Thursday, October 27, 2011
Local dining spots to start the weekend right.
Hackney’s With two locations in town, this famous burger joint makes it easy to enjoy killer food and a casual night out. Even TV host Guy Fieri has taken notice. Hackney's got a taste of national exposure when the famed chef stopped by to nosh on some burgers and onion stacks for a segment on his cable television show, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Café Lucci If you’re looking for a wine list that’s out of this world and have a hankering for Italian, Café Lucci is calling. A romantic spot tucked at the corner of Milwaukee and Central, Lucci is a family-owned restaurant with authentic food and service that makes you feel right at home. Try their garlic tapenade and crusty bread while you’re browsing the menu! Michael Salerno’s Pizza Wanna …
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Come say hello and grab a cup of coffee!
When I started this job, I had no idea what to expect. Glenview, you’ve blown me away! I’ve spent the last year getting to know a community with tremendous heart and commitment and we're thrilled how many of you have made Patch your one-stop-shop for local news. In honor of Glenview Patch’s one-year anniversary (and our loyal readers!) we’re hosting a meet-and-greet at Via Gelato in the Glen. Whether you’re already tuned into Patch or want to learn more, we want to see you! Stop by from 3-4 p.m., say hello and Patch will buy the first 100 readers a delicious cup of coffee. Here’s your chance to ask questions, tell us what you love about Patch and let us know how we can do better. See you soon!
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Battle the summer heat with an ice cream treat.
What better time to head out for a cool, sweet treat than the sweltering summer days of July? As a matter of fact, there's an official reason. July has been National Ice Cream Month since 1984, when then-President Ronald Reagan issued a proclamation designating the third Sunday in July as the day to pay homage to the frozen dessert. The sweet treat is enjoyed by 90 percent of the nation's population and uses about 9 percent of the milk produced in the nation, according to the International Dairy Foods Association. Here are a few of our local favorites for a cool treat on a hot day. Dairy Bar, Glenview The day the Dairy Bar opens each spring is nothing short of a local holiday. Residents can pull up any night of the week to find a crowd of …
Thursday, April 21, 2011
There's plenty to do this Easter weekend.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Live Music at The Glen When/Where: Via Gelato Cafe, 1853 Tower Dr., Glenview; Friday, April 22, 8 p.m.–10 p.m. Why Go: Enjoy the ambiance of this traditional Italian café while you listen to live rock and blues music. Cost: Buy a cup of coffee. Meet the Easter Bunny When/Where: Glenview State Bank, 800 Waukegan Rd., Glenview; Saturday, April 23 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Why Go: Come meet and take pictures with the Easter Bunny (he’ll have treats with him, too). Cost: Free Easter Egg Hunt & Coloring Contest When/Where: Nickel City, 555 Waukegan Rd., Northbrook; Saturday, April 23 8:30 a.m. Why Go: Kids 10 years and younger are invited for an old-fashioned Easter Egg Hunt (make sure you bring your empty Easter baskets!). If you’d like to …
Thursday, February 17, 2011
It's the end of the week. You're bored. You want something to do. You've come to the right place.
Got cabin fever? We’ve got just the thing. Get up and get out in Glenview (and some spots nearby) this weekend with Patch’s handy-dandy weekend planner. Thank us later. "Girls Night Out” Where/When: Park Center Health & Fitness, 2400 Chestnut Ave., Friday, Feb. 18, 7-8 p.m. Why Go: Learn the latest celebrity training secrets at this no cost Girls Night Out event. “Celebrity Sweat” will get your heart pumping with the latest moves from the trainers to the stars. For women 14 years and older. No advance registration necessary. Pricing: Free Live Music at the Glen Where/When: Via Gelato, Friday, Feb. 18 and Saturday Feb. 19, 8-10 p.m. Why Go: Catch some live music and relax in a cozy atmosphere. Fiddler Ethan Matlin takes the stage Friday …
Friday, October 15, 2010
Once a month Patch takes to the streets to ask people why they love Glenview. This month: Where is your favorite place to eat in Glenview?
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
A guide for caffeine addicts and pioneers of the palate.
Each month, Glenview Patch will poke around to discover the best of Glenview. The series begins with touring the must-try coffee spots. Take a seat, grab a cup and drink in the caffeine. 1) The Best Cappuccino Via Gelato & Café 1853 Tower Dr. 847-729-7088 Sun. – Thurs., 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Fri. – Sat., 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Ciao! Enjoy a taste of Italy at the quaint and homey Via Gelato & Café, located in the heart of The Glen. The traditional Italian cappuccino, as well as its 24 seasonal flavors of gelato, rivals those found internationally. Owner and manger Ron Dean purchases his beans from a local Italian coffee roaster. Dean came up with the idea of developing his cappuccino recipes after he traveled through Europe. The best shot of espresso…