Celebrate MomPosted on 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 much you care with ideas from around Chicago’s North Shore. Pampering gifts, a scrumptious meal, and a few carefully curated activities can still make the day special and warm her heart when she needs it most. Your mom will really feel the love with some of these pretty indulgences.
Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Voting RightsPosted on 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 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. READ MORE
Unique Sites to Tour in Evanston During Open House ChicagoPosted on 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 annual architecture festival. Below, are some must-see sites, all perfect for exploring whether you’re visiting the area or call the North Shore home. READ MORE
4 Chicago North Shore Day-Trip IdeasPosted on 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 all down into four different day trips. Whether you’re interested in shopping, nature, dining or architecture, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. READ MORE