Evanston Gallery Tour Posted on 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 exhibit of works by a local artist, or want to get creative yourself, there’s a studio or gallery for you. Read on to find your perfect match. READ MORE
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
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
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
Best Spots for Happy Hour on Chicago’s North ShorePosted on 08/31/2018 Whether you've just finished a long day at work or a leisurely afternoon of shopping, there's nothing like enjoying a few Happy Hours deals with your besties. So if you’re on the lookout for hot deals like half-priced appetizers or discounted drinks, here are the best spots to check out on the North Shore. Cheers! 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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How to Spend Your Labor Day Weekend on Chicago’s North ShorePosted on 08/08/2018 Can you believe it? Labor Day weekend is almost here, marking the unofficial end of another glorious summer on Chicago’s North Shore. But, before the sun sets on one season and another rolls in, enjoy one last hurrah exploring everything the area has to offer, from can’t-miss concerts to family-friendly activities. READ MORE
5 Ways to Cool Off This Summer on Chicago’s North Shore Posted on 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 sometimes tasty!) way to cool down. Here, discover the best ways to do just that this summer on Chicago’s North Shore. READ MORE