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Only a rusty mail box identifies the 3465 Techny Road site in Northbrook where  the Darchei Noam of Glenbrook congregation wants to build a synagogue. A few old buildings are set far back on the property hidden by trees, but they will be razed before construction begins. Pat Krochmal / Sun Times Media

Controversial Northbrook synagogue’s leaders agree to neighbors’ demands

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Things to do around the North Shore today, April 23

Head to the theater or to a ballroom dance class with our picks of the top ten things to do around the North Shore today.

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Increase your retirement savings with the right home

Because you will likely be living on a fixed income during your retirement, you may be looking for ways to optimize your savings for years to come....

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Glenbrook North and South pups to headline in Legally Blonde: The Musical

Students of GBS and GBN come together each year to present a musical performance, and this spring they will – like, totally - woo audiences with the adaption of "Legally...

Only Child Brewing Company beers are available in 22-ounce bottles, also called "bombers." | Jackie Pilossoph/For Sun-Times Media

Would you drink a beer called 'Eat your Damn Vegetables?'

Ben Rossi and his wife Amanda opened Only Child Brewing Company, their Northbrook craft brewery, six months ago.

Northbrook Plan Commissioners have given KZF Development guidance on how to make their proposed smaller-house plan more acceptable to them  | Graphic courtesy KZF and Village of Northbrook

Proposed left-turn lane could be traffic issue for elderly Northbrook condo residents

A proposed left-turn lane could be a traffic issue for elderly Northbrook condo residents.

Northbrook Police searching for two auto burglary suspects

Northbrook Police are searching for two male individuals in the area around Ash Lane and Peachtree Lane.

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Northbrook residents participate in 2014 Boston Marathon

There were five Northbrook residents participating in this year's Boston Marathon.

Divorced Girl Smiling: How dating and sex after divorce is different

One of the biggest fears for divorced men and women is getting back into the dating scene and having sex.

Interior view of the Compassionate Care Foundation marijuana grow facility, Monday July 22, 2013,  in Egg Harbor Township, NJ, where seedling plants were recently transplanted. (AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City, Michael Ein) ORG XMIT: NJATL101

5 things you should know about marijuana in Illinois

Read some recent stories about medical marijuana in Illinois.

Weird Crime: Million-dollar-fraud case takes police to Disney World and more

Free of charge, we offer tales of odd news, strange crimes, dumb criminals and otherwise silly stories from the Chicago suburbs.

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