Holiday Gift Guide: Where to Shop and What to Get for Everyone on Your ListPosted on 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 list. But don’t worry — Chicago’s North Shore is filled with both small boutiques and large shopping centers, all ready to help you find unique presents for your nearest and dearest. So start planning your next shopping trip and you’ll be thinking about wrapping paper and bows in no time. READ MORE
7 Stores to Explore This Small Business SaturdayPosted on 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 start your holiday shopping by visiting the local businesses that make our community strong. Shopping local keeps money and jobs in our communities, makes our towns unique, and gives shoppers access to better and more personalized customer service. Below, find just a few of the amazing shops and boutiques that make up Chicago’s North Shore. Stop by to find everything from books and toys to pet products and handcrafted furniture. READ MORE
Plan a Perfect Fall Day Around Chicago’s North ShorePosted on 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 everything the area has to offer, we’ve created four different itineraries for you to enjoy, all that include activities and a meal. Whether you try one or all four, show us your favorite spots using #chicagonorthshore on Instagram for a chance to be featured on our page! READ MORE
4 Best Sidewalk Sales to Shop This Summer on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 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 and do a little shopping thanks to a variety of sidewalk sales taking place throughout Chicago’s North Shore this month. Mark the following dates in your calendar because you won’t want to miss these hot deals, family friendly activities, and more. READ MORE
Where to Shop This Holiday SeasonPosted on 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 life a little bit easier to the latest in fashion and toys, these businesses will help you find everything you’re looking for (and even help wrap and deliver!) so you can get back to the best part of the season — spending quality time with family and friends.
Where to Shop this Small Business SaturdayPosted on 11/10/2017 Small Business Saturday takes place every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. According to Entrepreneur, buying local helps improve your local economy, keeps your community unique and even improves your health. Plus, as Huffington Post points out, it’s better for the environment.
Here on Chicago’s North Shore, there are plenty of local businesses to support, selling everything from toys and books to wine and even baked goods for your pets. So whether you’re looking for that perfect gift for a special someone or want to treat yourself, head out to these shops on the Saturday after Thanksgiving (and keep going back throughout the year!).
The Best Things to Do This Fall on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 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. The fun won’t stop this season on the North Shore with events for foodies, families, theater fans and more. So mark your calendars now! You won’t want to miss any of these events. 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
10 Most Instagrammable Spots on Chicago’s North ShorePosted on 09/26/2016 From Chicago Botanic Garden to one of the area’s many beaches, Chicago’s North Shore is filled with picture-perfect sites and hidden gems both professional and amateur photographers love. So grab your camera or phone and visit these instagrammable spots on Chicagos North Shore. You’ll impress your Instagram followers, but better yet, you just might discover a new favorite spot right in your own backyard. READ MORE
Back-to-School: Get Ready at Shops Around Chicago's North ShorePosted on 08/04/2016 Summer is (unfortunately) coming to an end and that means it’s time for back-to-school shopping. For some, this is a wonderful time filled with new pencils, crayons and clothes. For others, though, all those lists of required items can be daunting. Fortunately, Chicago’s North Shore is filled with shops where you can find everything you need, and maybe a deal or two as well. READ MORE