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July 2007 - Posts

MARC'S TECHNOLOGY BLOG - MMMMM . . . GADGETS, THOSE GADGETS!
SOME COOL TECH PRODUCTS, FROM A GUY THAT OWNS NEARLY ALL OF THEM! Love those gadgets! The only thing I don't like about gadgets is that I don't have enough pockets to keep them with me at all times. Last week at a party I won a $25 gift certificate Read More...
CHICAGO REAL ESTATE STATS PACK - JULY 30, 2007
Good Morning, Everyone! Hope you had a great weekend! If you're a fan of The Chicago Cubs , it was indeed a very good weekend for you! Here's our Chicago Real Estate Stats Pack for Monday Morning, July 30th, 2007. SINGLE FAMILY, CONDOS, AND SMALL Read More...
REDUCED - GARAGE PARKING AVAILABLE! DISTINCTIVE 2BR ROGERS PARK REHAB CONDO!
Rogers Park, Chicago - Announcing a price reduction on # 2A-1660 W. Farwell Avenue, a 925 sq. ft., 1 bath, 2 bdrm apartment "Vintage Rehab 2BR Condo!". Now MLS® #06564477 $199,900 - Call for Details on Garage Parking! Value + Great Space!. Read More...
SUE'S "WHAT'S HAPPENING!" IN CHICAGO BLOG - PIEROGIS ANYONE?
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING IN AND AROUND CHICAGO THIS WEEKEND! ARRRRGH! Can you believe it - it's the last weekend in July already!! Boy, whoever said, "Time flies when you're having fun" knew what they were talking about. This Read More...
JEFF'S CHICAGO SPORTS BLOG - CAN THE CHICAGO BEARS RETURN TO THE SUPER BOWL?
A TRUE CHICAGO SPORTS BLOG, FROM A TRUE CHICAGO SPORTS FAN! The town of Bourbonnais is alive and energetic as the Chicago Bears open yet another training camp to what has been a highly anticipated season for our NFC Champion Bears. The obvious question Read More...
EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW! PARK RIDGE, LEGAL BRICK TWO-FLAT - MAINE SOUTH HS DISTRICT!
July 2007 Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 Maine South High School Area, Park Ridge - We invite everyone to visit our open house at 1271 N Northwest Highway Read More...
NEW PRICE! IMMACULATE 3BR BRICK RANCH, NEW TRIER HIGH SCHOOL!
New Trier High School Area, Wilmette - Announcing a price reduction on 1121 Virginia Lane, a 2 bath, 3 bdrm ranch "All Brick Construction". Now $629,500! ROOM + VALUE! MLS® #06572501 Property information Read More...
LIL' BUDDY'S BLOG - THE CHICAGO CONDO CONUNDRUM!
THE CHICAGO REAL ESTATE MARKET, AND OTHER THINGS CHICAGO, FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF A LITTLE WHITE DOG! I bet you didn't think I knew what the word "conundrum" means! I would imagine most humans don't know what the word means - but most Read More...
IWONA'S "IN THE KITCHEN" BLOG - AN OLD FAVORITE - CHILI CON CARNE!
HERE'S A TASTY SUMMERTIME RECIPE FROM IWONA! CHILI CON CARNE Recipe Summary Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30-35 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 2 tbsp corn oil 1 lb 2 oz/500 g fresh ground beef 1 large onion, chopped 1 green Read More...
KATHY’S HOME AND GARDEN BLOG – EASY SLOW COOKER RECIPES
HERE ARE A FEW SCRUMPTIOUS, EASY-TO-PREPARE RECIPES FROM KATHY! Yes, it’s hot. Yes, you are super busy. Your Mom’s slow cooker is a good way to have a home-cooked meal, with a minimum of effort during the week. BBQ Beef Sandwiches Place a Read More...
MARC'S TECHNOLOGY BLOG - FOREVER STAMPS?
THIS WEEK'S NOT-SO-TECH BLOG, FROM MARC! Forever Postage Stamps? Granted, buying stamps isn’t the most technological of topics. The debate over Flag Stamps vs. Butterfly Stamps Ian’t exactly “I’m a Mac, I’m a PC”. Read More...
CHICAGO REAL ESTATE STATS PACK - JULY 23, 2007
Good Morning, Everyone! Unseasonably cool weather in mid-July is always welcome here in Chicago - even though hot, steamy weather is predicted for the coming week. Hope you had a relaxing - and cool - weekend! Here's our Chicago Real Estate Stats Read More...
JEFF'S CHICAGO SPORTS BLOG - HOTTER THAN JULY? THE CHICAGO CUBS!
A TRUE CHICAGO SPORTS BLOG, FROM A TRUE CHICAGO SPORTS FAN! The Dog Days of summer are quickly approaching , and the only thing hotter is the Chicago Cubs . The Cubs have won 7 of 9 since the All-Star Game and 19 of their last 25 games making them the Read More...
SUE'S "WHAT'S HAPPENING!" IN CHICAGO BLOG - CANINE-FRIENDLY ADVENTURES!
HERE'S "WHAT'S HAPPENING!" IN CHICAGO THIS SUMMER - FOR YOU AND YOUR PET! Whatever you do after reading this Blog, please don't tell Lil' Buddy Holly Moss that he's a dog! He actually believes he's human!! Whenever Dean Read More...
LIL' BUDDY'S BLOG - WHAT'S THE TREND IN CHICAGO REAL ESTATE?
THE CHICAGO REAL ESTATE MARKET, AND OTHER THINGS CHICAGO, FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF A LITTLE WHITE DOG! My Booking Agent suggested I take a more formal photo for publicity purposes. Here I am with my kerchief and tags - bling, bling! If you're anything Read More...
IWONA'S "IN THE KITCHEN" BLOG - GREEN BEANS IN LEMON CHIFFON SAUCE
HERE'S A TASTY SUMMER SIDE DISH FROM IWONA! Recipe Summary Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Yield: 12 servings Ingredients: 3 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed 3 cups water 1 tbsp cornstarch 1-1/2 cups chicken broth 6 Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN BLOG - HOW TO KEEP YOUR LAWN AND GARDEN MOIST AND THRIVING - ALL SUMMER LONG!
HERE ARE SOME IMPORTANT MID-SUMMER GARDENING TIPS, FROM KATHY! We've talked before about the correct way to water your lawn. One inch water per week Is sufficient for most lawns and gardens. Water in the early morning, if at all possible. If you must Read More...
MARC'S TECHNOLOGY BLOG - ARE YOU HUNGRY FOR POWER?
TIPS ON USING TECHNOLOGY TO YOUR ADVANTAGE! My Laptop Battery is dead. Dead! You're probably thinking by now that I'm a techno boob, right? Crippled by my McAfee software, having my flash card erased at the airport, etc. It's not been a happy Read More...
CHICAGO REAL ESTATE STATS PACK - JULY 16, 2007
Good Morning, Everyone! Here in Chicago, the talk is Baseball - the White Sox are Cold, while the Cubs are Red Hot! World Series on the North Side this year? Don't get your hopes up! Not quite yet, anyway! Here's our Chicago Real Estate Stats Read More...
JEFF'S CHICAGO SPORTS BLOG - SHOULD MARK CUBAN BUY THE CHICAGO CUBS?
A TRUE CHICAO SPORTS BLOG, FROM A TRUE CHICAGO SPORTS FAN! Well, here we go again Cubs Fans! Mark Cuban has submitted his application for ownership to Major League Baseball. It instantly brings speculation that Cuban will purchase the Chicago Cubs from Read More...
JENNIFER'S "WHAT'S HAPPENING!" IN CHICAGO BLOG – SUMMER FESTIVALS
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING IN AND AROUND CHICAGO THIS WEEKEND! There are several exciting street festivals happening this weekend in our great city. One is the 14th Annual Rock Around the Block at Lincoln Avenue & Addison Street (3600 N Lincoln Read More...
LIL' BUDDY'S BLOG - I'M SO GLAD TO BE LIVING IN CHICAGO!
THE CHICAGO REAL ESTATE MARKET, AND OTHER THINGS CHICAGO, FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF A LITTLE WHITE DOG! Woof! And I mean WOOF! My new found publicity as the Chicago's Most Famous Dog Blogger - at least the only Blogging Dog Licensed to Sell Real Estate Read More...
PARK RIDGE – MAINE SOUTH HS! ROOMY BRICK TWO-FLAT!
• 2 bath, 4 bdrm apartment - MLS® $469,500 - BEAUTIFUL BRICK 2-FLAT! Maine South High School Area, Park Ridge - Great location, and value-price on this roomy, classic Brick Two-Flat - top Maine South High School District - convenient Park Ridge! Read More...
IWONA'S "IN THE KITCHEN" BLOG - SHRIMP PO' BOYS!
HERE'S A GREAT CAJUN RECIPE FROM IWONA! Recipe Summary Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 3 minutes Yield: 1 serving Ingredients: 5 pieces shrimp 2 eggs 2 tomatoes 1/2 cup lettuce 1/2 cup breadcrumbs Salt and pepper 1 piece French bread Read More...
NEW PRICE! COMPLETE REHAB TOP-FLOOR 2BR W/ BALCONY - ONE BLOCK TO EL!
Albany Park, Chicago - Announcing a price reduction on 3W-4716 N. Bernard Street, a 850 sq. ft., 1 bath, 2 bdrm apartment "Gut Rehab 2BR Condo!". Now Only $164.500! MLS® #06503684 - Value-Priced Rehab 2BR!. Property information Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN BLOG - QUICK & EASY SUMMERTIME SIDE DISHES!
TOO HOT TO SPEND A LOT OF TIME IN THE KITCHEN? TRY THESE COOL SIDE DISHES, FROM KATHY! Roasted New Potatoes If potatoes are large, quarter them. Smaller ones can be cut in half. Use two pounds red or white new potatoes, leave the skin on. Toss them with Read More...
JEFF'S CHICAGO SPORTS BLOG - MID-YEAR GRADES ON OUR CHICAGO BASEBALL TEAMS!
A TRUE CHICAGO SPORTS BLOG, FROM A TRUE CHICAGO SPORTS FAN! I'm back from vacation, andI feel very rested now, folks! I'm ready for the Second Half of the Baseball Season for both the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox. Here are my mid-year Read More...
CONVENIENT NORRIDGE LOCATION - SPACIOUS 3BR BRICK RANCH!
• 2 bath, 3 bdrm ranch - MLS® #06579692 $349,500 - 3 BR / 2 BA BRICK RANCH! Norridge, Illinois - This Spacious, Conveniently-Located 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Brick Ranch is on a Quiet Street in nearby Norridge! Newer Eat-In Kitchen with Maple Cabinets, Read More...
MARC'S TECHNOLOGY BLOG - SIT, GOOGLE, SIT! THERE, GIRL . . . GOOD SEARCH ENGINE!
TIPS ON USING TECHNOLOGY TO YOUR ADVANTAGE, FROM A USER-FRIENDLY GUY! Everybody knows Google is the most awesome thing ever. Seriously - Ever! But knowing how awesome Google is is only half of KNOWING how awesome Google is. First things first. One that Read More...
CHICAGO REAL ESTATE STATS PACK - JULY 9, 2007
Good Morning, Everyone! Man, was it HOT in Chicago this weekend - Temperature in the 90's, and Heat Discomfort Index well over 100! Even our dogs didn't want to venture out - during these Dog Days of Summer! Here's our Chicago Real Estate Read More...
VALUE + PRICE! CLASSIC 4 BEDROOM BRICK BUNGALOW - CLOSE, CONVENIENT ELMWOOD PARK!
John Mills School, Elmwood Park - Announcing a price reduction on IL-2945 N 76th Court, a 1 bath, 4 bdrm 1 1/2 story "Roomy!". Now $297,500! MLS® #06415736. Property information Read More...
JENNIFER'S "WHAT'S HAPPENING!" IN CHICAGO BLOG - LAST CHANCE FOR TASTE OF CHICAGO, 2007!
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING IN AND AROUND CHICAGO THIS WEEKEND! What do you know! We got the Fourth of July firework displays off without a hitch, or a drop of rain. What a great day! I hope you enjoyed the day as well. Well, it looks as if though Read More...
LIL' BUDDY'S BLOG - INVESTING SMART IN A BUYER'S MARKET!
THE CHICAGO REAL ESTATE MARKET, AND OTHER THINGS CHICAGO, FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF A LITTLE WHITE DOG! Here I am in my Upstairs Office - my laptop is rebooting! Woof! Hope you all enjoyed the Fourth of July! I had a great time watching the neighbor human Read More...
3 BEDROOM BRICK 2-STORY HOME – Quiet Chicago Neighborhood!
Two Story Georgian Style Home • 1 bath, 3 bdrm 2 story "Georgian Style" - MLS® $339,500 - A Must See! Dunning, Chicago - Beautiful Three Bedroom Brick Georgian-Style Home on quiet, tree-lined street – Chicago’s Far Northwest Read More...
MARC'S TECHNOLOGY BLOG - SAVING THE MOST MONEY WHEN YOU TRAVEL - USING THE WEB!
TIPS ON USING TECHNOLOGY TO YOUR ADVANTAGE, FROM A USER-FRIENDLY GUY! I Need A Vacation! Seriously! I am in desperate need of some R&R. I've got my folks place in Florida available to me. A friend just moved to California and is beckoning me for Read More...
IWONA'S "IN THE KITCHEN!" BLOG - LAYERED SUMMERTIME SALAD
HERE'S A SCRUMPTUOUS SUMMER RECIPE, FROM IWONA! Recipe Summary Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 30 minutes Yield: 16 servings Ingredients: 2 cups uncooked gemelli or spiral pasta 1 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon sugar ˝ teaspoon garlic Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN BLOG - KEEPING YOUR HOME BUG (AND ANT) FREE THIS SUMMER!
HINTS AND TIPS FOR HOME & GARDEN! During the summer many of our six-legged friends just love to come in and take up residence in our homes. They love to come in whether it's dry or wet out. When its dry out they're looking for water and food. Read More...
NEW TRIER HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT! ROOMY BRICK RANCH, CUL DE SAC LOCATION!
Cul de Sac Location! • 2 bath, 3 bdrm ranch "All Brick Construction" - MLS® #06572501 $649,500 - ROOM + VALUE! New Trier High School District, Wilmette - Secluded Cul de Sac Location, Top New Trier/Avoca Schools (School District 37 Read More...
REDUCED! NILES 3 BEDROOM RANCH - MAINE SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT!
Niles, Illinois - Announcing a price reduction on 8047 N Ottawa Avenue , a 2 bath, 3 bdrm ranch "Roomy - Big Yard, Side Drive!". Now $389,500 MLS® #06546268 - Value Priced Updated Home - Maine South High School District! Property informatio Read More...
CHICAGO REAL ESTATE STATS PACK - JULY 2, 2007
Good Morning, Everyone! Isn't it hard to believe 2007 is one-half over? Wow, time flies - when you're getting older! Here's our Chicago Real Estate Stats Pack for Monday Morning, July 2nd, 2007. SINGLE FAMILY, CONDOS, AND SMALL MULTI-UNIT Read More...
JUST LISTED! EDGEWATER - INCREDIBLE 2BR/2BA CORNER UNIT - LAKE/CITY VIEWS!
Roomy 2BR/2BA - Steps to Lake! • 1,328 sq. ft., 2 bath, 2 bdrm apartment "Corner Unit Condo - Lake/City Views!" - MLS® #06568597 $249,500 - Value on the Lake! Edgewater, Chicago - Looking for a 2 Bedroom/2 Bath with Breathtaking City Read More...