Thursday, May 23, 2013
Lululemon and Vans are among new additions scheduled to pen at the Skokie mall.
Five new stores are expected to open in the near future at Westfield Old Orchard Mall in Skokie, including yoga apparel store Lululemon and footwear store Vans, Skokie Review reported. Other new openings include Splendid, an LA-based clothing brand, Roka Akor, a Japanese-inspired restaurant and ZipFit Denim, a men’s jean store, the three stores follow recent additions to the mall that include Sur La Table, C.D. Peacock, Rolex, Michael Kors, The North Face, Tesla Motors and Henri Bendel, Skokie Review reported. Tell us: What’s your favorite store at Old Orchard and why? For the full story, visit: Skokie.Suntimes.com.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Construction has begun on the Smylie Bros. Restaurant and Brewery, owned by a New Trier graduate and former Winnetka resident.
It’s a new day in Evanston—once a dry community and the national headquarters of the temperance movement—where a gin distillery is up and running, a bar devoted to craft beers just opened downtown and what could be the city’s first brewery is slated to open at 1615 Oak Ave. this summer. Owner Michael Smylie, who grew up in Winnetka and graduated from New Trier High School in 1995, will be opening the Smylie Bros. Restaurant and Brewery in August or September. The Brewery will serve a variety of craft beers brewed in house, as well as barbecue and wood-fired pizza, among other offerings. “Considering that Evanston was dry…it’s really the first brewery in its history, which is pretty cool,” says owner Michael Smylie. The brewpub is also …
Friday, January 4, 2013
From a tea shop opened by Smashing Pumpkins frontman to a drive-through grocery store, what were your favorite businesses to open on the North Shore and why? Tell us in the comment section below.
It’s time to brag about that new restaurant or business you fell in love with in 2012. Patch wants to know of the many new businesses that opened on the North Shore last year, which were your favorites and why? Tweet them, Facebook them and spill the secrets of why you love them in the comment section below! Did we miss a new business that opened in your community? Add them in the comment section. Evanston Wilmette, Kenilworth Winnetka, Glencoe, Northfield Glenview, Northbrook Deerfield, Highland Park Lake Forest, Lake Bluff 27 Live Artisanal Wilmette A. Perry Homes Art Post Gallery Bedding Experts Authentico Avail & Company Big Blue Swim School Baby Take a Bow Dailey Method Benjamin Lake Forest Taxi …