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When Kids Can’t Eat, a Summer Food Drive Kicks in

 Every summer, a quiet crisis occurs in Glenview as the temperature mounts and the parks and pools fill with children. That’s when the shelves at the Northfield Township Food Pantry, which serves more than 600 local families, begin to empty and some children run the danger of missing meals, due to not getting breakfast or lunch at school.  But this year, citizens and neighbors can help keep food available through a special Summer Food Drive, organized by the Glenview Chamber’s Young Professionals…

Splurge on a Tasty Tradition

Every year 350 friends and neighbors unabashedly treat themselves to evening of conversation, live music, and dozens of tastes of every type: sweet, succulent, piquant, fizzy, fiery, cheesy, chewy, and tangy. They sample a huge variety of beers (provided by Joseph Mullarkey Distributors, Granite City, and Macushla Brewing Company), heart-warming wines, and the best food in the region from 30 very different kitchens, including The Curragh Irish Pub & Restaurant, Wildfire, and Plateia. The secret recipe? It’s…

Take a Tour of Glenview Tastes

Of course you want to taste it all—the deep chocolate brownies from Gail’s, the newest brew from Ten Ninety. But who has the time to hit every tasty place in Glenview? With Bites & Brews, scheduled for Thursday, April 26th, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at The Glen Club, you can indulge and savor specialties from nearly two dozen restaurants, brewers, wine purveyors, and shops. Here’s the list:Allgauer'sCafé el TapatioCatered by DesignCorner Bakery CafeGail's BrowniesGlenview Grind

Glenview’s Best Business Person of the Year: A Nonprofit Leader

Sheridan Turner, president and CEO of The Kohl Children’s Museum, has won a title she did not expect this year: The Glenview Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year. The Awards Ceremony is part of the Chamber’s Board Installation and Awards on January 10th 2018. One inspiration for the award: “To be successful a nonprofit has to be run like a business,” Turner says. Like a business, a nonprofit must raise revenue, but unlike a business, extra revenue goes directly into programming and growth.…

All the Dogs in the Know Agree: Carriage Hill Kennels is 2017’s Best Business

It might not have happened at all. Francine Barnes’ father might have stuck with serving Greek omelets to Evanstonians in the family business. But one day, her mother spotted a kennel for sale in Glenview. After a few touch-and-go years—at one point, a car was sold to make payments—the world got a lot better for the region’s dogs. Careful, detailed grooming. Safe housing. Expert training, and more. Fifty-six years later, Carriage Hill Kennels, which is owned by Francine and her brother Chris Cocallas, was…