Ten Reasons I Love Skokie – Myrna Petlicki

I write arts features for the Chicago Tribune’s suburban chains. My husband John and I have lived in Skokie for over 40 years—30 in our current home.

We love Skokie.

1. Its diversity.
2. Fantastic services.
3. Friendly neighbors.
4. Wonderful events, including Wednesdays on the Green, Festival of Cultures, and Backlot Bash.
5. The Skokie Theatre.
6. Northlight Theatre.
7. North Shore Center for the Performing Arts.
8. Skokie Public Library.
9. Wonderful restaurants.
10. Skokie Review.