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Ready for Prime Time
By Michael Wren | Photography by Neil Burger | January 14, 2015

Order a steak—a modest $24 skirt, say, or the hulking $105 32-ounce domestic wagyu tomahawk chop for two—at the new PM Prime in Highwood, and you’ll...

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Two By Two
By Laura Hine | January 14, 2015

There’s something about a challenge that appeals to Joe Krouse. A year ago, when he and his wife, Megan, opened Unite Urban Grill in West Town—neither having any experience in the restaurant business—he was undeterred by the dismal success rate of most...

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Camp Out
By Erica Garber | January 14, 2015

“Giving your child a summer camp experience is one of the greatest gifts you can give them in terms of maturity and confidence,” says Louise Fritts Johnson, director of Camp Arcadia in Maine. We’re in favor of that. Here are camps that make North Shore...

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Modern Twist
By Tate Gunnerson | January 14, 2015

As the co-founders of Mac & Mia, a startup company that curates fashion-forward and responsibly manufactured clothing for trendsetting tykes, Joe Shenton and Marie Tillman know a thing or two about style and likely could have handled the makeover of their...

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The Right Stuff
By Kerrie Kennedy | January 14, 2015

In the seven short years since Carole Dibo opened the Actors Training Center at the Wilmette Theatre, it has not only become known as the place for young North Shore actors to train, it has also—perhaps more notably...

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Arts and Culture
By Thomas Connors, Laura Hine, Kerrie Kennedy, Marjie Killeen and Kelly Konrad | January 13, 2015

A Winnetka teen hits her mark on Chicago P.D.

When Alina Taber was called in to read for the part of Lexi Olinsky on the NBC...

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Fashioning the Future
Styling by James Aguiar | January 13, 2015

Hair by Marcelino at L’Atelier NYC using Moroccan Oil
Makeup by Linda Gradin at L’Atelier NYC using MAC
Model: Viktoria Kvalsvik with Supreme Management
Manicurist: Raquel Nevarez
Styling assistant...

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A Wonderful Whirl
By Bonnie Davidson with contribution by Beth Weitzman | January 13, 2015

Diagonally across from Carnegie Hall and footsteps from verdant Central Park, Park Hyatt New York occupies the...

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By Laura Hine | January 13, 2015

Some couples are natural hosts. Their homes are welcoming and warm, and their guest lists always have interesting combinations. David and Jodi Morton, who live in Evanston, are just that couple. She’s an interior designer and the owner of 2to5 Design. He’s...

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Sense Memories
Laura Hine | November 7, 2014

Kate Rooney, co-owner of Three Tarts Bakery and Cafe in Northfield—and creator of the lovely cookies on this page—believes that baking and decorating Christmas cookies is an...

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Seasonal Shape-Up
Erica Garber | November 4, 2014

Get a head start on your New Year’s resolutions with Shred415’s holiday special. In November and December, Shred415 will be offering monthly memberships, including...

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Transform Tradition
Andrea Guthmann | November 4, 2014

Before saying “bah humbug” to a seasonal show, consider one of these original performances. Each has a little magic, a little sparkle and a nice dose of irreverence that does the season good. Yule find the season more endurable if you...

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