Shop the Runway: Launch Fashion Show Raises Funds for PAWS Chicago [Video]

On March 18, Autohaus on Edens hosted its annual Launch: Driving Fashion Forward Spring Fashion Show, this year benefiting PAWS Chicago. The evening featured trunk shows; food and drinks from Bent Fork Bakery, Knightsbridge Wine Shoppe, Morton’s The Steakhouse, The Happ Inn, and Cafe Central; silent and live auctions; “ruff”le tickets; and a fashion show featuring […]

5 Things to Do: October 16-18

Halloween comes early this weekend with the family-friendly Spooktacular in Glenview. Or, plan a date night or girls’ night out at Art Attack, a Nicholas Sparks book signing, or the newest exhibit at the Chicago History Museum. Plus, if you’re thinking about adopting a dog or cat, don’t miss PAWS Chicago’s mega adoption event in Highland […]

Better Makers: PAWS Chicago Glenn L. Felner North Shore Adoption Center

PAWS Chicago (Pets Are Worth Saving) celebrated the official naming of the PAWS Chicago Glenn L. Felner North Shore Adoption Center on Sept. 10 with a private reception. The reception took place at the organization’s first satellite location, which opened as part of the Highland Park Petco this past December. Glenn L. Felner, the center’s namesake, […]

Be a Pet Foster Parent

While some homeless dogs and cats eventually find caring families, there are many who do not get adopted right away. To help solve this problem, you can volunteer as a pet foster parent. As a foster parent, you may care for an animal for one day or one month, depending on the time it takes […]

Women of Philanthropy: Pam Phillips Weston

Pam Phillips Weston Winnetka Though her name now graces the new Weston Wing at the Art Institute, Pam Weston doesn’t want to take any credit. “It’s my husband’s project,” she says. “I’m so happy for him. It’s a monumental occasion for his collecting. And it’s not just about the art, it’s about the knowledge, the […]

Noah's Ark Pet Supply is Patron Saint of Many Things Furry

For Angie DeMars, it’s not just a job—it’s an adventure. A Colorado transplant who made her way to the North Shore on a one-way ticket, DeMars is the owner of Noah’s Ark Pet Supply in Winnetka. For this lifelong animal lover, pet store ownership was kind of a happy accident. “I traveled all the time […]