Chicago Neighborhood News: Lakeview, Streeterville, Virtual, Hyde Park, West Loop

Lakeview: For those who have grieved the loss of the cinematic experience, we have great news! The historic Music Box Theater, located at 3733 North Southport Avenue, is reopening this Friday, February 26.

Restaurant Review: Cinnaholic

Wicker Park is home to the recently opened Cinnaholic, located at 1295 North Milwaukee Avenue. For those looking for the healthiest possible cinnamon roll without forsaking delicious taste, you've just found your new favorite spot in the city.

Chicago Home and Lifestyles - A "Good Night's" Sleep

We all know doctors recommend 7-8 hours of sleep for optimum health, but for most of us, that can be difficult. With busy lives and schedules, it is harder and harder to get the sleep we need. Then no sooner are we sound asleep that we have to wake up.

State Of The National Real Estate Market

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the real estate market continues to trend upward. According to analytics firm CoreLogic, in November, home prices were up 8.2% year over year. Interestingly, Idaho (15.7%), Maine (15.4%), and Indiana (13.6%) were the states with the highest increases.

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – SNOWED IN?!?!

It’s bad enough that we’re dealing with a pandemic, but now Mother Nature is in on it too with her overabundance of snow! Well, here are some recommendations for keeping you and your family entertained this weekend as we’re pretty much snowed in!!

Chicago Neighborhood News: Grant Park, Logan Square, Wrigleyville, Loop, Virtual

Grant Park: The recently reopened Art Institute of Chicago, located at 111 South Michigan Avenue, opens its newest exhibition, "Bisa Butler: Portraits," on February 18. The talented textile artist showcases her quilts made exclusively from fabrics that highlights Black society's marginalization, resulting in a colorful and vibrant collection of over 20 pieces.

Restaurant Review: Superdawg

For over 70 years, Superdawg has had customers returning for their delicious take on classic Chicago cuisine. Whether you crave hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, malts, shakes, or all of the above, this Windy City treasure, located at 6363 North Milwaukee Avenue in the Norwood Park neighborhood, is worth the trip each and every time.

Chicago Home and Lifestyles - Cleaning Ideas for People With Allergies

Many people think that warm weather is the worst time for allergy sufferers. Actually, when houses are closed up during the wintertime, it can be worse than the highest pollen count times in summer.

Your Guide To Recycling

Recycling has a positive impact on the environment for many reasons. It helps conserve natural resources, prevent waste from piling up in landfills, and protect nature.

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – Spreading Some Love and Cheer!

This weekend offers us a chance to focus on something other than our current situation – Valentine’s Day! It’s a great opportunity to reach out to those you care about and spread some love and much needed cheer!!

Chicago Neighborhood News: Grant Park, Virtual

Grant Park: With the Art Institute reopening, what better time to explore their excellent "Monet and Chicago" exhibition after being cooped up for so long? The Art Institute was the first to purchase the master's paintings in America and host his debut solo show near the end of the 19th century.

Restaurant Preview: Valentine’s Day Specials

Valentine's Day is fast approaching, and while this year will feel different due to the pandemic, there are still plenty of great options for having a memorable, romantic meal at home if you aren't ready to venture out into the public just yet. Let's take a look at where you can order some great eats in Chicago to share with someone special.

Chicago Home and Lifestyles - Snow and Ice Control

We had our first big snow in Chicago this last month. We had 8 inches, with another 12 following less than a week later. Until then, the most snow we had was a couple of inches at best, which is easy to deal with.

Credit Scores & Buying A Home

Before you jump head first into searching for your dream home, you need to ensure your finances are in order. This includes reviewing and strengthening your credit. Here’s what you need to know!

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – Arctic Blast Takes Up Residency Here!

Are you ready for February’s first weekend? I hope so because an arctic blast is deciding to take up residency here for several days! But being Chicagoans, nothing stops us from enjoying our weekends!!

Chicago Neighborhood News: Old Town, Logan Square, Greektown, Virtual

Old Town: Enter a truly out of this world experience with Immersive Van Gogh's arrival at the Lighthouse ArtSpace beginning Thursday, February 11. Designed by Massimiliano Siccardi, with music by Luca Longobardi, this exhibit features 500,000 cubic feet of projections bringing to life Van Gogh's beloved works like Starry Night, Sunflowers, and The Bedroom, among many more.

Restaurant Review: Chin Up, Buttercup!

Scofflaw, one of Logan Square's most beloved bars located at 3201 West Armitage Avenue, has been closed for a while due to the pandemic guidelines for indoor dining. However, you can still enjoy their delicious offerings for pick up and delivery as we wait for restaurants and bars to fully open in Chicago.

Chicago Home and Lifestyles - Make Your Cleaning More Fun!

Cleaning can be one of our most dreaded chores but it is a necessary evil. Thankfully, there are a few ways to make the job less onerous and even fun. Here are a few tricks to make cleaning time a little lighter. 

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Tips For Hiring A Moving Company

The process of moving can seem daunting, but with a little help from a reliable moving company, a lot of stress can be relieved. Here are some tips to make sure your belongings are in safe hands.

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – Chicago is Beginning to Slowly Reopen!

As we head into the last weekend of January 2021 with chilly temperatures and more snow on the way, there’s still plenty to look forward to. Plus, Chicago is beginning to slowly reopen indoor events!

Chicago Neighborhood News: North Park, Wrigleyville, Lakeview, Virtual

North Park: If you can bear the elements, there are few things more refreshing than a trail walk to bring some peace and serenity to our busy minds. The last Friday of every month, North Park Village Nature Center Park, located at 5801 North Pulaski Road, offers visitors a free chance for an early evening journey with the Late Great Nocturnal Night at NPV.