Thursday, March 21, 2013
Patch is hiring a sales rep to cover several sites. Know someone who would be a good fit? Here's how to apply.
Patch wants to hire a "rock star" advertising manager with local online advertising sales experience in the Chicago area. Patch provides news and information for dozens of suburban communities, as well as six neighborhood sites in the city of Chicago. The Community Field Sales Representative will work primarily within a group of clustered Patch sites. The position available will manage sales for select sites including Des Plaines, Evanston, Niles-Morton Grove, Park Ridge, Wilmette-Kenilworth and Winnetka-Glencoe. It is essential that applicants know the communities and surrounding areas well, and is familiar with the digital and social media world. Also key is someone who loves to see small businesses succeed. Interested? Send your resume …
Friday, December 7, 2012
More than 35 costumes were created using thrown out items such as VHS tapes, prom dresses and even umbrellas, among other things.
Perhaps Ben Stiller's "Zoolander" wasn't that far off with its Derelict fashion concept. More than 35 recycled-designed costumes were on display at the Solid Waste Agency of Cook County's (SWANCC) Trashy Fashion Show. The models represented more than 50 designers. According to SWANCC, 90 percent of the outfits were made from items that are found in everyday garbage, including old chef coats, t-shirts, prom dresses, Halloween costumes, jeans, candy wrappers and packaging materials, among other things (like VHS tapes and umbrellas). For the sixth annual showing, this year's theme was based on movies like "Harry Potter," "The Hunger Games" and "Black Swan." Residents from Arlington Heights, Barrington, Evanston, Glenview, Lincolnwood, …
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Edzo’s has won critical acclaim for its gourmet take on fast food. Now the beloved Evanston burger shop is expanding its reach with a second location in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood.
When Eddie Lakin opened Edzo’s in Evanston, he thought of his restaurant on the level of a standard Vienna hot dog shop. The Park Ridge resident hoped his personal touch and quality ingredients might attract attention from food bloggers, but he didn’t expect a story in the New York Times two weeks after opening. Food writer Peter Meehan, an Evanston native, happened to walk in on a visit home and was impressed. The result was a blitz of attention from local and national publications ranging from Time Out Chicago to Bon Appetit. Now the counter service spot at 1571 Sherman Ave. regularly has lines out the door, and Lakin is planning to open a second location in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood this fall. “This was the right combination …
Monday, September 12, 2011
Day-long event begins with a memorial service.
A memorial service for first responders to the 9/11 assault on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon kicked off a day of activities to commemorate the 10th anniversary, and focus on our communities and our future at Maine East Sunday. Related: Reclaiming 9/11 as day of hope.