July 27, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: July 28 – July 30

It’s all about art, shopping and imbibing this weekend. There are two great art festivals, two great sidewalk sales that include lots of activities for the kids (touch a truck in HP), a great wine tasting and one of my personal faves – a Bloody Mary festival! Also not to ...

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July 13, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: July 14 – 16

Hopefully you’ve had a chance to dry out by now! And if you are in the market for some new items (perhaps a kayak to get around town), you’re in luck. This weekend there are few sidewalk sales as well a high-quality rummage sale (items have been vetted) where you ...

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July 5, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: July 7- 9

While you may still be recovering from your July 4th celebrations, it is already time to start gearing up for the next weekend! Lots of fun things to choose from including a sidewalk sale, an art festival, an upscale food festival, a hilarious and touching play that takes you into ...

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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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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

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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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