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September 2010 - Posts

CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - LINCOLN SQUARE, NORWOOD PARK, LOOP, LINCOLN PARK, EVANSTON
NORWOOD PARK This past Friday the Chicago Gourmet held its first ever " Hamburger Hop ," which showcased the culinary talents of local chefs and their interpretation of the hamburger. There were the likes of Stepahnie Izard from Girl & The Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – FERAL CATS IN CHICAGO
When a member of our team asked me to look into solutions for a feral cat problem I thought it would be fairly simple to research and find a solution to this problem. Not so. Exploring the City of Chicago website and checking animal control only yielded Read More...
REDUCED RENT - Buena Park Sunny Junior 1BR Condo Rental - Luxurious Imperial Towers - All-Amenity Building!!
Buena Park, Chicago - Announcing a "Rent Reduction" on 4250 North Marine Drive, #732, a 550 sq. ft., 1 bath "High Rise, Studio". NOW MLS® $845 USD Monthly - $925 USD Monthly Furnished - Reduced! Property information Read More...
PRICE REDUCED - Incredible 2BR/2BA Condo - Luxurious Imperial Towers - All-Amenity Building - FANTASTIC VALUE!!
Buena Park, Chicago - Announcing a PRICE REDUCTION on 4250 North Marine Drive, #415, a 1,400 sq. ft., 2 bath, 2 bedroom "Condo, High Rise". NOW MLS® $197,000 - REDUCED - Incredible Value! Property information Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - MOVE OVER PANDORA, HERE'S SOMETHING NEW
Pandora is a site where you can listen to different genres of music. The best thing about this site is that you do not have to pay any fees. You will get commercials in between sets of music, but it's a great program. Now I find there's an even Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - IT’S A FALL LINE-UP FOR CHICAGOANS!
With the official start of fall behind us, this last weekend in September brings a great "Fall Line-Up" for many Chicagoans, as well as a true fall chill to the air. What better way to close out fest season than with Oktoberfest Chicago . This Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – PORTAGE PARK, WEST LOOP, LAKEVIEW, OLD TOWN, OAK PARK
PORTAGE PARK Part of Chicago Magazine's Hot 10 List for October is The Portage Restaurant and Bar. Known for its reimagined comfort food, The Portage touts itself as a Gastropub, Where Gastronomy and Good Times Come Together. Being nominated to the Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - MOLD!
I have been in the Real Estate business around Chicago for 10 years. I have been in more homes stricken with toxic molds in the last two years than in the previous eight years combined. With the explosion of foreclosures, the market brings many abandoned Read More...
BUENA PARK RENTAL - JUNIOR 1BR CONDO IN LUXURIOUS IMPERIAL TOWERS - AVAILABLE NOW!
• 550 sq. ft., 1 full bath, updated "High Rise, Studio" - MLS® $872 USD Monthly B u ena Park, Chicago - Luxurious Imperial Towers Junior 1BR Condo Rental - Sunny North Views! EZ Valet, Self Parking Available for Additional Cost - No Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - CARPOOLING GOES TO THE CLOUD
I'm a huge supporter of greener living. With such organizations as Zipcar and iGo Cars , you already have the ability to reduce your carbon footprint utilizing energy efficient vehicles. Now there's a new way of continuing in the green lifestyle. Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - FEAST AT FESTS STILL ON THE MENU!
There's still time to "Feast at Fests" this weekend in Chicago as the fall season officially arrives this coming Thursday. Then it's time to switch gears, but until then, let the summer fun continue! Previously held at Grant Park, Viva! Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – PORTAGE PARK, LAKE VIEW, LOOP, LINCOLN SQUARE, EVANSTON
As we start getting into cooler weather and spending more time indoors, I wanted to focus on some great theatre options. PORTAGE PARK This Saturday, September 18, is Fan Appreciation Day at the Portage Park Theater . Come out for what's being touted Read More...
REDUCED! Immaculate Top-Floor 2BR/2BA Unit - In-Unit Laundry - Incredible Space + Value!
R ob R oy Country Club Village, Prospect Heights - Announcing a PRICE REDUCTION on 501 Aberdeen Lane, #b, a 1,165 sq. ft., 2 bath, 2 bedroom "2nd Floor Unit". NOW MLS® $151,500 - A GREAT VALUE! Property information Read More...
REDUCED! Luxurious Imperial Towers - 2BR/2BA Condo - Pet-Friendly Building - A MUST SEE!
B uena Park, Chicago - Announcing a PRICE REDUCTION on 4250 North Marine Drive, #415, a 1,400 sq. ft., 2 bath, 2 bedroom "High Rise, Condo". NOW MLS® $207,400 - An Incredible Value! Property information Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - COMMON KITCHEN PRODUCTS FOR CHEMICAL FREE CLEANING
Lemon juice is a wonderful deodorizer and cleaner. Squeeze on stains on the countertop, let sit for ½ an hour. It has a natural bleaching action. The acid in the lemon will gently fade stains. It's also great for keeping cut fruits and vegetables Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - WINDOWS ANNOUNCES LARGE PATCH FOR TUESDAY
On Tuesday, September 14, expect some major updates for your Windows programs as announced earlier this month from Microsoft. Traditionally Microsoft makes large patches on the even numbered months, but this month in particular there will be more than Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - CHICAGOANS WELCOME THE CHANGE OF A SEASON!
Fall is quickly approaching as the weather is beginning to turn cooler and leaves are falling from trees already. However, here in Chicago, "the change of a season" is welcomed with open arms, and this weekend's line-up of outdoor events Read More...
REDUCED PRICE! Incredible, Immaculate 3BR Jumbo Brick Georgian - Top, Convenient Location - MUST SEE!!
Lincolnwood Terraces, Lincolnwood - Announcing a Price Reduction on 6728 North Kilpatrick Avenue, a one and half bath, three bdrm 2 story "Jumbo Georgian". NOW MLS® $349,000 - REDUCED - GREAT VALUE!! Property information Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – PORTAGE PARK, LAKEVIEW, SOUTH LOOP, GOLD COAST, OAK PARK
PORTAGE PARK This Sunday, September 12, Wilbur Wright College will be hosting their 43 rd Annual Craft Fair . The fair takes place at the Events Building on 4300 N. Narragansett from 10am to 5pm. The festival is being held indoors and offers free parking Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - FALL IS COMING, GET MOVING
Now that we are finally getting some cooler weather 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 Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - GOOGLE TO OPEN NEW MUSIC STORE
With its ever popular growth, Google recently announced its desire to get into the music store category. The plan is for Google to capitalize on the Android OS market and take a chunk out of the growing market share of Apple. Apple currently holds 70% Read More...
PRICE REDUCTION! Luxury-Upraded 2BR/2BA Condo - Breathtaking Views of Lincoln Park & Lake - A MUST SEE!
Lincoln Park, Chicago - Announcing a Price Reduction on 345 West Fullerton Parkway, #1702, a 1,095 sq. ft., 2 bath, 2 bedroom "Condo, High Rise". NOW MLS® $349,500 - REDUCED! Property information Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - LAST FLING OF SUMMER!
Labor Day weekend has arrived here in Chicago, which means it's the "last fling" of summer, although officially, summer is with us until September 23 rd ! While many of us will have an extended weekend - an extra day to sleep -- it's Read More...