News & Newsletters

Village Trustees Vote to Require Paid Sick Leave

Village Trustees took action last month that will result in all Northbrook businesses needing to comply with the Cook County Paid Sick Leave ordinance, starting in January 1, 2019. By a vote of 6 -1, the Board voted to reverse its earlier position taken last year exempting employers from the ordinance. Trustee A.C. Buehler cast the single vote against the action. Read more

Northbrook Court Owners Propose Massive Changes

Sweeping changes are in store for Northbrook Court according to preliminary plans recently unveiled by mall owner Brookfield Properties. Working in partnership with Ryan Companies, Brookfield proposes demolishing the current Macy’s at the west end of the mall to pave the way for the construction of an apartment building, a high-end grocery store, open air plaza, and “great lawn” as an entry connection to the indoor shopping center. Read more

Chamber Revs Up Holiday Shopping Campaign

November kicks off the holiday season, and the Chamber is busy with a number of projects to promote Northbrook as an outstanding shopping and dining destination. Northbrook’s retail businesses and restaurants are given the spotlight in print, cable TV, and social media campaigns produced through a partnership between the Chamber and the Village.
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Business Award Nominations Encouraged

Chamber members who are aware of an outstanding Chamber business or volunteer, and would like to see them recognized at the Chamber’s 2019 Annual Meeting, are encouraged to nominate them for a Business Award. Read more

November 2018 Business Briefs

The Village of Northbrook recently announced that the front lot of the Grainger building (1657 Shermer) is now available for commuter parking as well as anyone visiting local businesses. Read more

Help Celebrate the 25th Annual Auction & Taste!

Plans are advancing quickly for the silver anniversary of the Auction and Taste, the Chamber’s largest and most important fundraiser. Organizers are pulling out all the stops to make this year’s 25th annual event a special evening of fun and celebration. Read more