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!

Chicago Neighborhood News: River North, Blue Island, Old Town, Lincoln Park

River North: After a winter hibernation, Art on theMART returns to project amazing visuals on the side of the Merchandise Mart, located at 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, with a completely new installation entitled the Spring 2021 Projection Program.

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Restaurant Review: Soul & Smoke

BBQ Fans will rejoice that Evanston-based Soul & Smoke has a to-go-only ghost kitchen open in Avondale, with a South Loop location set to open April 15.

Chicago Home and Lifestyles - Brain Food

People who are active and concerned for their health may be overthinking what food is doing for their bodies. What is best after training? Is a Keto diet good for my body? Low carb, high carb, no carb? There are many choices out there.

Save Or Pay? Which Route Should You Choose

The balancing act between paying more than the minimum payment to rid yourself of debts and building solid savings can be a difficult one for some. Here are some things to consider when making this decision.

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – Enjoying the Easter Holiday!

Chicagoans have plenty of options when it comes to enjoying the Easter holiday this weekend! In fact, here is a basket of fun things to do!! If you need to get the little ones out of the house for a while, here are two events just for them.

Chicago Neighborhood News: River North, Lakeview, North Center, Gold Coast, Virtual

River North: The Friends Experience Pop-Up returns to Chicago beginning Thursday, April 1, and running until Monday, May 31. Taking place at The Shops at Northbridge, located at 520 North Michigan Avenue, this immersive exhibit takes visitors through 12 rooms featuring set recreations, props, and costumes from the show.

Restaurant Review: Wild Taco

Living in Chicago lets us indulge our taste buds in a variety of ways, thanks to the city's amazing culinary scene. Whatever cuisine you desire, our city has you covered nearly around the clock. One star attraction is the delicious Mexican food offered in all corners of the city.

Chicago Home and Lifestyles - A Better Morning Routine for a Better Day

We would all like to be more productive during the day. Our morning routine is one of the most effective ways to increase your productivity. Many times, the hardest part of the day is simply to get started. Our days tend to be quite chaotic as more things are dumped on our plates as the day goes on.

Mortgage Interest Deductions 101

Purchasing a home comes with many tangible and intangible benefits. One that is commonly overlooked until the start of the year rolls around is the deductions you get on your taxes.


We’ll be closing out the last weekend of March here in Chicago hopping towards Easter, which is next weekend already! As usual, there is plenty of fun to be had inside and outside as we inch closer to the reappearance of the bunny!! Here are a few of those choices.

Chicago Neighborhood News: West Loop, Blue Island, Lincoln Park, Andersonville, Streeterville

West Loop: Beginning today, March 25, and running until Saturday, March 27, visit the Cobra Lounge, located at 235 North Ashland Avenue, for the Chicago Craft: A Collective Grip Pop Up Shop.

Restaurant Review: Steingold's of Chicago

Beloved Steingold's Delicatessen recently moved, but their modern take on the classic deli menu is still one of the best in the city. The delicatessen has changed addresses, moving from Lincoln Square to a new abode at 3737 North Southport in Lakeview.

Chicago Home and Lifestyles - You Too Can Be Clutter-Free

Spring is on its way, and it is a great time to clear out some of the clutter around the house. We all see pictures online or in magazines of beautiful clutter-free homes and wish that could be ours. It can if you will adopt a few principles of a clutter-free life.

Put More Money In Your Pocket Each Month

Reviewing your monthly expenses once a year is a great practice to get into. As you look at your monthly budget, you will find some expenses that are fixed, like your rent or mortgage, car payments, and child care expenses.

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – We’ve Made It! Spring has Sprung!!

We’ve made it! This weekend Chicagoans officially welcome the spring season on Saturday. And although we’re still not out of the woods completely with the pandemic, there’s lots to look forward to if we play our cards right. In the meantime, here’s a sampling of activities to make the most of your first spring weekend!!

Chicago Neighborhood News: Wrigleyville, West Town, Wicker Park and Bucktown, Logan Square, Lincoln Park

Wrigleyville: Take advantage of the warmer weather and eased COVID restrictions by heading out to Rizzo's in Wrigleyville, located at 3658 North Clark Street, for their Beer & Whiskey Tasting Experience. This recurring event takes place every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday throughout March.

Restaurant Review: Big Kids

Lululemon's Lincoln Park Chef Series brings a different Chicago-based chef to its location every two weeks throughout the spring. The chosen chef prepares a special multi-course meal that you can pick up along with an included ticket to the featured chef's favorite sweat class and a pass to Lululemon's Lincoln Park's Tune beds.