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July 2015 - Posts

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - THINGS ARE HEATING UP IN CHICAGO ONCE AGAIN!
Things are heating up this weekend in Chicago and I’m not talking about the weather! Returning for its 10 th year, Lollapalooza brings its cultural experience back to Grant Park (337 E. Randolph St.) in The Loop this weekend from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - LOOP, GOLD COAST, LINCOLN PARK, PORTAGE PARK, NAPERVILLE
LOOP Tonight, Thursday 7/30, at Couch Place Alley (entrance on State St. between Lake and Randolph) is the next setting for Activate , the super hip and free pop-up urban experience that brings art, music, and people together in select Loop alleyways, Read More...
WEST RIDGE - EXPANDED RANCH-STYLE FARMHOUSE - EXTRA-LARGE CORNER LOT!
• 1,444 sq. ft., 1.5 baths, 2 bedrooms - Needs Your TLC or Build New! - MLS $229,400 W est Ridge , Chicago - Historic Pratt Blvd! Expanded 126 Year Old Ranch-Style Farmhouse - Incredible 48' x 166' Lot, Corner of Ridge and Pratt Boulevards. Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - FLAVORFUL WAYS TO PRESERVE HERBS
Whether you get your herbs at a Farmer’s Market or grow them yourself they are plentiful this time of year. Often we buy or grow more than we can use and end up throwing much out. There are ways to extend their shelf life and enjoy fresh herb taste Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - TAKE A PASS
It's that time of year when Chicagoans are outside more than the normal enjoying the beautiful summertime weather. There are days though when it's too hot or simply inconvenient to get that workout done. Welcome to the latest in membership sites Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - ANOTHER PACKED WEEKEND OF CHICAGO STREET FESTIVALS!
Who is up for another weekend packed with Chicago’s neighborhood street festivals? If you are, let’s get this weekend started! Returning to the streets of the Lincoln Park neighborhood for its 32 nd year, the Taste of Lincoln Avenue invites Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - LINCOLN SQUARE, EVANSTON, NORWOOD PARK, LAKEVIEW, WEST LOOP
LINCOLN SQUARE It's time for Lincoln Park Zoo's annual Wine and Wildflowers Garden Party . Tickets are $65 for Zoo members or $75 for non-members for the Wednesday, 7/29, 6:00pm - 8:30pm event that will allow you to enjoy wine and food pairings Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - CARING FOR PERENNIALS
Perennials are often forgotten in the garden. They reliably bloom and grow year after year with little or no care. But with a little care they can bloom bigger and look better than you ever thought. Perennials can be divided and replanted. This actually Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - JOIN THE EARTHATHON MOVEMENT
Each day I see many people running, walking or hiking by the lake for health, for training or simply for the love of it. Imagine now that they (or you) could sign up for a 25,000-mile relay. Earthathon is a way for you to join a team virtually and participate. Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD FESTS SHOWCASE THEIR COMMUNITIES!!
This third weekend in July brings us a variety of Chicago Neighborhood Street Fests as these communities showcase all they have to offer! The River North neighborhood brings the 14 th annual Taste of River North to A. Montgomery Ward Park (630 N. Kingsbury Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - LOOP, LINCOLN PARK, GOLD COAST, PORTAGE PARK, EVANSTON
LOOP The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) at 121 N. LaSalle St. has posted its July calendar of Business Education Workshops. These free workshops are open to the public every Wednesdays and Fridays and are a great resource Read More...
WEST LOOP - IMMACULATE ONE BEDROOM LOFT CONDO - DEEDED PARKING INCLUDED!
• 750 sq. ft., 1 bath, 1 bedroom loft condo in all-amenity building - MLS $229,000 West Loop, Chicago - Clinton Complex! Immaculate 1 Bedroom Loft Condo - Deeded Parking Included! Upgraded Kitchen - 42" Maple Cabinets, Dark Granite Counters, Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - VERIZON TO JUMP INTO MOBILE VIDEO
Verizon is jumping into the mobile video game with their new partner Vice Media. It's part of the new trend of consumers who are getting rid of their cable and streaming their viewing experience online. While there are not a lot of details as yet, Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - PAST JULY 4TH LAWN AND GARDEN
Now that we are past the fourth we are getting into the midsummer. Usually we will be dealing with hotter temperatures and often drier conditions. This summer has been a little unusual in the Chicagoland area. We have mostly had very cool temperatures Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - IT’S ALL ABOUT THE FOOD – AND THEN SOME!
Another summer-like weekend is in store for Chicago and this one is all about the food and then some! The Taste of Chicago 2015 wraps-up this Saturday and Sunday (10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.) at Grant Park (337 E. Randolph St.) in The Loop. Since 1980 this food Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - NAPERVILLE, LINCOLN PARK, LOOP, LINCOLN SQUARE, NORWOOD PARK
NAPERVILLE It's time again for Naperville's Summer Sizzlin' Sidewalk Sales ! Several participating stores in downtown Naperville will be offering sales, both out on the sidewalk and inside stores, this weekend starting today, Thursday 7/9, Read More...
KATHY'S HOME & GARDEN TIPS - SOMETHING NEW FOR THE GRILL
Burgers, hot dogs, steaks and ribs are all great on the grill but sometimes we want to get adventurous and try something new. I’m not quite confident enough to put a whole turkey on the grill but Butterball® has a great alternative, boneless Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - CHRISTMAS IN JULY?
You may have heard the term Christmas in July , but did you know its history? It's actually a celebration found in the Southern Hemisphere. In countries like Australia, New Zealand and Argentina, the weather is typically cold and so Midwinter Christmas Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - IT’S JULY 4TH – CHICAGO-STYLE!!
It’s the July 4 th Weekend and there’s no better way to celebrate than the Chicago-style way! Returning for its 7 th year at Lawrence Avenue and Broadway Street in the Uptown neighborhood is the Windy City RibFest this Saturday (12:00 p.m.-10:00 Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - LAKEVIEW, LOOP, NORWOOD PARK, OLD TOWN, OAK PARK
LAKEVIEW BLOWN by Bocaj , the hair salon at 3353 N. Clark St. has designated July as a month long fundraiser for Special Olympics. The cause holds a special place in owner Jacob Leatherman's heart who has a family member with special needs who participates Read More...