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Evanston, Illinois: Best of the North Shore
Jul 29, 2010)
After calling Evanston, Illinois, home for four years, I only have good things to say about the city/township. Nestled into the North Shore and the first suburb north of Chicago, Evanston has a charm all its own and a proximity to Chicago that make it an excellent place to visit ...Read More
or live. Northwestern University is the main attraction, stretching for a few square miles along the lakeshore. With high caliber theatrical and music productions at the university on a weekly basis, a memorable night out in Evanston is easy to have.
Of course, with the college crowd, there are also plenty of bars and clubs in town as well. Check out Nevin's Pub or the Celtic Knot for good food and drink. If something more upscale is your fancy, Pete Miller's Seafood and Prime Steak is not to be missed. Stick around long enough into the evening and you'll also hear some hot jazz, music which came of age in Chi-town to the south.
A classic upper-middle class midwest suburb, Evanston is a wonderful place to dip your toes in the waters of Lake Michigan, eat out at a fine restaurant, or do both!
Family friendlyPublic transit is accessibleWalkable to grocery storesYards are well-keptLots of parksWalkable to restaurantsFriendly neighbors Safe at night Pet friendly Streets have sidewalksA quiet areaSense of community
Are there many local amenities in
Yes, there are lots of amenities close to this location.
Century 12 Evanston/Century CineArts 6
Dance Center Evanston
Lock Chicago - Escape Room Games
Music Institute of Chicago
The Galleria in Evanston
Perspective Group and Photography Gallery
Food & Drink
Smylie Brothers Brewery
Evanston 1st Liquors
Is public transit available in Evanston?
Of all people who commute,
19.4% take public transportation in