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Nov 14
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Celebrate The Season: Christkindlmarket opens in Chicago Nov. 17

From hand-crafted, one-of a kind soaps and ornaments to baked cheese and scarves, Christkindlmarket Chicago has it all. Rooted in German tradition, the Christkindlmarket Chicago has evolved into something pretty special in the Chicago area. Since it first opened in 1996, the market has become a must-visit destination for locals... read more →
Nov 03

Small Business Spotlight: Sketchbook Brewing Company

Community runs deep at Sketchbook Brewing Company. Roughly 64 or 128 ounces deep, to be exact. A brainchild of Evanston locals Shawn Decker and Cesar Marron, Sketchbook Brewing Company opened three years ago at 821 Chicago Ave. Last April, the dynamic duo opened the Tap Room, which has since become... read more →
Oct 13

Don’t Miss Out on the Perfect Pumpkin This Year

It's the season for pumpkins! Now that the autumn season is upon us, why not plan a trip to a nearby pumpkin patch? It's the perfect mini-getaway for a family outing or that romantic date. Kroll's Fall Harvest Farm is located in Waukegan, which is only an hour drive from... read more →
Sep 12

Best Dog Parks Near Your Apartment

  We know just how much you love your pooches, which is why we want you to know about the top dog parks in your area. When the weather is nice, why not bring your pup along? After all, even your furry family member needs a chance to run and play,... read more →
Aug 29

Top 3 Things to Do this Labor Day

  Don't let Labor Day pass you by without celebrating it to the fullest. After all, you've earned it. We have 3 ways to make sure your Labor Day is awesome!   Go for a Swim Did you know that September 4th is the last day you can swim in... read more →
Aug 16
Aug 01

In the Middle of It All at The Main in Evanston

  When it comes to apartment living, you certainly don't need to give up luxury and convenience. At The Main in Evanston, you can have it all. One of the best reasons why The Main is a great place to call 'home' is because of its amazing location. Located in... read more →
Jul 15

Your Guide to Upcoming Family Fun in Evanston

The summer is always better with the family! Don't worry about finding fun stuff to do, though. Leave that to us! Here are a few unique ways to have a good time in Evanston.   See a Play Add a little culture into your life by heading over to the... read more →
Jun 28

Your Guide to July 4th Festivities in Evanston

  Evanston always has you covered when it comes to having a fun holiday experience. Trust us, it's time to start marking your calendars for Tuesday, July 4th. Independence Day is a holiday that is much better when you spend it outdoors and in the community. Here are a few ways... read more →
Jun 15

Head to an Art Festival This Month in Evanston

As soon as the summer weather rolls around, it's time to start making plans to head outside! Evanston in the summertime is quite simply the best! Make the most of your summer this year by heading downtown for Evanston's many festivals happening all summer long. This month, the Artisan SummerFest... read more →