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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.



Winnetka Holiday Sale Sunday, December 2, 2012 The Annual Winnetka Holiday Sale is here again - this Sunday in all three shopping districts (East Elm, West Elm, and Hubbard Woods), plus Northfield.  Participating stores are offering anywhere between 10-20% off and some have special deals. Weathe...
Winnetka Marches Against Big Box Petco Store Winnetka loves to tout its small-town values - in particular the shopping districts that, for the most part, are filled with locally owned and run boutiques, antique stores and clothing shops.  Several years ago we got our own pet store - Noah's Ark. ...
Santa Claus is Coming . . . . to Winnetka! This coming weekend will be a big one in Winnetka.   Santa Claus will be making an appearance on Saturday, December 1 from 1-3 pm at the Hubbard Woods Gazebo. Both the Winnetka/Northfield Chamber of Commerce and the Winnetka Park District are hosting th...
If the List Price is Perfect - Perhaps Your Offers Won't Be Determining a listing price for your North Shore home is part technology, part gut feeling, and part science project.   The technology is the information gleaned from the Multiple Listing Service that tells us what comparable homes are ...
Enjoying the Day at the Chicago Bears Game You would think I go to many Chicago Bear games since we are season-ticket holders.  But I usually end up going just once a year because so many Sundays are tied up being busy with, well, you know, those open houses.  Having grown up in Los Angeles, I a...
Wonderland Express at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe Friday, November 23 through January 6, 2012   Kick off your holiday season this year by taking the family to the Chicago Botanic Gardens' WonderlandExpress.   Can you imagine 750,000 glittering lights (energy conserving, of course) welco...
Wilmette Centennial Ice Children Learn to Skate for Free! This Sunday, November 25, 2012, the Wilmette Park District Centennial Ice Rink will be hosting free 30 minute ice skating lessons.  The classes will be for children between the ages of 4-12. The ice-skating instructors will be teaching sk...
What are You Thankful For? When I think of being thankful I usually think of my children, my husband, my health.  I am indeed very fortunate to be able to say I am thankful for my family or for the area in which I live. This week my yoga teacher told us about her family's tradition which is simil...
Black Friday Shopping (2012) in Winnetka - Wilmette - Kenilworth - Glencoe I am a big proponent of local shopping - I will soon put out a new post about all our great stores that are close to home.  Close to home means less traffic, fewer crowds, and keeping the local economy buzzing is always a ...
Where to Find the Cheapest Gas in Winnetka and the North Shore I admit I drive a lot - it's an occupational hazard.  But what about you - have you tried to cut back by walking or biking (okay for a few summer months!) or combining errands (good for those that can remember things and are organized...


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