The Buzz: April 13, 2017

The Buzz: April 13, 2017

  • On April 13, 2017


Hanig’s Footwear: Want to feel Beautifeel?

Join Hanig’s Footwear on Friday, April 21 for the spring Beautifeel trunk show event. Hanig’s will be highlighting special styles from this season’s Beautifeel collection, as well as a glimpse at the Fall 2017 collection. Beautifeel shoes are handcrafted in Israel with the finest Italian materials, and latex rubber soles for durability and the ultimate comfort. Designed with fashion-forward sense of style, Beautifeel shoes are the perfect accessory for both work and play.


Community Event: Come Out to the Plaza del Lago Shredding and Electronics Recycling Party and BYOP (Paper)

Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:00 a.m. to noon, behind The Arcade

Bring unneeded personal documents, cancelled checks, old records, and credit card statements for destruction by the Paper Tiger Document Solutions staff. All shredded material goes directly to a processing facility where it is baled and100% recycled -“promoting the preservation of our environment.” No need to remove staples, paper clips or binding clips. Limit 5 bankers boxes per person. See Plaza Website for a list of accepted electronics that can be recycled’


The Runner’s Edge

Step into spring Saturday, April 15th for The Runner’s Edge first Run PLUS Series event, beginning at 8:00 a.m. with a group run. To R.S.V.P, click this link

Event details include: 8:00 a.m. group run, a (post-run) special guest presentation from Eric Smoot, owner, Redefined Fitness of Wilmette on: Spring running start up – building your strength and endurance for the long run and start-up advice to help build endurance and avoiding injuries this spring, maintaining your strength and endurance during the running season, preparing for your first race event, and more.

Enjoy exclusive discounts on injury prevention and recovery accessories from Moji and Trigger Point.


Yellow Bird

What’s fresh, floral, clean and calm? Lavender (or maybe you after tax season). Lavender is valued for both its fresh fragrance and its soothing benefits. Yellow Bird offers many varieties to choose from–relaxation and heat therapy in footies, heatwraps, masks and neck pillows; skin care in soaps, creams and lotions; pure wax candles, beautiful sachets for drawers and closets and unique cupcake-shaped bath fizzies. Deep breath in…



Char Crews

Char Crews is hosting an in store event May 16th from 11:00 to 3:00 p.m. Metal-smith, Rita Robben, will be available to provide quotes on restoring any metalware that has dents, pitting, and broken hinges. She replates and restores, sterling silver, silver-plate, brass, copper, pewter etc.


Vibrato Boutique

Fashion Forward Thursdays on the 1st Thursday of the Month at Vibrato Boutique. Next up, May 4th 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A fashion show featuring their new spring collections. Refreshments will be served.


Celebrate Easter with Convito

Café brunch is from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Dinner is served from 3 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Market hours are from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (great gourmet foods, wines & beer for your celebration!) Café Specials (in addition to our regular menu)

Sunday, April 16, 2017

• Soup:
– Potage St. Germain
– Split pea & leek puree with brioche croutons

• Dinner Plates
– Ravioli di Vitello: veal filled ravioli, light butter sauce, gremolata
– Porchetta traditional roasted pork loin stuffed with herbs, served with rapini, rosemary potatoes & jus
– Pan Roasted Striped Bass with shaved fennel & arugula salad, cous cous, blood orange dressing

• Brunch Plates
– Savory Shellfish Crepes with Sauce Béarnaise filled with a shellfish mélange & béchamel
– Frittata with Crème Fraiche & Petit Salad
– Baked italian omelet with asparagus, goat cheese & spring herbs

• Individual Quiche Lorraine flaky pastry filled with bacon, egg custard & gruyere

• Dessert Cherry Blossom: oven warmed rustic cherry tart with cinnamon whipped cream

• Cocktail Bellini with prosecco with a splash of white peach – raspberry juice



Starbucks is celebrating their 30th Anniversary in the Chicagoland Market during the month of April. They created their Gold Coast Blend as a big bold coffee to stand up to Chicago’s bitter Winters. Full-bodied and sweet right off the top, with a hint of dark roast and caramelly undertones. Come on in and try it paired our chocolate croissant.

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