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June 2014 - Posts

TECHNOLOGY TIPS - WATCH THE US PLAY IN THE WORLD CUP AT SOLDIER FIELD
FIFA World Cup viewing parties are popping up all over the Chicagoland area. The largest one most recently announced is the party at Soldier Field . On Tuesday afternoon, fans can gather on the field or in the stands to watch the game. Gates will open Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - TIME TO HIT THE STREETS OF CHICAGO AGAIN!
Hey folks its weekend time again and you know what that means, don’t you? It’s time to hit the streets of Chicago and enjoy what the City neighborhoods have planned for your summer weekend fun! This last weekend in June offers you the following: Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - PORTAGE VIEW, LAKEVIEW, WEST LOOP, RAVENSWOOD, NAPERVILLE
PORTAGE PARK Another weekend, another wonderful outdoor market! Check out Portage Park Farmer’s Market for fabulous items and fresh veggies/fruits from local vendors. Sunday 6/29 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. located at 4100 North Long Avenue. This Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - 2014 WEST NILE VIRUS
We are getting into that time of year for mosquitoes to breed and cause irritation to many individuals. But more worrisome is West Nile Virus . This virus can be deadly to the elderly and anyone with a compromised immune system. With all the rain we have Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - IT'S NOT JUST A TV SHOW MIRACLE
So I admit that I'm a Grey's Anatomy watcher. This past year the show had some twists and turns that were really interesting and imagine my surprise when I found that art actually imitated life. In Episode 23 of the show, a boy with no immune Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - A SUMMER SOLSTICE WEEKEND IN CHICAGO!
It’s about time the Summer Solstice caught-up with us here in Chicago! After all, we’ve been celebrating summer since Memorial Day Weekend!! Here’s what’s happening around Chi Town over the longest day of the year – Celebrating Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – NORWOOD PARK, LAKEVIEW, SOUTH LOOP, GOLD COAST, OAK PARK
NORWOOD PARK What happens when you combine a flea market with a book sale and host a silent auction? Check out Norwood Park Historical Society’s Annual GIANT Yard Sale ! You will find something for every room of your home and yard. Saturday 6/21 Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - GRILL SAFETY
It’s that time of year that we are all out grilling. Anytime you are dealing with an open flame there are precautions you need to take. It’s good to always keep the grill clean and relatively free of grease buildup. Never pour lighter fluid Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - TASTE OF CHICAGO TICKETS AND EVENTS
I have a little secret to share. I'm a closet foodie and am extremely excited about this year's Taste of Chicago. We all know that The Taste, as we Chicagoans call it, is filled with wonderful food. This year, though, you can get tickets to taste Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - CHICAGOANS GET DOWN TO SOME SERIOUS CELEBRATING!
This weekend is so packed with things to do that I can’t possibly list them all as Chicagoans get down to some serious celebrating with gorgeous weather planned and Father’s Day on Sunday! Let’s get started – Back again for its Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - PORTAGE PARK, LAKEVIEW, SOUTH LOOP, OLD TOWN, OAK PARK
PORTAGE PARK Those pesky Gremlins are at it again! Check it out for this family friendly evening of movies in the park . Don’t forget to pack a blanket and bring your picnic! Saturday 6/14 at 9:00 p.m. (dusk) at Chopin Park located at 3420 North Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - LAY DOWN SOME SOD FOR A BEAUTIFUL LAWN
Sod can be used for the smallest patching or you can do an entire lawn. It can be expensive if you are doing an entire lawn so it can be helpful to learn how to prepare the soil and care for it after lying. You want a good base for the sod roots to grow Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - QUICKER USE OF YOUR ANDROID 4.4
I don't know about you but I get a lot of notifications. I actually have work email, personal email, voice mail, text and app update notifications on my phone on a regular basis. It can be quite time consuming having to go through all them. On an Read More...
SOUTH EDGEBROOK - OVERSIZED LEGAL TWO-FLAT - NEEDS YOUR TLC - GREAT OPPORTUNITY!
• 2 full baths (per unit), 4 bedrooms (2 per unit), Two-Flat - Needs Your TLC - MLS $269,500 Edgebrook , Chicago -- South Edgebrook, Quiet Side Street! Oversized Legal Two-Flat Features Two 2 Bedroom Units, each with Large Living Room, Formal Dining Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - IT’S RIB TIME AGAIN IN CHICAGO!
Hello June! It’s been a long time coming but now that it’s here its rib time in Chicago!! There is no better way to kick-off the month of June and its many summer street festivals than with Ribfest Chicago at 4000 N. Lincoln Avenue (Lincoln–Damen–Irving Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - PORTAGE PARK, LAKEVIEW, SOUTH LOOP, OLD TOWN, EVANSTON
PORTAGE PARK Local and national craft beer brewers come together to host Kegs for Kidneys 2014, a fundraiser for the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois. Ticket includes souvenir mug, beer, live music, silent auction, rare beer raffle and much more. Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - DELICIOUS AND EASY MEATS ON THE GRILL
Two of our favorite meats to do on the grill are ribs and boneless turkey breast. Some people are hesitant to tackle these two sometimes difficult to grill meats. I’ve come up with recipes that are delicious and easy every time. Ribs are a summertime Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - NEW BYTEMARK APP
It won't be long before all Chicagoland commuters will be able to use Bytemark 's new mobile ticketing app currently available on the South Shore Line. The technology itself is being used in other cities like New York and Austin. Partnering with Read More...