May 7, 2017

Kenilworth Gardens Annual Yard Sale

Kenilworth Gardens Yard Sale

It's that time of year again...time to shop, that is, at Wilmette's biggest multi-family yard sale.

Over 30 families will be selling all kinds of cool stuff, from furniture to clothing to toys to household items and much more. This is our 6th year and believe me ...

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Posted in Shopping, Things To Do
Nov. 23, 2016

Thanksgiving Weekend Fun on the North Shore: Nov. 25 - 27

Once the food coma settles, there is still plenty of celebrating to be had on the North Shore this weekend! Participate in a Frozen sing-a-long, relive the magic of a Christmas Story and party hop at the numerous tree lighting ceremonies and celebrations – each filled with various activities and ...

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Dec. 3, 2015

Best Toy Stores on the North Shore

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Do you often find yourself in state of panic about what to buy for the kids in your life? Don't fret! The North Shore has many unique, independent toy stores that can help you find the perfect gift for children of all ages. If you'd rather skip the ...

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March 19, 2015

The Ultimate Guide to Women’s Boutiques on the North Shore

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For some, shopping is chore. For others, it's one of life's greatest pleasures. Either way, shopping on the North Shore can be quite an adventure. The area is blessed with two beautiful malls complete with dependable department stores and the expected national chains. But the region is equally ...

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Jan. 29, 2015

Best Jewelry Stores on the North Shore


With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we know many of you may be scrambling for some last minute gifts to show that special someone how much you care. To help you out, we've created this list of some of the Best Jewelry stores on the North ...

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Jan. 26, 2015

Best High End Consignment Stores on Chicago's North Shore

consignment store dress

With the return of the arctic temps, 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 ...

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Jan. 19, 2015

Best Book Stores on the North Shore

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With no dramatic warm up in sight, it's the perfect time to curl up by the fire and get lost in a great book. No matter what genre suits your fancy, the North Shore still has many wonderful independent book stores (thankfully), where knowledgeable staff members are on hand ...

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Dec. 5, 2014

Best Gift and Home Accents Stores on the North Shore

Gift storeSo you've checked off all of your family members, but what about hostess gifts, teacher gifts, a gift for your dog walker, etc. Tired of the old gift card route? Well, lucky for you, the North Shore has a plethora of gift and home accent shops filled with unique ...

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Nov. 18, 2014

Best Pies on the North Shore


When it comes to pies, we strongly believe you really can't go wrong! But since it 'tis pie season, we wanted to recognize some local favorites that truly stand above the rest. And if you are thinking about picking one up for Thanksgiving, place your order ASAP, as ...

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