Chicago Real Estate Search Chicago Real Estate Chicago Real Estate Chicago Neighborhoods Downtown Chicago Condos Weekly Email Subscription
Welcome to Chicago Homes for Sale by Dean's Team Sign in | Help

BlogChicagoHomes.com

Most Complete Chicago Real Estate Blog! Daily Updates on Chicago Homes for Sale and Real Estate . . . Great Chicago Neighborhoods . . . Living in Chicagoland . . . Your Comments Welcome!

Tags

News

  • Real Estate Blog

Archives

September 2011 - Posts

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - AN OKTOBER OPENER!
With another month ending and another beginning, Chicago brings you "an Oktober opener" you're sure to enjoy, despite the little cold front passing on through! If you haven't had a chance yet to head on down to Oktoberfest at Navy Pier Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – PORTAGE PARK, RAVENSWOOD, LAKEVIEW, LOOP, NAPERVILLE
PORTAGE PARK Get your tickets now for the 3 rd Annual Chicago Ghost Conference being held at the historic Portage Theater this weekend on Friday and Saturday. Cost for the entire event is $45 per person and includes admission to the Friday evening reception Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – FALL IS TREE PLANTING TIME
Fall is a great time to plant trees. The tree will have time to establish before the ground freezes and will have a good start when spring arrives. Many garden centers will discount trees in the fall in order to not have to carry stock over the winter. Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - 3 TIPS FOR REDUCING COMPUTER SCREEN GLARE
I don’t know about you, but I’m on my computer an awful lot each day. Do you get headaches when you work on your computer all day? If so, it could be the screen. Sitting in a dark room, looking at a computer screen, it reminds me of watching Read More...
ATTRACTIVE NEW PRICE! Palatial Condo on Historic Drexel Boulevard - Gated Parking - A MUST SEE!
Hyde Park, Chicago - Announcing a Price Reduction on 4105 South Drexel Boulevard, #1SF, a 1,775 sq. ft., 2 full bath, 3 bedroom condo with luxury touches! Now MLS® $174,500 - Great Value! Property information Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - AUTUMN AIR BRINGS FALL FESTIVALS!
There’s a definite chill around town as the “autumn air brings fall festivals” to the weekend roster! Oktoberfest Chicago in the Lakeview neighborhood at Lincoln and Southport Avenues (3000 N. Lincoln Ave.) is a celebration of St. Alphonsus’, Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – PORTAGE PARK, LINCOLN PARK, WEST LOOP, GOLD COAST, OAK PARK
PORTAGE PARK The final Portage Park Farmers Market will be October 2 from 10am to 2pm. There will be music for everyone to enjoy. For the final market of the season, volunteers are needed to help vendors/farmers load/unload from 8am to 10am and 2pm to Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – END OF SEASON LAWN AND GARDEN
Now is a good time to add seed to the lawn . Make sure you always add topsoil when you seed. It will really help the seed to germinate and grow. Grass always does better in cooler weather. We've sure had that so far. Water the seed lightly every day Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - ANOTHER SEASON DRAWS TO A CLOSE!
Yep, it's the last weekend of summer and as "another season draws to a close" here in Chicago our festival season is still going! Wash down fresh oysters with pints of beer at this year's Oyster Fest in the Roscoe Village neighborhood Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – PORTAGE PARK, LAKEVIEW, LOOP, LOGAN SQUARE, EVANSTON
PORTAGE PARK The Native American Traditional Pow Wow is coming back to the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. Vendors will be present with arts and crafts, cultural demonstration, Native American Foods, Archery, Storytelling, Kids Craft Corner. Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – LIGHTING THE HOME
The average sized room needs four or five light sources. If you have dark walls and furniture you may need more lights or higher wattage bulbs . Dark colors tend to absorb light. The tops of all floor and table lamps should be level to achieve harmony Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS – PRIVATE CAR SERVICE APP DEBUTING IN CHICAGO
It’s late at night and you are looking to catch a cab because you really don’t want to take public transportation. You load up your Taxi Magic app on your phone and have been waiting for over 30 minutes just to get confirmation that a cab Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO: VARIETY-PACKED WEEKEND – TAKE YOUR PICK!
Just when we thought summer was winding down, Chicago throws us a curve ball with a “variety-packed weekend” so “Take Your Pick!” The German-American Festival brings its annual fest to the Lincoln Square neighborhood at Lincoln Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – NORWOOD PARK, LINCOLN PARK, LOOP, LOGAN SQUARE, NAPERVILLE
NORWOOD PARK It's the end of the week and you need to unwind after a long-short week. Join Bottom Lounge for the Free Friday After Work Rum Series from 5-9pm this Friday. Complimentary snacks and rum samples from the finest Rum manufacturers in the Read More...
HYDE PARK - Historic Drexel Boulevard 3BR/2BA Condo - FHA Approved - Pet Friendly Building!
• 1,775 sq. ft., 2 full bath, 3 bedroom Condominium - MLS® $187,400 - GREAT VALUE! Hyde Park, Chicago - Palatial 3 Bedroom/2 Bath Condo in a Stately Building on Historic Drexel Boulevard! FHA Approved! Luxury Touches Abound! Cook’s Island Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – COOL WEATHER CLEANING
The cool weather this summer-ending holiday weekend has put me in a mood for some Fall house cleaning. Windows can be taken care of with two or three tablespoons of vinegar in a gallon of cool water. Use a squeegee to eliminate streaks. Wipe the squeegee Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - LAST FLING WITH A LITTLE JAZZ!
Labor Day Weekend already! How did it get here so fast? Well, with summer winding to an end and kids going back to school, Chicago plans on celebrating what may be our "last fling with a little jazz" this holiday weekend. Of course, taking top Read More...