Thursday, January 31, 2013
The San Francisco 49ers will take on the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl 2013 on Sunday, Feb. 3.
Thursday, January 31
Super Bowl 2013 is almost here, with the showdown of the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens just days away. The XLVII Super Bowl will take place at 5:30 p.m. Sunday CBS-TV (channel 2). Coverage of the Super Bowl will start at 1 p.m. with "Super Bowl Today" until 5 p.m. The "Super Bowl Kick Off Show" will start at 5 p.m. If you're looking for a place to watch the game in Northbrook, here are some suggestions: The writers at Bleacher Report have offered their Super Bowl predictions, but if you're interested in some more untraditional predictions, take a look at TIME Magazine's list of "Wacky Ways of Predicting the Winner," which includes computer and Madden NFL 2013 simulations. Tell us: Where do you plan to watch the game? And …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Heart-shaped pizzas, surf and turf, complimentary chocolate cake and more for Valentine's Day.
Maybe you go out for romantic dinner dates all the time and Valentine's Day is just like any other day for you and your significant other. But how often do you get to dig into a heart-shaped pizza with the boo? Northbrook's Pinstripes restaurant is offering three days of Valentine's dinner specials from Thursday, Feb. 14 to Saturday, Feb. 16. Dine-in with a complimentary champagne toast, heart-shaped pizzas straight from the wood burning oven prepared with your favorite toppings — margherita, Italian beef, sunny-side up egg and asparagus — and top it off with a free slice of flourless chocolate cake infused with Frangelico liquor served with whipped cream, red grapes and strawberry sauce. The lovely pizzas range from $12 to $13 and …
Sunday, January 6, 2013
The NFL playoffs are only getting started, but Pinstripes and Glenview House have already announced their game day specials. $4 beers and pizzas, anyone?
Glenview House, 1843 Glenview Rd. Glenview House is offering food and drink specials till midnight on Sunday, Feb. 3. Football fans of all ages can feast on their favorite football grub while watching the game on the large flat screen TVs in the bar and dining room, plus in-booth TVs to catch every play. Guests can tackle a dozen GH wings for $10 served with a spicy pineapple and BBQ hot sauce and celery slaw, $2 pints of Miller Lite, $3 pints of Half Acre craft beer and $2 kids meals (one per child under 12 years old). Glenview House’s $3 whiskey of the month and cocktail specials are also available, along with regular dining and drink menus. Pinstripes, 1150 Willow Rd. At Pinstripes in Northbrook, guests can enjoy $4 food and drink …
Monday, April 30, 2012
Where will you take that very special woman to lunch on Mother's Day? Tell us the best brunch spot in town.
Monday, April 30, 2012
Mark your calendar for brunch (or breakfast in bed) Sunday, May 13, because it's Mother's Day. There are plenty of options when it comes to taking Mom out for brunch in Northbrook. Whether she prefers French toast and waffles or omelettes and bacon, you're sure to find something to please that very special lady. Here's a look at a sampling around town that can help you make the best choice. Vote for your favorite in our poll, and please consider visiting their Patch listing page and leaving a review. We have a seriously extensive business directory, and it's designed for you to share recommendations and praise — or warnings and words to the wise — for businesses and services around town. Did we miss your favorite brunch spot? Let us know …
Friday, March 16, 2012
Where's the best place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Northbrook? The Landmark Inn and Pinstripes tied for first place.
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Friday, March 16, 2012
This week, we asked you where your favorite place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day is. Turns out, readers split their vote between two local spots: Pinstripes and the Landmark Inn. If you can't decide between the two on March 17, why not visit both? Each is offering several St. Patrick's Day specials to entice revelers. At the Landmark Inn, Irish beers will be on tap and waiters will be offering up corned beef and cabbage, lamb stew, beef stew and Irish cheese-crusted cod. Pinstripes will be serving slow braised corned beef in white wine and whole grain Dijon mustard served with cabbage and red potatoes, and shamrock mint chocolate chip homemade gelato for dessert. For those who've got the stomach, green beer is also on hand. We'll be …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Local watering holes and eateries offer discounts and prizes to lure in Super Bowl customers.
When it comes to the big game, preparation is key. No, we're not talking football drills. We're talking food and drink. Get your fix at one of these Northbrook eateries offering specials this Sunday. Landmark Inn 1352 Shermer Road, 847-559-1919 The oldest bar in town is serving up a free food buffet with baked clams, brisket, smoked pig and fried turkey. If that doesn't distract you from the game, the raffle giveaways certainly will: one lucky customer will be going away with an iPod nano. "We're just going to be all happy," a bartender told Patch. Buffalo Wild Wings 1018 Willow Road, 847- 562-0333 Buffalo Wild Wing's is also enticing customers with giveaways, including a throwback Jim McMahon jersey made by Mitchell and Ness and an MP3 …
Monday, October 17, 2011
Whole Foods Market Evanston South, Forrest’s Duxler Complete Auto Care, and North Suburban YMCA recognized for commitment to disability-aware service.
Three local businesses were recognized as "everyday heroes" Thursday night in Northbrook for their commitment to providing service to and employment of individuals with disabilities. JJ's List, a nonprofit whose mission is to broaden the economic and social futures of people with disabilities, recognized the honorees during a benefit event at Pinstripes. Businesses recognized included Whole Foods Evanston South, Forrest's Duxler Complete Auto Care, and North Suburban YMCA. Appropriately, the evening's theme was "Celebrating Everyday Heroes". "I grew up with a sister with a disability so it's definitely a cause close to my heart," said Bridget Isaia, marketing and community relations specialist at Whole Foods Market Evanston South. "I …
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Enjoy a gorgeous early fall weekend full of activities, including a bonfire at Wagner Farm and walks to raise money for the Friendship Circle and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
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Thursday, September 22, 2011
Skinny Williams at Pinstripes When/Where: 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23; Pinstripes, 1150 Willow Road, Northbrook Why Go: Sit back and relax to the smooth sounds of jazz saxophonist Skinny Williams while enjoying a drink or a meal at Pinstripes. Pricing: Free Coming to America with Musician/Storyteller Dan LeMonnier When/Where: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24; Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Ln, Northbrook Why Go: Plop the kids in front of LeMonnier for a U.S. history lesson made fun through songs and stories. Pricing: Free Build Your Own Scarecrow and Harvest Bonfire When/Where: Build Your Own Scarecrow at noon, bonfire at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25; Wagner Farm, 1510 Wagner Rd, Glenview Why Go: Get in the spirit of fall by making a scarecrow …
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Patch is your guide as you become a tourist in Chicagoland.
Its great reputation for good schools and parks is just a fraction of what makes the village of Northbrook such a unique place for visitors and residents alike. It has one-of-a-kind venues like the Ed Rudolph Velodrome and Techny Towers monastery. Read more Patch Passports to the Chicagoland Area. ATTRACTIONS Techny Towers Here's something you don't see every day. Established by the Society of the Divine Word organization more than 25 years ago, Techny Towers is a unique, spiritual destination for everyone. Located at 2001 Waukegan Road, the conference and retreat center offers space for meetings, workshops, fundraisers and other events for educational, cultural or civic organizations. The location also offers 50 guest rooms with private…