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CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – LINCOLN PARK, PORTAGE PARK, LOOP, GOLD COAST, EVANSTON
LINCOLN PARK It’s all about being innovative in Chicago’s food industry and yesterday the maiden voyage of The Slide Ride debuted at the Food Truck Summit in Lincoln Park on North and Halsted. True to its name, this bright pink truck brings Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – HOLIDAY WEEKEND!!!!
Are you having relatives and/or friends over this weekend? Look around your yard, bet it could use some sprucing up. There are a few quick things you can do to perk up your property. Cut and manicure your grass. Use the string trimmer as an edger. Turn Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS – A NEW APP TO KEEP YOUR PICTURES PRIVATE
I like social media . It's a great way to keep in touch with family, friends and even business associates. I am a huge believer, though, in keeping my personal life very far from my professional life, especially with images. Introducing Vaulty Pro Read More...
NEW PRICE! SOUTH EDGEBROOK - Lg 4BR Brick Octagon Bungalow - LOCATION, ROOM & VALUE!!
Edgebrook, Chicago - Announcing a Price Reduction on 5737 North Manton Avenue, a 1,800 sq. ft., 2 bath, 4 bedroom 1 1/2 story checkerboard brick "Octagon Bungalow". NOW MLS® $284,700 - REDUCED - Great Value! Property information Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - IT JUST DOESN’T GET ANY BETTER!
Summer's official, the Weather is perfect and the Weekend is here - "it just doesn't get any better!" See for yourself - Taste of Chicago - Grant Park (100 E. Congress Pkwy) Now in its 31 st year, this popular Chicago event runs from Read More...
NEW PRICE! INDEPENDENCE PARK - 3 BLOCKS - Immaculate American Four Square - Legal Two-Flat - GREAT VALUE!
Independence Park, Chicago - Announcing a Price Reduction on 4327 North Ridgeway Avenue, a 2,136 sq. ft., 2 bath, 4 bedroom, 2 story "Classic American Four-Square". Now MLS® $307,400 - REDUCED Incredible Value! Property information Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – NORWOOD PARK, LINCOLN PARK, LOOP, LINCOLN SQUARE, NAPERVILLE
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KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – HELP FOR THE DISHWASHER
We usually take our dishwashers for granted that they will do a great job cleaning our dishes. But there are some tricks we can use to make the machine run more efficiently and last longer. Try some of these tips and see if they don’t work with Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS – HOW TO FIND INFORMATION WHEN TROUBLE SHOOTING COMPUTER PROBLEMS WITH YOUR REPAIR PERSON
Have you ever had a need to call in a “geek” to assist you with computer? If you have, you need to know some details about your computer so you can answer questions for that assistance. Specifically a technician is going to need to know all Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - IT’S DAD’S TURN!
Sunday is Father’s Day which means “It’s Dad’s Turn” to be spoiled and pampered! And what a line-up Chicago has going this weekend, and not only for Dads – see for yourself!! Many Chicago neighborhoods are hosting festivals/fairs Read More...
REDUCED PRICE! HUNTING RIDGE - Immaculate 3BR Brick Split Level - Top District Schools - COME SEE!
Hunting Ridge, Palatine - Announcing a BIG Price Reduction on 802 West Peregrine Drive, a 2,059 sq. ft., 2 1/2 bath, 3 bedroom, 4-level brick split. NOW MLS® $329,000 - GREAT VALUE! Property information Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – LAKEVIEW, PORTAGE PARK, SOUTH LOOP, OLD TOWN, OAK PARK
LAKEVIEW Join AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR and JOURNALIST Michele Weldon in a first-ever "Tell Your Father Story: A Writing Workshop” before Father's Day. Weldon, will sign copies of the book, This I Believe on Fatherhood, after a one-hour writing Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – SEVEN STEPS TO SMART GARDENING
Start small. You can grow quite a few vegetables in an area as small as 100 square feet. Train beans and peas up a fence, put tomatoes and peppers in front. Grow quick sprouting lettuce and spinach in between. Get the kids involved too! They will learn Read More...
PRICE REDUCED!! PORTAGE PARK - Frame 2BR Bungalow With Room to Grow - VALUE PRICED!
Portage Park, Chicago - Announcing a Price Reduction on 4101 North Meade Avenue, a 1,419 sq. ft., 1 bath, 2 bedroom 1 1/2 story "Frame Bungalow". Now MLS® $109,400 - REDUCED!! Great Value! Property information Read More...
LAKE SHORE DRIVE ADDRESS - MID-FLOOR CONDO - FHA APPROVED, ALL-AMENITY BUILDING!
• 825 sq. ft., 1 bath, 2 bedroom Condo - MLS® $72,400 - VALUE PRICED! Lake View Township, Chicago - An INCREDIBLE PRICE for a Lake View and a Lake Shore Drive Address! Yes, Finishing Touches are Needed, but think of what you’ll have when Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS – HOW TO TRAVEL FOR LESS
Staycations are something we’ve heard a lot about recently. As the summer months approach most people think about their travel plans and some have decided to do things last minute. This year I’m taking a vacation and I wanted to share with Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - SUMMERTIME FESTIVALS THAT WON’T DISAPPOINT!
Despite the roller coaster ride we’re on with the weather here in Chicago, this weekend continues with “summertime festivals that won’t disappoint!” Four stages (Crossroads, Juke Joint, Front Porch & Petrillo Music Shell) of Read More...
SOUTH EDGEBROOK - RARELY AVAILABLE! Large 4BR Checkerboard Brick Octagon Bungalow - COME SEE!
[ • 1,800 sq. ft., 2 full bath, 4 bedroom "Brick Octagon Bungalow" - MLS® ONLY $299,500! Edgebrook, Chicago - Rarely Available South Edgebrook Checkerboard Brick Octagon Bungalow in Noted Farnsworth School District! Four Large Bedrooms, Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – PORTAGE PARK, LAKEVIEW, SOUTH LOOP, WEST TOWN, NAPERVILLE
PORTAGE PARK This summer the Chicago Department of Transportation is holding a series of public meetings to help inform the development of the Chicago Pedestrian Plan . This Plan is a citywide effort to identify strategies for making Chicago the most Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – SUMMER LAWN CARE
With a few simple hints you can have a green and lush lawn all summer long. These tips are for mainly in the Chicago and Midwest. Check local Garden Centers for Warmer Climate lawns. Proper Watering—this is one of the most important things for your Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS – APPLE TO MAKE ANNOUNCEMENT AT WWDC
Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) opens today with Steve Jobs making another anticipated keynote speech . There are plans to discuss Mac OX 10.7 “Lion,” iOS 5 and iCloud, a new service. With all these hints no one really Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - SUMMER IS IN FULL SWING!
It's definitely June-time here in Chicago as "summer is in full swing!" Don't believe me? See for yourself what's in store - Do Division Street Fest and Sidewalk Sale (East Village/Ukrainian Village) Head on over to 2000 W. Division Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – NORWOOD PARK, LAKEVIEW, GOLD COAST, LOOP, OAK PARK
NORWOOD PARK Onahan School was awarded a $25,000 check from Discover's School Giveaway for earning the most votes in the company's Facebook contest. Representative Mike Quigley presented the check to the school on Tuesday. With more than 2900 Read More...
PRICE REDUCTION IN BUENA PARK -- Sunny, Bright Studio - Incredible Lake & Park Views - Pet Friendly Building!
Buena Park, Chicago - Announcing a Price Reduction on 4343 North Clarendon Avenue, #818, a 545 sq. ft., 1 bath Studio. Now MLS® $62,400 - REDUCED - Incredible Value! Property information Read More...