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January 2012 - Posts

TECHNOLOGY TIPS - ANDROID MALWARE?
Owning a Droid, I like to keep up on what's happening in the market especially if there are any threats out there. I found out about a new scare advertised by Symantec, but the experts are unsure if it's really malware or simply PuP . According Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - PLAN – PLAY – CELEBRATE!
Don't look now, but it's the last weekend of January 2012, which can only mean one thing - it's time to "plan, play and/or celebrate!" It's the perfect time to plan your travels and summer activities with these two trade shows Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – NORWOOD PARK, LINCOLN PARK, LINCOLN SQUARE, LOOP, EVANSTON
NORWOOD PARK Under the federal Computers For Learning program, the U.S. General Services Administration is donating about $4 million worth of computers and printers to Chicago schools. The GSA said all of the computers were wiped clean before they were Read More...
CHARMING AVONDALE NEIGHBORHOOD - Beautiful Updated 3BR Brick Bungalow - Quite One-Way Street!
• 1,580 sq. ft., 2 full baths, 3 bedrooms, updated "Brick Bungalow" - MLS® $267,400 Avondale, Chicago - Charming Avondale Neighborhood -- one of the Hidden Treasures of Chicago! Lovely 3 Bedroom/2 Bath Brick Bungalow on Quiet One-Way Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – IMPROVE BRAIN POWER
1. Smart Juice. Blueberries have more antioxidants than any other fruit. Naturally grown rather than cultivated berries have even more. Blueberries have anthocyanins that protect blood vessels from free radicals, improve neuron signals and increase blood Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - NEVER MISPLACE YOUR IPHONE AGAIN
Bikn ,(pronounced bee-Kin) an iPhone-based tracking system for your phone and all your other important stuff, available soon. You've got three elements here: an app, an iPhone case with a mind of its own and a bunch of little tags to put on the other Read More...
CHICAGO HOME SELLERS! DO THEY HOLD THE ANSWER FOR CONTINUED HOUSING MARKET BLUES?
DESPITE FALLING HOME PRICES, MORTGAGE INTEREST RATES AT HISTORIC LOWS, SELLERS HESITATION TO "GET REAL" MAY BE PART OF THE REASON FOR CONTINUED DOLDRUMS. Have you read all the news? The U.S. Economy is improving. Indicators are positive. Unemployment Read More...
NEW REDUCED PRICE! EAST ROGERS PARK - Luxury 2BR Condo - Parking Included - Low Assessments - COME SEE!
Rogers Park - Announcing a Price Reduction on 1401 West Sherwin Avenue, #2E, a 1,500 sq. ft., 2 full baths, 2 bedrooms - open floor plan. NOW MLS® $184,000 - FHA-Approved As Well! Property information Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - DESPITE THE SNOWFALL CHICAGOANS STILL ON THE GO!
There may be quite a few inches of snow on the ground this weekend, but that doesn't keep Chicagoans home bound. In fact, we're still on the go with both indoor and outdoor choices for our weekend pleasure! The Auditorium Theatre (50 E. Congress Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – OAK PARK, OLD TOWN, PORTAGE PARK, LINCOLN PARK, WEST LOOP
OAK PARK Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest announced that it is participating in the Illinois Housing Development Authority's " Welcome Home Heroes " mortgage financing program. First-time buyers who are reservists, military personnel Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - WINTER ARRIVES IN CHICAGO!
It appears that winter has arrived here in Chicago, albeit late, whether we like it or not. Remember, at some point, good things do come to an end, but that doesn't mean we have to give in to them either! So, here's what's going on this wintery Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – PORTAGE PARK, LINCOLN PARK, WEST LOOP, GOLD COAST, NAPERVILLE
PORTAGE PARK Time to catch up on your Batman movies. The Portage Theater's next free movie screening series is a double feature of Batman Begins and The Dark Knight on Jan. 20. The managements also teased that they would be screening the prologue Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – DE-CLUTTER THE PAPER IN YOUR HOUSE
We all have problems with too much stuff in our house. Sometimes the papers on my desk are literally falling off the edge. Even if you don't have a business in your home we all have a huge amount of paper to deal with. First we need to analyze where Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS – CHICAGO SHOVELS
Now I know that the weather outside in Chicago has been rather unusual for this time of year. We also know that there are times when it can be 40 degrees out one day and the next week the city is snowed in with a blizzard. I came across this new website Read More...
NEW REDUCED PRICE! JEFFERSON PARK - Luxurious 3BR Condo - Top Location - GREAT VALUE!
Jefferson Park, Chicago - Announcing a Price Reduction on 5476 West Higgins Avenue, #2E, a 1,350 sq. ft., 2 full bath, 3 bedroom, luxurious condo. NOW MLS® $167,400 - COME SEE FOR YOURSELF! Property information Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - IT’S TIME FOR SOME POST-HOLIDAY FUN!
WELCOME TO 2012! Whether you plan on keeping your New Year's resolution(s) or not, at least start the New Year off right by doing something for "yourself" because "it's time for some post-holiday fun" here in Chicago! Let's Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – LINCOLN SQUARE, PORTAGE PARK, LAKEVIEW, WEST LOOP, NAPERVILLE
LINCOLN SQUARE The purpose of the Streets for Cycling Plan 2020 is to identify up to 250 miles of innovative bicycle facilities that will encourage all Chicagoans to use their bikes to get around their neighborhoods. Come tell CDOT how to improve your Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – HOUSEPLANTS THAT CLEAN THE AIR
In the late 1980s, a study done by the National Aeronautic and Space Administration ( NASA ) and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America ( ALCA ) revealed that common houseplants such as bamboo palms and spider plants help purify the air. In fact, Read More...