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Bunny & Babe

North Shore small business owner Peyton Merrill hosted a unique shopping evening at her Winnetka boutique, Bunny & Babe. The event generously donated a portion of the proceeds to the fundraising efforts of Rush University Medical Center, where Delia is a junior board member. Money raised goes to support hospital programs as well as community […]

Fall 2021 Market News

The 2021 Market sure kept realtors busy this year. Here’s the skinny! How fast are homes selling? Homes in Illinois sold at a rapid pace in September as inventory remained low and median price increases slowed, according to data from Illinois REALTORS®. Homes sold in an average of 25 days statewide in September 2021, compared to averages of […]

Mayweather Boxing

NEW BUSINESS ALERT…And just in time for our post-Halloween jiggle! The new Mayweather Boxing gym just opened in Wilmette! The studio features 45 and 60 minute heart pumping classes to torch calories, improve agility, build strength and most importantly, have a great time. Classes offered include: BOX CIRCUIT CLASSES Get the combo of boxing and […]

Fall Home Preparation

Before the season changes, it’s important to take preventative fall home maintenance steps to ensure the health of your home. Gutters and Downspouts Clean gutters and downspouts frequently throughout fall to prevent build up of leaves and other debris. Check that water is not coming down behind gutters and that all support brackets are securely […]

Appealing a Property Tax Bill

If you live in Cook County, you most likely received your cook county tax assessment in the mail recently. You might look at the numbers and ask, “Is the assessed value the same as my my property value?” In short, no. The assessed value is the amount used to calculate your property taxes. Your property […]

Winterize Your Home

It’s always smart to be prepared, whether in life or in homeownership! These easy tips will help keep your home in tip-top shape inside and out this season so you can enjoy a stress-free winter. Interior Checklist Replace furnace filters and inspect your heating system. Not only will you keep energy costs down during the coldest months, but it’ll be […]

North Shore School Districts

The Wilmette School District includes the Wilmette Public Schools District 39, which serves more than 3,500 students in grades kindergarten through eighth grade. Wilmette School District 39 students from kindergarten through fourth grade attend one of four neighborhood elementary schools:  Central School, Harper School, McKenzie School, or Romona School. Students in the fifth and sixth grade attend Highcrest Middle School, while those in the seventh and eighth grade […]

North Shore Beaches & Parks

Wilmette is known for its amazing park district and lakefront location, affording residents and visitors a variety of outdoor activities to experience year-round. Gillson Park and Wilmette’s beaches are ideal for enjoying the great outdoors, boasting over 60 acres of beautiful lakefront views. The Gillson Dog Beach is the perfect location for your favorite four-legged friend to enjoy the lakefront, while the Wilmette buoy and […]

Dining in the North Shore

The village of Wilmette offers residents and visitors access to world-class shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. Situated a short jog from downtown Chicago, this quaint North Shore suburb has quickly become a cultural hot spot. Those on the hunt for an amazing culinary experience need look no further than downtown Wilmette, which offers something for every palate. Seafood lovers will enjoy […]

Golfing in the North Shore

The North Shore has long been a destination known for verdant outdoor spaces, and world-class park districts. Founded in the early 1900s, the Wilmette Golf Club quickly became a highly sought-after course for Wilmette golf enthusiast across the Chicagoland area. Maintained by the Wilmette Park District, this amazing golf course remains in high demand for its masterfully designed greens. This 106-acre golf course features a driving range, and […]

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