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Where to Shop this Small Business Saturday Posted on 11/10/2017
Listing Photo Small Business Saturday is November 25. According to Entrepreneur, buying local helps improve your local economy, keeps your community unique and even improves your health. Plus, as Huffington Post points out, it’s better for the environment. Here on Chicago’s North Shore, there are plenty of local businesses to support, selling everything from toys and books to wine and even baked goods for your pets. So whether you’re looking for that perfect gift for a special someone or want to treat yourself, head out to these shops on the Saturday after Thanksgiving (and keep going back throughout the year!).
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Halloween Fun on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 10/16/2017
Listing Photo You know Oct. 31 is all about trick-or-treating, but why limit Halloween fun to just one day? North Shore businesses and organizations are celebrating all month long with spooky events featuring frighteningly good food, ghoulish games and more. So don your best costume and head out to these can’t-miss events.
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The Best Things to Do This Fall on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 10/05/2017
Listing Photo Ah, fall. Crunchy leaves, brisk temperatures, chunky sweaters — it’s possible that this is the most wonderful time of the year. That’s certainly true when it comes to seasonal events and activities. The fun won’t stop this season on the North Shore with events for foodies, families, theater fans and more. So mark your calendars now! You won’t want to miss any of these events.
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Evanston Sites to Tour During Open House Chicago Posted on 09/25/2017
Listing Photo Chicago is known for its incredible architecture, but there’s no shortage of amazing buildings around the North Shore too. Now, you’ll have a chance to tour some of those iconic structures during Open House Chicago, a free festival by the Chicago Architecture Foundation that gives the public a behind-the-scenes look at more than 200 buildings in 48 hours. This year’s event is scheduled for Oct. 14-15, so mark your calendars and get ready to explore these Evanston sites.
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Best Places to Get Pizza on Chicago's North Shore Posted on 09/20/2017
Listing Photo There’s just something about pizza that makes any day instantly better. And the options are almost endless! From thin crust to pan to deep dish, plus a variety of cheeses and seemingly hundreds of toppings, no two pizzas are ever quite the same. So the next time you’re craving pizza night, turn to one of these local establishments for your perfect pie. Warning: Do not read on an empty stomach.
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9 Restaurants with Unique Special Event Space Posted on 09/12/2017
Listing Photo If you’re planning an event, be it a birthday party, office gathering or wedding, you know it can become very, very complicated. From food to favors, it feels like there are thousands of little decisions to make, along with a few big decisions — like where to even host your party or reception. That one decision can make or break your event. Fortunately, there are plenty of restaurants on Chicago’s North Shore that will help take care of everything, leaving you with an evening your guests won’t soon forget.
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7 Unique Museums on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 09/07/2017
Listing Photo You’ve most likely explored (or been told to visit) the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Kohl Children’s Museum, but what about the more hidden gems on Chicago’s North Shore? Whether you’re a resident or visitor, make time to visit these unique museums. You won’t regret it.
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Where to Find Santa on Chicago's North Shore Posted on 12/01/2016
Listing Photo You know what they say … it’s the most wonderful time of the year! So make the most of it (even with chilling temps and slushy snow) with tree lightings around the North Shore and memories made with Santa Claus. Heres where to find Santa on Chicagos North Shore.
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6 New Restaurants on Chicago's North Shore Posted on 11/30/2016
Listing Photo There is no shortage of great dining options on Chicago’s North Shore, but we still get excited when new restaurants open their doors. From Thai and Italian to coffee and beer, everything these spots are serving is really, really good. Go see for yourself - check out these new restaurants on Chicagos North Shore!
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Support North Shore Shops on Small Business Saturday (and Score a Few Deals!) Posted on 11/21/2016
Listing Photo Small Business Saturday began in 2010 as a way to encourage shoppers to support their local businesses after Black Friday. The event has grown every year — in 2014, an estimated $14.3 billion was spent at small businesses, and in 2015, 95 million people shopped at local stores.This year, Small Business Saturday falls on Nov. 26. Here’s how you can support the North Shore’s own small business community (and check a few items off your holiday shopping list).
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