Best of the North Shore

May 31, 2018

Fun Things To Do in June on the North Shore

The Summer season is upon us and that means art fests, music fests and block parties to your hearts content! Below is a list of some of the most popular events (Glencoe Grand Prix, Winnetka Music Festival, Custer Fair etc.) as well as some hidden treasures we hope you will ...

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April 3, 2018

Fun Things to do this April on the North Shore

Don’t let a few showers here and there spoil the fun. April is chock full events both indoor and out to help you transition from the dog days of winter to some fun in the sun (hopefully)!  This month features a great selection of children’s plays as well as ...

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Feb. 26, 2018

Best Breweries on the North Shore

Glass of beer

Whether it’s a hot day, cold day, long day or frankly any day, it’s always the perfect day to enjoy a nice cool beer with a friend or two.  And whether you enjoy a place that’s off the beaten path or more of a mainstream locale, the North Shore ...

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Feb. 14, 2018

Best High End Consignment Stores on Chicago's North Shore

consignment store dress

There's no better time than the present to clean out your closets and cleanse your home of unwanted items that are taking up way too much space! Of course donating is a wonderful option, but for your higher end stuff, you may want to consider the consignment route first ...

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Feb. 12, 2018

Guide to Summer Camps on the North Shore (Updated for 2018)

kids roasting marshmallows at summer camp

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No matter what your kid is into, there's a summer camp for him or her. Here's your handy dandy guide to day camps on Chicago's North Shore, including traditional day camps, sports camps, tech camps, theater camps and everything in between ...

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Jan. 13, 2018

Best Sledding Hills on the North Shore


We don't get a lot of snow days here in the Chicago area, but when we do, there's nothing better than an afternoon of sledding! Don't let the sub-zero temps scare you, throw on a few extra layers and head to the hills! Ok, we know in ...

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Nov. 29, 2017

Nutcracker Performances on the North Shore

It’s one of the biggest traditions of the holiday season. But sometimes finding the time to enjoy the splendor of the season can be challenging. Lucky for you, there are many enchanting productions of this holiday classic, each with their own unique spin, right here on the North Shore. But ...

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April 10, 2017

Best Brunch on the North Shore


If there is one thing that people on the North Shore take seriously, it's brunch! And who can argue? What's better than spending a leisurely morning/early afternoon dining on all of the sweet and savory treats that a serious brunch has to offer. And if you are ...

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Nov. 1, 2016

Best Caterers on the North Shore


With the holiday season gearing up, it might be time to wise up and let someone else handle the cooking so you can truly enjoy the time with loved ones and friends. Whether you’re hosting a big holiday bash or a small family gathering, and whether you need full ...

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Oct. 25, 2016

Best Donuts on the North Shore


I’ve been hearing a lot of debate recently about to where to find the best apple cider donuts and I question whether they are truly worth the 1-2 hour drive that some require.  While I do appreciate these warm, delectable treats, especially on a crisp Autumn day, I am ...

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