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As of Dec. 1, Zapatista, 992 Willow Road, Northbrook, shut its doors to the public.
According to the location’s general manager Sean Sorensen, employees were told just after Thanksgiving that Nov. 30 would be the restaurant’s final day operating in Northbrook.
“It just came down to the fact that the lease was up and the [restaurant] owner decided that he didn’t want to renew the lease at that time,” Sorensen said. “To the best of my knowledge, I’m not sure if he’s going to reopen it or not, but as of right now, it is closed.”
With a win over Libertyville on July 22, the Northbrook Park District A Team won the North Shore Women’s Tennis League’s Red Championship.
Competing in a league of 10 teams from surrounding communities and Country Clubs, the team went 8-1 for the season.
When the Children’s Research Fund North Suburban Board hosts its “All You Need Is Love” fundraiser on Oct. 18, it will be doing so for kids like Alexa Weiss, of Highland Park.
Two days before her third birthday, Alexa was diagnosed with a brain tumor. She then underwent surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Two years later, she had a recurrence, and then surgery once more, followed by proton therapy.
Today, her mother Jamie Weiss said, “Alexa is living a normal, healthy life as a 7-year-old. She dances, she plays tennis and does gymnastics.”
When Rabbi Aaron Melman first stepped foot in Congregation Beth Shalom, he knew he’d found his home. That was 13 years ago, when the rabbi was just out of rabbinical school at The Jewish Theological Seminary, in New York City. At the time, he was interviewing for a position as an assistant rabbi, which he eventually received.
“I fell in love with the community. It was really the one place I wanted to be,” said Melman, a Northbrook resident.