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Unique Finds for Holiday Gifts

11/23/2022
Ready? Set? Gift! Gearing up for the holidays, you can dress to impress and score the perfect present for anyone on your giving list. North Shore shops brim with all the latest trends and quality clas... MORE

North Shore Do List November 2022

10/17/2022
Giving thanks is easy when the North Shore has so many fantastic things to do! Retail is reinventing ways to enchant and engage. You can hitch a wagon ride or catch a football game, a classic American... MORE

Your Top 10 Guide to Fall on Chicago’s North Shore

10/10/2022
Fragrant and bursting with color, Fall stirs all the senses with flavors and fun across Chicago’s North Shore. Commune with nature as she struts her autumn finery. The hayrides and Halloween happening... MORE

North Shore Do List September 2022

08/11/2022
School is underway and work may be picking up, but you can keep up the fun with sports, music, art and theater in abundance. Entertainment comes in flavors fit for the young, the young-at-heart and th... MORE

North Shore Do List June 2022

05/18/2022
It’s sum…, sum…, summertime! Festivals are flourishing across the North Shore where you can enjoy live music, delicious eats, local art, awesome shopping and much more. New shows and exhibits are open... MORE

Cherish Her on Mother’s Day with Fashion, Flowers and More

04/11/2022
Celebrate mom with thoughtful and beautiful treats to show her how much she means to your family. A fresh springy look with the latest finds from local boutiques, gorgeous jewelry, trinkets, fine wine... MORE

Hobby Heaven on the North Shore

03/10/2022
An engaging hobby can be your key to a healthier, happier life. Try something new or follow your passion to new heights. Flex those crafting, gaming and collecting muscles. You can polish your skills ... MORE

North Shore Do List March 2022

02/18/2022
Watch for signs of spring as the days get longer—that means more time for fun! March on the North Shore bursts with college basketball taking center court, entertainment venues staging favorites and w... MORE

North Shore Do List February 2022

01/24/2022
Hearts swell in this month full of valentines and cuddling up. Feel the love across the North Shore bursting with flowers, feasts and sweets. You’ll find plenty to celebrate with your honey or your “g... MORE

Prioritize Fresh Air and Self Care

12/22/2021
Rest may be a four-letter word but after all the year-end and holiday hubbub, you deserve to hit the reset button! Refresh and revitalize with a bit of self-care inside and out. North Shore purveyors ... MORE

North Shore Do List January 2022

12/16/2021
“Brrrrrr” stands for “brilliant” as the North Shore ushers in the new year with sizzling sporting events, witty and wonderful shows, engaging exhibits, super sales and great eats. Get out and about wi... MORE

Go Shop: Something for Everyone in Evanston

09/02/2021
With its beautiful beachfront parks along Lake Michigan, incredible dining options and notable architecture of area mansions and Northwestern University, Evanston in one of the most vibrant communitie... MORE

Mother’s Day Gifts, Goodies & Events

04/27/2021
Mother’s Day is the way we celebrate and thank our moms (and grandmas and aunties!) for everything they do. This special day and spring go hand in hand with the profusion of flowers and garden walks, ... MORE

Time to Plan Your North Shore Staycation

02/24/2021
The little luxuries make all the difference when you enjoy these top-notch accommodations — and nearby attractions — across Chicago’s North Shore. Lush hotels with all the amenities and family-friendl... MORE

Retail Therapy on Chicago’s North Shore

02/18/2021
Refresh your look, spruce up the homestead and nail gift giving in the hottest spots for shopping. North Shore retailers are passionate about bringing you quality merchandise and a delightful shopping... MORE

Get Cozy on the North Shore

01/14/2021
Whether it’s blustery or bright, embrace all things cozy with fun activities, snuggly clothing, and treats to warm your belly and your heart. You can get artsy with an online class, find a sweater tha... MORE

North Shore Holiday Gift Guide for Kids

12/08/2020
As anticipation for the season fills the air, discover distinctive presents for kids of all ages in these North Shore treasure troves. Children, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews will be wowed when c... MORE

North Shore Holiday Gift Guide

11/22/2020
Shopping for the grown-ups on your holiday list is a breeze in the enticing shops on the North Shore. Surprise a sibling with the latest cool gadget, your bestie with adorable home décor, and your sig... MORE

Legends of the North Shore

10/01/2020
Local legends gain their reputations based on consistently delivering quality service, food and home/fashion/gift goodies for years…and years! You know when you want that one special thing. And you kn... MORE

Gather the Gals: Girlfriend Getaways on the North Shore

07/29/2020
Take a break from everything that’s going on and grab your best gals for some well-deserved R&R. Tell your college roomie to come up for a visit or text those local pals who are itching to find cute f... MORE

Hit the Road for a Chicago's North Shore Nearcation

07/13/2020
Hit the road for a fresh perspective — you don’t need to go far for a change of pace. Grab someone special for a road trip to remember. Stay at a hotel on Chicago’s North Shore with amenities to pampe... MORE

Let’s Get Shopping: Retail Returns on Chicago’s North Shore

06/29/2020
Retail stores are gently opening their doors across Chicago’s North Shore to welcome you back for in-person shopping. Scads of shops are ready to help you update your wardrobe, outfit the home, or gra... MORE

Celebrate Mom

05/04/2020
Time to show the mamas some love and gratitude this Mother’s Day, May 10. Even if a big brunch outing or shopping caper won’t be on the calendar this spring, you can find lots of ways to show Mom how ... MORE

Spring Break Staycation

03/16/2020
Sticking close to home and looking for ways to stay entertained this spring? Check out some of our ideas on how to experience the North Shore community while abiding by the recommendations of public h... MORE

Keep Your New Year Resolutions Going Strong

02/27/2020
OK, it’s a few weeks into the new year. How are your resolutions for 2020 coming along? Don’t get discouraged if you haven’t made much progress. Or, if you barely got started in the first place. Maybe... MORE

Holiday Shopping Guide

11/15/2019
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... MORE

5 Post Turkey Day Things To Do

11/05/2019
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... MORE

How to Make Mom Feel Special This Mother’s Day

04/30/2019
Mom deserves to be spoiled every day, but especially on Mother’s Day. Make the entire celebration as special as she is by starting with a flower delivery from one of the North Shore’s best florists be... MORE

Hot Sales to Check Out During the North Shore’s Clean Sweep

12/20/2018
If you didn’t get that one gift you were dreaming of in December don’t fret because the best sales of the season are still to come! From Jan. 10-12, look for the Clean Sweep Sale sticker at stores on ... MORE

Holiday Gift Guide: Where to Shop and What to Get for Everyone on Your List

11/29/2018
You’ve finally finished those Thanksgiving leftovers and holiday music has taken over the radio, which only means one thing: It’s time to find that perfect gift for everyone on your holiday shopping l... MORE

7 Stores to Explore This Small Business Saturday

11/14/2018
Small Business Saturday was created in 2010 as a way to encourage people to shop local and support their community's businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This year, on Nov. 24, get out and s... MORE

Plan a Perfect Fall Day Around Chicago’s North Shore

10/11/2018
Fall might be the most perfect time to explore Chicago’s North Shore — temperatures are just right and nature’s changing colors add a gorgeous backdrop to your day. If you’re ready to discover everyth... MORE

13 Things to Do on a Cold or Snowy Day

01/09/2018
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 arri... MORE

Where to Shop This Holiday Season

12/12/2017
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 ... MORE

Where to Shop this Small Business Saturday

11/10/2017
Small Business Saturday takes place every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. According to Entrepreneur, buying local helps improve your local economy, keeps your community unique and even improv... MORE

The Best Things to Do This Fall on Chicago’s North Shore

10/05/2017
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. T... MORE

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