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March 2014 - Posts

TECHNOLOGY TIPS - IT'S BASEBALL SEASON!!
It's opening day for most of the Major League and what better way to start the season by downloading the At the Ballpark app from Major League Baseball. So when you head to your favorite ball park . The app is available on both iPhone and Android. Read More...
PORTAGE PARK - IMMACULATE BRICK ENGLISH-STYLE HOME!
• 1,611 sq. ft., 2.5 bath, 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 story on extra-wide lot - MLS $267,400! Portage Park , Chicago - You’ve Gotta See this IMMACULATE Brick 3 Bedroom/2.5 Bath English-Style Home, Extra-Wide Lot! Quiet, One-Way Street with Vintage Single-Family Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - TURNING THE CORNER HERE IN CHICAGO!
With or without the warmer temps, it’s time to turn the corner here in Chicago as we close-out this last weekend in March, hopefully leaving winter behind and heading into April with a fresh start and warmer temps! What better way to turn the corner Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - PORTAGE PARK, LINCOLN PARK, OLD TOWN, SOUTH LOOP, OAK PARK
PORTAGE PARK Is blood thicker or thinner than water? Laugh and cry as three estranged half siblings gather to visit their dying father in Thinner Than Water . Starting Thursday 4/3 for shows on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – SPRING WILL COME, LET’S CLEAN!
Yes, it is still snowing! Yes, the high temps are barely freezing. But it will get warmer and you want to be ready. Tackling spring cleaning can be a little intimidating for some. The best thing to do is to make a plan. Break it down into manageable blocks Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - APPS TO HELP FILE YOUR TAX RETURNS
March is coming to a close and hopefully it will stop snowing sometime! Some things are inevitable, like filing your taxes. If you are a real go getter, you probably already have your refund in hand. If you are like the rest of us, you still need to get Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - ENJOYING SPRING WITH A LITTLE HELP!
It appears that spring has sprung officially but it's hard to find here in Chicago! However, that's no reason for us Chicagoans not to enjoy spring especially with a little help. The Chicago Flower and Garden Show sets up at Navy Pier (600 E. Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - NORWOOD PARK, LINCOLN PARK, WEST LOOP, GOLD COAST, NAPERVILLE
NORWOOD PARK Do you know a child with cancer? Show your support by shaving your head! According to St. Baldrick’s Foundation : Since 2000, there have been nearly 4,200 head shaving events in all 50 states and 28 countries with almost 200,000 heads Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - NATURAL PRODUCTS FOR DEODORIZING AND CLEANING
Vinegar has many uses around the kitchen. It’s a naturally gentle cleaner. Add ½ cup vinegar to a gallon of warm water. This will clean all the floors in your house, great for wood floors too! Vinegar works to remove hard water stains. It’s Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - PINTEREST FOR BUSINESS
Many business owners think that Pinterest is only good for brides pinning for their wedding, for people decorating their home or for women figuring out their summer fashion. If your business is outside of those industries, does it make sense for you to Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - CHICAGO BRINGS OUT THE GREEN!
Well, it’s about time we’re going to see some color this weekend besides white as Chicago brings out the green in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day , which is actually this coming Monday, but since most of us work the weekend it is! Kicking Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - NORWOOD PARK, LINCOLN PARK, SOUTH LOOP, RAVENSWOOD, OAK PARK
NORWOOD PARK Time to get your Irish on! Check out the 11th Annual Northwest Side Irish Parade . Sunday 3/16 at 10:00 a.m. starting at the Onahan School located at 6634 West Raven Street. This event is FREE! Please call 773-534-1180 for more information. Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - SPRING WILL COME EVENTUALLY
Winter 2013-2014 in the Midwest AKA the “worst ever” or the “winter that never ends!” It will end and probably sooner than we think. Make sure all your drains outside are clear of any snow or debris. When the thaw comes water will Read More...
RENTING IN CHICAGO? EXPECT A TIGHT RENTAL MARKET, FAR HIGHER RENTS!
VACANCY RATES LOW CHICAGO AND ACROSS THE US - RENTS GO HIGHER! Often counter to each other, Chicago Rent Levels appear to be increasing at the same time much of the Real Estate Marke t is showing resurgence! Indeed, some of the Rental Units for owners Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - TO #HASHTAG OR NOT TO HASHTAG
That is the question. Or more likely, what is a hashtag and why should you use (or not use) it? Hashtag is the pound sign (#) in front of a word use to indicate a topic or trend on various social media websites. The hashtag has long been a source of information Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - CHICAGOANS READY TO BANISH “CABIN FEVER!”
Don’t forget, this Sunday we’re switching over to Daylight Savings Time which means we’ll lose one hour but gain more daylight! More importantly though, it’s time for us Chicagoans to banish our “cabin fever” this weekend!! Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - NORWOOD PARK, LAKEVIEW, LOOP, GOLD COAST, NAPERVILLE
NORWOOD PARK Rock out with Inbound Kennedy and chow down on awesome burgers at the brand new Muscle Burger ! Friday 3/7 at 10:00 p.m. at Muscle Burger located at 7021 West Higgins Avenue. No cover. Please call 773-467-4700 for more information. LAKEVIEW Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - PLAN NOW FOR THE SUMMER GARDEN
Thoughts of the summer garden will bring a ray of sunshine in this bleak, bleak winter we are experiencing throughout much of the country this winter. Spring will come eventually even if that seems rather doubtful now. Check out seed catalogs for ideas Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - NEW PREPAID WIRELESS PROGRAMS SHOW PROMISE
Pre-paid wireless has become very popular lately since people are trying to save money where they can. You can see the ads on TV and hear them on the radio. What's most interesting is that these programs are for people who have a good idea of how Read More...