Friday, May 17, 2013
Grab a free drink at Starbucks through May 19.
Cool down this weekend with a free iced beverage from Starbucks. The coffee giant is offering a free tall iced drink when you buy an iced VIA. This deal is valid through May 19. Starbucks locations in Glenview:
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Abt revealed the Samsung 85” Ultra HD TV on Wednesday. Only 250 units currently exist worldwide.
Abt unveiled the Samsung 85” Ultra HD TV on Wednesday night, the largest Smart television in the world. So far, only 250 units exist worldwide. The $40,000 television is voice and hand-gesture controlled, features built-in sound bars delivering 120 watts of sound in 2.2 channels and powered by 1.4GHz quad-core processor, IGN reported. Would you rather buy a giant, state-of-the-art television or a new car?
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
Patch has launched a new site to educate and empower small businesses with the digital tools, social media strategies and marketing know-how needed to ensure long-term growth. Readers will have access to exclusive interviews with well-known founders and CEOs and small business industry experts who share their experiences, advice and tips for success. One of the latest articles features an exclusive interview with successful real estate entrepreneur Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group. In this Q&A, Corcoran discusses the how to take advantage of the size of a small businesses, and why making big “mistakes” made all the difference in her success. Click here to read about the tactics Corcoran used to grow her business. Additional…
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Glenview's mobile home park will change ownership in 45 to 60 days, when the property exits foreclosure.
Sunset Village, Glenview's mobile home park at 2450 Waukegan Rd., will switch ownership this summer when it exits foreclosure in 45 to 60 days, according to a letter from Mike Vilches, President of the Sunset Village Residents’ Association. "The foreclosure will conclude within the next 45 to 60 days and the property will be sold at auction and the new owner will take position shortly thereafter," Vilches letter reads. "We have been told by October Investment Properties, LLC that they will own and operate Sunset Village as a manufactured home community." Sunset Village residents felt reassured when the new ownership visited the park on May 1 and conveyed their intentions to improve the park's living conditions, according to the letter…
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
More than 12 percent of Glenview's house and apartment market was considered affordable in 2004. Illinois suggests communities offer at least 10 percent of its market at affordable rates.
Glenview saw a 173 percent bump in rentors between 2000 and 2011, while the number of homeowners who had to spend at least 35 percent of their income on mortgage costs almost doubled, according to the 2000 U.S. Census and 2007-2011 American Community Survey data, the Chicago Tribune reports. While Illinois suggests at least 10 percent of a community's real estate and apartment market fits within the "affordable" range, Glenview already had 12.4 percent of its market in the "affordable" range when the Illinois Housing Development Agency evaluated the village in 2004, the Chicago Tribune reports. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development defines affordability as a household that pays 30 percent or less of its annual income on …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The classic treat popular in the 50s and 60s is still around, online or at a small food truck on the corner of Dundee and Skokie.
Northbrook's only food truck, the Roadside Kitchen, sits at the corner of Dundee Road and Skokie Boulevard Tuesday through Thursday, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. It's also the only place you can still find an original-recipe Lucky Cake, the small, moist chocolate and vanilla cakes that were popular in the 50s and 60s. The food truck is owned and operated by Joe and Louise Rycraft, who say they've held Northbrook's only food truck license since November of last year. "We decided not to do traveling [service] like all the other food trucks do because we wanted to find regulars," Louise said. "We didn't want to fight for spots. It's less stressful that way." The Northbrook residents makes most of their food in the truck, but occasionally …
Glenview-based Illinois Tool Works and Anixter International both made the list, which includes a total of 32 Illinois companies.
Two Glenview-based companies and two other North Shore-based companies have made the Fortune 500 list for 2013. Five Deerfield-based companies also made the list. See the list on Deerfield Patch. Fortune 500 companies are ranked by total revenues for their respective fiscal years. A total of 32 Illinois companies made the Fortune 500 list. Others include Abbott Labs at #70, Sears at #71, Allstate at #92, McDonald's at #111, CDW at #267 and Motorola at #304. At the top of the list is Walmart followed by Apple at #6 and General Motors at #7. See the full list here. Related Coverage
Does warm weather have you hankering for an ice cream cone? Patch rounds up some favorite spots to enjoy a cold treat from Evanston to Lake Forest and everywhere in between.
Spring weather ushers in ice cream season on the North Shore. So where’s the best place to pick up a cone? Patch shares this list of the most beloved spots for sweet treats around the region. Andy’s Frozen Custard, Evanston: Andy’s opened its first store in Missouri, where frozen custard—a creamier, smoother version of ice cream—is a local tradition. Find the authentic stuff at the company’s downtown Evanston location at 719 Church St. Hartigan’s Ice Cream Shoppe, Evanston: Take a trip back in time when you walk into Hartigan’s at 2909 Central St. in Evanston, which has served families there for three decades. Take your pick from an endless list of flavors, with creative names like “Lady Bug,” “Sneakers” and “Pirate Booty.” Homer’s Ice …
In Patch's ongoing real estate column, we take a look at six-bedroom mansion in west Northbrook with huge bay windows and a four-car garage.
Looking for a home for sale on the North Shore? Or do you just like to ogle pictures of gorgeous real estate? Each week, Patch features North Shore Wow Homes that fits the bill. Today's installment is a $2.059 million home at 2020 Pensive Ln. in west Northbrook. The six-bedroom, brick mansion has soaring bay windows, two master suites, hardwood floors throughout the home and a four-car garage. Other features include a pizza oven, barbecue pit, bar, theater and plenty of backyard recreation space. Visit the home's Prudential Rubloff listing to learn more.