Chicago & Evanston Resources
Located on the shores of Lake Michigan and less than a half-hour from downtown Chicago, Evanston is a very desirable place to live. Enjoy Evanston’s beaches and tree-lined streets and experience excellent restaurants, music venues, theatre and shopping. Or, take a short train ride and visit Chicago, a world-class city offering something for everyone.
Links to helpful Evanston and Chicago sites are listed below.
- WildCARD Advantage Discounts - Receive discounts from local vendors by presenting your WildCARD.
- City of Evanston - Be part of the community and get information on living, working and playing in Evanston.
- Evanston History Center - Learn about Evanston's rich history at the Charles Gates Dawes House, a National Historic Landmark.
- Convention and Visitors Bureau - A great source for exploring Chicago's North Shore communities.
- Evanston Chamber of Commerce - Explore the Evanston community.
- Downtown Evanston - A complete online guide to Evanston's best restaurants, places to visit and things to do.
- City of Chicago - Explore the great City of Chicago.
- The Art Institute of Chicago - Visit one of the greatest art collections in the world.
- Chicago Historical Museum - Learn about Chicago's comprehensive past.
- DuSable Museum of African American History - Experience African American history and culture.
- Field Museum of Natural History - Explore relationships in nature and among cultures.
- Museum of Science and Industry - One of the largest science museums in the world.
- Notebaert Nature Museum - Connect your kids with nature.
- Shedd Aquarium - A worldclass oceanarium and live exhibits featuring many different oceanic species.
- Metromix Entertainment Guide - A one-stop guide to everything fun in Chicago.
- Metromix Dining Guide - Find great places to eat in Chicago and read reviews.
- Chicago Reader - An inside look at Chicago culture.
- Chicago Sport and Social Club - Like recreational sports? Go here to meet active adults, join leagues and play for fun.
- Discount Theatre Tickets - Get half-priced tickets from this non-profit program of the League of Chicago Theatres.
- TicketMaster - Buy tickets for all concerts and sporting events.
- Chicago Cubs - Official site of Cubs baseball.
- Chicago White Sox - Official site of White Sox baseball.
- Chicago Bulls - Official site of Bulls basketball.
- Chicagk Blackhawks - Official Site of Blackhawks hockey.
- Chicago Bears - Official site of Bears football.
- Chicago Fire - Official site of Chicago Fire soccer.