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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.



UPDATED 2019   Village Treasure House  Glenview, IL Who would have thought that a small brick building down a narrow street in a commercial district would house a . . . Treasure House?  I never knew this place existed, never heard of it, never knew anybody else that knew about it. But then my mo...
Who doesn't think about making their home safer from intrusion? When I was young and renting my first little house, it was broken into while I was out.  I will never forget the overwhelming feeling of being violated - how dare they!  How dare they come into my house and steal my things.  Well, it...
Northfield Farmer's Market Opens Saturday, May 25, 2013   Temperatures tomorrow are predicted to be an unseasonably cold mid-50s tomorrow, but that won't stop the Northfield Farmer's Market from its grand opening.  To be sure, you won't find summer tomatoes and fresh corn yet, but lots of other ...
 Oui Madame in Winnetka IL UPDATED 2019Oui Madame is one of my favorite stores -   being a long-time, committed, undeniable, and wholehearted Francophile, I was tres happy to see Oui Madame come to town.   The store Oui Madame was opened by Vicki Hofstetter (also a long-time, committed, undeniabl...
UPDATED 2019 Artistica Italian Gallery - Glenview 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 whe...
Winnetka Police Deparment Open House for Families of Children with Special Needs Saturday, May 11, 9-12 If you your special needs child lives in Winnetka or goes to a Winnetka school, the Police Department is inviting you to come for an open house this Saturday. Children will have the opportunit...
Gillian Flynn at the Winnetka Community House  Thursday, May 16   One of last year's best selling books was "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn - a story that left readers wondering who the heck is telling the truth.  When the perfect wife disappears, all eyes turn to her beleaguered husband and . . . ...
Wilmette Real Estate Market Report April 2013   The floodgates have opened wide in Wilmette as 38 homes closed in April!  You can compare sales during the past six months: March 2013:    16 February 2013:    9 January 2013:    12 December 2012:    16 November 2012:    14 October 2012:    24 For ...
Sorry!  Seagrass has closed for good! Seagrass in Winnetka A Bit of the East Coast on the North Shore If you are looking for some truly unique finds for gift giving, stop by Seagrass, located in Hubbard Woods in Winnetka.  Your first thought might be that everything is a nautical theme but the r...
Guided Bird Walks in Gillson Park - Wilmette Put on some comfortable clothes, grab the binoculars and bird books, and head to Gillson Park in Wilmette if you are interested in learning more about birds, both local and migratory. These guided walks will be held on the four Sundays in May and are ...

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