Friday, May 17, 2013
Grab a free drink at Starbucks through Sunday.
Cool down this weekend with a free iced beverage from Starbucks. The coffee giant is offering a free tall iced drink when you buy an iced VIA. This deal is valid through Sunday, May 19. Lake Forest and Lake Bluff Starbucks Locations: 722 N. Bank Ln., Lake Forest 840 S. Waukegan Rd., Lake Forest 26850 E. Oasis Service Rd., Lake Forest 203 N. Waukegan Rd., Lake Bluff
Saturday, September 1, 2012
A woman who allegedly killed her husband with a coffee cup gets a Patch columnist thinking about what would drive a woman to ruin her china like that, and to murder her husband.
The other day, while drinking a third cup of coffee and avoiding all the things I should have been doing, I hit the jackpot. The newspaper jackpot, that is, which means that I found, buried deep in a section usually reserved for house training puppies, a true and unusual story about murder, marriage and mugs. In case you missed the article, featured at the bottom of page a zillion in the back of section Z, the reporting went something like this. A 70-year-old woman, who had a long and impressive career as a tennis referee and was in NYC preparing to work in that capacity at the US Open, was arrested for allegedly murdering her husband of nearly 50 years with a coffee cup. The accompanying photo featured an attractive looking septuagenarian…
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
"Warm Up Wednesday" campaign will run the month.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Panera Bread will offer free coffee from 7-9 a.m. Feb. 1 in launching its "Warm Up Wednesday" campaign. Panera Bread is located at the intersection of Waukegan Road and Route 176 in Lake Bluff. The campaign runs each Wednesday during February.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Western Avenue location will open in September.
Caribou Coffee has something new to talk about for a change. Slated to open in September, Lake Forest will become one of eight new homes to a Caribou Coffee shop. The eight locations represent a sudden growth shift for the St. Paul-Minneapolis company, which hasn’t opened a new store nationally for nearly five years, according to Dean Torrenga, senior director of operations for Caribou Coffee. “We know we are under-serving the Chicago DNA,” Torrenga said. “Chicago is our second-largest market (to St. Paul-Minneapolis), and know it could be one of our largest. It is time.” The Lake Forest store will occupy two storefronts at 620 N. Western Ave. In between is an entrance to upstairs apartments, which will mean some modifications to create a …