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8 Tips For Your Indoor Garden

There’s something about plants that brings a sense of vibrancy, life, and coziness to a home. To help ensure a flourishing indoor garden, consider the following tips.

CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS: Lakeview, Bucktown and Wicker Park, Lincoln Park, Old Town, Logan Square, Oak Park

Lakeview: Join F.A.M.E. (Foundation of Artists Mentored in Entertainment) for their 7th Annual Fundraising Gala! The Dinner Dance Gala will be held this Saturday, April 28 from 6 to 11 pm at the Chicago Yacht Club Belmont. This gala supports some of the most talented artists in Chicago! This year, the audience will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite dancer and singer.

Restaurant Review – Old Grounds Social

This week took me to a new spot in Lincoln Park! Old Grounds Social, located at 950 W Wrightwood Ave, is a newcomer to the neighborhood having just opened in March. The restaurant replaced barbecue spot Barn & Company. They wanted to steer away from Barn & Company’s style of food, so they brought in chef Jason Paskewitz to develop a more diverse menu.

Kathy’s Home & Garden Tips – More Cleaning Hacks

With many of us using our small coffee grinders for whole spices, cleaning them between uses is a bit difficult. Getting rid of the smell can be even more so! Grind a large handful of uncooked white rice until it’s completely powdered. It removes all smells and particles.

9 Things to Think About Before Listing Your Home on Airbnb

If you own a property that is vacant for at least part of the year, you might be able to make some good money by renting it out as a vacation rental on sites like Airbnb. But while there is certainly some profit potential associated with using a service like Airbnb, there are a number of considerations that should be made first before you open your doors to the masses.

INFOGRAPHIC: What do Today’s Home Sellers Look Like?

What do today’s home sellers look like? According to statistics gathered by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), they’re living in their homes longer before selling and are more likely to use a real estate agent to sell. Here are some interesting facts about home sellers of today.