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Wilmette Public Library Searches For Owner Of Donated "Secret" Book

CHICAGO (CBS) — A real life mystery at a North Shore public library has people scratching their heads.

Volunteers with the Wilmette Public Library’s “Books Down Under” store got a surprise last week when they opened, what they thought was a book donated to the shop. 244 more words


PHOTO: Famous Chicago Chef Charlie Trotter Is Getting His Own Statue On Michigan Avenue

He was born in Wilmette, went to New Trier High School and now he’ll be immortalized in bronze along Michigan Avenue!

A statue of the late Chicago chef Charlie Trotter was unveiled yesterday at a River West gallery, but it won’t be staying there for ever! 83 more words


Police: 4 Chicago Teens Caught Burglarizing Jaguar Dealership

CHICAGO (CBS) — CHICAGO (CBS) – Under other circumstances, it would be great – cars flying off showroom floors in Chicagoland.

The trouble is, they are not being sold, they are being stolen – more than 100 in the last six months. 307 more words


Across Illinois (part one)

With a few big trips coming up this summer, I am compelled more than ever to clear or at least reduce my backlog of unpublished travel reports that presently includes eight states and three small countries (yes, we have traveled internationally as well). 634 more words

A Glowing Seat At Firefly Kitchen

With a recent itch to try out some new restaurants and add a few more favorites to our list, we made a reservation at Firefly Kitchen… 610 more words

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Journey Along the Shores - Part 15a (Metra Corner Makeover)

Our generous volunteers and donors helped us complete pilot projects along Sheridan Road at our north end (6th hole) and on Central Ave in our middle (12th hole) 1,428 more words


3 Essential Habits to Increase Creativity

Many thanks to Diane Bobis and Peter Hansen at Winnetka Living for inviting me to pen this article on creativity.

Thanks also to Tom Rosenak… 23 more words

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