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Guests of Northbrook Court will have a new experience to entice them this fall as the shopping center plans to debut Northbrook Play, a brand-new, “museum-quality” nature-themed children’s play space.
Martin Carlino

After covering Game 7 of the 2016 World Series, which saw the Chicago Cubs defeat the Cleveland Indians to earn their first championship since 1908, Jesse Rogers returned to his home state of Illinois, went straight to Chicago Cut Steakhouse to order his favorite meal, and breathed a sigh of relief. 

Michal Dwojak
A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Amtrak train at 9:03 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17 at the Northbrook Metra station.
Martin Carlino
Paul Chanan already had a problem to solve when he became the Willows Academy Director of Athletics, but he knew how he’d solve it.
Michal Dwojak

Roughly 30 Mission Hills residents boarded a bus headed to the Cook County Zoning Board of Appeals meeting in downtown Chicago on Sept. 17. In the board room, they waited to hear the fate of the back nine holes of their beloved 18-hole golf course.
Unfortunately, it didn't take long for ZBA Chairman Kevin Freeman to shoot down the residents' objection that the golf course is covered by a "planned urban development" ordinance from 1971 that would require its 781 homeowners to consent to any building project, such as Red Seal's proposed 137 condos, duplexes and town homes.

Dayna Fields
Nathan Ross spent his childhood at the movies. Today, he is the man behind the silver screen.
Matthew Yan

Tasha Franklin, of Northbrook, was fatally struck by a vehicle late Friday afternoon in Glenview.

According to a release from the Glenview Police Department, Franklin, 43, was standing behind a stopped vehicle in the roadway at 4:18 p.m. in the intersection of Milwaukee Avenue and Sanders Road when she was struck by a vehicle traveling north on Sanders Road. 

Martin Carlino
It all started with a quick email.
Martin Carlino
Northbrook’s Unger family loves Halloween. And it’s easy to see their affinity for All Hallow’s Eve by simply gazing at their front lawn.
Martin Carlino
Selling The Book Bin was the easiest decision Janis Irvine ever made, and the hardest thing she ever did. Irvine officially transferred ownership of her business to store manager Allison Mengarelli on Sept. 22, marking the end of her 43-year career as co-owner.
Chris Pullam