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Trying to split Naperville's downtown streetscape improvement costs

Downtowns need regular upkeep and maintenance but paying for streetscape improvements can be a tricky matter:

In an estimated $15 million project that’s expected to take six years once it begins, the city plans to upgrade sidewalks, install new benches and street furniture and enhance street corners throughout its commercial core…

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Sociology

Tastes And Trends

Foodie Friday! This is the time of year when there are all sorts of articles written about the best and worst of the previous year along with some… 350 more words

Business

Sellers' Market: Triangle home sales up 27 percent in November

Much to the surprise of the Triangle housing market, home sales in November were up nearly 27 percent over last year – buoyed in part, some say, by both optimism for the U.S. 334 more words

North Carolina

We The People

If you’ve spent any time on social media over the last few years, you’ve probably seen a petition circulated by someone you know. You might have even clicked on the petition, either out of a shared concern or just to support your friend. 353 more words

Helpful Hints

2017 Opportunities - TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME, APPLY TO WIN $5000 GRANT

Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programmes is an annual business plan competition that provides opportunity for 1000 young Africans to get $5,000 in non-returnable seed capital(grant) and access to a $5,000 convertible loan as funding for their business idea.   362 more words

Business And Economy

Innovation - just another meaningless buzzword?

By Heather Cameron

As one of the trendiest terms of recent times, innovation has become familiar across the business world. But has its excessive use to refer to anything new effectively made the term a meaningless buzzword? 533 more words

Business And Economy