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July 2011 - Posts

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - CHICAGO GOES BACK OUTDOORS!
Un-dampen your soggy spirits this weekend as "Chicago goes back outdoors" with these fun, relaxing festivities (rain not welcomed) - The largest Latino festival in the Midwest, Fiesta del Sol , takes place Saturday (11 a.m.-11 p.m.) and Sunday Read More...
NEW PRICE! West Town - Incredible Two Separate Legal Units - Front House + Rear Lot Coach House!
West Town, Chicago - Announcing a PRICE REDUCTION on 1460 West Chestnut Street, a 4 bath (2 per unit), 4 bedrooms (2 per unit) 2 story (each unit) - "Two Separate Legal Units!". NOW MLS® $307,400 - GREAT VALUE - COME SEE! Property informatio Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – HOT SUMMER LAWN AND GARDEN
Water your trees, use a root waterer or just trickle the hose. Always water at drip line . This is a line around the tree where the widest branches reach. Water at least one hour at three positions around the perimeter. Even with the multiple inch rain Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - SO WHAT EXACTLY IS GOOGLE PLUS?
Recently I've received several invites to join friends on Google+ , which aims to make sharing on the web more like sharing in real life - sharing information only with those you prefer to hear about what's happening in your world. With similarities Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - KEEPING UP THE SUMMER PACE!
Chicagoans are “keeping up the summer pace” this weekend with the following line-up of festivities – Wicker Park Fest This 8 th annual neighborhood festival takes place on Milwaukee Avenue between North Avenue and Wood Street (1500 N. Read More...
NEW ATTRACTIVE PRICE! South Edgebrook - Very Large 4BR Brick Octagon Bungalow - COME SEE!
Edgebrook, Chicago - Announcing a PRICE REDUCTION on 5737 North Manton Avenue, a 1,800 sq. ft., 2 bath, 4 bedroom, 1 1/2 story "Octagon Bungalow" in noted Farnsworth School District. NOW MLS® $274,700 - an INCREDIBLE VALUE for this amount Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – NORWOOD PARK, LAKEVIEW, WEST LOOP, GOLD COAST, EVANSTON
NORWOOD PARK It's a Superdawg wedding ! Brittany and Eddie McKee of Chicago became the first couple to get married at the local institution known for the iconic hot dog statues on its roof nicknamed after the business' founders, Maurie and Flaurie Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – COOL MEALS FOR HOT DAYS
The entire Midwest, Chicago included, is in the middle of an immense heat wave. Heat indices are not expected to be under 100 for at least the next five days. Cool recipes are wanted here. I use an indoor grill pan when it's too hot to grill outside. Read More...
TECHNOLGY TIPS – FIREFOX ADD-ON SCRAPBOOK
Have you ever bookmarked a page or two on the internet for a specific reason? I know I've saved a bookmark because I really liked the information or a segment of information on the page because I wanted it for later. Now you can work with an add-on Read More...
ATTRACTIVE NEW PRICE! Jumbo Classic American Four-Square - 4BR/2BA Immaculate, Well-Maintained Legal Two-Flat - A MUST SEE!
Independence Park (3 Blocks Away), 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® $297,400 - "VALUE" PRICE REDUCTION! Property Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - SUMMER HEATS UP!
As “summer heats up” so does Chicago’s fun in the sun summer festivities. It’s going to be a hot one! The Edgewater Arts Festival takes place Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Thorndale and Broadway Avenues (5900 N. Broadway Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – POWER OUTAGE HINTS
I feel for the many of you without power. It is so incredibly hot. The storms that came through the Chicago area on July 11, 2011 were some of the worst we’ve seen. Com Ed says they have never had so many customers out at one time. Before an outage Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS – WINDOWS 8 BETA?
This week Microsoft is holding their Worldwide Partner Conference . At WPC Microsoft shares information about opportunities for those companies who are certified partners and any new software due to come out. The latest rumor is that Windows 8 pre-beta Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - OUR SUMMER JUST KEEPS ON ROCKIN’!
Our summer here in Chicago just “keeps on rockin’” and this weekend is no exception with the following line-up of events: The Chicago Folk and Roots Festival takes place in the Lincoln Square neighborhood at Welles Park (2333 W. Sunnyside Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – NORWOOD PARK, LAKE VIEW, SOUTH LOOP, RAVENSWOOD, NAPERVILLE
NORWOOD PARK The Mega Group plans to file a zoning application for a revised proposal to build a structure with ground-floor storefronts and six upper levels of parking at the former Cowhey cement-mixing site. The garage is intended to serve prospective Read More...
WEST TOWN - Incredible Two Separate Legal Units - Single Family + Coach House!
• 4 full baths, 4 bedrooms (2 per unit) - 2 levels of living space (per unit) "Two Legal Units!" - MLS® $317,400 West Town, Chicago - Incredible West Town Legal Two Units - Front House + Unique Coach House - Each with Two Levels of Read More...
RIVERSIDE - UNIQUE PRAIRIE-INSPIRED 3BR/2.5BA COLONIAL - Vintage Features - Many Updates - A MUST SEE!
• 1,483 sq. ft., 2.5 bath, 3 bedroom, 2 story "Prairie Style Colonial" - MLS® $237,000 R iverside, Cook County - Your Home in the Country! Tucked back in the woods, this 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Prairie-Inspired Colonial will charm your Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - JULY 4TH FIREWORKS & THEN SOME!
Wait ‘til you see what this extended July 4 th Holiday Weekend in Chicago and its surrounding suburban neighbors have in store for you! Are you ready? Fireworks of a different type will be flying this holiday weekend as this City gathers for the Read More...