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North Shore Do List October 2022

09/13/2022
Say “hey” to a fabulous Fall with hayrides, pumpkin carving, Big Ten football and a bounty of other outdoor adventures. A little nip in the air and the vibrant display of colored leaves in the trees s... 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

Beat the Heat with Frozen Drinks and Treats

08/04/2022
When summer gets sizzling, cool down with a fab frozen cocktail or dreamy ice cream concoction. Feel that chilly drink in your hand or embrace the brain freeze with your ice cream cone, gelato or milk... MORE

Where to Find the Best Bacon on Chicago’s North Shore

08/04/2022
Mmmmm. Bacon. Few tastes illicit the same mouth-watering response and deep devotion as bacon and the many tasty combos it inspires. With carry-out and curbside pickup options available from some of ou... MORE

Plan Your Perfect Summer Day on the North Shore

08/02/2022
Soak up all the sunny fun and plan a perfect summer day on Chicago’s North Shore. Cool, glittering water awaits you along the lake, lagoons and pools. Mix and match stops for a coffee, a pedicure and ... MORE

North Shore Do List August 2022

07/13/2022
Music bursts out from fab festivals, events and shows all across the North Shore this August. Catch international superstars and local legends in outdoor concerts, art fairs and world-class gardens. Y... MORE

Gluten-Free Finds on the North Shore

06/30/2022
Delicious comes in many flavors. Finding a tasty fit for your dietary preferences is easier than ever as local restaurants expand their menus to accommodate delighted patrons while not skimping a bit ... MORE

North Shore Do List July 2022

06/16/2022
Go outside and play! Summer fun on the North Shore entertains you and the whole family with parades, firework displays, art, music and so much more. Get out there and enjoy What’s There to Do in Chica... MORE

Fresh Air and Fresh Food at Local Farmers Markets

05/25/2022
Peppers, pansies, and pastries, oh my! There’s no place like your local farmer’s market. Freshly picked, in-season produce is at its peak in flavor and nutrition when you get food straight from the pe... 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

North Shore Do List May 2022

04/20/2022
Feel those fresh Lake Michigan breezes with a day out for fabulous festivals, exciting exhibits or a round of golf. Music, markets and more give you, your family and friends loads of lively choices th... 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

Spotlight: North Shore Theaters

03/18/2022
North Shore theater welcomes you back with a bang and very special offers — from March 24 through April 24 — to sweeten your evening. The stages are set for incredible entertainment and the restaurant... MORE

North Shore Do List April 2022

03/16/2022
Time to hop to it and have some fun! April is ready to bloom with enchanting and engaging plays, hobby helpers, Easter and Passover specialties, plus the chance to tell your story to the world. Fill y... 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

Best North Shore Spots to Watch March Madness

02/15/2022
Bust out your brackets and buckle up for the basketball blow-out of the year. Make a plan to catch the NCAA Division Men's Basketball Tournament at fun area restaurants, taverns and breweries from Mar... MORE

Superb Sushi Spots on the North Shore

02/08/2022
Few foods tantalize the senses with the wow factor that sushi owns. For the freshest fish, tastiest combinations and most color-popping displays take your pick from the best sushi restaurants on Chica... MORE

Flavorful Finds for North Shore Restaurant Month

02/01/2022
Such a delicious time of year! Venture into some new joints and sample fresh flavors with tantalizing specials from area restaurants. Get free appetizers or desserts, discounts on your bill and even f... MORE

Spice Up Your Week with a North Shore Taco Crawl

02/01/2022
Are you or have you ever been… taco loco? You don’t have to limit your taco obsession to Tuesdays. With the grande options of these tasty handheld delights all over Chicago’s North Shore, why not hit ... 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

Your Guide to the North Shore’s Best Burgers 

01/12/2022
Thick or thin patties of juicy perfection, toasted brioche or pretzel variations and a dizzying range of toppers and condiments, the heavenly combos of burgers created by North Shore restaurants becko... 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

North Shore Do List December 2021

11/23/2021
Jingle bells aren’t the only things that rock on the North Shore! Embrace all the holiday season has to offer this year with a bounty of sparkling lights, fun entertainment, cheer and more. Come to th... MORE

Savory Small Plates Tour of Chicago's North Shore

11/04/2021
Small bites with big flavor win every time. You could add any of these legendary menu items as a starter or a side. Better yet, make your own tapas evening and scout out a few choice locations around ... MORE

North Shore Do List November 2021

10/13/2021
While you experiment with that Fall trick of optimal jacket and sweater layering, get out and about with your loved ones and best buddies for some incredible November North Shore activities. Ponder al... 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

Brew Pub Guide

05/25/2021
Time to toast life and get a taste of the tantalizing collection of brew pubs across the North Shore. Every joint has a different atmosphere and an intriguing selection of craft beer for the aficionad... 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

Easter Eats and Treats on the North Shore

03/25/2021
Birdsong, bunny rabbits and blooms bursting on the scene can only mean the Easter season is upon us. What better way to celebrate spring than with oodles of chocolate goodies, colorful treats and sump... MORE

Top Coffee Spots on the North Shore

03/18/2021
Frothy cappuccinos, smooth espresso shots, or seasonal beverage twists heaped with whipped cream and colorful sprinkles. Vibrant and taste-making local coffeehouses across the North Shore have got the... 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

Soup’s On! Tasty Bowls from the North Shore

02/11/2021
Warm up your belly and put a smile on your mug by sampling incredible taste sensations from classic chicken soups and minestrones to vegan chilis and a French onion fondue. North Shore restaurants hav... MORE

Pizza Party on the North Shore

01/28/2021
Pizza rules as America’s most popular comfort food. Which means it’s always a great time for an old-fashioned pizza party. Feed the whole family and order up that perfect pie with salads, drinks and d... MORE

Hot Chocolate Every Which Way on the North Shore

01/20/2021
Chocolatey, warm, and sweet. Wrapping your mitts or mittens around a mug of hot cocoa is one of winter’s finest features. You can cozy up with classic hot cocoa to go, switch it up with new flavors, o... 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

Enjoy the Winter Outdoors

12/22/2020
Invigorating expeditions across wintery landscapes perk up your spirits and energize the body. Explore diverse and marvelous views from deep woods to lakeside beach paths. Gawk at towering metal sculp... MORE

Finest French Fries Across the North Shore

12/16/2020
You say “potato.” I say “potat-OH!” When the mouth-watering craving for some crispy, golden French Fries hits you, the quest is on for that iconic flavor. Chicago’s North Shore can deliver classic sid... 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

Fall and Winter Outdoor Dining Options on the North Shore

11/17/2020
Extend your family’s outdoor dining season with cozy heaters, tents, and even igloos. You can savor a patio lunch by day or trot out your ski fashions and sledding outfit to dine al fresco at location... MORE

Celebrate Thanksgiving on the North Shore

11/11/2020
Fill your Thanksgiving table with all the bounty of the season…and none of the stress. Our North Shore restaurants have cooked up some amazing dinner packages that will wow your family. Giving thanks ... MORE

Delicious Apple and Pumpkin Favorites on the North Shore

10/07/2020
Your nose knows Fall is in full swing when the apple cider and pumpkin spice aromas greet you at every turn. Find fresh flavors and harvest favorites as eateries across the North Shore serve up season... 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

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

Date Ideas on Chicago’s North Shore

09/16/2020
Looking for some romantic restaurant ideas? If you want to know where to go on a first date, a special occasion (anniversaries, birthdays), or a couples date night sans kiddos, Chicago’s North Shore s... MORE

Fantastic al Fresco Dining on the North Shore

08/03/2020
Here on Chicago's North Shore we can't get enough of dining al fresco in the warmer months. Whether it's date night with your special someone, brunch with your best pals or lunch with the family, we'v... 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

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

Prettiest Patios on the North Shore

07/20/2020
Embracing summer by dining al fresco on one of our glorious Chicago’s North Shore patios is not only tradition, but perhaps a birthright of Midwestern living. We might love having a variety of seasons... 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

North Shore Bakery Tour

06/17/2020
Chicago’s North Shore bakeries offer an impressive range of savory and sweet goodies. Gourmet donuts, savory breads, custom cakes, and pastries of all shapes and flavors, some filled with … you-name-i... MORE

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

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

Making a Difference: North Shore Businesses Give Back

04/28/2020
Just as signs of spring are popping up, signs of hope and kindness are emerging across our community, too. Many of our neighborhood businesses across Chicago’s North Shore jumped in as the crisis was ... 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

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

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

Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Voting Rights

02/17/2020
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 h... MORE

Non-Traditional Valentine’s Day Plans to Warm the Heart

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 un... MORE

Evanston Hygge Fest!

01/22/2020
mellow. The Danish lifestyle mindset to cherish and enjoy the small, good things in life honors family, friendship and all things cozy. Downtown Evanston’s Hygge Fest is a month-long series of events ... MORE

Kick-Off Your New Year’s Resolutions Early

12/19/2019
It’s almost time to say hello to 2020, but you don’t have to wait any longer to start working on your resolutions. Whether you want to eat better or fit workouts into your schedule more regularly, it’... MORE

Season’s Eatings: Where to Dine and Drink This Winter on Chicago’s North Shore

12/09/2019
As we say goodbye to another year (and decade!), there will be plenty of parties to attend and gifts to give, which means you’ll need delicious treats. Plus, as the weather becomes frightful, you’ll w... MORE

Where to Host Your Mitzvah Bashes

11/21/2019
Congratulations! It's time to observe the joyous occasion that is your child's bar or bat mitzvah. As a wonderful time to come together with family and loved ones to celebrate an important milestone, ... 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

Fit in Some R&R During the Holiday Rush

11/12/2019
Between all those parties, shopping for that one last perfect gift, and large family dinners, there’s a lot to do once the holiday season arrives. And while it’s fun to celebrate with friends and fami... 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

12 Spots for Bridal Showers on Chicago’s North Shore

10/28/2019
Your favorite bride is ready to say “I do,” so it’s time to celebrate her before the big day. And what’s the best way to do so? By gathering her loved ones and enjoying time together over good food. T... MORE

Indoor Fun for All Ages on Chicago's North Shore

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, th... MORE

Comfort Food Cravings on Chicago’s North Shore

10/01/2019
Fall has officially arrived, which means you’ll probably soon find yourself enjoying a day out hunting for the perfect pumpkin or with friends at a seasonal festival. After all this fall fun, you’ll w... MORE

Visit One of the Midwest’s Top College Towns

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,... MORE

Autumn Festivals on Chicago’s North Shore

09/06/2019
It's time to say goodbye to summer and hello to cozy sweaters, crunchy leaves, and all things pumpkin spice. Chicago's North Shore knows how to celebrate the season, and there are plenty of fall event... 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

Cool Off With These Specialty Drinks From North Shore Restaurants

08/26/2019
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 eat... 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

Top Service Suppliers for Your Wedding Day

07/30/2019
As you plan your wedding, a lot of decisions will need to be made. From photography and invitations to flowers and dessert, it's important to find the right professionals who understand your vision. T... MORE

Where to Go on a North Shore Summer Shopping Spree

07/18/2019
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 gr... MORE

A John Hughes Tour of Chicago’s North Shore

07/02/2019
John Hughes was the man behind some of the most beloved movies from the '80s and '90s, including "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," "The Breakfast Club," "Home Alone," and "Pretty in Pink." Many of these fil... MORE

6 Hot Rehearsal Dinner Spots on Chicago’s North Shore

06/25/2019
By the time your big day rolls around, you and your soon-to-be spouse are sure to be ready to sit back and relax with your closest friends and family over a delicious meal and tasty drinks. And the la... 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

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

What and Where to Eat This Memorial Day

05/10/2019
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 ... 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

Unique Wedding Venues on Chicago’s North Shore

04/23/2019
Congratulations! You popped the question (or you said yes) and celebrated with friends and family. Now it’s time to start planning the big day. Finding your perfect venue can help set the tone for so ... 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

Where to Go for Girls’ Night Out on Chicago’s North Shore

04/11/2019
After a stressful week, it’s best to spend a fun night with your closest friends. Whether you’re hosting girlfriends from out of town and want to show off the area you call home or simply haven’t seen... 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

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

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

Evanston Gallery Tour

12/13/2018
If you haven’t explored the vibrant art scene of Chicago’s North Shore, the start of a new year is the perfect time to do so. Whether you’re interested in purchasing art for your home, exploring an ex... 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

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

Impress Your Guests With These Thanksgiving Recipes From Restaurants on Chicago's North Shore

11/06/2018
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so now is the perfect time to start thinking about your holiday feast. But more often than not, the task can seem daunting. That’s why we asked a few of our me... MORE

Buy Your Tickets Now for These Hot Holiday Shows

10/31/2018
When temperatures drop, local stages just begin heating up. With offerings ranging from classic holiday stories to a world premiere based on a novel by a beloved author, you won’t want to miss these s... MORE

Best Comfort Food and Libations for Fall

10/18/2018
When cold temps set in, it can be easy to burrow into a mountain of blankets and vow to never step outside until spring. But don’t let a little chill keep you at home, especially when there are so man... 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

Unique Sites to Tour in Evanston During Open House Chicago

09/28/2018
The City of Evanston is proud to be host of 16 sites as part of the Chicago Architecture Center’s Open House Chicago event which gives the public unprecedented access to unique buildings during their ... MORE

Fall 2018 Bucket List: 10 Events You Don’t Want to Miss

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 re... MORE

Where to Find the Best Barbecue on Chicago’s North Shore

08/07/2018
When it comes to summer food, there’s nothing better than barbecue. And while it’s always fun to fire up the grill and invite some friends over for a little backyard fun, sometimes a day just calls fo... MORE

Cool Off This Summer on Chicago’s North Shore

07/13/2018
Sure, we spend all winter dreaming of hot summer days, but there are times when it’s just a little too hot. When temperatures start nearing triple digits, there’s nothing to do besides find a fun (and... MORE

4 Best Sidewalk Sales to Shop This Summer on Chicago’s North Shore

06/29/2018
When the weather is nice, do you want to spend all your time inside? Of course not! You want to soak in the sunshine and enjoy cool summer breezes. Fortunately, you can take advantage of sunny days an... MORE

The Best Places to Picnic (and Where to Get Your Picnic Food) on Chicago’s North Shore

06/25/2018
Winters on Chicago’s North Shore are rough, so it’s best to spend as much time outside as possible during the summer months and take advantage of those warm temps. One of the best ways to do so? Picni... MORE

Where to Celebrate the Dads in Your Life on Chicago’s North Shore This Father’s Day

06/01/2018
Of course you want to show Dad (and all of the important men in your life) just how much he means to you this Father’s Day, but you don’t want to do the same thing that you always do either. Switch th... 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

Plan Your Perfect Memorial Day Weekend on Chicago’s North Shore

05/04/2018
Winter stuck around a little longer than we would have liked, but it’s finally time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. With Memorial Day weekend right around the corner, here are five ways to savo... 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

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

The Coziest Restaurants and Bars on Chicago’s North Shore

02/07/2018
By February, it can be hard to find motivation to leave the comforts of your warm house for dinner, but thanks to these cozy restaurants, date night or an evening out with friends doesn’t have to be a... 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

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

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

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