Historic Wilmette Shopping Center Hits The Market

Historic Wilmette shopping center hits the market

The last time the Plaza del Lago shopping center in Wilmette changed hands, Richard Nixon was president and "Joy to the World" by Three Dog Night was a top single. Nearly 46 years later—and four months after the death of longtime owner Joseph Moss—the ...

Move to former bank puts Wilmette chamber in historic station

When Nada Becker first got the offer last November to move the Wilmette-Kenilworth Chamber of Commerce to new headquarters in Linden Square's historic Arthur Gerber ... chamber's annual Summerfest the annual two-day shopping, music, and entertainment ...

"Lost Airports of Chicago" lecture at the Wilmette Historical Museum

Sunday, March 20, 2016 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Free for members, $5 for non-members As you stroll through Chicago area shopping malls, housing developments and industrial parks, you may be surprised to learn that you could be walking on a former airfield!

Wilmette's Landmark Cta Station May Be Razed If It's Not Rehabbed

The phrase, "end of the line," might take on added meaning for the Chicago Transit Authority's shuttered Linden Avenue station in Wilmette. The recent opening ... building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It originally was constructed ...

The Big 10 college towns for tourists

Drive-- Nearby to Wilmette to ... food and a tour of historic buildings. R&R-- Jog the Iowa River Trail or fish by the dam at Coralville Lake. Info-- www.iowacitycoralville.org University of Michigan Combine Ann Arbor's shopping/dining scene with jaunts ...

Agent thrives on steering clients to less-visited areas

The Lijiang Old Town, a Unesco World Heritage Site, is described by the organization as "a historic townscape of high quality ... now relies on Imperial (as well as Asia Pacific Travel in Wilmette, Ill.) to handle all her China business.

Fairs & Festivals Calendar

Celebration of the 40th anniversary of the historic music and peace festival near Woodstock ... Elizabethan faire with jousting matches, costumes musicians, carnival rides, shopping and more. Schedule: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and Labor ...

Chicago Horror and Halloween Guide 2016

Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Avenue ... and a water bottle to fill. Pullman State Historic Site, Administration and Factory Complex, 11057 S. Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL 60628. HITCH*COCKTAILS - Fridays at 10pm. Improv Hitchcock-style.

Mount Prospect minister offers couples alternatives

The 12-12-12 date likely will be popular for weddings, civil unions and other types of ceremonies at her Mount Prospect home ... Belgian beer (a Muslim country after all), and the largest shopping mall in the world with dozens of women in abayas (with ...

Sunday Profile: Shipwreck lover Valerie Van Heest

"All my friends were people from work, and my time was spent either shopping for clothes or working ... freighters drifted through the open bedroom window of her home in Wilmette, Ill. Today, she hears the same horns, this time from the opposite side ...