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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.



Ready Set Go:  Winnetka Annual Holiday Sale Yes - time flies and it's that time again!  Mark your calendars and plan to shop locally for all your holiday giving with this year's annual Winnetka sale.  It's a three-day event with many family oriented activities in the works. Friday, December 3 -  ...
Nigella Lawson Comes to the Book Stall   Award winning cookbook author Nigella Lawson is signing her newest cookbook "Nigella's Kitchen:  Recipes from the Heart of the Home" at two events sponsored by Winnetka's Book Stall. That seems to be a pretty tame title for an author whose flirtatious styl...
Wilmette is on a Roll! For those living in Wilmette it's no surprise that their town is getting some attention. With approximately 27,000 people, Wilmette is the quintessential Midwest town and is a popular place for people of all ages to call home. In April of this year (2010) Chicago Magazine's...
Winnetka Hosts an Intergovernmental Forum This is a great idea and really makes sense - the various governmental taxing bodies in Winnetka are planning to come together to explore "ways to control operational costs by sharing common resources or acting jointly."  In other words, let's see where w...
UPDATED 2019 The Chimneys in Winnetka -  Courtyard Condos The Chimneys in Winnetka were originally built as apartments in 1929 and were considered an "experiment" for their time.  In a town of single family residences, The Chimneys offered a different kind of living style.  They remained as renta...
  Selling your home in today's market is a challenge - and it will continue to be for several more years.  There are many things that go into the sale of your home, but, simply put, pricing is the #1 key to success.    I Live in Realityville :: Do You?I love listings!  Listings are so enjoyable t...
Pumpkin Patches (if you live in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth and Glencoe) No, there aren't any pumpkin patches on the North Shore!  You'll have to travel a bit, but that's all in the fun of it.  Most of these patches have other family activities like hay rides and corn mazes.  Make it a day - h...
Hallowpalooza a Halloween Party in KENILWORTH Trick-or-Treating in keniilworth is traditionally done on the Friday before Halloween, this year that's Friday October 29.  The police department recommends children trick-or-treat between the hours of 3 and 6 pm. What's a kid to do after that?  well ...
Make A Difference Day - Winnetka Do you have stuff you need to get rid of?  Stuff that maybe missed the Veterans or Cancer Federation pickups?  Well, gather up your unused or unneeded things - this is the weekend for you.  All  you have to do is take the items to the Indian Hill Train Station par...
Beat Street - a Cool Toy Store If  you are looking for a gift, particularly for the "tween" age, and you need something colorful, unique and different, then head over to Beat Street in Hubbard Woods in Winnetka.  In fact, with about 36,000 different items, how can you not find something? What mak...

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