Monday, April 29, 2013
The Glenview Prairie Club for golf and paddle tennis will have its grand opening May 4, featuring a paddle tennis demonstration and a ribbon cutting.
The Glenview Park District is celebrating the grand opening of its new Prairie Club with a paddle tennis demonstration an hour before the ribbon cutting. On Saturday, May 4, the Prairie Club at 2800 West Lake St. will begin its grand opening at 10:00 a.m. with a professional paddle demonstration, followed by a ribbon cutting at 11:00 a.m., then two hours of paddle tennis playing and tours of the new clubhouse and courts. The club's 9 hole golf course will also be open from 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at its usual weekend rate. Prairie Club memberships are now available online at resident and non-resident rates. Find information and purchase memberships on Glenview's paddle tennis website. People are also invited to a free introduction to …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Organizers of Breathe Deep North Shore have a goal of raising $100,000 for lung cancer research. Last year's event raised $140,000.
There's still time to register to participate in Breathe Deep North Shore, a 5K fun run, 1-mile walk and balloon launch to raise crucial funds for the LUNGevity Foundation for lung cancer research. The event will be held 9:30-11:30 Sunday, April 28 at Deerfield High School. Registration fees are $10-$25, and is free for lung cancer survivors. "It’s going to be an incredible family-friendly event," said Sue Bersh, a LUNGevity board member who's coordinating the event with friend Cindy Schwartz. The event will include music, games and activities like a photo booth, nail polish and hair braiding stations, massages, plus refreshments from Corner Bakery, Whole Foods, Starbucks, Panera and others. "Our 500-balloon launch is going to be …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Ballroom dance students will compete for individual and studio titles in April.
Dancers from Northbrook, Glenview and other surrounding suburbs will put their skills to the test this month at a national dance competition. Nine students at Fred Astaire Dance Studio will travel to Las Vegas in mid-April to compete in the Cross Country Dance Championship. They will be judged in American Rhythm (cha cha, rumba, swing, mambo and bolero) and American Smooth (waltz, tango, foxtrot, Viennese waltz) competitions. The dancers are not professionals; some took ballet when they were young, but “most of them haven’t had very much dance experience” before enrolling in the Buffalo Grove studio, manager Elle Sprague said. “A lot of them have been taking lessons for two to six years,” Sprague said. The students take private lessons …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Glenview Prairie Club, located at 2800 West Lake Ave. in Glenview, is the newest public paddle court facility on the North Shore.
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Maddy Stark, a sophomore at Kenyon College in Ohio, was named pitcher of the week by th eNorth Coast Athletic Conference for her impressive performance during the first six games of her softball team's season.
Maddy Stark, a Glenbrook South alumna and sophomore softball player at Kenyon Collage in Gambier, Ohio, was recently picked as pitcher of the week in the North Coast Athletic Conference for her impressive performance during the first six games of the season, including two shutouts, according to the college's website. By the time she was nominated for pitcher of the week, Stark struck out 28 batters in 39.2 innings pitched, according to the school's site. According to her father, Stark is a sophomore at Kenyon and also plays shortstop. Sign up for the Glenview Patch morning newsletter to get the latest community updates in your email.
Monday, March 18, 2013
Beer, wings and slam dunks! It's tournament time -- here's where to catch all the games.
Don't have enough TV screens to keep up with your March Madness bracket? There are plenty of viewing options in and around Glenview: Glenview House 1843 Glenview Rd. Glenview (847) 724-0692 Yard House 1880 Tower Dr. Glenview (847) 729-9273 Buffalo Wild Wings 1018 Willow Rd. Northbrook (847) 562-0333 Pinstripes 1150 Willow Rd. Northbrook (847) 480-2323 Landmark Inn 1352 Shermer Rd. Northbrook (847) 559-1919 Too busy to stop by your favorite local sports joint? Download the March Madness Live App to watch on the go from your mobile device. Where are you watching March Madness this year? Tell us in the comments!
Friday, March 15, 2013
Check to see when the Fighting Illini will be playing.
Update 10:05 p.m. Thursday: Finals and Friday's matchups Illinois defeated Minnesota 51-49. Michigan over Penn State 83-56. Iowa beat Northwestern 73-59 Nebraska beat Purdue 57-55 Friday's Matchups: Illinois v. Indiana Wisconsin v. Michigan Iowa v. MSU OSU v. Nebraska Bracket and Schedule Below Performing well in or winning the Big Ten Tournament is likely the only way the Iowa Hawkeyes will make their way into the NCAA Tournament. To do so they must defeat Michigan tonight at 7:00 p.m. CST. If they do they will get the quality win over an upper tier Big Ten team that has narrowly eluded them all year, setting up a better resume for the NCAA Tournament. They will then advance to play the winner of the Ohio State v. Nebraska game on …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The Bears quarterback and his fiancé Kristin Cavallari have rented a nine-room mansion in Winnetka.
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and his fiancé, Kristin Cavallari, have rented a 6,718-square-foot mansion with nine rooms in Winnetka, Chicago Tribune reported. The home features a three-car garage, seven fireplaces, six full baths, a wood-paneled library and a kitchen with marble counters, Chicago Tribune reported. “I’m a suburbanite now…In L.A. you have to be so careful about what you say and who you trust. It’s such an awful way to live. [In Chicago] people want to get to know you for you. I feel like I can just breathe,” Cavallari told Splash on her move to Winnetka.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
As the facility renovates to include paddle tennis courts, the Glenview Park Board approved to change the destination's name.
The Glenview Park Board has agreed to rename the National 9 Golf Club to Glenview Prairie Club to reflect the facility's upcoming paddle tennis courts that are currently under construction, according to a park district press release. “As we expand our customer base to include both golf and platform tennis enthusiasts, it made sense to rename National 9 Golf Club," Cheryl Doem, Superintendent of Special Facilities at Glenview Park District, said in the release. "We felt that Glenview Prairie Club reached both audiences in the community and is a solid foundation for us to build on." The Prairie Club name was picked from six proposed titles that were discussed by a focus group of National 9 members, based on criteria such as initial reactions…
Monday, March 4, 2013
Brian Hansen got first place in the 1,000-meter race in Germany.
Glenview's Brian Hansen, 22, won his first speedskating World Cup during a 1,000-meter race in Erfurt, Germany on Saturday, the Chicago Tribune reports. "It was a little bit of a surprise to win the 1,000," Hansen told the Chicago Tribune. Hansen finished the race in 1 minute, 9.79 seconds, beating Stefan Groothuis from the Netherlands by five- hundredths of a second, according to USA Today. Sign up for the Glenview Patch morning newsletter to get the latest local updates in your email.