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Ted Buchanan April 21, 2014 at 06:47 pm
Who has even heard of these stores? Didn't Aaron Bros.go under in 1987? Who wants to take the timeRead More to hack into these accounts? Dummies that shop there don't have any money! Low-brow and low income customers who bring in their 5 screaming kids ( 4 are obese!) And their parents let them terrorize the rest of the shoppers. Free babysitting while Mommy orders an extra large Slushee for Remo and his ADD. Why ? Parents weren't parented either. Or its considered cute as Jr. has his meltdown with sticky chocolate fingers ! Count me out...
yourusmcboyelvises April 21, 2014 at 11:20 pm
you elvisees need to grab a par and march on the lilly house and drag those obummers and smoldens toRead More the streetskies for some real justskies. before icks too lakes.
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.
Just Sayin April 24, 2014 at 07:19 am
LOL...Well...several years ago I did drive past the charm school in Menard. Not sure that wouldRead More qualify as having paid dividends. As far as your activity today goes...your vests will probably be a fashionable shade of reflective Save The Planet Green. You might consider donning your Robin Hood cap, the one you won on that trip to Great America last summer! Whether you do choose to accessorize or not...be sure to bundle up now...bone chilling cold out there! While I am sure your singular motivation for participation is that juicy prize...I wish to extend thanx from the community for your efforts in beautifying america. Good Luck Old Man...Good Luck!
McCloud April 24, 2014 at 12:39 pm
Thanks so much for giving me the Robin Hood cap, I'm sure that getup you like to wear with the greenRead More tights may now have to be some sort of super hero of your choice. Make sure your parole officer is not made aware of the costume, he briefed me on the Peter Pan incident at the elementary school where your tinker bells were on display.
Just Sayin April 24, 2014 at 04:43 pm
McClown...Such is the nature of dementia...when one experiences memories in a jumble of fact,Read More fiction and wishful thinking and fear. While I can not speak to key clues and insights into your current mental state (see your comment above)...such as green tights, super heroes, parole officers, Peter Pan and tinker bells I can clarify one thing. I most certainly did not give you that green felt chapeau of pointed brim! That was a prize you won at the ring toss table. ( I believe you were attempting to impress Elsie and her twin sister Erma at the time). That was the Great America group trip last July. The 19th to be exact. Check The Home photo archives for verification. You wore your : " Don't Blame Me...I Voted For The Loser" tee shirt that day. I am sure it will all come back to you if you try a little bit harder to remember.
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)
mark April 18, 2014 at 07:23 am
When taxes are imposed on various industries then to stay in business the prices increase on theRead More consumer! Obamacare , gas taxes, payroll taxes, tolls, the proposed soda and candy tax , your tobacco tax is 75% of what the product really costs! Commercial Property tax increases! Do you people see what's going on here? This country is being destroyed by the Democrats! It is starting to resemble The a Soviet Union! We should change the name of this country to the USSA!
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.
Walter White April 16, 2014 at 05:59 pm
Will do, VI.
Walter White April 16, 2014 at 06:02 pm
Where've you been VI? I've missed your posts insulting and belittling Patch staff.
Jon Hall April 17, 2014 at 07:21 am
Very clever "Walter", using that hole in your pants pockets to learn to count toRead More six...using Roman numerals.
Bernard Johnson April 11, 2014 at 10:27 pm
And good luck to 'em - they'll need it. Sullivan's Morton's Pete Miller's Ruth Chris, Jimmy's, etc,Read More etc. The area has a plethora of 'upscale steak' restaurants already and bear in mind how long Stony River lasted [didn't] in Deerfield. Why do so many people think [?] they've got what it takes to own and operate a restaurant [the highest failure rate of any business venture I can think of]? With beef prices at an all time high and real incomes having regressed to pre-1996 levels, I give 'em 18-20 months.
Janice April 13, 2014 at 11:34 am
Jimmy's is definitely not an upscale steakhouse and I would not put it anywhere near the sameRead More distinction as the others. It has also closed and recently reopened under a new name and new menu, but the decor is still the same (outdated). You also forgot to mention Merlot's which is in the same category as Ruth's Chris, Morton's, Sullivan's. There are a plethora of steak places opening up all over, not just here. It's great for competition, but agree that it may be a tough sell, especially in Highwood, but I'm looking forward to checking it out.
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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Deerfield Resident March 26, 2014 at 08:50 am
If you like to do business with a company that pays in 120 days....then sign a contract withRead More walgreens! (no caps)
Deerfield Resident March 26, 2014 at 08:52 am
.....they're impossible to work with!
Mark Myers March 27, 2014 at 01:01 am
Always a good idea to dump the bad stores before you sell the company. Mr. Walgreen The Founder isRead More spinning in his grave!
Public hearings will be held in early April and early May when the City of Lake Forest will consider a proposal for a Whole Foods.
Programmer Corner March 29, 2014 at 07:01 pm
And, wow, that's going to be a big forest lost. :(
Dr. Terry March 29, 2014 at 09:27 pm
And down the road we didn't want the tax cash cow of Costco, so all the residents of MettawaRead More received a nice tax refund on there real estate tax bills. Yet, now we are considering a WF which can't keep a candle lit vs. Costco's tax revenue...makes absolutely no sense. Kind of like the west LF train station...what a waste of money to feel a need to build a structure that grandios.
Programmer Corner April 4, 2014 at 08:36 am
April 9th meeting postponed. Anyone know why and when the hearing will occur? Maybe this is why noRead More one shows up to these meetings: http://www.cityoflakeforest.com/assets/1/27/Plan_Commission_Agenda_4.9.14_Revised.pdf
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!
Empty storefronts are no more at Deerfield Square.
RB March 15, 2014 at 09:16 am
Maybe now they can take out and replace all the dead trees. Maybe even water them. When they tookRead More TIF funds for this development they showed renderings with a canopy of trees in that huge narrow space parking lot. Well, most have died or have had limbs chopped off. The canopy is non existent. The Village takes over maintenance of US Bank's corner because the bank let it wither and die. Well, the "premier" shopping plaza right downtown is doing the same thing with their trees. Take a look this Spring.
Jon Hall March 15, 2014 at 08:51 pm
Another great work of reporting Emily. Atta girl.
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.
cheryl February 21, 2014 at 12:40 pm
Customer service was a huge problem in November when I did not receive merchandise paid through theRead More site. Multiple emails went ignored despite reading press that customer service was being improved. After getting a refund from my credit card company and removing myself from the daily emails, I will not be returning as a customer.
Anon February 21, 2014 at 05:08 pm
1. I actually had a very pleasant and accommodating interaction with Brad, so I am happy to see thatRead More he is trying to get back on track. 2. This article could use some editing.
Janice March 15, 2014 at 08:15 am
WeDeal took many facebook posts down, including mine. Is that how you do business? I asked DQ ifRead More they're accepting the WeDeals and she said yes, but they'll never use them again. When they got their punch cards, some were missing, out of order, etc. Said it was a real disaster. I think she also said the expiration date was being extended. As a customer, of WeDeal, why isn't WeDeal sending out mass emails notifying the customers of extended expiration dates? They should send out an email to every customer about which vendors are accepting the wedeals and which are not. Like Cheryl though, I did dispute with Discover Card the two wedeals I hadn't used yet and fortunately I have received my money back. It's going to be a long time before I trust them again, if ever.
ssternberg February 21, 2014 at 10:48 am
Grew up in Cleveland and we all shopped at Heinen's. Great store...you are all in for a treat!
TMom February 21, 2014 at 01:54 pm
Carol - I heard the same thing, but apparently that wasn't the case. People were getting itRead More confused with the nursery that was at Half Day Rd. & Quentin Rd. in Lake Zurich. That was also a Beeson's and is now a (super nice!) Mariano's! As far as I know, there isn't a Mariano's coming to Bannockburn - although I'd be all for it!!!!
David Greenberg February 24, 2014 at 07:20 am
Dominick's used to be a nice chain - back in the 1970's. It's been anything but for decades - itRead More was only a matter of time before it decided that Chiraq was too pricey to operate in - taxes, fees, licensing costs, union wages... Grocery is a notoriously low margin business...
Walter White February 21, 2014 at 06:01 pm
Nah, I don't think that bunch of idiot homeowners was even close to scaring them away.
Bringin' Down Briarwood February 22, 2014 at 10:44 am
I live two blocks away. Make me an offer and I'll be happy to unload trucks at 5 am!! :)
Walter White February 22, 2014 at 10:51 am
I'll be there with my air horn.
Fernando February 19, 2014 at 07:57 pm
Article is good-you both are mind numbing!
Joki2 February 20, 2014 at 07:02 am
Not a secret anymore!!!!!!
Citizen Sane March 21, 2014 at 06:53 am
I choose to thank you right now. Bam.
McCloud February 14, 2014 at 01:48 pm
Always and forever your lame excuse for the current failure. Allows one to be ignorant and feelRead More fulfilled.
McCloud February 14, 2014 at 01:50 pm
Let me know when that clean up starts.
Walter White February 14, 2014 at 01:55 pm
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Home Depot plans to hire 80,000 for its spring selling season. Photo Credit: Home Depot
CHISEL February 15, 2014 at 09:32 am
The 95th and Pulaski store should fire everyone and start over.
mark February 15, 2014 at 10:51 am
Abigail how do you understand the affordable care act when the government doesn't even understand itRead More did you write it admitted it you want the government to take care of you
jim February 15, 2014 at 09:07 pm
Abigail should discuss the ACA bill with Nancy Pelosi last I heard she still doesn't know whatsRead More in it. Perhaps Abigail could give here a clue
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Janice February 19, 2014 at 06:59 am
One place let me use my wedeal "punch card" yesterday so I was happy, but that's probablyRead More different than a certificate. As for my unused certificates, one that I bought it November and the other in December, I disputed (and received) credit back from my credit card company. Better safe than sorry. I don't hear of anyone getting through to them or anyone getting their refunds. It was great while it lasted.
Stu Pidasso February 19, 2014 at 12:10 pm
"It was great while it lasted" , perhaps too great! That's why they're no longer inRead More business!!
Emily Stone (Editor) February 21, 2014 at 09:32 am
Update: The site is back up and running.Read More http://deerfield.patch.com/groups/business-news/p/deerfieldbased-wedeal-back-up-and-running?ncid=newsltuspatc00000010
Me February 11, 2014 at 04:26 am
[Gasp] Really?!?!?!?
AK February 11, 2014 at 11:31 am
Me, tell me the truth... do you want to talk about barbecue with aliens?
Bernard Johnson February 13, 2014 at 07:46 pm
Arthur Bryant's in KC is fantastic and I enirely agree with Jon Hall about using alder wood forRead More fish. BBQ'g salmon using alder is, well - simply outstanding / there's nothing else like it. You can find alder in some places on the North Shore [Mutual True Value on Route 22 has a very good BBQ supplies section]. BBQ'g is really pretty straight forward, you can do it on a Weber-kettle. Build up your heat source on one side of the kettle and place your meat {or fish} on the opposite side. Using one of the grill-surfaces that's hinged on both ends will allow you to add more charcoal and/or wood during the smoking process. The rule of thumb is 'low and slow', as in low heat and slowly. 225 / 235 degrees and for as long as he protein needs to be cooked to get its internal temperature right. Depending on the thickness of the cut [whether it be pork, beef, fowl or fish], the thicker the cut - the longer the process. Adding a foil disposable dish of water on the base of the kettle between the meat and the heat source can help keep the protein moist during smoking; of course, using a wash during the smoking process helps too - but, don't wash {or 'mop'} too often and do so without any sugar. If you add sugar or such like during the cooking process it's likely to burn and that's not one of the dominant flavors you want.