Oct. 7, 2018

Halloween Fun on the North Shore 2018

The North Shore knows how to do Halloween! If you don’t want to miss any of the fun, check out our mega list of Halloween happenings and start your planning now! There are so many spooktacular events to choose from all month long. Whether you are looking for family friendly ...

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Sept. 30, 2018

Fun Things to do on the North Shore: October 2018

In addition to all the Halloween happenings that will be soon filling up your calendar (we will be publishing a Halloween specific list soon), October offer plenty of ways to celebrate the arrival of Fall on the North Shore. Grabs some friends (and a few extra layers) and enjoy the ...

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March 14, 2018

St. Paddy’s Day Fun & More on the North Shore: Mar. 16 – 18

Time to get your lucky game face on because when St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday, you know it’s going to be a BIG weekend!  There are fun options for all ages so no excuses!


2018 Village Follies Review
Mar. 16 & 17: 7:30 pm (Doors ...

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Oct. 18, 2017

Ghoulishly Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: Oct. 20 – 22

Let the Halloween fun begin!  This weekend’s line-up of events features a wide range of family friendly events as well as those looking for a little more fright! If costumers and goblins are not your thing, there is an Oktoberfest celebration, a mini class about the World Fair and ...

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Sept. 7, 2017

Fun Thing To Do on the North Shore: Sept. 8 – 10

Some may think while the last few days of summer linger on and the traditional Fall activities wait to kicked into full gear, that there won’t be much going on around town.  But they would be wrong.  This weekend presents the perfect opportunity to take advantage of the ...

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June 26, 2016

The Ultimate Dog Owner's Resource Guide for the North Shore of Chicago


It goes without saying that pets bring so much love and joy to our lives. In turn, we want to provide our fur babies with the best care possible. Often times, finding trustworthy and reliable pet resources and services can be stressful and overwhelming. Understanding that every dog is different ...

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Posted in Communities, Pets
Aug. 14, 2015

Best Dog Groomers on the North Shore

dog being groomed

Finding a groomer for a beloved pet, can be just as tricky, if not more so than finding your own hair stylist. Luckily, there are some great options throughout the North Shore.

Wags on Willow
840 Willow Rd, Northfield/Glenview, 847-272-2918
Although highly recommended for their grooming ...

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July 2, 2015

North Shore Dog Parks and Beaches

dogs at wilmette dog beach

My dogs and I had planned to personally research all the dog parks and beaches on the North Shore and provide our readers with our ratings of each. But we quickly realized that the non-resident fee in most towns is pretty steep resulting in a rather expensive research project. So ...

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June 28, 2014

It's a Dog's Life at Wilmette's Dog Beach

Wilmette dog beach at Gillson Park

There isn't anything our three labs love better than the dog beach, so when we mentioned the possibility of going for our first outing of the spring, we nearly had a riot on our hands. The dogs go berserk when we say the words "dog beach", so now we ...

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Posted in Pets, Things To Do