Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Supervalu threatens to sue:
An attorney for the owner of Buffalo Grove's Town Center shopping mall said that Cub Foods' parent company, Supervalu, Inc., is threatening litigation that would enable the Cosmic Zone family entertainment center to occupy the former Cub Foods site. The attorney, Ronald Grais, said his client, Northbrook-based Arthur Goldner & Associates Inc., has been negotiating for possible monetary compensation from Supervalu in exchange for Goldner's permission to use the site. Even though Supervalu owns the vacant building, Goldner has veto power over any use that is neither a first-class retail outlet nor a grocery store. The Cosmic Zone plans to sublease the property from Supervalu. Plan commissioners are considering the petition for the Cosmic Zone, which would offer cosmic bowling and other entertainment.
Family fun day planned:
The presence of cancer in the family doesn't have to stop everyone from having fun together. From 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Wellness Place cancer support center in Palatine will host a Family Fun Day. The afternoon will feature laughter and camaraderie with other families also experiencing the challenges of cancer. Family members of all ages are invited, especially kids and teens, for games and fun activities, snacks and entertainment by magician Rick Davidson. Advance registration is requested for this free event. Call (847) 221-2400. Wellness Place is at 1619 W. Colonial Parkway, in the Williamsburg Village complex across from Harper College.
School hopes to buy wheelchair:
Forest Elementary School in Des Plaines is hosting a fashion show Sunday to raise money to buy a wheelchair for a student. Tickets must be purchased in advance for the event at Chateau Rand Banquets, 900 Rand Road, Des Plaines. Tickets for adults are $25, and $15 for children. Organizers are seeking donations for a raffle. For more information, call Annie Brzezinski at (847) 296- 4756, Jean Marella at (847) 803-4028 or Debbie Crowell at (847) 298-3506.
Liquor license suspended:
Hoffman Estates liquor commissioners found that there was enough evidence to suspend the liquor license of a local bar where employees are accused of selling alcohol to teens. …