The Book Market in The Glen. Books. Gifts. (And…a Puppet Theater?)

Ask anyone in The Glen (in Glenview Illinois) about our local book store, and you’ll hear rave reviews.  “The Book Market at Hangar One” in Glen Town Center features new releases, bestsellers, bargain books, educational toys, gifts, soft seating, free family events, a kid’s corner, and a place to study or read.  So, not only […] Read more »

Regency at The Glen…beautiful!

The Glen is a luxury residential and retail development in Chicago’s North Shore community of Glenview.  There are nine distinct private neighborhoods in The Glen.  Today, I want to tell you about Regency at the Glen.  This beautiful neighborhood is composed of 104 luxury townhomes, 38 ranch villas, and 2 single family homes. Four dramatic […] Read more »

Curious about Tower Crossing in The Glen?

“Admit it.  You’re curious.”  So said the sign draped over the Optima condo complex in Skokie.  The building looks like it’s all glass, and indeed whenever I drove on I-94, I was curious. The same goes for a terrific neighborhood in The Glen (in Glenview, Illinois, called Tower Crossing.  The development is adjacent to Glen […] Read more »

Tap, Tap, Tap – Kids in The Glen

At first, I heard what sounded like tapping.  I was walking from my Glen home in the Tower Crossing neighborhood near Glen Town Center to Your Pie, the neighborhood pizza joint.  As I got a little closer to Glen Town Center the tapping sounded more like knocking.  I looked to the right, and by now […] Read more »

Cool stuff happening in The Glen

Living in The Glen (in Glenview Illinois) means having a lovely home, wonderful restaurants within walking distance, great shopping, Arclight Cinema and fun activities.  As I’ve said so often about The Glen…it’s about the lifestyle.  Glen Town Center is the hub of Glen living.  It’s a shopping, dining and entertainment mecca.  Today I want to […] Read more »

Gallery Park makes living in The Glen even better

The Jewel of the Nile is a movie with Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner.  It’s also an album by Nice & Smooth.  The Jewel of the Seas is a cruise ship.  Well, The Glen, a residential and retail development in Glenview Illinois, is not the Nile or a movie or a song or a ship…but […] Read more »

The 4th of July in The Glen

The marching bands.  The floats.  Candy thrown to children.  It was the 4th of July in my town, Glenview Illinois. What a wonderful 4th of July in Glenview again this year, and the parade drew a huge crowd as always.  People from throughout our village – many from The Glen – came out to celebrate […] Read more »

Living in The Glen’s Tower Crossing neighborhood

I live in Tower Crossing in The Glen.  I do.  And I love it.  Always have.  Always will. I moved here to Glenview in the relatively early days of The Glen development back in 2003.  In fact, my gorgeous townhome is on Lot #1 of the Tower Crossing neighborhood, one of 9 distinct developments in […] Read more »

The Glen has homes for sale. Yes it does. And they’re really cool.

It’s not true.  At least not in The Glen.  If you’re like me you’ve seen countless articles about how few homes are listed for sale.  Housing inventory, they say, can’t meet demand.  Well, here in The Glen we have plenty of great homes for sale. That’s not to say there isn’t demand.  Home buyers love […] Read more »

Urban living in the suburbs…Glen Town Center in The Glen

May was confused this year. Very confused. It couldn’t decide if it was spring or summer. Winter even. But when we got a few nice days I saw something that warmed my heart…outdoor tables and chairs in Glen Town Center. sigh… Glen Town Center was one of the first of a new concept in suburban […] Read more »