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Holiday Shopping Guide Posted on 11/15/2019
Listing Photo Believe it or not, it’s time to start making those holiday shopping lists — remember to check them twice — and begin heading out to stores to find that perfect gift for everyone from your kids to your eccentric aunt. Fortunately, Chicago’s North Shore is home to amazing shopping centers and downtown districts offering everything from large department stores to neighborhood boutiques, so you’ll be able to find everything you need in no time. Here are just a few of the best spots to visit this shopping season.
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Fit in Some R&R During the Holiday Rush Posted on 11/12/2019
Listing Photo Between all those parties, shopping for that one last perfect gift, and large family dinners, there’s a lot to do once the holiday season arrives. And while it’s fun to celebrate with friends and family while reminiscing about another year gone by, it can all become a bit overwhelming. When you could use a day or two (or more!) off from the hustle and bustle, turn to one of these North Shore businesses for a good book, a relaxing treatment, or a family friendly activity that will help you recharge for everything the season still has to offer.
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5 Post Turkey Day Things To Do Posted on 11/05/2019
Listing Photo The turkey has been carved and the pie has been sliced — now what? After spending so much time planning for (and preparing) your family’s Thanksgiving meal, you haven’t thought much about what else to do during this long holiday weekend with loved ones. That’s where we come in. Here are the can’t-miss post-Thanksgiving activities that will help you make lasting memories — and walk off all that turkey.
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12 Spots for Bridal Showers on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 10/28/2019
Listing Photo Your favorite bride is ready to say “I do,” so it’s time to celebrate her before the big day. And what’s the best way to do so? By gathering her loved ones and enjoying time together over good food. These North Shore restaurants offer private and/or semi-private event spaces, so you can enjoy a beautiful space and all of the delicious fare while showering the bride to be. Best of all, they’ll make sure your event is picture perfect.
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Indoor Fun for All Ages on Chicago's North Shore Posted on 10/23/2019
Listing Photo When you look out the window and see rain, it can be easy to resign yourself to a day stuck indoors. However, rainy days are the perfect time to explore Chicago’s North Shore. With so many museums, theaters, and entertainment venues, there are plenty of ways to have fun while also staying nice and dry inside. Here are a few ideas for your next rainy day outing.
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Halloween Events for Adults on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 10/03/2019
Listing Photo Who says kids should have all the fun on Halloween? Whether you want to show off your topical costume or love a scary haunted house, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the season — no kids allowed — on Chicago’s North Shore. You’ll want to start planning ASAP.
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Comfort Food Cravings on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 10/01/2019
Listing Photo Fall has officially arrived, which means you’ll probably soon find yourself enjoying a day out hunting for the perfect pumpkin or with friends at a seasonal festival. After all this fall fun, you’ll want to fill up with warm, hearty fare. From bread and soup to pasta and ribs, here are the North Shore restaurants serving up must-eat food for the season.
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Best Places to Get Pampered Before Your Big Day Posted on 09/26/2019
Listing Photo Between researching venues, hiring a photographer, and finding the perfect dress, wedding planning is stressful — and everyone seems to have an opinion. Don't let it overwhelm you! In order to make sure you enjoy the entire process — remember, it should be fun! — make plans to savor a little R & R in the months leading up to your big day. Whether you book a massage or a yoga class, here are a few North Shore businesses offering ways to pamper yourself throughout the entire wedding planning process.
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Visit One of the Midwest’s Top College Towns Posted on 09/18/2019
Listing Photo In 2018, Livability named Evanston one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live, and it's clear why. With a variety of museums and attractions, beautiful beaches, and some of Chicagoland's best restaurants, Evanston is not only a great place to live, but also a great place to visit. Plus, it's home to Northwestern University, which was recently named the No. 9 school in U.S. News & World Report's 2020 Best College list. That means world-class speakers and events regularly come to town as well.
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Gluten-Free Finds on the North Shore Posted on 09/12/2019
Listing Photo When you have dietary restrictions, dining out can be more work than eating at home. Or, you'll discover you only have a few options to choose from, none of which are very exciting. Fortunately, many restaurants have started to cater to more diners, including those who need gluten-free options. Here are some of the restaurants around Chicago's North Shore that are serving up tasty gluten-free fare.
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