Non-Traditional Valentine’s Day Plans to Warm the HeartPosted on 02/05/2020 Roses are red and chocolate is delicious. But sometimes you want to spice up the season of love with a unique twist. Swoon with your sweetheart, gather your gal pals or celebrate yourself with some uncommon ways to do Valentine’s Day. On Chicago’s North Shore, you can rock out with a legend or rock a saucy look for a photo shoot. Get into the groove of a Galentine’s Day soiree or “snap it out” with a night of hilarious musical comedy. Find flirty fun at these sassy venues. READ MORE
Indoor Fun for All Ages on Chicago's North ShorePosted on 10/23/2019 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. READ MORE
Halloween Events for Adults on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 10/03/2019 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. READ MORE
Visit One of the Midwest’s Top College Towns Posted on 09/18/2019 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. READ MORE
The North Shore Celebrates Museum MonthPosted on 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 inevitable rainy spring days!). Throughout the month, local museums will be offering special deals and gifts — all you have to do is show the museum this page on your phone. And don’t forget to show us all the fun you’re having by using #NSMM19 on social media. READ MORE
Where to Watch College Basketball on Chicago’s North ShorePosted on 02/07/2019 The college basketball season is in full swing, and the NCAA tournament will be here before you know it. Until then, cheer on the Wildcats and watch as many games as possible — you want to make sure your bracket doesn’t get busted early, right? — at these local bars and restaurants. Because what’s better than good food, good friends, and a good game? READ MORE
Fall 2018 Bucket List: 10 Events You Don’t Want to MissPosted on 09/06/2018 Can you believe it? Another summer has come and gone and now we welcome fall to Chicago’s North Shore. Fortunately, the good times will continue to roll thanks to a variety of can’t-miss events for residents and visitors of all ages. So grab your calendars and save the dates for these 10 festivals, exhibitions, tours, and more. READ MORE
Northwestern Wildcats 2018 Home GamesPosted on 08/20/2018 Fall means a new school year, pumpkin spice everything, and, of course, football. Here on Chicago’s North Shore, we have our very own Big Ten team to root for: the Northwestern Wildcats. After going 10-3 in 2017, the Wildcats are looking to be even better this year. According to ESPN, “Pat Fitzgerald's program has averaged nine wins in each of the past three seasons and should remain a team to be wary of in 2018.” But it won't be easy as the Big Ten is one of the country’s best conferences.
Ahead of the team’s first game of the season (Aug. 30 at Purdue), we took a look at all the teams that will be making their way to Evanston this year so you can be prepared for any trip you make to Ryan Field (be sure to get your tickets ASAP).
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Spring Break: Family-Friendly FunPosted on 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 ones on Chicago’s North Shore. Whether you’re looking for a sports camp, want to explore a museum, or prefer to see a show, start planning your spring break today. READ MORE
13 Things to Do on a Cold or Snowy DayPosted on 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 arrives, why not make the most of the season? Here on Chicago’s North Shore, there are plenty of ways to actually enjoy winter, from indoor sports and events to museums and theaters. So bundle up and make your way to these local spots. READ MORE