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Real estate and community information for Chicago's North Shore suburbs of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, and Glencoe. Selling single family homes, condos, new construction, and land on the North Shore since 1998. Includes market statistics, sold properties, community events, zoning, sports, restaurants and various real estate opinions and thoughts.



ARTICLE UPDATED 2018   I remember exactly the moment that I fell in love with all things French.  Having traveled the country extensively and mangled the language thoroughly, I decided to ask Maria Kurt, owner and founder of the French Institute of the North Shore how and why she fell in love wit...
  July on the North Shore was good for home sales with a spike in closed sales for all communities listed here.  The sales are also an improvement over 2008 before the recession started.   Winnetka Winnetka had 30 sales in July, an improvement over June which had 21 sales.  The sale prices ranged...
  Olive Oil is a fresh new eatery in downtown Wilmette in the space formerly occupied by the coffee shop Spilling the Beans.   I decided to check it out after several friends recommended it. The owner, Rosie Petropoulos, knows about "fresh" foods, having owned and operated the "Chicago Fruit Mark...
I had the very good fortune to celebrate a recent wedding anniversary in Italy with friends.  We rented an apartment in the hilltop Umbrian capital, Perugia.  My friend and I told our husbands that we just had to go to nearby Deruta, the place where all the beautiful Italian pottery is made.  We ...
  Did you know that women do most of the wine shopping?  Although that fact is true in my family . . . I was still surprised to hear it.  I was told that by Joe Alter, co-owner along with Amy Lafontant of The Bottle Shop in Wilmette, and it's one of the reasons that the store came into existence....
    I will be having an open house for this wonderful property at 874 Sheridan Road, in Winnekta.    The open house will be held from 1-3 pm on Sunday, August 2.                 Updated kitchen with granite counters and indoor grill.                   Large living/family/great room with picture w...

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