Tag Archives: northshore
This Week: Arts 220 (Winnetka, IL)

This Week: Arts 220 (Winnetka, IL)

When it’s not snowing, raining, chilly or overcast, spring in the midwest can be lovely. Because the season can be so unpredictable, plan a trip to the North Shore where you can grab a bite to eat, enjoy a day of shopping and if the weather cooperates, even take a walk by the lake. If […]

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Open House: The last days of a Wilmette home

Open House: The last days of a Wilmette home

Everybody thought newlyweds Peter and Robin Baugher were crazy when they bought their quirky little Wilmette home for $250,000 more than 20 years ago. But the house was hardly the point, and in 1990, they tore down the modest dwelling and constructed a brand new house to take full advantage of the excellent lake views. […]

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Look: KitchenLab’s Rebekah Zaveloff featured in Renovation Style

Look: KitchenLab’s Rebekah Zaveloff featured in Renovation Style

KitchenLab co-founder Rebekah Zaveloff’s gorgeous renovation of a Highland Park kitchen is featured in the Winter 2009 issue of Renovation Style (on newsstands now).  I’ve had the pleasure of seeing said home, and I can attest that it looks even more spectacular in person.  In addition to the highly functional layouts, Zaveloff is a master […]

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Garden Tour: Susie’s Secret Garden at Make it Better

Garden Tour: Susie’s Secret Garden at Make it Better

Regular readers may remember Wilmette resident Susie Dinges from her Strange Closets Open House, which tells a cautionary tale of making friends with design professionals (Susie hired her friend and designer extraordinaire Laura Soskin to help her find a light fixture and would up redecorating her entire home).   I enjoyed catching up with Susie […]

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Please Visit Make It Better

Please Visit Make It Better

Hello everybody.  FYI, I’m now going to be contributing pieces to Make It Better, a terrific website and magazine founded by Susan Noyes.  While the soon-to-be-released print magazine will be directed toward North Shore households, the MIB website is updated frequently and features interesting articles and tips designed to make the world better (which starts […]

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