| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Some of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s biggest campaign donors dropped $950,000 in one day into a new super political action committee created to help back his run for re-election in 2015.
Illinois election law caps the amount individuals can contribute to...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
My husband, Dan, jokes that I'm a big tipper when he's paying the bill.
Now you know I never pay retail; I rarely shop or dine without coupons; and I always stick Dan with the bill.
So I often remind the hubs to tip on the gross amount before the...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:39 PM
It's a shame furry friends can't pay for themselves. Though wagging tails after a long day at work may make pet ownership seem worthwhile, a happy pup won't stop those bills from rolling in at the end of the month. Thankfully, quick and easy ways exist...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 7:15 AM
I know several of my readers were waiting for a Groupon deal to subscribe to the Daily Press.
New today, there is a deal offered through Groupon.com for a yearlong subscription to the newspaper.
For $19, you can get a year of Sunday newspapers or...
| Jul 20, 2014
In the market for a relaxing evening outdoors — with a bit of a wild edge? A "zoovie" at Lincoln Park Zoo may be just the ticket.
Beginning this month through October, the zoo will screen films on its south lawn once a month.
This year's zoovies...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Groupon has a deal for SeaWorld and Busch Gardens that will get you a Fun Card for only $75.
The Fun Card gets you access to one of the two parks until the end of the year. The normal price is $95 plus tax.
The Fun Card doesn't cover parking or give you...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:32 AM
This weekend, Charna Halpern's iO Chicago, once known as ImprovOlympic before the pesky International Olympic Committee decided to enforce its trademark, makes its final exit from the scruffy strip of Clark Street bars just south of Wrigley Field.
| Apr 18, 2014
A warehouse built by onetime Chicago merchant Montgomery Ward & Co. is now home to the sleekly chic U.S. headquarters of an imported corporate citizen: Britain-based vacuum cleaner-maker Dyson.
The company that made an everyday household appliance hot...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Investors filled up on shares of GrubHub in the company's first day of trading.
Shares of GrubHub rose as high as $40.80 on Friday and ended the trading day up 31 percent, at $34. GrubHub's gains came as the overall stock market fell, with the Dow Jones...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:57 AM
GrubHub shares are trading well below last week’s highs as a massive selloff of technology-related stocks weighs on the new shares of the online food ordering service.
GrubHub shares fell 12.5 percent to $30.91 during Thursday’s rough...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Chicago-based online deals company Groupon has acquired Canadian grocery coupon startup SnapSaves, the companies said Tuesday.
SnapSaves, which launched in August, gives shoppers cash back on some items after they upload grocery receipt pictures. It...
| May 16, 2014
| 3:39 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Today's list is packed with freebies, dining deals, retail coupons and free fun things to do. Get free gallons of premium paint at Ace Hardware this weekend, save $10 on groceries at Target (and Publix) and save more than 30...