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June 2012 - Posts

THIS WEEND IN CHICAGO - CHICAGO’S COOL LINE-UP FOR A SCORCHER!
This pre-4 th of July weekend is gearing up to be a hot one, so here’s Chicago’s cool line-up for a scorcher! The Wavefront Music Festival is a two-day beachfront music event taking place at Montrose Beach (4400 N. Lake Shore Drive) in the Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – NORWOOD PARK, LINCOLN PARK, WEST LOOP, LINCOLN SQUARE, OAK PARK
NORWOOD PARK Whether you are looking to relax on the pool deck soaking in some rays or having fun on the water slide or learning to swim the Norwood Park pool is a great summer destination right in the middle of a bustling Chicago. The pool has been open Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – DISTRESSED LAWN AND GARDEN
This has been one of the warmest and driest summers I can remember in all my 53 years. We have not really had any measurable rain for almost six weeks. This in conjunction with many days of 90+ temperatures is really putting a lot of stress on our plants, Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - SUMMER YARDSALE ALL YEAR LONG
Clear the lawn for Yardsale , a new iPhone app that works like this: take a picture of something you want to sell. Watch as it automatically uploads to Craigslist, Facebook and Twitter. Collect money. It's available now. This app acts as the middleman Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - IT’S A CELEBRATION OF PRIDE!
It's that time again and again, it's a celebration of pride - it's all about GLBT pride at the following weekend events: Chicago Pride Fest hosted by and benefitting the Northalsted Business Alliance is taking place on Friday (4:00 p.m.-10:00 Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – LAKEVIEW, PORTAGE PARK, LOOP, LINCOLN SQUARE, NAPERVILLE
LAKEVIEW Executive Director, Gary Garland, is training for his upcoming 50 for Food fifty mile journey to raise hunger awareness in the Lakeview community. This Saturday, June 23rd, is the Greater Chicago Food Depository's 27 th Annual Hunger Walk Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - ANDROID'S ANSWER TO SIRI??
You've probably seen the commercials out there with Zoe Deschanel or John Malkovich or Samuel Jackson. The main theme across the board on these commercials is that you can have your very own virtual assistant, called Siri , help you with just about Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - WHAT A CHICAGO LINE-UP FOR FATHER’S DAY!
It's Dad's turn! As you may or may not know, this Sunday is Father's Day and what a Chicago line-up the city has for you to spend some quality time with your Dad whether it's on Saturday or Sunday, or even all weekend long! And for those Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – LOOP, LAKEVIEW, PORTAGE PARK, GOLD COAST, EVANSTON
LAKEVIEW This year marks the 12 th year for Chicago's Movies in the Park series. Screenings began earlier this week on Monday and will last through October 26. Admission is free, and all movies begin at dusk, weather permitting. The schedule for movies Read More...
GREAT NEW PRICE! BUFFALO GROVE - ROOMY 4BR TRI-LEVEL - TOP SCHOOL DISTRICT!
South of Lake Cook Road, Buffalo Grove - Announcing another PRICE REDUCTION on 871 Lehigh Lane in the Mill Creek Subdivision, a 1,679 sq. ft., 2.5 baths, 4 bedrooms, fantastic location. NOW MLS® $269,000 - Room + Value!! Property information Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - BACKYARD BIRD WATCHING
I was thinking about the poor birds with this extended dry spell we've been having around our Chicago area. We really haven't had any significant rain in the last three weeks. A lot of us feed our feathered friends in the backyard and enjoy watching Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - DO THE BUMP
I've been using the BUMP App for a while now. It's a great tool for sharing information with other users have the app on their Android or iPhone. The way it works is that you tap (or bump) your phone with another person's phone who has the Read More...
NEW REDUCED PRICE! LINCOLN PARK - ROOMY 1BR CONDO - PRIME LOCATION!
Lincoln Park, Chicago - Announcing a PRICE REDUCTION on 2112 North Seminary Avenue, #17, a 695 sq. ft., 1 bath, 1 bedroom condo two blocks to De Paul University! NOW MLS® $187,000 - ROOM + VALUE!! Property information Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - ARE YOU READY FOR ANOTHER CHICAGO WEEKEND!
Don't look now, but it's another weekend here in Chicago! Here's what's in store for you. Are you ready? The Andersonville Midsommarfest takes it to the streets at 5200 N. Clark Street (Foster Avenue and Clark Street) in the Andersonville Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – NORWOOD PARK, LINCOLN PARK, LOOP, GOLD COAST, NAPERVILLE
NORWOOD PARK On March 22, when Norwood Park Fire Department firefighters responded to a call of heavy smoke coming from the third floor of a three-floor building on the 8200 block of Lawrence Avenue around 3 p.m., a man was asking for help to remove a Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – DRY SPELL
It's going to be quite dry around the Chicago Area this week with the temperatures rising to a high of around 92 on Sunday. We need to remember our lawn and new plantings during this dry spell. The Lawn and the vegetable garden need an inch of water Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS – FIND THE NEAREST BYOB
If you have an iPhone or iPad, it's time to check out this newest app available. It's called BYOB App and provides an easy to use map of over 250 BYOB restaurants in Chicago. The app is basically Match.com for connecting your '05 Bordeaux Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - TIME TO TAKE IT OUTDOORS!
Don't look now, but June is here in Chicago and that means it's time to take it outdoors again before ‘ole man winter returns! Ickes!! The 6 th annual Do-Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale is kicking off the summer festival season Read More...