Thursday, January 31, 2013
The San Francisco 49ers will take on the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl 2013 on Sunday, Feb. 3.
Thursday, January 31
Super Bowl 2013 is almost here, with the showdown of the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens just days away. The XLVII Super Bowl will take place at 5:30 p.m. Sunday CBS-TV (channel 2). Coverage of the Super Bowl will start at 1 p.m. with "Super Bowl Today" until 5 p.m. The "Super Bowl Kick Off Show" will start at 5 p.m. If you're looking for a place to watch the game in Winnetka and Northfield, here are some suggestions: The writers at Bleacher Report have offered their Super Bowl predictions, but if you're interested in some more untraditional predictions, take a look at TIME Magazine's list of "Wacky Ways of Predicting the Winner," which includes computer and Madden NFL 2013 simulations. Tell us: Where do you plan to watch …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Winnetka’s Trifecta Grill and a Highland Park organization set up accounts in memory of the 5-year-old.
A visitation for the 5-year-old girl killed in a Highland Park crash will be held from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Seguin & Symonds Funeral Home, 858 Sheridan Rd., Highwood, according to Legacy.com. Thomas Santos de Jesus, the father of the girl, was working at Trifecta Grill in Winnetka when he received the news. The fatal crash occurred on Labor Day when a Lexus Coupe hit a family walking in Highland Park, killing Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento, while her mother Modesta Sacramento and younger brothers, 2 and 4 years of age, escaped with non-life threatening injuries. Restaurant employees and patrons stepped up during his difficult time and helped set up a memorial fund to help with expenses. “All of our love and prayers go out to Thomas Santos de …
Monday, January 30, 2012
Patrick O'Neil aims to launch his third Winnetka eatery in two weeks.
Winnetkans may have noticed a subtle change to the building along Chestnut Street that previously housed JP McCarthy's. New awnings are a sign of a changing tide, ushering in Patrick O'Neil's eighth restaurant, Trifecta Grill. The restaurant, which will mark the third O'Neil restaurant in the area, is set to open in "two weeks" owner Patrick O'Neil told Patch. "I give everyone the line 'two weeks,' but I think it actually might happen," O'Neil laughed, adding that today, Monday, marks an intensive week of tasting, with all the cooks in tow. Related: Resale Shop Caters to Thrifty Parents The tapas-esque menu and industrial makeover of the eatery will largely target young adults in their 30s and 40s as a sans kids, hangout spot, O'Neil said…
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Our weekly series will list something for you to do all summer.
Patch is your guide as you become a tourist in Chicagoland. Whether you're new to town or want to explore the city you've loved for years, check out the Patch Passport series. One of Chicago's most beloved green spaces flourishes at the Chicago Botanic Garden, a 385-acre plot of land in Glencoe. The northern suburb is nestled into the North Shore next to Winnetka and Glencoe. If you're looking for a break from the city, the North Shore's garden is just the launch pad for a variety of tastes, sights and sounds. You can drive your car, hop off I-94 or Sheridan Road (there's ample space in the parking lot), or consider biking on one of the many trails (check out the attached bike map). The Chicago Botanic Garden's website will also lead you …
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
NFL games and another season with the Chicago Bears often means big business for restaurants, bars and sports shops.
It’s not just football fans who are excited that the NFL lockout came to an end on Monday afternoon. Many local businesses are breathing a collective sigh of relief after players and owners finally came to an agreement and will start the 2011 NFL regular season on time. Earlier: Patch Picks for summer fun with or without football in action. “We always have a small crowd here on Sundays and it’s definitely good for us. No question,” said Marie Albrecht, manager at Little Ricky’s. When the lockout started back in early March, restaurants and sports bars throughout the Chicagoland area worried that the lack of an NFL season would have a dire effect on revenues. While college football would still draw decent-sized crowds on Saturdays, the NFL …