Whether for religious reasons or because of work, not everyone is celebrating the holiday today.
For those who don't celebrate Christmas today (or any day) Dec. 25 can still be a nice day. Almost everyone has the day off, so maybe you take advantage of that to spend the day with family and friends. Downtowns, parks and streets are usually empty, so perhaps you hit a favorite ethnic restaurant that's open or go for a quiet run or long walk. For those working, the day often means visits from family bearing the gift of a home-cooked meal and the promise of a Christmas celebration on another day. What's your non-Christmas Christmas Day tradition?
Most local grocery stories will be open on Christmas Eve, but not on Christmas Day
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Amy Johnson
Friday, December 21, 2012
As you rush out madly for last minute supplies for Christmas dinner, area grocery stores will be there with their doors open for you — at least early in the day on Christmas Eve. They’ll be closing their doors early that day, so you’ll probably want to head out early for your supplies. And don’t even think about waiting to buy your Christmas coffee cake until Christmas Day, because you’ll be hard-pressed to find a nearby grocery store open. Here is a round-up of grocery store hours in Glenview and Northbrook on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Dominick’s 1340 Patriot Blvd, Glenview , (847) 657-3124 4125 Dundee Road, Northbrook , (847) 498-3304 The stores will be open from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. Christmas Eve and closed Christmas Day. Jewel …