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2010 

I came across an interesting website from Forbes.com that shows where Americans are moving, county by county. By the looks of the map, it appears that more people are moving out of Cook County than are moving in. These are the lastest numbers and are from 2008. The site does not provide numbers, ...
06/23/2010
Growing up, my family of four lived in a three bedroom, 1 bath home - nothing strange about that, right?  Well, it wasn't then, but nowadays that thought gives people goosebumps. Homes doubled in size since the 1960s, going up to an average of about 2,422 in 2008-2009.  That is however, a 51 sq. ...
06/21/2010
Wilmette Preservation Awards The Village of Wilmette has announced that residents can participate in nominations for historic preservation awards.  Nominations can include single residences, as well as commercial buildings, public buildings, religious structures, gardens, and landscapes. Resident...
06/14/2010
Plaza Del Lago in Wilmette - Art Show Sat & Sun (June 12-13)                         A fine art show with more than 70 artists from across the country will held in the parking lot at the historic Plaza del Lago shopping center along Lake Michigan in Wilmette.  The participating artists were chos...
06/12/2010
Fun Park District Activities in Winnetka for Summer 2010   There are plenty of fun Winnetka Park District activities this summer - hop on  your bike and head to the parks or beaches to have some summer fun. Here's a list of things to do in Winnetka:   Opening Day at the Beaches - June 11, 9am to ...
06/09/2010
Winnetka & Area Farmer's Markets - It's Summer!   Lots of things herald the beginning of summer (think grilling, going to the beach, convertibles.)   But for cooks and gardeners, the opening of the seasonal farmer's market is the most anticipated.  Some of the larger markets offer healthy selecti...
06/09/2010
May Housing Stats for Winnetka, Kenilworth, Wilmette and Glencoe   Closed home sales for Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, and Glencoe rose in May over April, but that makes sense.  The Federal tax credit ended April 31 - meaning that all home purchase contracts had to be written by tha...
06/03/2010
Intersting information from the 2010 International Builders Show - some of which we are seeing here on the North Shore in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, and Glencoe.Today I watched a video on home trends filmed at the 2010 International Builders Show. I confess, you may not want to click it -- i...
06/02/2010
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