Memorial Day Weekend 2019 has finally arrived! It’s the unofficial start of Chicago’s summer season as neighborhood celebrations take over the streets with music and food festivals popping up every weekend. Come join us!!
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Bucktown and Wicker Park: Get down to the Dean Theatre for the Reddy Freddy Films Sci-fi Showcase! This Friday May 25, for just $7, the evening will include synthy beeps and boops from musical guests, space-themed short films, and the complete premiere of Dustin Puehler’s The Depression Trilogy.
I love a new coffee shop! Especially one that has delicious food. This week took me to Julius Meinl, a quaint coffee shop in the heart of Southport Corridor. The cafe has a large outdoor patio, ample indoor seating, and a relaxed vibe. The space is open and has a very easy going atmosphere, perfect for a solo brunch on a Tuesday.
There are plenty of terms to agree to when you sign a real estate contract to purchase a home. But one thing you likely would never agree to take over are liens on title. Unfortunately, liens can derail real estate deals and cause headaches for both buyers and sellers.
I’ve noticed many garden centers have perennials on sale now. Perennials are great for bringing color and interest to your landscape with minimal upkeep. Follow the planting instructions and you’ll be rewarded with many years of beautiful flowers and foliage.
For most of us, our bedroom is little more than a place to sleep and relax. However, just because it’s always been that way doesn’t mean that we have to settle for drab and dreary.
Enough already! It’s time to move on to summer with its myriad of outdoor festivities and warmer temps. And this weekend promises to do just that- at least with the festivities! Who knows what mother nature will do?
Lakeview: Mark your calendars now for Namaste Rose Monthly Yoga at wineHouse! The first Saturday of every month, there will be an all-levels yoga class at this boutique wine shop. This all-levels vinyasa-style yoga class is designed to energize, detox and restore; it will both support and challenge beginners and experts alike.
Gastropubs are all the rage right now and I am absolutely on board. I love the relaxed atmosphere of a pub, with a slightly upscale menu, great craft beer, and delicious cocktails. This week took me to Gideon Welles, located at 4500 Lincoln Avenue, in the heart of the Lincoln Square neighborhood.
You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and stability to save for a long-term goal. It also helps you get favorable rates from lenders.