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Chicago Neighborhood News: Streeterville, Pilsen, Loop, River West

Streeterville: Navy Pier, located at 600 East Grand Avenue, is reopening after a long pause due to the pandemic. On Friday, April 30, the People’s Pier will be open again, with most of its outdoor attractions ready for the public. On Saturday, May 1, visitors can check out a fireworks display at 9 pm honoring the city’s healthcare workers.

Restaurant Review: Dear Margaret

Lakeview is home to a recently opened French-Canadian restaurant focused on comfort food with a Midwestern angle. Dear Margaret, located at 2965 North Lincoln Avenue, serves up delicious eats in tribute to Chef Ryan Brosseau’s roots with ingredients from the Midwest and Canada.

Your Guide To The Home Appraisal

You’ve found your dream home and now it’s time to cross all your Ts and dot all your Is before it’s all your own. And one of the first items on your closing checklist is the home appraisal. So, what exactly is that?

Chicago Neighborhood News: Humboldt Park, Old Town, West Loop, River West

Humboldt Park: Every Saturday until August 28, from 11 am to 8 pm, head out to Humboldt Park for the El Jolgorio de Salsa y Más summer event series. Visitors can shop and support the city’s Puerto Rican community’s businesses and take in cultural performances, including DJs and Salsa dancing at Esmeralda’s lounge and street vendor pop-ups on Paseo Boricua, a section of Division Street.

Restaurant Preview: Hardbittenn

Lululemon Lincoln Park and LPX Fuel Space continue their unique Chef Series collaboration in April with special guest Halee Raff of Hardbittenn. You can check out her amazing culinary creations on April 24 at Lululemon Lincoln Park, located at 944 West North Avenue, from noon to 3 pm.

Chicago Home and Lifestyles – Time to Think About Your Garden Plan

We have finally beginning to see some warmer weather here in and around Chicago. That warmer weather brings thoughts of the vegetable garden. We can’t wait to get out in the garden and start working. However, here is one word of caution on cleaning up the yard and garden- wait until temperatures are consistently above 50 degrees.

Entertaining At Home

One of the joys of homeownership is getting to host your friends and family on various occasions. Here are a few hosting tips for your next party!


Do you hear it? The outdoors is calling to us here in Chicago as the weather begins to warm up! Which could only mean that more and more outside activities are being planned for us, but we still need to heed social distancing guidelines and wear a mask. So, let’s see what’s calling to us!