Category Archives: Lifestyle

Neighborhood Spotlight: A Guide to Holiday Fun in Evanston

A winter wonderland theme is taking to the streets of The Main-Dempster Mile and with it the spirit of the holiday season is coming alive in Evanston. This holiday season, Evanston businesses are competing in a holiday window decorating contest with a “Winter Wonderland” theme, and the results are stunning. Early fan favorites include many…

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Small Business Spotlight: Evanston’s Main-Dempster Mile Welcomes New Book Stores

All of your favorite books and records have new homes in Evanston – regardless of your age or reading level. The online age may also have its roots firmly planted along the Main-Dempster Mile, but Squeezebox owner Tim Peterson and Booked owner Chelsea Elward value the local neighborhood shopping experience above all else. Both shops…

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Neighborhood Spotlight: The Main-Dempster Mile is a Wonderland!

Neighborhood Spotlight: The Main-Dempster Mile is a Wonderland! Jump down the rabbit hole with Alice on the Main-Dempster Mile next month. No, seriously, this is not a drill. The Main-Dempster Mile has announced it will be welcoming Upended Productions’ remount of “Alice,” on Saturdays and Sundays from Sept. 22 through Oct. 21. “Alice-goers will stop…

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Party on the Main-Dempster Mile at the Summer Concert Series

The Main-Dempster Mile in Evanston is home to a lot of pretty important things. Small businesses. Restaurants. A diverse group of residents, each with a different story to tell. And this summer, it is also home to six concerts to be held on select Fridays in June, July and August. "Local residents are looking for…

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Main-Dempster Mile Hosts Inaugural Sauce Walk in Evanston

If you love the Wine Walk in Evanston, there’s something new and exciting to check out this month. In what Main-Dempster Mile Executive Director Katherine Gotsick called the Wine Walk’s “baby sister event,” the final details of the first annual event have been announced. On Thursday, May 17, The Main-Dempster Mile will host its first…

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A Guide to Easter Brunch in Evanston

There’s something memorable about that family meal on Easter Sunday. People are coming together all dressed up to celebrate and enjoy a delicious meal? Life doesn’t get much better than that. From benedicts and omelettes to some of the most amazing french toast you’ve ever tasted, the options for Easter Brunch in Evanston are about…

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Redefining Life at The Main in Evanston

Some of history’s most profound thinkers spent their lives trying to define it. Google is home to literally thousands of quotes about it. And how can we forget the lovable view of Forrest Gump himself who coined the famous idea that it’s like a box of chocolates? Because ultimately it’s what you do with this…

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