Glenbrook High School District, serving The Glen, named #1 in Illinois

Yet another award for the high school serving The Glen and greater Glenview, Illinois!  In April, I wrote a blog about Glenbrook South High School receiving a Project Lead the Way Distinguished School Award.  Project Lead the Way is a non-profit that works with schools to promote excellence in computer science, engineering and bio-medical science.  […] Read more »

The Glen’s 40/20 Convenience Factor

“I used to think I knew Glenview.  But I did NOT know Glenview.”  That was what my new’ish neighbor said to me recently.  He and his wife moved into The Glen late last year.  The Glen is a luxury housing development in Glenview, Illinois, a North Shore Chicago suburb.  They love their beautiful home and […] Read more »

Watch FIFA’s Women’s World Cup soccer tournament in The Glen

Elephant and Castle, a British themed pub/restaurant in The Glen, is the place to be to watch any or all of the 52 matches that will be televised from France.  The restaurant is all decked out for the tournament with “Football Lives Here” emblazoned on the windows and doors.  Of course, we Americans would call […] Read more »

Tower Crossing in The Glen checks all the boxes

Hiding under my desk I found a newspaper article about townhomes.  I cut it out of the paper a couple of months ago.  Must have slipped off my desk.  Anyway, the writer* offered four recommendations for townhome buyers.  As I read it again, it occurred to me that that The Glen’s Tower Crossing townhomes checked […] Read more »

Glenview’s Wagner Farm hosts Farmers Markets Through October

Wagner Farm’s Farmers Market in Glenview Illinois is a special treat for residents of The Glen.  Not only can we purchase wonderful, fresh food, but it provides us with an opportunity to mingle with neighbors and catch up on our families and activities. It’s just a short drive from The Glen to Wagner Farm.  It is one of the few […] Read more »

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 »

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 »

First floor master bedrooms in The Glen

There aren’t a lot of homes with first floor master bedrooms in The Glen (in Glenview Illinois), much less two that are for sale at the same time.  But there are two stunning duplexes on the market right now.  Both are in the lovely Regency neighborhood with have water views. 2172 Dauntless offers two bedrooms plus […] 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 »