Jones: There are two projects involving downtown properties. It would have been gratifying to see the city-owned Crabigale's Building (Cass & Chicago Streets) redeveloped. This was one of the first projects I started to work on after coming to Joliet, so to me it has some sentimental value. Despite having several serious prospects over the past five years, we are still working on this project. This is a great building located at the historic intersection of Route 66 and the Lincoln Highway that has a mixed use potential. I am happy to report that we are in serious discussions with a potential new party to get it done. The significance of this redevelopment is to further the number of multi-family units downtown, and to save a historical and architecturally unique structure. … [Read more...] about Steve Jones Q&A: Will Joliet Rise To Its True Potential?
"It's basically the same putter with a bit more flexibility," Steve Stricker, one of Woods's closest confidants, told ESPN. "He's able to change the weights around a little bit, but the length is the difference... He's got a little more length on there, and that's just so he can practice a little bit more without back pain. That's what excites him the most is that he was able to put in a lot of time with this putter, and watching him putt, it looked exactly the same to me. He rolled the ball great." … [Read more...] about Tiger Woods voices distaste for SF Giants during first day of PGA Championship in SF
Meadows in 2013 led conservative opposition to a government stop-gap spending measure in an unsuccessful effort to block the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. The battle, led by Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzTrump-backed Hagerty wins Tennessee GOP Senate primary The Hill's Campaign Report: Trump's visit to battleground Ohio overshadowed by coronavirus The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the Air Line Pilots Association - Key 48 hours loom as negotiators push for relief deal MORE (R-Texas) in the upper chamber, led to a 16-day government shutdown. … [Read more...] about Wary GOP eyes Meadows shift from brick-thrower to dealmaker
For now, Silver Sprocket is operating on weekends only. The windows are left open to keep the air flowing through while customers shop. Ehrlich said he won’t make any of his employees come in to work yet if they’re not comfortable, meaning he spends most of his time running the day-to-day operations of his own shop as additional staff handle mail orders and online facets of the operation that are not directly customer-facing. … [Read more...] about Popular SF record store closes permanently: ‘There just isn’t a way forward in the city’
"They're able to get birthday hugs," Amber Crenshaw said. "Just tears of joy...just smiles, that's what I've seen. Also for family members. You see a decline right now with the residents and the family members, almost like a depression because they're not able to touch and to be involved with each other. So this booth has been the best scenario for right now." … [Read more...] about Houston-area couple creates pandemic-safe ‘hugging booth’ for seniors to connect with loved ones