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The Best Places to Picnic (and Where to Get Your Picnic Food) on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 06/25/2018
Listing Photo Winters on Chicago’s North Shore are rough, so it’s best to spend as much time outside as possible during the summer months and take advantage of those warm temps. One of the best ways to do so? Picnicking with your closest friends and family outdoors, surrounded by the natural beauty that’s abundant in the area. Read on to find our favorite picnic spots, plus the best places to buy everything you want in your picnic basket.
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Plan Your Perfect Memorial Day Weekend on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 05/04/2018
Listing Photo Winter stuck around a little longer than we would have liked, but it’s finally time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. With Memorial Day weekend right around the corner, here are five ways to savor some extra time with friends and family outside, either by exploring some local hidden gems (plus a local favorite) or creating your own brewery tour.
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How to Wow Mom on Chicago’s North Shore This Mother’s Day Posted on 04/27/2018
Listing Photo Moms deserve to be celebrated every day, but it’s especially fun to go all out on Mother’s Day (May 13). This year, don’t do the same old thing — get creative! Here we’ve paired an activity with a local restaurant to inspire you to make the most of the day and show Mom (or any of the important women in your life) just how much they mean to you.
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Best Ways to Celebrate Spring on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 04/09/2018
Listing Photo Although it might not feel like spring yet, warmer temps and sunny days are right around the corner. Start planning the ways you’ll make the most of spring afternoons and evenings with this guide to the best ways to celebrate the season around Chicago’s North Shore. We’ve paired a local destination with a nearby restaurant, so the planning is already done. All you have to do is enjoy!
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13 Things to Do on a Cold or Snowy Day Posted on 01/09/2018
Listing Photo With the holiday season behind us, it’s time for the harsh realities of winter to set in. But while it might be easy to snuggle up under a blanket and decide to never leave the house until spring arrives, why not make the most of the season? Here on Chicago’s North Shore, there are plenty of ways to actually enjoy winter, from indoor sports and events to museums and theaters. So bundle up and make your way to these local spots.
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Where to Shop This Holiday Season Posted on 12/12/2017
Listing Photo We all want to find that perfect gift for everyone on our list, and fortunately, Chicago’s North Shore is filled with shops that make it easy to do just that. From appliances and home goods that make life a little bit easier to the latest in fashion and toys, these businesses will help you find everything you’re looking for (and even help wrap and deliver!) so you can get back to the best part of the season — spending quality time with family and friends. Happy holidays!
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Annual Holiday Traditions on Chicago's North Shore Posted on 11/17/2017
Listing Photo You might have heard that it’s the most wonderful time of the year, and that’s largely due to the annual holiday traditions that we look forward to all year long. Whether you’re looking for ways to entertain out-of-town guests, make the most of your trip to Chicago’s North Shore, or simply want to take a step back from the hustle and bustle of the season, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this time of year. So read on and start planning your holiday season with family and friends.
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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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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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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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