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Blessed with glorious weather and colorful fall leaves, the Glencoe community gathered in Henry J. Kalk Park to enjoy Harvest Fest on Saturday, Oct. 11, organized by the Glencoe Park District, Glencoe Youth Services and Glencoe Junior High Project.
The festival offered an assortment of family activities during the day and new this year, live music, beverages and food in the evening.
For Susan Taves, cooking is an art.
Taves, a Glencoe resident of eight years, owns a catering service, Sweet Cassava, and also does prepared meals for Glencoe residents. On top of that, she teaches cooking classes at the Takiff Center for people of all ages – her culinary pupils are as young as 3 years old.
Many Glencoe residents commute to the city for work every day, by car or by train. On Sept. 11, Tom Seftenberg will make his commute on foot.
The longtime Glencoe resident and Class of 1985 New Trier graduate is making the trip for the fifth iteration of the Commute for the Cure fundraiser, which attempts to raise funds for research of juvenile diabetes. Tom’s wife, Lee, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1995 — eventually, Tom decided to do something about it.
If everything goes according to plan, expect some movement happening at the former Chin’s Chop Suey location.
In January, The Glencoe Anchor reported after nearly 20 years on Vernon Avenue, Chin’s closed. New owners plan to open another Chinese food restaurant, called Shanghai Garden, in the same spot at 655 Vernon Ave., Glencoe.