Tag: Mount Prospect

Chicago's population slides again

Greg Hinz reports in Crain’s Chicago Business that Chicago population drops for third year in a row. The net loss isn’t much, just a few thousand, but significantly, African Americans are leading the parade out of the city. Which probably accounts for the fact that the only suburbs that are seeing a small ┬áincrease are... Read more »

Suburban garbage lessons for Chicago

More and more suburbs are turning to private haulers to pick up their garbage, the Tribune reports. The private haulers, the towns believe, are more efficient and environmentally friendly. With fewer pick-ups, for example, the town reduces its carbon footprint. Makes sense. But not in Chicago. The city continues to be in the garbage hauling business,... Read more »

Tinley Park: Best place for raising kids.

A Tinley Park montage Tinley Park, is the most kid- and family-friendly town in the United States, according to Business Week. Something must be happening in Chicago’s suburbs because last year, the honor went to Mount Prospect. There’s one caveat:  Surveys ranking cities, suburbs and states are a dime a dozen and need to be... Read more »
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