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Businesses adjust to accommodate customers during pandemic

March 24, 2020 by Christine Adams, Freelance Reporter News, Community, Business

While COVID-19 threatens to interrupt life for the foreseeable future, residents of Winnetka and Northfield can take comfort that their villages’ stores are making significant accommodations to ensure the well-being and safety of all...

New owner operates Body and Sole in Northfield

by Jennifer Shea, Freelance Reporter News, Business

Body and Sole has been a family-owned haven for North Shore dancers for two generations. Now, with the family’s blessing, the shop is relaunching under new ownership. 

The boutique, 300 Happ Road in Northfield, offers...

Winnetka luggage business celebrates 100 years

by Erin Yarnall, Contributing Editor News, Business

When Kaehler Luggage first opened in 1920, white women were just given the right to vote, and F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” was the newest novel on shelves. 

The North Shore-based luggage company stood...

ZIA Gallery relocates amid Village construction

by Megan Bernard, Editor News, Business

ZIA Gallery is now operating in a smaller location in Winnetka in order to stay in business.

Gallery manager Anne Hughes said the relocation and downsizing was “brought on by the renovations on Chestnut Street,” where...