Apparel & Accessories

Allegro Dance Boutique

Apparel for bodies in motion.

2114 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-733-8460
www.allegrodanceboutique.com

Chalk Boutique

Designer apparel and accessories.

2611 Prairie Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
847-424-0011
www.chalkofevanston.com
info@chalkboutique.com

Dame Couture

customizable, made-to-measure wedding dresses * bridal gowns by independent designers * vintage & restyled vintage gowns * vintage & new accessories

1804 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-866-7599
www.damecouture.com

Gracies

Gracie's, a women's wear boutique, has a little something for everybody. We carry up-to-date sportswear, dresses, jewelry, accessories and gifts. Stop in and introduce yourself!

1939 Central St.
Evanston, IL 60201
847-859-2527
info@shopgracies.com

Lois & Company

Easy clothes for busy lives

2014 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-869-0222

Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony

  Sometimes we wish our kids enjoyed shopping as much as we do. Luckily, Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony children’s boutique is a happy source of delight for children and adults alike. You will amaze your kids with stylish and trendy apparel for girls and boys 0-12, as well as one-of-a-kind toys and books. Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony carries an awesome selection of girls, boys, and infant clothes designed to handle your kid’s rough and tumble lifestyle as well as the special occasions when they must dress up. Sizes go from newborn up to 12 years old. Fans of Tea Collection will love that Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony is a Tea Collection Destination Store, and carries the largest selection of Tea in the North Shore. Other favorites include Kickee Pants bamboo clothing, See Kai Run shoes, as well Maya Papaya’s “Local Corner”, which exhibits products made by local artists and designers, from cool t-shirts, to books, and hand made toys

1901 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-866-6292
www.maya-tony.com
info@maya-tony.com

Notice

Accessories for Living

2112 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-905-0947
www.notice-this.com

Stella

Clothing, jewelry, home accessories

2116 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-864-5565
www.stellaevanston.com

Art & Antiques

George Ritzlin Antique Maps and Prints

Genuine antique maps and prints 1490-1890

1937 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-328-1966
www.ritzlin.com

The Danon Gallery

Fine Art & Creative Custom Picture Framing Quality & Service Since 1976 Specializing in both residential and corporate environments

1810 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-899-7758
www.danonartframes.com/
info.danongallery@gmail.com

Automotive

Duxler Tire & Car Care

Complete auto care

2620 Green Bay Road
Evanston, IL 60201
847-869-3200
www.duxlertire.com

Banking and Insurance

BMO Harris Bank

BMO Harris Bank is one of the largest banks in the Midwest serving personal, commercial and affluent customers.

2821 Central St
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 869-5200
https://www.bmoharris.com/

Bradley Investment Center

  As independent professional advisors, Bradley Investment Center can offer you a personalized financial strategy, not a generic investment program. Your individual portfolio will be based on your unique situation, your attitudes, preferences and goals. It will be designed to account for change, both in the market and in your circumstances, so that it can work with you and for you at every stage of your life.

3000 Central St.
Evanston, IL 60201
855-940-8700
www.bradleyinvestmentcenter.com
Dale.Bradley@RaymondJames.com

Chase Bank

1900 Central St
Evanston, IL 60201
847-866-5690
https://locator.chase.com/illinois/evanston/60201/1622/

Edward Jones

  We help individuals achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. Edward Jones exclusively serves individual investors, and we believe the only way to do business is on a personal, one-on-one basis. We've built our business on the golden rule, treating our clients as we would want to be treated, a simple rule that still makes sense in today's complex marketplace.

2935 Central Street,Suite B
Evanston, IL 60201
847-869-4242
www.edwardjones.com

First Bank & Trust

2925 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-733-9600
www.firstbt.com

Roman Insurance Agency, Inc.

Our driving passion is to give you a great insurance experience. We will strive to make sure you are completely satisfied whether it's a simple question or a complex claim. Give us a chance to be your insurance office and I think you'll end up doing what most of our customers do - refer your friends.

1800 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-869-0677
www.iloveinsurance.com

Books & Reading

Christian Science Reading Room

1936 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-475-5676
www.secondchurchevanston.com

Evanston Public Library

North Branch

2026 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-866-0330
www.epl.org

Coffee & Specialty Foods

Curt's Cafe & Just 8 Pizza

Curt's Cafe presents an opportunity to “dine with purpose”, by enjoying great food and helping the community at the same time. Operated by food service professionals who love freshly brewed coffee, homemade pastries, inspired sandwiches and salads, while also believing in giving back to the community by providing training to at-risk youth in Evanston in both food service and life.

2922-24 Central St
Evanston, IL 60201
www.curtscafe.org

Foodstuffs

Gourmet food and catering.

2106 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-328-7704
www.foodstuffs.com
mail@foodstuffs.com

Great Harvest Bread Company

Breads and baked goods  

2126 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-866-8609

Old Town Oil

Specialty oils and vinegars

1924 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-864-0487
www.oldtownoil.com

The Spice House

  Follow your nose to Evanston’s widest selection of premium spices and herbs. A Midwest mainstay since 1957, The Spice House has a little something for everyone: exotic whole and freshly ground spices for the flavor purist, signature rubs for the barbecue buff, and easy-to-use dip mixes and sprinkles for gourmet-made-easy. Big and bold flavors are in the palm of your hand when you stop in to sample one of our 300+ unique products. You’ll quickly see why we believe that in-house grinding and small-batch blending makes all the difference. If your recipe calls for it, chances are we’ve got it, and in multiple varieties! Looking for lemony Greek oregano to brighten up your pasta, or tangy Mexican oregano to spice up taco night? Need some warm and sweet Vietnamese cinnamon sticks to warm a winter drink or a soft and subtle Ceylon to make your pie perfect? Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is happy to help you find just the right spice! Try a pinch, take home a pound, and tell your friend you found it at The Spice House.

1941 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-328-3711
www.thespicehouse.com

Dance, Yoga & Pilates

Evanston School of Ballet Foundation

Quality ballet education since 1968

1933 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-475-9225
www.evanstonschoolofballet.com

Heaven Meets Earth

Family Yoga Studio

2746 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847- 475-1500
www.heavenmeetsearthyoga.com

One2One Yoga & Fitness studio

ONE 2 ONE Yoga & Fitness studio is powered by Danni Allen - winner of NBC's The Biggest Loser. In March of 2013, Danni Allen took home the title of NBC’s the Biggest Loser and a whole to perspective on the quality of life. Our name, ONE 2 ONE, is not only a play on the 121 pounds that Danni lost during her journey on the Biggest Loser, but a combination of it’s partnership with the ONE Brand (Organic Nutritious Enriching) and the personalized relationship between you and the studio. Unlike the experience of larger studios and gyms, here, you with get a personalized ONE 2 ONE experience.

2901 Central Street, 2nd Floor
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 859-1146
http://www.one2onelifestyle.com/
info@one2onelifestyle.com

Dental Care

Dr. Dan Nykasa, D.D.S

 

2200 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-869-7710

Durfee Orthodontics

Durfee Orthodontics is a longstanding practice serving the Evanston community for over 50 years. Our reputation with our neighbors continues to be strong and positive thanks to our dedication to top-quality orthodontic care and unparalleled customer service. We provide a friendly, relaxed atmosphere for you and your family so you can feel at home in our practice. On behalf of Dr. Sharon Durfee and the entire staff, we look forward to helping you achieve a beautiful smile.

2935 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-866-7755
www.durfeeortho.com

Eye Care

North Shore Eye Center, Inc.

2914 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-864-4768
www.nseyecenter.com

Spex

  When you think “eyeglasses Evanston” it’s fairly certain you’ll think of Spex! With two stores located in the Evanston community, Spex is sure to have a convenient location near you. Our mission is straightforward: "Discover your Spex appeal." We are passionate and committed in providing a superior standard of optical care and exceptional eyewear collections for all age groups: Lafont, l.a.Eyeworks, David Yurman, Lindberg, Seraphin, Ray-Ban, Maui Jim—and so many more. While collections change from season to season, our attentive customer service and premier optical knowledge completes the Spex experience. The medical side of Spex continues to grow in scope and expertise; our SpexWellness Exam, an exam far more encompassing than a standard eye exam and made possible through adoption of the latest eyecare technology, sets us apart from other optical retailers. Our team of experienced optometrists are certified by the National Board of Examiners of Optometry and licensed through the state of Illinois. Most major medical and routine vision insurances are accepted. The Spex experience helped us secure ‘best eyewear—2014’ in the Chicago READER’s “best of Chicago” annual poll.

2000 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-864-0300
www.spexchicago.com

Health, Wellness & Beauty

Aim & Ailie Hair Boutique

Aim & Ailie Hair Boutique serves an eclectic, style-savvy clientele on Chicago’s North Shore. Our team of highly skilled stylists, assistants, and desk staff cultivates a friendly, relaxed, family-oriented and client-focused atmosphere. Drawing from a vast wheelhouse of cut and color techniques ranging from classic to cutting-edge, our talented stylists craft precise, sophisticated looks to fit our clients’ lifestyles. It’s important to us that our clientele looks great between appointments. To that end we use products that result in the optimum health of our clients’ hair and execute unique styles tailored to each individual.

2907 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-424-9494
www.amygsalon.com/

Citifit

Personal Training Personal attention exercise/training program individually designed for your needs and goals. Whether strength and conditioning or cardiovascular, looking to lose weight, function better or improve a sport, a comprehensive program can be created to help realize your potential. Mobility Coaching Using the Z-Health system, your movement patterns are assessed. Poor movement patterns potentially can cause pain, injury and lack of mobility. Learn how you can move better so that you feel better so that you live better!  

2021 Central St
Evanston, IL 60201
847 556 4956
www.cityfit.net
info@cityfit.net

Coiffeur Copenhagen

Hair styling  

2018 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-475-6515
www.coiffeur-copenhagen.com

Northwestern Dept of Athletics

Connect with the 'Cats by keeping up on the latest NU news, sharing your photos and interacting with other Wildcat fans!

http://www.nusports.com/

Robert Gold Salon & Spa

Robert Gold Salon & Spa understands the fundamentals of hair. It takes cut and color to provide dimension and movement, but it takes a true understanding of texture to create the perfect hair design. With years of experience treating all types of hair, our trendsetting team specializes in curly, frizzy and unmanageable hair. Whether you are looking for straight and silky hair or taming frizzy curls, our expert stylists will customize your treatment to fit your needs.

2942 Central St
Evanston, IL 60201
847 492 8787
www.robertgoldsalon.com
robertgoldsalon@robertgoldsalon.com

Sky Nails & Spa

Sky Nails and Spa is a Salon owned and operated by Bogie and Suzie, skilled professionals with more than 15+ years of combined experience.

2859 Central St
Evanston, IL 60201
847 866 8899
https://www.facebook.com/skynails.evanston

Spa Dabin

2928 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-475-5788
www.spadabin.com
spadabin@gmail.com

Treat Nail Lounge

  Our first priority is the health and happiness of your hands and feet. Treat Nails is an eco-friendly salon offering pure, natural, relaxing, and affordable spa services.  We are pleased to use natural nail polish and organic products in all our services. We even incorporate fresh flowers, fruits, herbs, and organic essential oils for their healing qualities.  Treat Nails takes extra care to create a pure, clean, and sanitary environment for employees and patrons alike. All metal tools are sterilized by an autoclave and individually sealed in sanitary pouches for your protection.  Rest easy in our luxurious nail lounge while we treat your hands and feet with the following services:  • Cleans • Trim • Soak • Exfoliate • Masque • Moisturize • Polish

2118 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-866-1305
www.treatnaillounge.com

Trio Evanston

1913-15 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-491-6999
www.trioevanston.com

Walsh Natural Health

Looking for a better way to get well and stay well? Walsh Natural Health sells a wide variety of the best-in-category natural and organic health products including vitamins, herbs, fish oils, homeopathy, essential oils, flower essences, health books, face & body care and household items. Our staff is very knowledgeable and we educate our customers about natural health alternatives for issues such as stress, sleep, mood, and immunity. Our store is a very friendly, safe and intimate environment and we have many loyal customers

2116 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-864-1600
www.walshnatural.com

Home Furnishings

Apelian Carpets

Oriental Rugs and Carpets. Featurng Karastan, Stanton Couristan, Masland, and fabric carpets. Also hardwood, laminate, vinyl, and ceramic floors.

2900 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-328-9500
www.apeliancarpets.com

Chester & Chester

Custom kitchens and renovation

2004 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-864-0772
www.chesterandchester.com

Interior Design

Apelian Carpets

Oriental Rugs and Carpets. Featurng Karastan, Stanton Couristan, Masland, and fabric carpets. Also hardwood, laminate, vinyl, and ceramic floors.

2900 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-328-9500
www.apeliancarpets.com

Morgante-Wilson Architects, Ltd.

Comprehensive design office

2834 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-332-1001
www.morgantewilson.com

Museums

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

Native American art, history, and culture

3001 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-492-8520
www.mitchellmuseum.org

Other

Sparkle Cleaners & Tailors

Laundry service and expert tayloring. Plant on premises.

2104 Central St
Evanston, IL 60201
847 3382555 and 847 328 2203
www.kelysparklecleaner.com
kelysparklecleaner@gmail.com

Unity Church on the North Shore

Unity on the North Shore is a diverse community that believes we are one with God. We support each other and provide a safe, loving and accepting environment for individual spiritual growth Rev. Kurt Condra - Senior Minister

3434 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-864-8977
www.unityns.org
revkurt@unityns.org

Pet Supplies & Services

Happy Husky Bakery

  Think your dog or cat is special? So do we! Don’t you think special dogs and cats deserve special treats, food and supplies? Think special or unique pet supplies means expensive? Not here!

  • 14+ Different Fresh Baked Dog and Cat Treats made on-site in a State of Illinois licensed pet food kitchen.
  • Dog birthday cakes and other dog birthday items
  • High quality/high value dog & cat foods. Stop by for a FREE consultation with our knowledgeable food experts. We match your nutritional needs with your pocketbook.
  • Unique and fun dog toys and supplies. Collars, leashes, bowls, supplements and other dog & cat necessities for your furry family member are right here at the Happy Husky Bakery. Many you will not find at other stores.
  • Need a pet gift for someone close or far? We have gift cards and will make a custom package/gift basket just for you and ship anywhere in the US.
  • Don’t forget to ask about our nutritious, exclusive “Snow Dog Sundaes”.
Quality, Value and Fun are our guiding principles. Come in and bring your well-behaved, leashed furry friend and see why we were chosen the best pet bakery and pet boutique by Make It Better Magazine. We are also a 5 Star Rated business, by our customers, on the trusted review site Yelp.com. At the Happy Husky Bakery we want your dog & cat to be happy and healthy. Ginger, the Happy Husky, can’t wait to be your new friend!

2601 Prairie Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
847-425-1100
www.happyhuskybakery.com

Real Estate

Central Station Apartments

Central Station is Evanston’s newest premier rental apartment building. Designed to combine classic comfort with state-of-the-art connectivity, it offers sophisticated style, highest end finishes, and a great location.

1720 Central
Evanston, IL 60201
(866) 994-3130
http://www.centralstationapartments.com
centralstationapartments@newhome1.com

Coldwell Banker

 

2929 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-866-8200

Jameson Sotheby's International Realty

2934 Central St
Evanston, IL 60201
847 869 7481
www.jamesonsir.com
cprieto@jamesonsir.com

Koenig & Strey Real Living

 

2110 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-492-9660
metainer@koenigstrey.com

Schermerhorn & Co.

2737 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-869-4200 x102
www.schermerhorn-realestate.com

Weichert Realtors/Lakeshore Partners

Independently owned and operated.

2006 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-570-9900
www.weichertlakeshore.com

Restaurants

Coast Sushi Bar

Our chefs have created a menu that will satisfy sushi connoisseurs and novices alike. Through years of experience they have mastered the pairing of simple but complex flavors to create some of the most tasteful and innovative New-Japanese cuisine. Using only the freshest ingredients and top quality fish from around the world. Coast offers something for everyone.

2545 Prarie Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
847 328 2221
www.coastsushibar.com

Curt's Cafe & Just 8 Pizza

Curt's Cafe presents an opportunity to “dine with purpose”, by enjoying great food and helping the community at the same time. Operated by food service professionals who love freshly brewed coffee, homemade pastries, inspired sandwiches and salads, while also believing in giving back to the community by providing training to at-risk youth in Evanston in both food service and life.

2922-24 Central St
Evanston, IL 60201
www.curtscafe.org

Pinto Thai Kitchen

Thai, Asian restauntant  

1931 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-328-8881

Prairie Joe's

  For twenty-four years Prairie Joe's has worked to combine worldly and eclectic culinary influences with the classic diner food experience, all while providing the level of service you could only expect from a family-owned business.   While our cheeseburgers and fries are timeless, we are especially known for our lunch and brunch specials. Everything from lamb patties to Mexican-inspired fried pork and unique vegetarian dishes can be found on our daily specials menu. As a proud member of the Central Street Business Association, we are happy to serve you. When you stop at our restaurant, be sure to take in our one-of-a-kind interior and eye-catching art, handmade by our own chief cook.

1921 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-491-0391
www.prairiejoes.com

Subway

1939 Central St
Evanston, IL 60201

Specialty Stores

Central Shoe Repair

Central Shoe Repair is Evanston's one stop shop for all of your repairing needs. We offer an array of services that include men and women shoe repairs, sporting equipment repairs, as well as repair services on many other leather goods. Although new to Evanston and the surrounding suburb communities, we have employed shoe artists with over 30 years of quality shoe repair experience and associates with extensive knowledge in the profession

1917 Central St
Evanston, IL 60201
847 869 66 59
www.thecentralshoerepair.com
info@thecentralshoerepair.com

Harold's True Value Hardware

Hardware  

2912 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-328-6006

HomeTech

Hometech provides a spectrum of services for your PC, Mac and other electronics. We also create Smart Homes. A Smart Home integrates your home’s devices and systems—security, lighting, entertainment, energy—into one easy-to-use interface. When everything works together, life is good. A Smart Home is safer, greener, more efficient—and more fun.

1926 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847- 251-8000
www.thehometechs.com
info@thehometechs.com

Let's Tailgate, Inc.

We make tailgating fun!

1805 CentralStreet
Evanston, IL 60201
847-570-0105
www.letstailgate.com

Millefiori Florists Ltd.

Flowers, plants, and gifts

1943 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-570-0300
www.millefioriflorist.com

Montoya Fiber Studio

  Let Montoya Fiber Studio help you find the perfect yarn for your next project. Open since 2003, Montoya Fiber Studio is a small gem of a knit shop hidden around the corner on Prairie Avenue at Central Street. Originally opened by Cathy Montoya, her husband Fred joined the business in 2012—and yes, he did learn to knit. Our cozy storefront is home to a wide assortment of knitting and crochet supplies, yarn, and patterns. Natural fibers make up the bulk of our inventory, but we also stock yarn in a variety of price ranges, from everyday acrylic blends to exotic cashmeres and silks. Not sure what you need? Stop in and sift through an array of samples for inspiration. Finishing services are also available for those who need a helping hand on the final leg of a project. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced craftsperson, our classes, private lessons, and exceptional inventory are sure to enhance your knitting or crochet experience.

2566 Prairie Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
847-869-1089
www.montoyafiberstudio.com

Old Town Oil

Specialty oils and vinegars

1924 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-864-0487
www.oldtownoil.com

Oliver Trains and Toys

   Oliver’s Trains & Toys is Evanston’s leading supplier of old-fashioned FUN! With oodles of brand-name toys, games, books, and crafts, Oliver’s is a community toy store for all ages—from tots to teenagers to grown-up tinkerers. If what you love to do is play, we have just the thing you’re looking for: • Toys for infants • Plush • Puppets and dolls • Cars, trucks, and trains. • Card games • Board games • Puzzles • Brain Teasers • Lego building blocks • Activities for outdoors Visit our Central Street storefront for a shopping experience that will make you laugh and a selection of toys you won’t forget.

2002 Central St
Evanston, IL 60201
847-424-1940
http://www.oliverstoys.net
info@oliverstoys.net

Perennials

Presents. Teas. Decorations. Invitations. Celebrating 25 years in business, Perennials is your go-to gift shop for occasions big and small. Specializing in personal service (including complimentary gift wrapping), we are proud to carry unique and thoughtful products, perfect for the special people in your life—and for you! • Bath products by Crabtree & Evelyn as well as lines from Australia, France, Italy, Ireland and Sweden • Delicious teas from Tea Forte, Republic of Tea, and Metropolitan Tea Company as well as teapots and accessories • Ribbon-by-the-yard—the largest selection on the North Shore • Baby and children's items, including clothing, toys, puppets, "lovies," and books • An extensive selection of special and unique greeting cards and stationery • Holiday items and home decor to celebrate every season Invitation Services Perennials provides a creative and comfortable atmosphere for you to select, personalize, and design the perfect announcements, invitations, cards, and stationery to honor or celebrate any occasion. We also stock many unique and beautiful papers for in-house or at-home printing. Just walk in—no appointment is needed—and we’ll help you every step of the way!

1808 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-475-8327
www.perennialsevanston.com
perennials@sbcglobal.net

The Spice House

  Follow your nose to Evanston’s widest selection of premium spices and herbs. A Midwest mainstay since 1957, The Spice House has a little something for everyone: exotic whole and freshly ground spices for the flavor purist, signature rubs for the barbecue buff, and easy-to-use dip mixes and sprinkles for gourmet-made-easy. Big and bold flavors are in the palm of your hand when you stop in to sample one of our 300+ unique products. You’ll quickly see why we believe that in-house grinding and small-batch blending makes all the difference. If your recipe calls for it, chances are we’ve got it, and in multiple varieties! Looking for lemony Greek oregano to brighten up your pasta, or tangy Mexican oregano to spice up taco night? Need some warm and sweet Vietnamese cinnamon sticks to warm a winter drink or a soft and subtle Ceylon to make your pie perfect? Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is happy to help you find just the right spice! Try a pinch, take home a pound, and tell your friend you found it at The Spice House.

1941 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-328-3711
www.thespicehouse.com