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Restaurant Review – Butcher’s Tap

This week took me to another new neighborhood spot: The Butcher’s Tap. Located at 3553 N Southport, this neighborhood tap room is in the heart of Southport Corridor. We came in on a Sunday evening and there were plenty of tables available.

Kathy’s Home & Garden Tips – Outdoor and Indoor Allergies

Seeing all the blooming outside with trees budding and sprouting looks marvelous to those of us in the Midwest and other parts of the country, since we suffered through one of the coldest Aprils on record. But for those of us who suffer from seasonal allergies, it is the beginning of itchy watery eyes, stuffed noses, and sinus headaches.

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – Chicago Is Heating Up!

When a spring weekend brings us an abundance of summer fests, you know Chicago is heating up! A family favorite event returns to Cricket Hill (600 W. Montrose Dr.) in the Uptown neighborhood this Saturday (10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) with the 20th annual Chicago Kids and Kites Festival.

Restaurant Review – The Roost

Moving to a new neighborhood is so exciting, for so many reasons. But I always love discovering new restaurants in my area. This weekend took me to The Roost: Carolina Kitchen, located at 1467 W. Irving Park Rd.