Thursday, May 2, 2013
A one-story church and housing developments are planned for the 41 acres of land at the northwest corner of West Lake Avenue and Shermer Road.
Glenview officials gave the green light to sell 41 acres of former Glenview Naval Air Station land for redevelopment for a total of $22.3 million to Willow Creek Community Church in Northfield and Glenview-based Edward R. James Partners, Chicago Tribune reported. Willow Creek Community Church purchased 12 acres on the southern part of the property and plans to build a one-story, 75,000-square-foot building then relocate the church from Northfield to Glenview. While the real estate company purchased the remaining 29 acres and hopes to build a total of 171 housing units—35 single-family villas, 68 town homes and 68 row homes—on the property, Chicago Tribune reported. Related Coverage
Monday, April 1, 2013
Enjoy sushi and drink specials while 24 contests gorge on raw fish.
Want to see someone eat a bunch of eel rolls? RA Sushi Bar in The Glen will have 24 contestants participating in its Sushi Showdown sushi eating contest on Sunday, April 7 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. In true college basketball championship fashion, the sushi face-off will be organized like a bracket system. Sushi Showdown competitors will race against the clock and one another to the final round. The first round will include two heats of 12 competitors. Contestants will compete against the others in their heat to try and consume the most uncut RA Sushi signature Tootsy Makis (kani kama crab mix, shrimp and cucumber rolled and topped with crunchy tempura bits) rolls in three minutes. The top three competitors from each heat advance to the …
Sunday, December 16, 2012
The cause remains unknown for a fire that occurred at 1699 Independence Ave., but no serious injuries were reported.
On the Thursday, Dec. 13 at about 7:00 p.m., the Glenview Fire Department received a call from the resident of 1699 Independence Ave. reporting a fire in his basement, according to a recent fire department press release. The first units to arrive on the scene were met with heavy fire and extreme heat in a basement, the release says. Five occupants had evacuated the building prior to the fire department’s arrival — they were warned of the flame by functioning smoke detectors, according to the fire department. Multiple hose lines were stretched to contain and extinguish the fire, but heavy damage was sustained in the basement and first floor, along with moderate smoke damage to the second floor, according to the press release. The fire …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Homes in the Glen are nearly fully occupied. The retail section is still battling foreclosure.
Nearly all the homes in The Glen are occupied, according to an article in TribLocal based on 2012 stats released by the village. Of the 2,705 homes in the 12 development areas that are part of the 1,028-acre site, 1970 are occupied, the article says. This is what the village had expected. The retail section of the development is not doing as well. Glen Town Center Developer OliverMcMillan is facing a $55.6 million foreclosure suit. The highly anticipated 267,000-square-foot mixed-use retail center opened in 2003 and was supported by the Village with a $12 million revenue-sharing agreement with the developer.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Steve Santacruz earned a 2012 Top Performing Center Award for his site's financial and operational performance over the past year.
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Friday, September 21, 2012
The following release was provided by Mathnasium. Leading math education franchise, Mathnasium Learning Centers, recently recognized Steve Santacruz with one of its 2012 Top Performing Center Awards. Santacruz, owner and director of Mathnasium of The Glen, won the award for his learning center's outstanding financial and operational performance over the past year. "My goal as an entrepreneur in the education industry was to create a place where students could go improve their math skills while having a great time and enjoying themselves-a positive place where they want to be," says Santacruz. "My staff and I have worked tirelessly to bring this goal to fruition. This award is the result of those efforts, and we are so proud of all that's …
Monday, June 18, 2012
Classic, muscle and luxury cars descend on The Glen for Dad's Day car show.
The Glen celebrated Father's Day Sunday with a third annual car show featuring an impressive array of vehicles. More than 100 cars enthusiasts brought their prized posessions out of garages to line the streets of Navy Boulevard and Tower Road in the Town Center. From classic wheels to luxury cars, the vehicle collection delighted onlookers of all ages. Awards were given to the top 25 vehicles on display in a variety of catergories. Cars exhibited Sunday included a '58 Chevy Corvette, a 1989 Bentley Turbo R, a '59 Chevy Bel Air, and even an 1898 Oldsmobile Horseless Carriage. A kin to an interactive outdoor car musuem, guests were able to inquire about the cars directly from their owners, often found lounging in chairs next to their '…
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
From the Glenview Summer Festival to shopping at the Glen and cones at Dairy Bar, we want to know your reasons for holding Glenview close to the heart. Add your voice to reader comments and tell us why you wouldn't rather live anywhere else!
Sunday, June 10, 2012
After a 20-year occupancy in Northbrook, The American College of Chest Physicians will relocate to a two-story, 45,000-square-foot innovation center in the Catellus-owned Prairie Glen Corporate Campus.
Glenview will soon add another headquarters to an already impressive list of not-for-profit organizations and businesses including Anixter, Scott Foresman and LifeSource that call the Village home. The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) expects to break ground this fall on 5.25 acres of land recently purchased in the Prairie Glen Corporate Campus, according to a recent Village press release. The medical society plans to house its innovation and learning center in a newly built, two-story, 45,000-sqaure-foot facility, 2501 Patriot Blvd. The project is slated for October 2013 completion when the organization's 90 employees will move from the current headquarters at 3300 Dundee Road in Northbrook. The Glenview Village Board of …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The frozen yogurt store's newest outpost in Glenview lets customers dish out their own frozen yogurt and toppings, then weigh their concoction to determine the price. It opened Tuesday in the Glen.
After much anticipation from frozen yogurt fanatics, Menchie's opened in the Glen on Tuesday. The self-serve shop, which has outlets around the country and internationally, lets you dole out your yogurt and sprinkle on your own toppings, then weighs your dish at the cash register. The store, 1364 Patriot Blvd., is the third Menchie's in Illinois. According to the store's Facebook page, the official grand opening will be this weekend. Glenview Patch reader Hillary Pavia stopped by on opening day with two of her sons, Jack and Carter, to check it out and sent in some pictures to make the rest of us hungry. Stay up to date on the latest Glenview business happenings by signing up for our morning newsletter.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Neighbors of the four North Shore stores that were robbed last week say they aren't planning to take any dramatic security measures. The suspect in the crimes is still at large.
North Shore store owners say they aren’t changing their habits or getting panicked about safety in light of the four armed robberies or attempted robberies in the area last week. Lynn Hansen has owned Artisan Shop and Gallery in Wilmette for 30 years. Her store is six stores away from Yellow Bird Stationery, which was the first shop targeted in the crime spree. “I’m not going to lock my front door and buzz customers in,” Hansen said. “I guess I just don’t live in fear. Stuff happens; houses get robbed. Even if you are on the North Shore, things happen.” Of course, there’s no way to avoid having some reaction to an armed robbery so close by, she said. “We are a little bit on guard,” Hansen said. “You just have to be careful and hope it …