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Daddy-Daughter Dance at Oakton Community Center

by Allyson Hoffman

Calling all dads! This Saturday, February 4nd from 5pm-7pm take your favorite girl, your daughter, to the Daddy-Daughter Dance at the Oakton Community Center.

There will be a guest DJ, pizza, door prizes, and games and you get a special evening with your daughter in beautiful Skokie.

It's not often that you get to set aside special father/daughter time, take advanatage of this Chicago North Shore event and make memories now that will let her know how much she means to you! Listen to this to help put you in the senitmental mood!

Before you know it you'll be walking her down the aisle, let her stand on your feet and dance the night away!

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Downtown Skokie Dining Specials in January

by Allyson Hoffman

Hungry and looking for some good places to dine this weekend? Skokie area restaurants and pubs have something for everyone! This month there are specials throughout the area if you print out this webpage and bring it to the below participating establishments.

The Curragh Irish Pub
January Special: With a copy of their coupon page, receive a free appetizer with the purchase of two entrees.

•Mondays - $2.50 domestic bottles
•Tuesdays - $16 Corona buckets
•Wednesdays - $5 martinis and karaoke starting at 10 p.m.
•Thursdays - Drink like an Irishman with $1 off Guinness, Smithwicks, Harp and some Irish whiskeys
•Fridays - $4 flavored vodka bombs and 1/2 price appetizers from 4 to 6 p.m.
•Saturdays - $4 drink of the day
•Sundays - $4 Bloody Mary's
The Curragh Irish Pub is located at 8266 North Lincoln Avenue and can be reached at 847/675-9600 or

Tub Tim Thai
January Special: Mention "Downtown Skokie Deal" and get the "Hungry Hound Channel 7 ABC Set" for only $35 (regular price $40).  "Set" includes:

•Appetizer: Meang Kum + Thai Crispy Crepe
•Choice of Salad: Papaya Salad or Chicken Salad
•Entree: Sizzling Salmon Curry served with Rice
•Dessert: Sweet Rice with Mango (if out of season, replace with Fried Banana with Ice Cream)
Tub Tim Thai is located at 4927 Oakton Street and can be reached at 847/675-8424 or on the web at

Village Inn
January Special: For the month of January, two BIG Village Inn specials are:
•Order one pizza and get the second pizza half price during National Pizza Week (January 8 through 12). See website for details.
•NFL Playoff Game Package - One two topping pizza and two pitchers of domestic beer for $25. See website for details.
Ongoing weekly specials include half off pizza every Tuesday from 3 p.m. to midnight (dine-in only) and daily $5.95 lunch specials.

The Village Inn, located at 8050 Lincoln Avenue, can be reached at 847/675-3737 or visit them on the web at

Do you know of any hidden culinary gems in the Chicago North Shore that we should know about? Share them here! Happy eating!

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Ravina Festival at Martin Theatre

by Allyson Hoffman

Come out to beautiful Highland Park this Saturday for the Ravina Festival and Martin Theatre.

This family friendly event will have an instrument “petting zoo” from 12-1pm!

Founded in 1979 by Ravinia Festival Trustee and cellist Larry Block, the Highland Park Strings is a local orchestra with a mission to provide community concerts where families, friends and North Shore neighbors can gather for an afternoon of musical enjoyment at the highest level. Led by Principal Director Francesco Milioto, the orchestra features top-notch soloists, including members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and gifted rising stars who are given the opportunity to perform for an appreciative audience

For tickets and more information to this event in click here.

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The Outgoing Tide Northlight

by Allyson Hoffman

Saturday, May 14th at 8:00 PM the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts at the Northlight Theatre in Skokie presents The Outgoing Tide Northlight.  This is presented in support from the Lehman Family American Experience Series. 

In a summer cottage on Chesapeake Bay, Gunner has hatched an unorthodox plan to secure his family's future but meets with resistance from his wife and son, who have plans of their own. As winter approaches, the three must quickly find common ground and come to an understanding-before the tide goes out. This new drama hums with dark humor and powerful emotion.

A great weekend to go out to the theatre in Skokie. For tickets click here.

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