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Fall Features and Festivities on the North Shore

09/24/2020
Crisp Fall breezes herald a favorite, colorful season on Chicago’s North Shore. The calendar is full of fresh fun to be had out and about. Get your spooky on with a jack-o-lantern extravaganza or take... MORE

Arts Outdoors on Chicago's North Shore

07/30/2020
Stretch out your summer with a cornucopia of arts in the parks and beyond. Out in the sunshine or under the stars, Chicago’s North Shore brings its reputation for world-class performing arts and visua... MORE

Celebrating Theater on the North Shore

03/06/2020
The stage is always set for an evening of brilliant, world-class entertainment on Chicago’s North Shore. Get ready to shake off winter with this season’s mix of stirring dramas, boisterous musicals an... MORE

6 Can’t-Miss Holiday Celebrations That Will Make Your Spirits Bright

11/27/2019
Too often we can become overwhelmed by the holiday season — so many gifts, so many parties — when really this should be a time to enjoy with loved ones and reflect on another year gone by. If you’re l... 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

6 Interactive Bachelor/Bachelorette Party Ideas

08/27/2019
After months of wedding planning, it's time to celebrate your final days of singlehood with your closest friends. And you want this celebration to be one everyone in attendance will never forget. Fort... MORE

No Car? No Problem!

08/16/2019
Thanks to public transportation, owning a car doesn't always have to be a necessity. If you've decided to forgo owning a car, whether for financial reasons or in an effort to go green, or if you're vi... MORE

Say Goodbye to Summer on Chicago’s North Shore

08/07/2019
Don’t look now, but your calendar is nearing September, which means it’s almost time to say goodbye to summer. But don’t worry! There are still plenty of ways to soak up the final weeks of the season.... MORE

8 Family-Friendly Nights Out on the North Shore

06/05/2019
School’s out, and so is the sun! Summer is the perfect time to make memories everyone in your family will cherish forever, and whether you’re visiting Chicago’s North Shore or planning a staycation, t... MORE

Spring Break Ideas on Chicago’s North Shore

02/18/2019
Believe it or not, spring will be here before we know it. Although we're still dreaming of heading outside for the day without having to bundle up to do so, now is the perfect time to start planning y... MORE

Must-See Shows During North Shore Theater Week

02/01/2019
Chicago’s North Shore is home to some of the best theater in the country and now is the perfect time to see it for yourself. From Feb. 7-17, celebrate North Shore Theater Week as local companies offer... MORE

How to Entertain Your Holiday Guests

12/07/2018
The holiday season is a wonderful time to gather with family and loved ones to reflect on everything the year brought. But if you’re hosting, you know there can be a lot to prepare. Whether you could ... 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

How to Spend Your Labor Day Weekend on Chicago’s North Shore

08/08/2018
Can you believe it? Labor Day weekend is almost here, marking the unofficial end of another glorious summer on Chicago’s North Shore. But, before the sun sets on one season and another rolls in, enjoy... MORE

4 Can’t-Miss Summer Music Festivals on Chicago’s North Shore

07/10/2018
Nothing says summer quite like an outdoor music festival, and there are plenty to enjoy this year. Whether you’re looking for a blast from the past, want to rock out to today’s hottest artists, love a... MORE

Where to Take Your Summer Visitors on Chicago’s North Shore

05/18/2018
Summer is a great time to visit Chicago’s North Shore, so you should be prepared for frequent guests. Fortunately, that’s easy thanks to these must-visit destinations. Want to enjoy the great outdoors... MORE

Best Ways to Celebrate Spring on Chicago’s North Shore

04/09/2018
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 t... MORE

Spring Break: Family-Friendly Fun

02/22/2018
Spring break is almost here (can you believe it?), so you’re probably thinking about ways to keep your kiddos entertained. Fortunately, there’s plenty of fun and educational things to do with little o... 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

Annual Holiday Traditions on Chicago's North Shore

11/17/2017
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 en... 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

The 12 Coolest Things to Do This Summer on Chicago's North Shore

06/07/2017
Summer is here — finally! — and it is time to get outside and enjoy everything about the season: sunshine, barbecues, and so many events that you’ll never be bored. Here are just 10 of the coolest eve... MORE

Getting To and From Wrigley Field From Chicago's North Shore

05/25/2017
It’s easy to root, root, root for the Cubbies when you live on (or are visiting!) Chicago's North Shore thanks to public transportation. Here's how to get to and from Wrigley Field from Chicago's Nort... MORE

Ultimate Guide to Farmers Markets on Chicago's North Shore

05/23/2017
There's no shortage of farmers markets on Chicago's North Shore. And thanks to different vendors, entertainment, educational opportunities and other fun offerings, no two farmers markets are the same.... MORE

Best Date Night Spots on Chicago’s North Shore

04/21/2017
Feel like you always do the same old thing for date night (or rarely schedule one at all)? Fortunately, Chicago’s North Shore is filled with great date night options. Whether you’re looking for a fun ... MORE

7 Ways to Keep Kids Entertained This Winter

01/10/2017
Winter is rough. Bitter cold temperatures keep you from venturing outside, but after a few days of hibernation, it’s easy for anyone to get restless, especially kiddos. Fortunately, Chicago’s North Sh... MORE

4 Chicago North Shore Day-Trip Ideas

10/11/2016
If you’ve ever felt like there’s just too much to do and see around Chicago’s North Shore, we understand! There is a lot to explore — and you don’t need to venture very far. That’s why we’ve broken it... MORE

Northwestern Football: What to Do in Evanston on Game Day

08/16/2016
With fall comes Northwestern football, and here on Chicago’s North Shore we have the opportunity to cheer on a Big Ten team right in Evanston. The Northwestern Wildcats, dubbed Chicago’s Big Ten Team ... MORE

Fresh Food: The Garden Chef Series at Chicago Botanic Garden

06/13/2016
It finally feels like summer and your kitchen is stocked with tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini and other fruits and veggies from your garden. Now you just need to figure out how to make the most of those... MORE

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