Chicago’s Groupon Turns 5

Chicago’s Groupon Turns 5

Who says Chicago can’t be a start-up town? Windy City-based Groupon is celebrating its fifth anniversary this week by rolling out a new, sleek homepage, in addition to Apple & Android app redesigns and special deals for Chicago-area and nationwide customers. It certainly hasn’t been an easy ride; before its IPO back in November of 2011, the SEC began investigating Groupon for “irregular” (read: illegal, incorrect, wrong, etc) accounting practices. Before that (and, even since) there…

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Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2013 Info

Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2013 Info

This coming Sunday, October 13th, thousands of runners will participate in this year’s Chicago Marathon. The event, which runs from Grant Park north to Addison, west to Damen, and south to 35th street, begins promptly at 7:30 am Sunday morning. The head-of-the-pack runners will likely finish in just over 2 hours, but many more will be on the route significantly longer. Spectators are welcome to come out and cheer on participants; detailed information regarding viewing…

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