With a stay at The Westin Chicago North Shore in Wheeling (North Suburbs), you'll be close to Heritage Park and Sportsman's Country Club. This 4-star hotel is within the vicinity of Raupp Memorial Museum and Trinity International University.
Make yourself at home in one of the 412 air-conditioned rooms featuring plasma televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature makeup/shaving mirrors and designer toiletries. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as direct-dial phones with voice mail.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
DonÃât miss out on the many recreational opportunities, including an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness facility. Additional features include wireless Internet access (surcharge), a concierge desk, and gift shops/newsstands.
Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and business services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference/meeting rooms, small meeting rooms, and a ballroom. Free self parking is available onsite.
A P-51 Mustang. An F-15. A MiG-29. It sounds as though all of these planes, among many others, would require a massive hangar. They all live inside the flight simulation machines, though, at Gauntlet Warbirds. Those units capture the breathtaking sensations of dogfighting with head-tracking systems and high-definition displays. They're also connected, so patrons can fly alongside friends and family.
Those battles might occur between modern fighter jets or World War II aircraft, and the technology in the simulators makes flying intuitive and natural feeling. On some evenings, real fighter pilots visit the center and draw upon their extensive experience to provide instruction.
Throughout his life, Bob Chinn has refused to sit still. He began his restaurant career on the streets of Chicago at age 14, delivering orders of Chinese food on foot. From those streets, he built a business, eventually opening family restaurants in Evanston and Wilmette. The challenge wasn't enough though, and Bob began planning a concept restaurant: a first-rate seafood restaurant located in the landlocked confines of Wheeling, Illinois. The Zagat-rated eatery skyrocketed to prominence, acclaim, and success, earning the number one spot on Forbes's list of the top-grossing restaurants in the United States and completing phase one of its plan to make crabmeat our new currency. The menu reads more like a world map than a list of dishes. Alaskan king crab legs, Maine lobster, and Hawaiian ahi tuna represent the disparate domestic choices, appearing alongside exotic possibilities such as Nigerian prawns and stuffed Asian basa. To retain the characteristic flavors of this seafood, the restaurant flies in entire shipments on a daily basis, proudly filling a display board with that day's list of "jet fresh" choices from around the globe. The Reader praised this uncompromising devotion to quality ingredients, calling the fish "exquisitely fresh." To round out the selection, the chefs also stir-fry chicken and grill steaks that have been wet-aged for 3–4 weeks. Faced with a level of demand not seen since the Smithsonian auctioned off Abe Lincoln's rookie card, Bob Chinn's Crab House expanded its dining areas to accommodate more than 700 patrons at a time. The densely packed tables and booths sprawl throughout multiple rooms, which means visitors can experience the hustle and bustle of the main dining room or take in the back porch's tree-lined views.
CHERUBS has one goal: to help families affected by congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). By researching and raising awareness for this rare birth defect, CHERUBS's volunteers, as well as its board of CDH survivors, parents, grandparents, doctors, and nurses, help search for its cause, prevention, and best treatments while supporting families dealing with CDH. Ultimately, the organization strives to provide the most accurate, timely information possible for parents so they can make educated decisions for their babies. The CHERUBS H.O.P.E. (Helping Other Parents Expecting) tote-bag program, meanwhile, collects donated care items along with information for those who are expecting babies with CDH or who already have a hospitalized infant. In 2012, CHERUBS distributed more than 300 such totes to its members, which include more than 4,000 families in all 50 states and more than 60 countries.
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As recently as 2009, Buffalo Grove Theater was still a sub-run theater, drawing in audiences with lower-priced films whose opening weekends were a few months past. These days, however, the theater is the best of both worlds, sticking to its lower prices while hosting screenings of just-released Hollywood films. The move cemented its place as a favorite community hangout—CBS Chicago called it "one of the northwest suburbs’ best-kept secrets" in a roundup of the Best Indie Movie Theaters in Chicago.
The on-screen entertainment isn't limited to movies: at private parties, gamers can play their favorite Xbox titles on one of the Buffalo Grove's big screens. Fun inside the five-auditorium theater continues off-screen with free kids' egg hunts every Easter, which complement the free dropped-piece-of-popcorn hunts that take place year-round.
From no-look passes and alley-oops to nothing-but-net buzzer beaters, Earvin Johnson, Jr. was capable of doing things on a basketball court that no one had ever seen. And those things didn?t just warrant a nickname, but a new name altogether. After taking on the title if Magic, Johnson spent the entirety of his pro career as a member of the LA Lakers, and during that time, the 6'9" point guard won five championships, made 12 All-Star teams, and was voted league MVP three different times. But his jaw-dropping abilities?which helped his era on the Lakers earn the nickname "Showtime"?weren't limited to the court. In 1992, he led the United States to a Gold Medal at the Barcelona Olympics as part of the original Dream Team. His basketball career culminated with a Hall of Fame induction in 2002, and since then he's remained in the spotlight as a world-renowned business mogul and philanthropist.