Tuesday, July 31, 2012
We ask and members of Wilmette, Kenilworth share their passion, insights.
Kenilworth resident Donna Calk teamed up with Harris Sophocleous of Personal Peak to open North Shore Boot Camp in the summer of 2010. Calk, a West Point graduate, says she decided to start a business in Kenilworth because “I figured we do so much together in this town, why not start working out together, too!” “It truly makes it more fun to work hard and sweat with those you like to be around!” she said. Patch: What's your favorite thing about Wilmette or Kenilworth? Calk: My favorite thing about Kenilworth is that it is a quaint, close-knit community, where you really get know your neighbors. Seeing such wonderful people at church, school drop-off, the beach, the Kenilworth Club and other community events really enables you to build …
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
After only a few months of business, a Kenilworth fitness studio grew to meet overwhelming demand.
Two local studio owners found themselves evaluating how to meet demand after just three months of opening their fitness studio, The Dailey Method North Shore . A national franchise based on the program developed by California-based Jill Dailey McIntosh, The Dailey Method studios have been opening across the country. After its August 2011 opening, the new Kenilworth studio was inundated with interested clients. Growing Demand “We were three months in and we had waiting lists. Clients couldn’t get into class and every class was sold out,” says The Dailey Method North Shore co-owner Leanne Kurtzweil. “We thought , what are we going to do? We needed to meet this demand. There were still so many people who hadn’t come yet.” Kurtzweil, along …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Business owners from Winnetka, Glencoe, Northfield, Evanston, Wilmette and Kenilworth enjoyed a night of networking and cocktails.
Business owners from around New Trier Township and beyond packed Trifecta Grill in Winnetka and learned how to use social media to grow their businesses online. Related Articles: Want to follow similar articles in Winnetka, Glencoe and Northfield? Sign up for Winnetka-Glencoe Patch's newsletter. Want to follow similar articles in Wilmette and Kenilworth? Sign up for Wilmette-Kenilworth Patch's newsletter.
Monday, June 25, 2012
The five New Trier communities generally have lower vacancy rates for retail properties than the rest of the Chicago area.
In spite of the recession and its sluggish aftermath, new businesses are still moving into New Trier Township communities. With the exception of Glencoe, the communities all have vacancy rates below the 9.5 percent average for the Chicago area. Many of the communities have vacancy rates more in line with the boom days of 2004 to 2007, when the area's rate was less than 8 percent for all but one quarter. Patch surveyed the communities to get business development and municipal officials' takes on the business climate in each one. Want to follow similar articles? Sign up for our newsletter and "like" us on Facebook! Wilmette While officials and residents wait to see if the big catch — Walgreen’s — eventually moves into the sub-divided …
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Saturday, June 23, 2012
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Wednesday, June 6, 2012
The Dailey Method North Shore added 627 square feet of studio space to its Kenilworth location.
Information provided by The Dailey Method North Shore.