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May 2014 - Posts

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - CHICAGO TAKES IT TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD STREETS!
Gotta love those short work weeks that bring another weekend even sooner! So, as Chicago closes out May and rings in June, what better way than taking it to the neighborhood streets!! The 8 th annual Do Division Street Fest and Sidewalk Sale takes you Read More...
LAKEVIEW (NORTHALSTED) -- 1BR LUXURY CONDO - GARAGE PARKING INCLUDED - PET-FRIENDLY BUILDING!
• 840 sq. ft., 1 bath, 1 bedroom 4th floor luxury condo - MLS $277,400 Lakeview (Northalsted), Chicago - Rare Find! Heart of Lakeview - Incredible Pet-Friendly Building is Near Everything Chicago has to offer, but Beautiful, Professionally Landscaped Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - NORWOOD PARK, LINCOLN PARK, LOOP, LINCOLN SQAURE, NAPERVILLE
NORWOOD PARK You know it is summer when neighborhood block parties start popping up everywhere around Chicago! Check out St. Thecla Parish Block Party with live music, food, drinks and fun for the whole family. Saturday 5/31 from noon to 10:00 p.m. for Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - DARK ENERGY
So what is "dark energy" you ask? And why are we talking about it? According to Wikipedia , dark energy is a hypothetical form of energy that permeates all of space and tends to accelerate the expansion of the universe. Dark energy is the most Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - EASY WAYS TO BOOST YOUR BRAINPOWER
We often think surfing the web is a waste of time but it actually boosts your brain power. When you are reading and choosing where you want to go next you improve decision making skills and complex reasoning. It keeps your brain from going into decline Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND SIGNALS START OF ANOTHER SUMMER SEASON!
Another Memorial Day Weekend is upon us signaling the “unofficial, official” start of another summer season here in Chicago -- finally! After the winter we just had it’s about time we begin our summer and have some fun outdoors for a Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - NORWOOD PARK, LINCOLN PARK, LOOP, GOLD COAST, OAK PARK
NORWOOD PARK Join Grand Marshal John Joyce to celebrate Memorial Day and local scholarship winners with your neighborhood parade! Monday 5/26 at 10:00 a.m. (gather) with 11:00 a.m. (step off) starting at Onahan School located at 6634 West Raven and ending Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - IT’S TIME TO PLANT THE VEGETABLE GARDEN
We are nearing the latter part of May so it’s time to plant. On the garden map Chicago is zone 5 and planting is said to be safe by May 15 th . We wait till closer to Memorial Day to be extra safe. I can’t tell you how many times we have had Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - WELCOME TO THE 21ST CENTURY JOB SEARCH
It's that time of year when graduations are in full swing. A new workforce is heading our way and they have moved online with their career and intern searches. There are a lot of places you can go like Monster or Career Builder . Or you could get Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - CHICAGOANS CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF STREET FESTIVAL SEASON!
It’s the weekend we’ve been looking forward to all winter long and wouldn’t you know it it’s going to be cold and somewhat wet! However, in true Chicago-style, we’re still going to celebrate the official start of Chicago’s Read More...
NEW PRICE - ELK GROVE VILLAGE - ROOMY 2-STORY 2BR TOWNHOME - MANY UPGRADES - OVERLOOKS PARK!
Elk Grove Village - Announcing a PRICE REDUCTION on 740 Gloucester Drive, a 1,150 sq. ft., 1.5 bath, 2 bedroom end-unit townhouse. Now MLS $159,000 ! Property information Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - NORWOOD PARK, LINCOLN PARK, LOOP, LINCOLN SQUARE, OAK PARK
NORWOOD PARK Get outside, get some exercise and all for a good cause! Check out the inaugural Oriole Park Sunshine Run/Walk 5K followed by the Kids Dash, a quarter of a mile run. After the race, family fun ensues with face painting, balloon twisting, Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – PLANT ANNUALS IN CONTAINERS FOR BEAUTIFUL COLOR ON PORCH, PATIO AND DECK
Containers come in all sizes and colors as well as shapes and material. Plastic is cheaper and more lightweight but not as long lasting as other materials. Wooden whiskey barrel type containers are moderately priced and somewhat durable though they do Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - COMPENSATION FOR POTHOLE DAMAGE
Each year as Spring breaks, the City of Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) takes to the streets, literally. You've probably seen the many areas where crews are working to catch up on pothole repairs. CDOT's primary focus is repairing Read More...
PAPERLESS REAL ESTATE CLOSINGS - COMING SOON?
TECHNOLOGY HAS LONG EXISTED, BUT VARYING LOCAL LAWS AND CLOSING REQUIREMENTS HAVE DELAYED WIDE IMPLEMENTATION! Bill Payment has become nearly Paperless. Document Sharing seamless via Cloud Computing. Here in Chicago, even paying for On-Street Parking Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATIONS GET MILD TEMPS!
Do we dare get excited about mild temps this weekend? Usually it's cold and rainy on the Sunday we celebrate our mother's but apparently this Mother's Day is going to be different! But before we get to Sunday, this Saturday offers the following Read More...
WEST RIDGE - 2BR CONDO - 2ND FLOOR - GREAT LOCATION - SOLD "AS IS!"
• 1,150 sq. ft., 1 bath, 2 bedroom - MLS $42,400 West Ridge , Chicago - Great Location, Quiet Street, Near Shopping, Parks/Golf Course, Easy Transportation. Large 1,150 Square Foot Two Bedroom Condo Features Large Rooms, Eat-In Kitchen, Separate Read More...
PRICE REDUCED! LINCOLN PARK - NEWER 2BR SPLIT LAYOUT LOFT CONDO - DEEDED PARKING!
Lincoln Park , Chicago - Announcing a Price Reduction on 1610 West Fullerton Avenue, #306, a 1,120 sq. ft., 2 bath, 2 bedroom condo near DePaul. Now MLS $314,500 !! Property information Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - NORWOOD PARK, LAKEVIEW, WEST LOOP, RAVENSWOOD, EVANSTON
NORWOOD PARK & PORTAGE PARK Don’t forget your business cards when you check out this multi-chamber networking event. Business After Hours is hosted by Norwood Park, Jefferson Park, UpTown Business Partners and Portage Park Chambers. Complimentary Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - MAKE YOUR DOOR CLOSE EASILY AND PROPERLY
A lot of rain or humidity can make a door stick. Chances are the problem is at the top of the door. The wood can swell and make closing difficult. Take some powder and sprinkle on the entire top of the door. Close the door until you feel resistance. Look Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - A UNIQUE WAY TO GET ORGANIZED
I don't know about you but even when I'm not trying, I still have a large stack of business cards. Wouldn't it be great though if you could find a way to easily get all those cards and contacts into one location in the cloud? One of my colleagues Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - KEEPING BUSY UNTIL ARRIVAL OF SUMMER!
Entering into another spring month means we’re drawing ever so close to kicking off another summer season here in Chicago with fests, feasts and plenty of outdoor fun! But until then, we’ll have to keep ourselves busy in other ways! The Kentucky Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – NORWOOD PARK, LINCOLN PARK, WEST LOOP, GOLD COAST, NAPERVILLE
NORWOOD PARK Looking for a little something for Mother’s Day? Or perhaps purchase something to get you in the mood for spring? Check out the Spring Arts & Crafts Fair with over 180 local vendors. Sunday 5/6 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for $5 Read More...