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Recipes from Chicago’s North Shore

05/27/2020
Need to amp up your recipe repertoire? If you’ve been cooking up a storm lately, mix up your menus with tasty new dishes compliments of some fantastic restaurants on Chicago’s North Shore. The dozen r... MORE

Where to Find the Best Sunrise Views (and Breakfast Treats) on Chicago’s North Shore

05/14/2020
“Here comes the sun, and I say it's all right.” Taking in the sunrise can fill your day with light and hope. As our spring days grow longer through May, the sun appears on the horizon sometime between... 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

Virtual North Shore

04/07/2020
Rising to the growing call for more ways to learn, create, and entertain from home, Chicago’s North Shore museums, libraries, and other organizations have scads of free options for you and your family... MORE

Socially Distant Outdoor Activities

03/30/2020
As spring begins to bloom, thoughts turn to getting outside more. Nothing compares to the vision of flowers bursting onto the scene and the sounds of birdsong filling the air. But with the new safety ... MORE

Happy Hour at Home

03/30/2020
Cheers! In this new world of staying in, local laws are relaxed (at least for now) so that Chicago North Shore restaurants and drinkeries can sell packaged beer and liquor to go. Time to party…on the ... 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

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

Check out the Mural Scene on Chicago’s North Shore

05/22/2019
We love museums, but you don’t have to visit one to get up close to art. That’s because there’s amazing street art to be found all across Chicago’s North Shore. From colorful geometric designs to insp... MORE

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Chicago’s North Shore

04/18/2019
Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico's Independence Day, but actually a celebration in honor of Mexico's victory in the Battle of Puebla against France in 1862. This year, Cinco de ... MORE

A Local’s Guide to Visiting Chicago’s North Shore in the Spring

04/04/2019
Spring is an ideal time to come and explore Chicago's North Shore — you (finally!) don't have to worry about packing your winter gear and the weather is just about perfect for spending the entire day ... MORE

The North Shore Celebrates Museum Month

03/20/2019
April is Museum Month on Chicago's North Shore, meaning it’s the perfect time to revisit a favorite museum in order to check out a new exhibit or discover a new museum entirely (especially on those in... MORE

A Bookworm’s Guide to the North Shore: Where to Buy Books and the Best Places to Read Them

03/14/2019
Is there anything better than grabbing a large cup of coffee or tea, cracking open a new book, and settling in for a few hours with fictional friends? As the season changes — and spring break arrives ... MORE

Where to Brunch on Chicago’s North Shore

03/01/2019
After a long week at work, there’s nothing better than catching up with friends and family over delicious breakfast food. And if you can sleep in a little bit before you go, even better! Brunch is a m... 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

How to Wow Mom on Chicago’s North Shore This Mother’s Day

04/27/2018
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 loc... MORE

Where to Eat and Drink in Evanston After a Cubs Game

04/18/2018
There’s nothing like a day at Wrigley Field, especially when the W flag gets to fly, but don’t let the fun to end with the game — head to Evanston for post-game food and entertainment. Whether you nee... 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

6 Pet Friendly Hotels on Chicago's North Shore

02/16/2018
If you’re not able to get away for spring break this year, don’t let that stop you from planning a staycation that’s just as fun. And if you can’t imagine a staycation without your furry best friend, ... MORE

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