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A Wilmette resident (call him Stan) dons his fashionable flood-control attire before pumping out the standing water at his Lake Avenue back yard. Photo submitted
John Jacoby, Contributing Columnist
5:00 am CDT June 11, 2019
Folks who patronized the Starbucks coffee shop at Green Bay Road and Washington Avenue last Wednesday morning were pleasantly surprised: their cup of joe was paid for by Joel Harris, who was sitting nearby with colleague Elaine Pearlman, enjoying the reaction of patrons who were told that “the gentleman in the plaid shirt over there paid for your drink.