• valentine's day Dining & gift guide

    Special Menus, Self Care, Wearables, Food & Drink, Experiences and other AMAZING Gifts on the Mile

  • SALES, EVENTS & DINING SPECIALS

     

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    Special Menu at Union

    Union Pizzeria

    1245 Chicago Ave

    Whether you prefer your favorite pizza or one of our fancy-pants specials, we are ready to serve you and your favorite loved one a delicious Valentines dinner. Make a reservation on RESY for a table or roll the dice and walk in for a casual dinner at the bar or in the lounge.

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    The Gift of Chill, 20% Off

    Botanica CBD

    1306 Chicago Ave

    20% off all edibles and beverages with pink and red packaging

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    A Gift for your Loved One, A Gift for YOU!

    Ten Thousand Villages

    915 Chicago AVe

    When you buy at Ten Thousand Villages, YOU get a gift too! Customers will get a $10 gift certificate with every $75 spent at our store for Valentine's Day.

     

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    Find a Heart, Save 50%

    Junior League Thrift House

    920 Chicago Ave

    Search throughout the store for treasures marked with our special heart & save 50% off those items during our Heart Hunt Sale!

    February 9-14 at Thrift House

     

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    Oceanique on Valentine's Day

    Oceanique

    505 Main St

    Reservations at https://www.oceanique.com/menu-1

     

    Browse the special Valentine's Day Menu and make plans for a truly extraordinary experience with your loved one.

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    Firehouse Five Course Menu

    Firehouse Grill

    750 Chicago Ave

    Reservations at https://spt.to/Jay8zX 

     

    Join us on Valentine's Day for the perfect romantic evening! We are offering a five course meal in our second floor event space. $75 per person. Each ticket purchase will enter you in a raffle for a bottle of Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Valued at $150! We look forward to hosting you on this special evening.

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    Date Night Pottery Class

    Alley Cat Studios

    821 Main St

    February 17th,

    6pm-8pm

     

    Whether you're impressing that special someone, or out for a night on the town with friends, stop by for a good time as we have messy fun with the pottery wheels creating amazing works of art! Each student may choose 3 creations to be fired and schedule a glazing time to finish their masterpieces!

     

    Price is for 2 guests, all clay and tools are included in price, beware: we might get messy!

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    For Your Vegetarian Valentine

    Blind Faith Cafe

    525 Dempster St

    Sweet sweets and heart-y vegetarian fare for your veggie Valentine.

  • AMAZING GIFTS

    So many amazing options, so little space

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    Pampering & Gift Sets

    Total Radiance Skincare by Shelly

    711 Chicago Ave

    Time for LOVE. Gift yourself, or someone you love with a Total Radiance holisitic face and body treatment to look and feel your warm-hearted radiant best!

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    The Gift of Chill, 20% off

    Botanica CBD

    1306 Chicago Ave

    20% off edibles and beverages in fancy red and pink packaging

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    Incredible Arrangements

    Maison du Prince

    1239 Chicago Ave

    Truly exceptional floral arrangements are available for your Valentine at Maison du Prince

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    Love Your Home

    Pink & Tan

    604 Dempster St

    Well-designed home essentials, meaningful décor, and unique furnishings. At the same time, we curate artworks that are meant to be loved and lived with (not just an investment).

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    Flowers, Plants, Gift Baskets

    Ella's Essence Flowers & Gifts

    904-6 Hinman Ave

    "I can buy myself flowerrrrrrrrs" - Miley Cyrus

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    Honey for your Honey

    Village Farmstand

    810 Dempster St

    A sweet addition to any gift basket for your beloved.

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    We Love Reading!

    Booked: A Bookstore for Youthful Readers

    506 Main St

    Find Valentine's Day books and gifts for youthful readers of all ages at Booked!

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    Original Fine Art

    TremainART

    838 Custer St

    Check TremainART to see current offerings in stock

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    Books for Every Kind of Reader

    Squeezebox Books & Music

    743 Main St

    Squeezebox is a boutique style, thematically based used book and music store. You will be seduced by the selection each visit.

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    The Perfect Gift or Card

    stumble & relish

    1312 Chicago Ave

    This store is full of fun, whimsical gifts and cards, and you WILL find the perfect onet. Find Evanston & Chicago themed gift here too!

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    Your Partner Rocks

    Dave's Down to Earth Rock Shop

    711 Main St

    Since 1970, your source for art, created by Mother Nature

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    Every Kind of Plant You Can Imagine

    Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery

    704 Main St

    Huge plants, pixie plants, succulents, cacti, carnivorous plants, terrariums ... all the plants you can think of !

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    Pottery Classes, or Handmade Pots

    The Pot Shop

    1244 Chicago Ave

    Incredibly beautiful and extremely practical, all handmade here in Evanston

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    Gifts for the Girly Girl

    Marie Parie Boutique

    508 Main St

    Half Paris chic, half rock n' roll, Marie Parie is full of frilly French fancies. Guaranteed to please.

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    Hand Crafted, American Made

    Shaker Traditions

    613 Dempster St

    You'll find cards, candles, housewares, packaged honeys and jams, home decor and more at this gem of a shop.

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    Custom Gifts with Whimsy

    niceLena & Friends

    1235 Chicago Ave

    Personalize mugs, coasters, candles, jewelry, ornaments, and really, almost anything you can think of at Lena's

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    Don't Forget Your Fur Friends!

    Follow Your Nose

    917 Chicago Ave

    Treats, clothing, accessories and more for your furry companions

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    Vintage Gifts

    Secret Treasures Antiques & Collectibles

    605 Dempster St

    Cards and gifts from yesteryear at great prices

  • WEARABLES

    Cool Clothing and Gorgeous Jewelry

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    Love Your Look for Less

    Junior League Thrift House

    920 Chicago Ave

    All proceeds go back into our community through the volunteer work of the Junior League Evanston-North Shore!

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    Gifts that Help the YWCA

    YWCA Shop for Good Evanston

    820 Dempster St

    We LOVE our customers and those who support us! The YWCA Shop for Good Evanston will be doing 15% Off Jewelry from February 6th-14th.

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    Custom Designed Jewelry

    Christopher Duquet Fine Jewelry Design

    1244 Chicago Ave

    Choose a piece from a Duquet Valentine's collection, or design your own!

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    Jewelry for All Budgets

    Virag Jewelers

    703 Main St

    Jewelry from local artisans, and fine pieces too

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    Vintage and Modern Jewelry

    Cottage Jewelers

    530 Dempster St

    Buy a gorgeous piece, or sell something you're not wearing!

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    Unique Jewelry

    In Fine Fettle Holistic Health Center & Wellness Boutique

    900 Chicago Ave, Suite 100 (Main St entrance, next to Subway)

    Unique handmade jewelry by local artisans

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    Designer Thrift Apparel

    Classy Closet Consignment

    701 Washington St

    Great looks at even better prices

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    All the Fun Jewelry

    niceLena & Friends

    1235 Chicago Ave

    Handmade jewelry in bright colors and fun designs

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    The Gift of Fashion

    Marie Parie Boutique

    508 Main St

    Half Paris chic, half rock n' roll, Marie Parie is full of frilly French fancies. Guaranteed to please.

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    Artisan Jewelry

    stumble & relish

    1310 Chicago Ave

    Artisan Jewelry for every style, sourced locally

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    Fair Trade Apparel

    Ten Thousand Villages

    915 Chicago Ave

    When you purchase gifts from TTV, an artisan from an emerging country earns a fair wage

  • Experiences

    Zero Waste, Fitness & Wellness, Pampering & Self Care

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    Pampering Facials and Skin Treatments

    Total Radiance Skincare by Shelly

    711 Chicago Ave

    Whether you choose to go completely natural or have decided to embark on the injectables or surgery route, Total Radiance by Shelly is a judgment-free zone and we have something for you. I listen to every client’s concerns and goals to collaboratively create a personalized program tailored to your needs. The products and methods I use are rooted in both science and ancient wisdom, are free of toxins and known carcinogens, and above all else deliver results.

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    Love Your Nails

    Rock Star Nails & Spa

    635 Chicago Ave

    Rock Star is a genuine wow. Lots of space for gatherings, or just for relaxing.

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    The Gift of Relaxation

    Eden Agora Spa

    500 Main St

    Manicure, pedicure, massage, facials and more. Gift Cards available.

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    Custom Services

    In Fine Fettle Holistic Health Center & Wellness Boutique

    900 Chicago Ave, Suite 100 (Main St entrance, next to Subway)

    Acupuncture or massage treatment specifically customized for you

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    E-Courses in Art

    Amanda Evanston Learning

    1310 1/2 Chicago Ave

    I’m a painter, a maker, a gallery owner, mom, and sometimes I teach art to people who think they are not artistic. Over the years I have taught thousands of individuals how to create beautiful and meaningful works of art. I'm so glad you are here!

     

    Want to try a free class with me? Good. There is a birch tree forest with your name on it.

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    Totally New You

    Lea Med Spa

    719 Main St

    Holiday Specials:

    • Facial for holiday $80

    • Microneedling $120

    • Botox $8 per unit

    • Filler one syringe s $299

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    Focus on Those Over Forty-Five or With Special Needs

    Monarch Fitness Coaching

    928 Chicago Ave

    Monarch Fitness Coaching trains people with mobility issues that limit their ability to lead desired active lives. Our focus is on clients over forty-five and those with special needs.

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    Be Kind to Your Body

    Evanston Family Chiropractic & Wellness

    705 Main St

    Many businesses have relied on the community for help, CSA (Farms), CSB (breweries). We want to support our community, and we want to switch it up! Our CSC program is for people that want to stay healthy all year long, but cannot commit to care schedules. An adjustment every 2-4 weeks helps maintain proper alignment and allows for less nervous system interference. Click the link to see pricing.

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    The Gift of Fitness

    Club Pilates

    745 Chicago Ave

    Backed by science & beloved by athletes, Pilates helps strengthen everybody to live life to the fullest. Get started by trying a Free Intro Pilates Class today!

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    Readings & Healings

    Clairvoyant Center of Chicago

    941 Chicago Ave

    A reading is a spiritual communication. Everyone has their own unique experience. Some find clarification while others find resolve; others find they can make changes with ease and many enjoy a fresh perspective to an area of their life. Virtual or in-person available.

  • DELICIOUS TREATS

    Drinking and DIY Dining

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    Artisan Chocolates

    Belgian Chocolatier Piron

    509 Main St

    Delicious house-made chocolates in impeccable packages.

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    Once a Year Chocolate Cupcakes

    Blind Faith

    525 Dempster St

    Valentines Cupcakes are Back In the House! Take a Few Home for Your Sweethearts.

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    Healthy Chocolates

    In Fine Fettle Holistic Health Center & Wellness Boutique

    900 Chicago Ave, Suite 100 (Main St entrance, next to Subway)

    Luxurious herbal infused handcrafted dark chocolates by Bona Dea

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    20% off CBD Treats

    Botanica Plant-based Health

    1306 Chicago Ave

    20% off all edibles and beverages with pink and red packaging

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    Pre-Mixed Spice Kits

    Inspired Indian Cooking

    812 Dempster St

    Our perfectly-portioned spice kits deliver an easy and delicious Indian cooking experience.

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    A Really Good Bottle of Wine

    The Wine Goddess

    702 Main St

    But seriously, a really good bottle of wine.

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    A Really Good Beer

    Sketchbook Brewery

    821 Chicago Ave

    But seriously, a really good beer.

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    Healthy Bevvies

    Kombucha Brava

    717 Custer St

    This beverage is well known for its positive impact on gut health.

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    Cook Something Amazing

    Homestead Meats

    1305 Chicago Ave

    The way to your loved one's heart is through their stomach

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    The Freshest Ingredients

    Village Farmstand

    810 Dempster St

    Grab ingredients fresh from local farms at this online farmers market.

  • AT HOME SELF CARE

    Spa it Yourself!

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    Gifts with a Heart

    In Fine Fettle Holistic Health Center & Wellness Boutique

    900 Chicago Ave, Suite 100 (Main St entrance)

    Fairtrade meditation cushions & mala, jewelry supporting nonprofits, local & handmade jewelry

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    20% Off CBD Treats

    Botanica Plant-based Health

    1306 Chicago Ave

    20% OFF all edibles and beverages with red and pink packaging.

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    Living Gifts

    Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery

    704 Main Street

    Calling Plant Parents! Bring a sweet new plant into your life.

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    Calming Incense,

    Gorgeous Apparel

    TIBETGift Chicago

    828 Dempster St

    The widest selection of incense and incense holders in the whole neighborhood, along with beautiful Tibetan jewelry.

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    Easy Listening

    Squeezebox Books & Music

    743 Main St

    Your first source for calming music. Second-hand vinyl, cards, books and gifts, all at extremely affordable prices

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