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Recipes from Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 05/27/2020
Listing Photo 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 recipes linked below cover everything from a soup course to a stunning main dish to a family-pleasing sweet finish. Don’t worry. You can also get most of these eats to go as many locations are open for delivery or curbside pickup. Whether you need comfort food or want to travel the globe gastronomically, local chefs have got you covered. (Click each recipe name below to get it.)
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Where to Find the Best Sunrise Views (and Breakfast Treats) on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 05/14/2020
Listing Photo “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 5:20 and 5:45 am. Chicago’s North Shore brims with spaces to observe this daily ritual, even while being mindful of social distancing. You can keep that morning energy boost going with a stop at a local bakery where you can pick up a latte or grab some tasty morning carbs after your stroll, hike, or bike ride. Social distancing and other safety precautions are still in effect to fight the spread of COVID-19. Stay up-to-date on the latest public health guidance from the CDC and the State of Illinois, before heading out.
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Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Voting Rights Posted on 02/17/2020
Listing Photo Celebrate the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote with the passing of the 19th Amendment. To recognize this 2020 milestone, several community partners are collaborating on events to honor that important moment in history and examine the struggles women endured in gaining that right. Did you know that Illinois was the first state to ratify the amendment? And Evanston women were particularly integral to the local, state and national women’s suffrage movements. Walk in their footsteps in a specially-themed Mother’s Day House Walk and learn from exhibits that take you back in time. Join the Suffrage Rally at the end of the summer to rekindle the energy and revel in what has been accomplished.
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Cool Off With These Specialty Drinks From North Shore Restaurants Posted on 08/26/2019
Listing Photo If you’re looking for a relaxing (and tasty!) way to stay cool when it’s hot outside, grab some friends and head out to one of these restaurants on Chicago’s North Shore. Not only are all of these eateries serving up delicious food — Mexican and Thai, chicken and steak — but they’re also pouring cool cocktails that are perfect for sipping after a hot day. From sangrias to cosmos, here are a few of our favorite specialty drinks.
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Say Goodbye to Summer on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 08/07/2019
Listing Photo 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. Between family-friendly activities and festivals to concerts and farmers markets, here are the best things to do before fall arrives on the North Shore.
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Where to Go on a North Shore Summer Shopping Spree Posted on 07/18/2019
Listing Photo It's time to plan your next shopping spree! Whether you want to update your wardrobe for a new season, need to find a perfect birthday gift, or could simply use a little retail therapy, summer is a great time to shop ‘til you drop. Plus, you’ll get to explore the North Shore while you do. So grab your friends or summer guests and head out to these must-visit shopping destinations.
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Where to Enjoy Outdoor Music on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 07/08/2019
Listing Photo On Chicago's North Shore, we only get a handful of precious months to enjoy the outdoors, so it's best to take advantage while you can. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to sit back and relax (or get up and dance!) while listening to some of the best music both Chicagoland and the country can offer. From Grammy Award-winning acts at Ravinia to tribute bands that make sure we don't forget some classic songs, there's an outdoor concert for everyone this summer. So grab some blankets, pack a picnic, and head out to one of these nearby venues.
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Ride the Waves on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 06/13/2019
Listing Photo Chicago's North Shore might not be the first destination that comes to mind for those looking to catch some waves, but there's plenty of waterfront fun to be had here all summer long. With a variety of beaches waiting to be explored, there’s also plenty of opportunity to learn a new skill or see our beautiful shoreline from a different view thanks to the rentals and lessons offered at each sandy spot. So start planning your outing! Unfortunately, the end of beach season will be here before we know it.
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8 Family-Friendly Nights Out on the North Shore Posted on 06/05/2019
Listing Photo 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, there’s plenty of things to do that young and old alike will love. From outdoor movies to camping on the beach, here are the best ways to take advantage of long summer days (and nights).
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What and Where to Eat This Memorial Day Posted on 05/10/2019
Listing Photo Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and we can’t wait to get out and start enjoying what makes Chicago’s North Shore so great. Here are some of the best places to eat this Memorial Day weekend and beyond. To see a full list of dining options on Chicago's North Shore click here.
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