Make It Better

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Head to Boltwood in Evanston this weekend for a delicious meal at one of the hottest new restaurants on the North Shore!

Lyla is partying with @PAWSchicago and #CelebrityCruises at the PAWS Beach Party! (at Castaways)

It’s the last weekend in July, so make the most of it! Here are 5 great events happening in Chicagoland this weekend!

Fantastic mid-week #Pilates class with the #MakeItBetterNS team 👌 (at Chicago Northshore Kinetics)

Whether it’s junior high or high school, back to books means fresh new looks with some of the hottest fashions for fall.

Here are eight great books that mix well with a day of fun in the sun—or under a tree in a hammock.

They call it glamping, as in, glamour plus camping. Or glamorized camping. Here’s everything you need to know about the newest outdoor craze since s’mores.

Photo courtesy of Blueberry Hill Estate and Day Spa


It’s our favorite month - national ice cream month! Here are 14 desserts you have to try to celebrate! Yum :)

Our annual #MIBBestOf2014 issue is here, looking pretty #fancy!

HGTV and DIY Network star Alison Victoria gives us some tips on how summer should inspire some serious home design.

Looking for something fun to do today? Head to Dempster Street in Evanston! It’s filled with funky, trendy shops and restaurants that cater to forward thinking North Shore denizens, especially those that like to eat well.