Five new stores join the 30 specialty Shops of Edgebrook

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As an extension of the quality, interest and diversity of the Shops of Edgebrook, the management has announced the addition of Egg Harbor Café, Ever After, Manpower, Techline Modern Space Furniture and Unique Yarns, Inc.

The Shops of Edgebrook offer an eclectic assortment of specialty shops and services in a comfortable, yet upscale, environment. These unique shops specialize in everything from apparel, gifts and home or office decor to dining, catering and other special interests. Whatever you’re looking for, it’s likely the Shops of Edgebrook have it, and you’ll enjoy the experience.

Newly opened

Unique Yarns, Inc. provides a variety of difficult-to-find yarns, fiber and handcrafted items by area and fine artists. In an atmosphere that fosters creative expression, Unique Yarns offers classes in everything from knitting, weaving and spinning to bobbin lace, bead knitting, felting and more. For more information, call 282-5481 or visit

Ever After–“Where every little girl is a princess!” This one-of-a-kind store offers group parties and individual princess sessions for 3- to 13-year-old girls. A la carte or as a package, girls step into a dream world of glamour hairdos, princess and diva costumes, fingernail painting, princess parades and karaoke entertaining, topped off with glitter spray and fairy dust. For more information, call 713-2582.

Opening soon

Joining Edgebrook in May 2007, Egg Harbor Café is a family-owned restaurant that serves a selection of menu options for breakfast and lunch (from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.). With locations throughout the greater Chicagoland area, Egg Harbor Café has received a number of awards, including “Best of the Northshore” by North Shore magazine in July 2004. This unique café is known for its friendly service, welcoming atmosphere and tasty food. For more information, call (847) 478-5100 or visit

Joining Edgebrook in March 2007, Manpower is a locally-owned franchise of Manpower International and a 50-year member of the Rockford Area Chamber of Commerce. With its history, experience and range of expertise as part of an international company, the local Manpower office understands what’s now and what’s next in the changing world of work, and uses that knowledge to help its clients and candidates succeed. Manpower has been rated the most admired company in the staffing industry by Fortune magazine for the past four years. For more information, call 968-0951.

Joining Edgebrook in April 2007, Techline Modern Space Studio provides stylish, modern furniture and cabinetry with clean lines for home, business and health care environments. From tables, bookcases and entertainment centers to workstations, chairs and closet organization, clients can choose from many styles and color options to serve a variety of life, work and storage needs. Services include layout consulting, estimating and full project management. For more information, call 332-9400 or visit

From the Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2007, issue

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