Wednesday, April 10, 2013
A developer says more parking is needed to attract an anchor tenant to the former Gap location in Winnetka.
Wondering what’s happening around the former Gap location at 925 Green Bay Rd. in Winnetka? A Highland Park developer is proposing to bring in an upscale anchor tenant to the Hubbard Woods business district and put up a parking lot at 929 and 931 Green Bay Road, Chicago Tribune reported. So what’s the reaction to the plan? Terry Dason, executive director of the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce, says she likes the plan because it could bring in more business for the district—but Marla Reisman, one of the two retailers that would have to relocate, is not happy with the plan, she has a sign with a Joni Mitchell quote up in the window of her store, which reads, “Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’…
Friday, April 5, 2013
Winnetka attorney Becky Hurley, Raynor Door Company co-owner John Bradley and New Foundation Center CFO Bob Linn will be honored on April 10.
Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce will be honoring three residents for their contributions to the community during a recognition lunch on April 10, according to the Chamber’s website. Winnetka attorney Becky Hurley will be honored as “Woman of the Year”; Raynor Door Company co-owner John Bradley will be honored as “Businessman of the Year”; and New Foundation Center Chief Financial Officer Bob Linn will be honored as “Man of the Year”, Chicago Tribune reported. Hurley has served on Winnetka’s Plan Commission, Winnetka Public Schools District 36 and Willow Road Enhancement Steering Committee, according to her Linkedin profile. Bradley was a founding member of the former Northfield Chamber of Commerce, ran the Winnetka Farmers …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
The Yard, Illinois Baseball Academy's new baseball training facility held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 27.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Information provided by Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce. The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce held a new business Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the The Yard, Illinois Baseball Academy on November 27 in Northfield. The Yard is the Illinois Baseball Academy’s new baseball training facility located at 164 Northfield Road in Northfield. Read the business profile of The Yard: New Indoor Baseball Facility to Open in Northfield Chris Beacom and his partners, Tom Burr and Matt LaFontaine opened the new venue to work with young baseball players in the community. The Illinois Baseball Academy has helped players on the North Shore since 2005 and the owners decided to open a new indoor facility, The Yard. The Yard features three hitting …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
From caroling to the tree lighting to carriage rides, there are lots of holiday events planned for this weekend.
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, September 4, 2012
Lake Shore Acupuncture will have its grand opening Sept. 5., and the owner says residents in Winnetka seem to be healthier than Chicagoans.
After five years practicing acupuncture, Highland Park native Dana Hoffman expanded her practice in July by setting up an office in Winnetka. Hoffman, who also works in Chicago, decided to set up shop in Winnetka so that she could partner with Samuel Moltz, a doctor of comprehensive internal medicine. Moltz works with patients to try to deal with their chronic health issues and reduce their dependence on medication, goals that are also very important to Hoffman. “The body is self-healing,” she said. “When you fall and scrape your knee it mends itself. All of these things that people come to see me for are symptoms that something is wrong, and its my job to promote more blood flow and kick up the release of endorphins and neurotransmitters…
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Winnetka will renew its membership with Chicago’s North Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Despite some objections, the Winnetka Village Council voted Tuesday night to spend $6,500 to renew its Chicago’s North Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau membership for another year. Winnetka joined the organization in February 2010 at the request of the Winnetka Community House, the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce and several village businesses. A community must be a member of the bureau before its businesses and organizations can join, and Winnetka now has 14 individual memberships, including the Winnetka Community House, The Hadley School for the Blind and Avli Estiatorio. Other member communities include Evanston, Glenview, Skokie and Northbrook. The organization promotes its members via its website, Facebook page, Twitter …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
This is the first time the event is offering alcoholic beverages. The sale will feature more than 130 vendors and will run Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Winnetka-Northfield's annual Sidewalk Sale will feature a new street festival this year, along with a variety of local vendors. The Sidewalk Sale, a "long-standing tradition" for more than 40 years, will attract even more crowds with the Let Loose on Lincoln festival, said Terry Dason, executive director of the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce. "The street will be closed, and we will have a classic car show, bands, other live entertainment, food, beer and wine," Dason said of the event. This year, shoppers over the age of 21 will be able to purchase beer or wine in a temporary streetscape garden on Saturday, July 21. Check out photos of the Sidewalk Sale from last year: Photo Gallery: Winnetka-Northfield Sidewalk Sale. Three …
Let Wilnnetka-Glencoe Patch help you make plans for something fun to do this weekend.
2011 Get Out Template It's Thursday and you have no idea what you're going to do this weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We've got the best bets for your done-with-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks for the activities to hit and new places to explore this weekend. Video Camp Summer Service Trip: Information and Discussion Read Outside the Box: An Evening Book Discussion for Kids Hadley Young Visionaries' 5th Annual Glow Golf Tournament Grades 3-6 "Aladdin" Music Theatre Camps Winnetka-Northfield Sidewalk Sale Book Babies at the Glencoe Public Library Sailfest Teen Beach Party Beginning Watercolor for adults and children Want to follow similar articles in Winnetka, Glencoe and Northfield? Sign up for …
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
New event to be held this evening will feature a variety of vendors at a farmers' market and live music, hosted by the Winnetka Park District, Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce and BMO Harris Bank.
If you’re looking for an outdoor event to enjoy the summer air tonight, swing by Hubbard Woods Park to shop at a new Farmers’ Market and take in some live entertainment by the New Invaders. The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Winnketka Park District, and will be hosting the first of three ‘Summer Nights’ events, featuring a number of vendors from the Northfield Farmers’ Market. “For the last few years, Winnetka residents have requested their own Farmers’ Market, like Northfield’s, which has been so successful for more than 30 years,” said Terry Dason, executive director of the the Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce. Dason said the chamber decided to test the event by joining forces with the park …