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September 2007 - Posts

CHICAGO REAL ESTATE STATS PACK - OCTOBER 1, 2007
Good Morning, Everyone! What a beautiful Autumn weekend in Chicago! Congrats, as well, to the 2007 Chicago Cubs , for their National League Eastern Division Title! Bring on October - let's hope they have a chance to win it all! Let's take a look Read More...
JEFF'S CHICAGO SPORTS BLOG - THE CHICAGO CUBS: "BRING ON OCTOBER!"
THE CUBS ARE IN! THERE WILL BE OCTOBER BASEBALL ON THE NORTH SIDE OF CHICAGO! It took the 160 games to reach that milestone! After a poor performance against the Florida Marlins, the Chicago Cubs came to Cincinnati with the hopes they would earn a National Read More...
JENNIFER'S "WHAT'S HAPPENING!" IN CHICAGO BLOG - OKTOBERFEST
OKTOBERFEST Well it is certainly that time of year. Fall is here, and the colors of the leaves are turning shades or yelow, red and orange. What better way to welcome the Autumn Season than to join in the celebration of a good October Fest? Although the Read More...
LIL' BUDDY'S BLOG - OOPS! - HOW TO REMOVE PET ODORS, STAINS AROUND THE HOUSE!
THE CHICAGO REAL ESTATE MARKET, AND OTHER IMPORTANT THINGS CHICAGO, FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF A LITTLE WHITE DOG! Many of you dogs may say, from looking at that sly grin on my face in this picture - oops - did I just have an accident? On that new rug, Read More...
PRICE DROP! DES PLAINES - XLG 2BR CONDO, PRIVATE PATIO - GREAT LOCATION!
Coventry Place, Des Plaines - Announcing a price reduction on 9446 Dee Road, Unit 2E - a 900 sq. ft., XLG 1 bath, 2 bdrm condo. MLS® #06665824 REDUCED! $144,500 - Great Value! Property information Read More...
IWONA'S "IN THE KITCHEN" BLOG - QUEEN OF PUDDINGS
HERE'S ANOTHER TASTY RECIPE FROM IWONA! QUEEN OF PUDDINGS Recipe Summary Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 15 minutes, + 15 minutes standing Cook Time: 50 minutes Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 2 tbsp butter, plus extra for greasing 2 1/2 cups milk generous Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN BLOG - PRESERVING FRESH HERBS FROM THE GARDEN - PART I
MORE FALL GARDENING TIPS, FROM KATHY! You can preserve the leaves from most herbs in your garden and have that fresh flavor in your cooking all winter long. With large-leaf herbs such as basil , mint or marjoram , strip the leaves from the stems. Throw Read More...
MARC'S TECHNOLOGY BLOG - PLUGGING THE LEAKS
PLUGGING THE LEAKS ! A friend of mine just got a new computer. Actually, it was a hand-me-down from her brother. We went through and removed a lot of old programs and games and irrelevant files she was never going to use as well as added some security Read More...
CHICAGO REAL ESTATE STATS PACK - SEPTEMBER 24, 2007
Good Morning, Everyone! Sue and I spent a lot of time over this last weekend cheering on our Chicago Cubs to victory. Keep your fingers crossed - we have a good chance for October Baseball in Chicago! Being Cubs fans, however, we're not getting too Read More...
JEFF'S CHICAGO SPORTS BLOG - ARAMIS RAMIREZ FOR MVP?
CUB FEVER CONTINUES, AND I'M ON THE CASE! After attending the Chicago Cubs victory over Pittsburgh on Friday , I've decided that Cub slugger Aramis Ramirez is the team MVP. If he finishes strong in this last week you could make the argument that Read More...
LIL' BUDDY'S BLOG - THE FED RATE CUT - WILL IT HELP?
THE CHICAGO REAL ESTATE MARKET, AND OTHER THINGS CHICAGO, FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF A LITTLE WHITE DOG! Would you believe it - a Little White Dog who reads both the Chicago Tribune and the Wall Street Journal ? A dog needs to keep up these days, you know, Read More...
SUE'S "WHAT'S HAPPENING!" IN CHICAGO BLOG - APPLE PICKING
PICK YOUR OWN THIS FALL! The kids are back in school, football season has begun ( Da Bears ), and baseball season is winding down, at least for the South Siders ! This can only mean one thing - Fall. I absolutely love Fall with all its colors and fun Read More...
IWONA'S "IN THE KITCHEN" BLOG - NEW FALL RECIPE
TOMATO, MUSHROOM AND MACARONI HOT POT Recipe Summary Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 3 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, sliced Generous 1 cup thinly sliced mushrooms 2 garlic cloves, chopped very finely Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN BLOG - MORE FALL CHORES AROUND THE HOUSE
Now that it has finally cooled off, it is time to tackle more pre-winter jobs around the house and garden. If you don't have siding on your house and you have peeling paint it's time to treat these areas before the cold and snow comes. Scrape Read More...
MARC'S TECHNOLOGY BLOG - THE TRUTH IS FREE!!
Of course, it all depends on which version of the truth you subscribe to. Free can quite costly, right? Nonetheless, I'm not talking about any hard core political "truth" here. Today's blog is about Documentaries and this great website/blog Read More...
CHICAGO REAL ESTATE STATS PACK - SEPTEMBER 17, 2007
Good Morning, Everyone! Wow, the weather here in Chicago sure cooled off in a hurry! Hard to believe 2007 is almost three-quarters over, and Halloween will be upon us soon. Enjoy warm-weather outdoor activities while you can! Let's take a look at Read More...
JEFF'S CHICAGO SPORTS BLOG - CUBS VS. CARDINALS - A BALL GAME OR A CHESS MATCH?
A TRUE CHICAGO SPORTS BLOG, FROM A TRUE CHICAGO SPORTS FAN! If you've followed the Chicago Cubs this season you have been subjected to many nail biting finishes. Cub closer, Ryan Dempster , continues to put Cub fans on the edge of their seats with Read More...
EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH, 12:30-2:00PM - 5445 N SHERIDAN, #1215, CHICAGO
September 2007 Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 26 27 28 29 30 31 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 1 2 3 4 5 6 Edgewater, Chicago - We invite everyone to visit our Exclusive Preview at 5445 N. Sheridan Road, Unit 1215 Read More...
LIL' BUDDY'S BLOG - MY FAVORITE CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOODS - LAKEVIEW!
THE CHICAGO REAL ESTATE MARKET, AND OTHER THINGS CHICAGO, FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF A LITTLE WHITE DOG! You know, if you look real close, you'll see my eyes are actually GREEN! Scary, boys and girls! Did you see the Cub Game versus the Houston Astros Read More...
JENNIFER'S "WHAT'S HAPPENING!" IN CHICAGO BLOG – THE NEW 2007 FALL TV SEASON
THE NEW FALL TV SEASON Did the sudden drop in temperature catch your immune system off guard? Well it did me, and now I find myself nursing a cold. So if you are homebound like me, what can be more exciting and entertaining than the new fall broadcast Read More...
HOT PRICE! 4BR/3BA HOME - TOP NW SIDE NEIGHBORHOOD - NOW ONLY $307,400!
Gladstone Park, Chicago - Announcing a price reduction on 5804 N Marmora Avenue, Chicago, IL, a 3 bath, 4 bdrm 1 1/2 story "Classic Queen Anne Bungalow!". Now only $307,400! MLS® #06626904 - INCREDIBLE VALUE!. Property information Read More...
IWONA'S "IN THE KITCHEN!" BLOG - MMMMM . . . TASTY CHICKEN SALAD!
LUNCHEON CHICKEN SALAD Recipe Summary Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 30 minutes Yield: 12 servings Ingredients: 6 cups cubed cooked chicken 2 celery ribs, finely chopped 1 large green pepper, chopped 2/3 to 1 cup sweet pickle relish 1/4 cup shredded carrot Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN BLOG - EARLY SEPTEMBER GARDENING TIPS, PART II
SOME EARLY FALL GARDENING TIPS, FROM KATHY! Fall is a great time to “ Spring clean ”. Before winter comes and our homes are all closed up, freshen up and straighten up. Don’t try to tackle everything at once. I try to do one room at Read More...
MARC'S TECHNOLOGY BLOG - ALL WORK AND NO PLAY MAKES MARC A DULL BOY
OKAY, LET'S REVERSE THAT! I am sorry I do not have the time to write an extensive blog this week. It seems I have become obsessed with Peg Solitare . This after only recovering from Bowman 2 and a brain session with Scientific Psychic . A game gaining Read More...
DES PLAINES! A LOT OF SPACE, FOR A GREAT, LOW PRICE!
Great Space! • 900 sq. ft., 1 bath, 2 bdrm apartment "Condo" - MLS® #06665824 $149,500 - Great Value Condo Coventry Place, Des Plaines - Want Great Space, at a Fantastic Price? Look no further! Coventry Place 2 Bedroom features Updated Read More...
CHICAGO REAL ESTATE STATS PACK - SEPTEMBER 10, 2007
Good Morning, Everyone! Well, the kids are back in school after the long summer break - hopefully restoring a bit of sanity to those of you with little ones. Nice, pleasant weather here in Chicago, after several weeks of 90-degree-plus sweltering temperatures Read More...
JEFF'S CHICAGO SPORTS BLOG - THE BEARS INVADE SAN DIEGO TODAY!
SOME OPENING-GAME THOUGHTS FROM JEFF! It seems almost impossible that the Chicago Bears could be serious underdogs as they are just several months removed from a Super Bowl appearance. Although the Bears came up short in winning last year's championship, Read More...
LOGAN SQUARE VINTAGE GEM! 2 BEDROOM CONDO!
Logan Square Vintage Gem! • 935 sq. ft., 1 bath, 2 bdrm apartment "Hardwood Floors Throughout" - MLS® #06665254 $199,500 - Room + Value! Logan Square, Chicago - This Logan Square Vintage 2 Bedroom Gem offers tons of space! Gourmet eat-in Read More...
SUE'S "WHAT'S HAPPENING!" IN CHICAGO BLOG – SUMMER FUN
DON'T YOU BELIEVE IT! Summer is not over yet. In fact, the way I see it, with the beautiful weather we've had in Chicago for many years now, summer can be celebrated way past the September 23 rd autumn official beginning date. This weekend I am Read More...
LIL' BUDDY'S BLOG - LAST SUMMER FLING? ESCAPE TO WISCONSIN!
THE CHICAGO REAL ESTATE MARKET, AND OTHER THINGS CHICAGO, FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF A LITTLE WHITE DOG! Pull up a couch cushion folks, and let's share a bone or two! Hey you dogs, can you believe that the Summer of 2007 is nearly history? All those Read More...
IWONA'S "IN THE KITCHEN!" BLOG - CREAM OF CHICKEN SOUP
HERE'S AN OLD-FASHIONED RECIPE FOR ALL YEAR ROUND, FROM IWONA! CREAM OF CHICKEN SOUP Recipe Summary Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 15 minutes + 10 minutes to cool Cook Time: 40 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 3 tbsp butter 4 shallots, chopped Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN BLOG - EARLY SEPTEMBER GARDENING TIPS, PART I
SOME EARLY FALL GARDENING TIPS, FROM KATHY! DON'T FORGET - It's time to fertilize the lawn the last time before winterizing! Use the mixture suggested by the fertilizer manufacturer. Wait 24 hours, then water thoroughly. This is also a good time Read More...
MARC'S TECHNOLOGY BLOG - GOT ME AN I-POD . . . THEN FOUND PANDORA!
OPEN PANDORA'S WEBSITE! I , Marc Milbauer , have, at last, joined the teeming millions having purchased, for pure listening enjoyment, an iPod 8GB Nano . (OOOOOOO!!!!) Further, I would like to let it be known that I procured said Nano for the very Read More...
CHICAGO REAL ESTATE STATS PACK - SEPTEMBER 3, 2007
Good Morning, Everyone! Enjoy the Labor Day Weekend . . . safely! Even though many consider this weekend summer's last gasp, we can still count on a few weeks of nice weather, and outdoor fun, here in Chicago. Enjoy these nice days while you can - Read More...
JEFF'S CHICAGO SPORTS BLOG - CUB FEVER BUZZES AROUND WRIGLEY FIELD!
OOOH NOOO! I BELIEVE I'VE CAUGHT PENNANT FEVER! I had the pleasure of taking in a game at beautiful Wrigley Field the other night and it was an awesome experience. I share a limited season ticket package and have gone to several games this year. Since Read More...