Thursday, February 28, 2013
The North Shore residents developed an application to help users find local businesses based on friends’ recommendations.
New Trier High School alumni Chris Pauly and Brian Piggott have developed a Facebook and mobile app that allows users to review, share and recommend trusted local businesses among friends– much like Yelp but on a personal level, Wilmette Life reported. Check back on Patch for a full feature with eMazeMe founders. "We started eMazeMe as a way for family and friends to organize and share their favorite local service providers with the goal of supporting local business and non-profits by keeping more dollars spent locally," according to the company's Facebook page. Pauly and Piggot created eMazeMe, an online community that allows users to seek bids from local businesses for services, and the Facebook and mobile app is one aspect of the …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
New Trier baseball teams will have a place to practice this winter.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Information provided by Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce. The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce held a new business Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the The Yard, Illinois Baseball Academy on November 27 in Northfield. The Yard is the Illinois Baseball Academy’s new baseball training facility located at 164 Northfield Road in Northfield. Read the business profile of The Yard: New Indoor Baseball Facility to Open in Northfield Chris Beacom and his partners, Tom Burr and Matt LaFontaine opened the new venue to work with young baseball players in the community. The Illinois Baseball Academy has helped players on the North Shore since 2005 and the owners decided to open a new indoor facility, The Yard. The Yard features three hitting …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Illinois Baseball Academy is scheduled to open a new 5,000-square-feet training center in November.
For baseball lovers who hate training outdoors in winter, Illinois Baseball Academy will soon be offering a new option. The new indoor training facility, The Yard, 164 Northfield Rd., Northfield, is outfitted with hitting cages, a pitching tunnel and an open area for fielding work. “The batting cages allow us to give four lessons at any one time,” said Chris Beacome, president of Illinois Baseball Academy. “We are able to move [our cages] and our cables. One space can look different if we move a cage off to a side.” Want to follow similar articles? Sign up for Wilmette-Kenilworth Patch's newsletter or "like us" on Facebook. Slated to start programs on Nov. 5, the training center will be able to accommodate up to 18 players per hour, …
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.