Jan. 18, 2018

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: Jan. 19 – 21

Whether you are looking to try something new (square dancing anyone?), seeking self or home improvement (Women in Transformation workshop/Ecological Garden class) or looking to take in the sights, sounds and tastes of the season (Avli Winter Dinner Party, Kohl Museum’s Winter Wonderland, North Shore Jazz Fest and Family ...

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Dec. 27, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: Dec. 29 – Dec. 31

It’s the final weekend of 2017! Regardless of age, there are plenty of ways to ring in the new year in style. Wishing everyone a healthy and fabulous New Year!!!


It’s A Wonderful Life
Dec. 29 & 30: 8 pm
Oil Lamp Theatre, 1723 Glenview Rd., Glenview 

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Nov. 8, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: Nov. 10 – 12

Now that the cooler temps are here to stay, high tea sounds like a lovely way to spend a chilly weekend afternoon. Two fantastic opportunities are available this weekend. For those wanting to further expand their horizons and waistlines, Wheeling’s Wine and Spirits Holiday fest allows participants to sample over ...

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Aug. 23, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: Aug. 25 – 27


There are big weekends and then there are really big weekends…however, this weekend is HUGE!!! I hope everyone is well rested because this weekend’s schedule of events will have you rockin’ all weekend long. First up is Nashwood, Highwood’s celebration of all things Nashville featuring a great line up ...

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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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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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Sept. 14, 2016

Best Chinese on the North Shore

Now we know this is a sore subject for many. Some would say that no such thing exists but after careful research, polling and taste testing, we have come up with a list that should satisfy many a craving.  It may not be Chinatown, but these come pretty darn close ...

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July 14, 2016

Best Ice Cream, Gelato and Frozen Custard on the North Shore

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You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream! And why not?  When it comes to a hot summer day, there is no better way to cool off then stopping by any one of these North Shore establishments to indulge yourself. But who am I kidding, it doesn’t matter ...

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May 1, 2016

Best Al Fresco Dining on the North Shore

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Is it me or is there is something about dining outdoors that makes everything taste better and drinks go down smoother? While many restaurants on the North Shore can claim they have outdoor seating, (throwing a few seats out on the sidewalk) with such a limited to time to enjoy ...

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Feb. 16, 2016

Best Pizza on the North Shore

While the novelty of heart-shaped pizzas got plenty of action this past Valentine's Day, (Lou Malnati’s, Viccino’s, Italian Kitchen, D’Agostinos and Barnabys all serve them), the question of where to get the best pizza on the North Shore, regardless of shape, is still up for debate. Further investigation into ...

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