'Tis also the season for charity.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Here are some of the most Elmhurst-centric business pages on Facebook.
Small Business Saturday 2012 is a memory, but the idea behind the movement is to keep those dollars close to home as much as possible. Often deals that rival those of the big box stores can be found at local businesses, but they're not always as easy to discover. That's where Facebook comes in. Sometimes, local businesses post information on Facebook that you just can't find anywhere else—even on their company websites. Whether it's a last-minute special sale or an announcement about a visit from Santa, Facebook can be a source of information to help you make decisions on whether to visit a certain store or restaurant. Below, we've listed the Facebook pages of 35 Elmhurst businesses that are great places to shop this holiday season. In …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Find local specials and coupons you can print before you tackle all your holiday shopping.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Between the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping, be sure to catch some of these special events going on throughout town.
Kick off the holiday season with Glenview's Holiday in the Park and Parade! The annual event is set for Nov. 24 beginning at Noon. Follow the parade down Glenview Road from Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church going west to Jackman Park. Festivities in the park following the parade include a visit with Santa, hay rides, a train ride for kids provided by Kohl’s Children Museum, carolers, cookies, hot chocolate, hot apple cider, and popcorn. Sign up for the Gingerbread Jubilee at Wagner Farm where you can decorate a gingerbread barn that is good enough to eat! Maier’s Bakery of Morton Grove is providing the pre-assembled gingerbread barns. Icing and candy is provided by the Glenview Park District. All you need to bring is the imagination. The …
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Black Friday shopping knocks the stuffing right out of me.
Nothing adds sparkle to your monotonous daily routine like a five-day holiday weekend spent with the constant companionship of your loving family. Entering the door after dropping my last child at school Monday morning I stopped and listened as the sweet sound of silence bathed my ears. Even the dog and the cat looked relieved as they smugly took their places on the sofa to relish their routine. The Thanksgiving feast was fairly successful, despite my pre-party anxiety. There were no major family fall outs (that I know of) and the only culinary hiccup was that we realized we forgot to serve the cranberry sauce. "Who even likes cranberry sauce anyway?" I asked my husband, hoping for reassurance. "It's an inferior sauce served on an …