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Kadir Cicek and Javier Alvarez first conceptualized the vision for Eataco Taco & Tequila Bar nearly five years ago.
Martin Carlino

Northbrook’s Lucky Fish, one of the most recent additions to the village’s downtown area, is now the latest restaurant to close its doors.

The restaurant announced its closure Oct. 26 on its social media accounts — less than two years after its opening.   

“The biggest and the only decision was we just didn’t get enough business there,” owner Steve Geffen said.

The Geffens are locally known for their Once Upon restaurants, which have locations in Northbrook and throughout surrounding North Shore communities.

Martin Carlino
A 39-year-old Northbrook woman was killed by an Amtrak train in downtown Northbrook at approximately 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8.
Matthew Yan

The body of a Northbrook man was discovered on Monday, April 15, in Kenilworth, according to the Kenilworth Police Department. 

Police said the man appears to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His body was found at Townley Field near Joseph Sears School.

At 3 p.m., police were notified by the Kenilworth Park District that the body had been discovered. The Joseph Sears School was immediately instructed by the police to initiate security procedures for precautionary purposes while the incident was being investigated.

Matthew Yan
A former Glenbrook North teacher alleged to have sexually abused then-GBN student Aaron Wulf had admitted to inappropriately touching a student in 2000 and proceeded to resign from the district, according to documents acquired by The Northbrook Tower through a Freedom of Information Act request.
Alyssa Groh
Northbrook police responded to a call about a disturbance involving a reported fight at approximately 7:11 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, in the 1500 block of Shermer Road, according to Thomas Moore, a spokesperson for the Northbrook Police Department.
Martin Carlino
A rollover crash Saturday morning, May 5, just south of Dundee Road in the northbound lanes of the Edens Expressway, injured four and caused major traffic delays.
Eric DeGrechie
A resident in the 200 block of Constance reported at 10:13 p.m. on Aug. 3 that their family returned home and found a first-floor window of their residence open.
Martin Carlino

The Northbrook Court developers are going back to the drawing board.

“We will make one more effort to see what we can do,” Barry Nekritz, the attorney representing Northbrook Anchor Acquisition, LLC and Westcoast Estates, told the Northbrook Plan Commission at the conclusion of the second public hearing on the proposed project on Thursday, April 4.

Martin Carlino
A Flight for Life helicopter landed at approximately 11:26 a.m. this morning, Oct. 9, at Northbrook’s Field Middle School to transport a burn victim in the area to a local hospital, according to school officials.
Martin Carlino