Monday, March 11, 2013
Winnetka Village Council is expected to approve the project Tuesday, Chicago Tribune reports.
Winnetka’s business district could soon be blooming, with flowers, that is, if the village council approves a project to hang 120 new flower baskets on 60 light posts throughout the Elm Street, Hubbard Woods and Indian Hill business districts, Chicago Tribune reported. The project is expected to cost at $81,000 to start and about $24,000 in yearly upkeep and would be funded from the fiscal year 2013-14 budget, which is expected to be approved Tuesday, Chicago Tribune reported.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The Winnetka business owner of Vose-Sanders Bootery and former Winnetka Chamber of Commerce treasure and secretary passed away at 63 years old.
Richard T. "Rick" Sanders, 63, of Northbrook, passed away on October 21. Sanders was the proud owner of the 90-year-old Vose-Sanders Bootery, 837 Elm St. He put thousands of shoes on Winnetka's feet and will be long remembered for his exceptional customer and community service. He served on the Winnetka Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for six years, including terms as treasurer and secretary. “The Village of Winnetka Business Community will greatly miss Rick,” Terry Dason, executive director of Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce wrote in an email to chamber members. “He was a well respected business man and leader for our business community.” Sanders was the loving husband of Carol McHugh Sanders; dear son of Ted and Wanda …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Hubbard Woods' newest business hosted a red ribbon cutting Wednesday evening during its grand opening celebration.
Winnetka's newest business, Lake Shore Acupuncture, held its grand opening and ribbon-cutting celebration Wednesday evening, complete with hors d'oeuvres, wine and good company. Joined by members of the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce, business owner and licensed acupuncturist Dana Hoffman gave attendees tours of the clinic at 914 Green Bay Road before cutting the red ribbon with an enormous pair of scissors. Hoffman shares the space with partner Dr. Samuel Moltz who focuses on treating longstanding health issues using natural treatments. Lake Shore Acupuncture offers the following treatments: To make an appointment or learn more about Lake Shore Acupuncture, visit the clinic’s website, send Hoffman an email or call at (847) 881-…
Monday, April 23, 2012
The first Women’s Business Luncheon at the Winnetka Community House brought in more than 120 people last week.
The following is a press release sent out by Chicago’s North Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau. Here is the press release in full: Chicago’s North Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Winnetka Chamber of Commerce co-hosted their first Women’s Business Luncheon where Keynote Speaker Sophia Siskel, President and CEO of the Chicago Botanic Garden spoke to a sold-out crowd. Over 120 people attended the event held at the Winnetka Community House. In addition to Winnetka business professionals, women from many North Shore communities networked and gained insight from Ms. Siskel’s presentation which highlighted the benefits to the community of having a world-class botanic garden in our region and the people, from two to 92 who …
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…
Friday, November 25, 2011
The latest addition to the Winnetka shopping district carries some old favorites along with rare finds in a cozy, modern day salon setting.
As the afternoons grow darker faster, Winnekta streets shine bright with the addition of new business. Adding to the glow is the newly-opened Round Table Books. The store's Nov. 18 opening party and ribbon cutting drew around 100 people in from the fall chill. “People have literally been banging on the door to take a look inside,” Arthur Frank, proprietor and managing partner of Round Table, said of the community’s reaction in the weeks before the opening. “I felt good about this neighborhood. I think people are ready for this type of store.” Related: Think Outside the Box (Stores) Round Table Books carries used and antique books, ranging from the familiar to the extremely rare. The business, Frank said, is an outgrowth of his lifelong …
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Two fun opportunities to enjoy the summer weather over dinner.
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- Patch Staff
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
A little bit of nosing around Winnetka on Tuesday led to two dinner leads too good not to share. 1. Kids are Special Jerry's Restaurant offers a kid's menu on Tuesday night, fit with ice cream sundaes and fried chicken. 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 505-507 Chestnut St. The tagline is "For kids with great taste," which means your kiddos, right? 2. Beer Tasting at the Winnetka Wine Shop The title speaks for itself. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. 726 Elm Street, Winnetka Check out their Twitter feed for list of beers at @winnetkawine Special thanks to Michelle Sweeney at the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce for the second tip.