Find a Snowy Day Project at Locally-Owned Craft Stores

Woman customer holding glass jar with color paint in the art department of a locally-owned craft store

On a snowy day, there’s nothing better than staying inside and working on a fun arts and crafts project. If this sounds good to you, head to one of these locally-owned craft stores where you’ll find everything from paintbrushes to knitting needles: The WasteShed  The WasteShed provides Chicagoans a place to find repurposed arts and […]

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Find a Great Read at These Independent Bookstores in Oak Park

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Curling up with a good book is a great way to relax before bed, while at the same time improving your concentration and focus. Whether you like classic titles or the latest bestsellers, these independent bookstores in Oak Park offer something for everyone: The Book Table The Book Table boasts that it has been fiercely independent since 2003. […]

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North Michigan Avenue is One of the Greatest Avenues in the World

Michigan Avenue or The Magnificent Mile famous for its shopping Chicago, Illinois, USA

A short drive from Oak Park Place is one of the greatest avenues in the world. We are talking about North Michigan Avenue, which is better known as The Magnificent Mile. It’s home to shops, restaurants, museums, and so much more, and is the perfect spot to spend an afternoon. Highlights include: Bloomingdale’s  As Chicago’s flagship […]

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