Make It Better is a website focusing on Chicago’s North Shore community. They serve as a resource for helpful tips, events, news & lifestyle trends with the philosophy to “publish with a purpose: to expand your mind, feed your soul, lighten your heart and better your world.” This is the sixth year they’ve held their Best of 2016 poll and the results are in! Over 168,000 votes were cast to across 11 categories to determine the best businesses and services in Chicago and around the North Shore.

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A few category winners include…

Arts & Entertainment:


Philanthropy & Community:

Fitness & Recreation:


View Make It Better’s full “Best of 2016” list!

Is something missing? Share your thoughts with Make It Better on social media using the hashtag #Bestof2016.