Thursday, February 14, 2013
The new North Shore location will offer a variety of cosmetic procedures and skin care treatments.
Images Med Spa officially opened it's Wilmette location in a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening on Tuesday. The spa is located at 505 Skokie Rd, and features a team of nurses and medical aestheticians. Images Med Spa, which part of an Illinois chain with locations in Skokie, Evanston and Chicago, will offer non-surgical and non-invasive cosmetic procedures and skin care treatments, such as Botox, facials and permanent make-up. For more information or to schedule a consultation, visit the spa online at www.imagesmedspa.com. Check back later as Patch continues to update this story. For more news on new North Shore businesses, be sure to 'like' Patch on Facebook and sign up for our free daily newsletter here.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Construction has begun on the Smylie Bros. Restaurant and Brewery, owned by a New Trier graduate who left his career as a commodities trader to become a restauranteur.
Evanston is getting what could the city’s first brewery courtesy of Winnetka native and former commodities trader Michael Smylie. Smylie is opening the Smylie Bros. Restaurant and Brewery in August or September, which will serve a variety of craft beers brewed in house, as well as barbecue and wood-fired pizza, among other offerings. This is particularly noteworthy in Evanston — once a dry community and the national headquarters of the temperance movement. “Considering that Evanston was dry … it’s really the first brewery in its history, which is pretty cool,” says Smylie, who graduated from New Trier High School in 1995. The brewpub, slated to open at 1615 Oak Ave., is also the first restaurant venture for Smylie, who left a career as …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The Winnetka location is the 5th on the North Shore for the family-owned business.
Once Upon a Bagel has officially opened the doors of its Winnetka location, holding a grand opening last Thursday. The business had a soft opening late December, opening its doors for the public shortly before the holiday season. The Winnetka space is the 5th location for the family-run chain — which includes another Once Upon a Bagel location in Highland Park, Once Upon a Grill and Once Upon a Deli in Northbrook and the Mean Wiener in Highwood. Gerry and Steve Geffen, the father-and-son team who own the North Shore chain, chose to open a location in Winnetka because of supportiveness of the community. “It’s a close-knit community,” Steve Geffen said. “Everyone wants everyone else do to do well. … We felt the most comfortable in this …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
The new Winnetka business offers small scale design concepts to full architectural and construction services.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Information provided by the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce. The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for A. Perry Homes, 564 Lincoln Ave. in Winnetka. The new business offers a range of services from small scale design concepts to full architectural and construction services.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Rachel Rosenberg started working for Arbonne International, a California-based health and wellness company, five years ago.
After 14 years as the vice-president at a finance company, Rachel Rosenberg left her career to sell health and wellness products for Arbonne International, a California-based health and wellness company, Winnetka Talk reported. The Northfield mom of three told Winnetka Talk that her decision came down to her belief that the product works and could lead to a healthier lifestyle. Rosenberg’s clients agree. Sandy Rabin started using the products two years ago and lost 30 pounds in about three months, Winnetka Talk reported. For the full story, visit Winnetka.Suntimes.com. Related Northfield Business News Want to follow business news from Northfield? Sign up for Winnetka-Glencoe Patch's newsletter or "like us" on Facebook.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Baby Take a Bow will open at 805 Elm St. on November 12.
Twirling toddlers and dancing babies will soon be a regular scene at a new dance studio in downtown Winnetka. Baby Take a Bow, which offers a dance curriculum ranging from ballet to hip hop for students from infants to preteens, is expected to open on Monday, November 12. The Winnetka studio will be Baby Take a Bow’s second location; the first opened in Chicago’s Roscoe Village in 2011. “I was looking at Evanston, Wilmette, and Winnetka [for the second location], when I got to Winnetka, that’s when my search ended,” owner Kristen Ramirez said. The 31-year-old says she fell in love with Winnetka’s neighborhood feel, “it’s like a small city within a cute, beautiful community.” She chose the space at 805 Elm St. because it felt similar …
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It's been an interesting month in Winnetka, Glencoe and Northfield. Six New Trier High School students were charged with sending inappropriate photos and a Glencoe doctor convicted for threatening a romantic rival with a gun was sent to prison for six months. Business is buzzing in Northfield, with several newcomers slated to open in the near future such as an indoor baseball facility, a taco restaurant, an animal hosipital to name a few. Browse through the links below and catch up on the news of the month-in order of popularity-that you may have missed. To keep up to date on the latest local news, sign up for our free morning newsletter.
Friday, October 26, 2012
The restaurant is expected to open in February for dinner and Sunday brunch.
An eatery featuring American cuisine is expected to open in February at the former Wienecke Hardware/Active Endeavors space at 694 Vernon Ave., according to Glencoe News. Spearheaded by Glencoe resident and hedge fund CEO Alec Litowitz the restaurant will feature chef Christian Ragano who has worked at NoMi at Park Hyatt Hotel in Chicago, the newspaper reported. The yet unnamed eatery plans to source locally and organic as much as possible and prices will be “not as highbrow as the Blackhawk, and not lowbrow, either,” Eric Fosse, a partner in the restaurant told Glencoe News. New businesses that have opened in Glencoe this year include Eclectic Gorgeous Goods at 378 Park Ave., Reach Yoga at 688 Vernon Ave., Richard Shay’s Photo Emporium…
Monday, October 22, 2012
From a new taco restaurant to a new animal hospital, the village says it’s excited about the variety of businesses that’s coming to the village.
An online retailer and a dialysis center are among the four new businesses expected to open in Northfield in the near future. PC Nation is planning to move its online sales operations and a showroom into the building at 500 Central Ave. by end of October, according to Steven Gutierrez, community development director for the Village of Northfield. “They have a show room and retail area that they are hoping to open before the holidays,” Gutierrez said. “It’ll be in a separate space but at the same address.” Taco Nano is expected to take over the former Hunan Chef’s space at 1743 Orchard Ln. The store is expected to be a quick-serve spot with 16 chairs and an emphasis on carryout. “They are in the midst of renovating the space and are …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Flee Bags will be hosting a book signing on Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with Dr. Barbara Royal, who counts Oprah Winfrey among her clients.
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Tuesday, October 16, 2012
East coast native Suzanne Robin didn’t set out to own a boutique store, much less a store in the Midwest. “I’d always loved oilcloth and found that it was underutilized, so I bought oil clothes and made a tote one day,” said Robin. The former advertising account executive says oilcloths are great for more than just outdoor products because they are light weight, durable and water repellant. From making that one tote in 2003, Robin has since relocated her boutique store Flee Bags from a 500-square-foot space in Boston to a space in Winnetka that’s just under 1,000 square feet. Want to follow similar articles? Sign up for Winnetka-Glencoe Patch's newsletter or "like us" on Facebook. Flee Bags sells oilcloth bags for picnicking, traveling…