Neighborhood News - Chicago Loop, Millennium Park, Navy Pier, Lakeview, Lincoln Park

Memorial Day honors all men and woman who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our country. For this, we humbly say, “Thank you for your sacrifice, so we may live in freedom.”

Restaurant Review - Mission: Possible-Channel your inner 007 at SafeHouse Chicago

“From Instagram-worthy cocktails to larger-than-life burger… hiding the evidence of your mission will be anything but impossible.” - The Management at SafeHouse Chicago

Chicago Home and Lifestyles - Caring for your Bedding

We spend more than one third of our lives in bed. More than 30 years on average. So, it is important to keep our beds and surrounding areas as clean as possible. It can also influence getting a good night’s sleep.

Be Wary of Timeshare Resale Scams to Avoid Getting Ripped Off

There’s a certain appeal of having guaranteed access to a vacation property in a spot that you enjoy visiting frequently on your holidays, which is precisely what timeshares offer.

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – Pre-Summer Events Brings Us Outdoors!

We’re one month away from summer’s official arrival here in Chicago! Which means it’s time to welcome our pre-summer events with plenty of outdoor attractions and activities for the entire family to enjoy. Check out what’s happening this weekend!!

Neighborhood News - Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Chicago Loop, Navy Pier, Greektown

Several sure signs of summer are returning this week to our fair city. Street festivals, arts and crafts fairs, World Turtle Day,🐢 and Greek Independence Day highlight Chicago's neighborhood adventures this week!

Restaurant Review - Honey Butter Fried Chicken welcomes dogs and their families to patio dining

As a dog parent, I look for places my entire family can have a great meal out. Where can I take my dogs, so they can feel like part of our larger family group?

Chicago Home and Lifestyles - Caring for cast iron cookware

Cast iron is the original nonstick cookware that can withstand extreme temperatures even in the oven. It comes in all types from regular skillets, grill pans, to griddles. Your grandmother used one way before nonstick coatings became all the rage.

How to Sell Your Home to Family Without Making it Complicated

If you’re planning on selling your home, you might have a relative who might be showing interest in buying it off of you. That could potentially make things a lot easier for you...

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – Kick-Back – Relax – Enjoy Spring!

The roller coaster of temps from cold to hot are settling down to where they should be just in time for another beautiful May spring weekend here in Chicago! So, kick-back, relax and enjoy what this weekend has to offer!!

Neighborhood News - Lincoln Park, Old Town, Magnificent Mile, Museum Campus, Chicago Loop

Spring, thy name is now Chicago! It’s time to explore new worlds and boldly go where you haven’t before. And Chicago's neighborhoods are stepping up with awesome new activities and gatherings to bring us all together.

Restaurant Review -The Piggery Restaurant & Rooftop

Chicago weather has sure been crazy these past few weeks! From 80 degrees this week to April snow, area restaurants have needed to prepare for the best and worst of times during the spring season.

Chicago Home and Lifestyles - Keeping calm during an argument

We’ve all been there. You feel the adrenaline kick in, your face gets hot, and you are suddenly ready to say things you may never be able to take back.

Boost the Value of Your Property With These 10 Simple Home Improvement Tips

Want to boost the overall value of your home? It's a lot easier than you might imagine. In fact, a few key updates and changes can really hike up your home's value with minimal work and investment up front. Consider the following tasks to help increase the value of your property and build instant equity.

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - Variety of Celebrations Take Center Stage!

This type of weekend has been a long time coming here in Chicago! Not only are there a variety of celebrations taking place, but the weather may actually be sunny, warmer and dry for a change. Take advantage of this weekend because you’ll never know when the next one like this will come along!

Neighborhood News-Rogers Park, Uptown, Chicago Loop, River West, Old Town

Welcome to the first full weekend in May! A convergence of events…from Cinco de Mayo (Thursday, May 5) to Polish Constitution Day and the Kentucky Derby (Saturday, May 7) to Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 8) and you’ve got the makings for an amazing Chicago weekend!

Restaurant Review - Viva Cinco de Mayo and feliz día de la Madre! (Happy Mother’s Day!)

Two holidays come within three days of each other this year, Cinco De Mayo (Thursday, May 5) and Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 8). And Chicago’s restaurants are going all out to honor both… with pasión!

Chicago Home and Lifestyles - Choosing the right light bulb

If you are past middle age like me, you probably get a little confused when you enter the lighting area of the big box store. We have more choices than ever. Gone are the days when incandescent bulbs were the norm, and your only choice was wattage.

The Danger of Over-Leveraging in Real Estate Investments

Leveraging is one of the biggest advantages that real estate investors have at their disposal. In fact, real estate investing is designed with leveraging in mind.

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – May’s Arrival Brings Return of Popular Events!

Welcome to another weekend as we bid farewell to April and embrace the arrival of May with its various holiday celebrations sprinkled throughout the month along with some of Chicago’s most popular events returning to the scene live and in-person!

Neighborhood News - Streeterville, Lakeview, Ravenswood, Magnificent Mile, Albany Park

La Dolce Vita…finito! Eataly’s SpringFest, 43 E. Ohio Street, is taking over the Streeterville marketplace on Friday, April 28, from 6pm-11pm as their finale to Vino Month. Unlimited food, unlimited drink, and unlimited entertainment.

Restaurant Review - Spring forward with The Smith!

River North is home to such a place. The owners of this American bistro say “The Smith is the maker. We are all empowered to be makers; makers of great food, great cocktails, great hospitality, warmth, fun, energy and smiles.