated on 11/18/11 at 5:24 pmIt started off as just a cheeky idea: Take the traditional pinup calendar image of a woman on a bicycle, reinterpret it by using actual hardcore female cyclists, and donate the profits of the calendar to a women's health organization.
When Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel released his first budget plan last month, he said, “A budget is about priorities.” Over the past few weeks, the ensuing process to arrive at a final budget has involved a push-and-pull between aldermen and the mayor, rallies by residents and lobbying by interest grou
Evanston and Chicago, both lakefront communities with a lot going for them, including diverse populations and impressive cultural and economic draws; but Eight Forty-Eight wondered, when stacked against each other, how do they compare?
Tuesday is a big day for union members at Ford auto plants across the Midwest. Voting is scheduled to close on a new a new four-year contract that could mean more than 1,000 jobs for Chicago and the region.Earlier this month, Ford and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative agreement.
Illinois' two U.S. senators see the growing Occupy Wall Street movement in very different ways. Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk criticized the Occupy Wall Street movement, including the Chicago branch.He said it seems like a political and pharmacological event."