Organize Your Closet Like A Champ

Do you desire a closet that looks like it’s straight out of a magazine? Then we have you covered! Follow the tips below to masterfully organize your closet and give yourself peace of mind.

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – Enjoying Autumn in All Its Colorful Splendor!

If autumn is your favorite season, then it’s time to start enjoying it in all its colorful splendor beginning with this weekend!

Chicago Neighborhood News: West Town, Lincoln Square, Lincoln Park, West Loop, Edgewater

West Town: It's not too late to catch the eye-popping art adorning businesses and amazing murals throughout the West Town neighborhood during the West Town Art Walk. The festival's 10th anniversary offers plenty of events, both virtually and in-person, that displays the unique and creative artistic visions of local creators.

Restaurant Preview: Nobu Hotel

This past summer, the grand Nobu Hotel opened its doors in the West Loop. With 115 luxury rooms and a rooftop bar offering postcard-worthy views of the city, everything was in place for Nobu to make its great Chicago debut.

Kathy’s Home & Garden Tips – Fall Is Here

Temperatures are getting cooler. We even had overnight lows in the high 40s! Daytime temps will still reach the 80s on occasion, but they will be fewer. Around the Chicagoland area, we are still lacking proper rain.

How Big Of A Home Do You Need?

When buying a new house, it’s easy to get distracted by size and think that bigger is better. However, depending on your situation, the opposite may be true.

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – Fall Season is Here . . .

The fall season is officially upon us, although this last weekend in September may feel a little more like summer. So, take advantage of being outdoors as much as you can. Here are a few ideas you may be interested in!

Chicago Neighborhood News: Virtual, Streeterville, River North, Lincoln Park, Pilsen

Virtual: Get a head start on the Halloween season with the Virtual Tour: Architecture of Mysterious Chicago taking place online September 27, from 10 am until 11:30 am. Hosted by author Adam Selzer, this virtual event sheds light on the often scary history that lies at the foundation of many of Chicago's most iconic buildings with authentic tales that prove that truth is often stranger than fiction.

Restaurant Review: Brian Fisher’s Kitchen

A fried chicken sandwich, when done right, can make you wonder why you spend so much time ordering burgers. It can reawaken your taste buds and offer a much-needed change from the typical food fare. But it's often the difficulty in finding a mouth-watering chicken sandwich that usually leaves this item on the back burner of our minds.

Kathy’s Home & Garden Tips – Grass Planting Time

Grass grows best in temperatures between 60 and 75 degrees. Most people do not know this and think grass is best in summer, but spring and fall are the optimum times for great grass growth. Begin by giving the grass a really good rake.

Ready To Go Rustic?

Rustic and farmhouse interior design are still in, and it isn’t going anywhere any time soon! If you’re ready to hop on board this trend, try introducing some of these favorite ideas into a room in your home.

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – Embracing the Arrival of Autumn!

Can you believe it’s the third weekend of September already,…

Chicago Neighborhood News: Uptown, Wicker Park, Lincoln Park, Logan Square

Uptown: Today, take part in a virtual beer fest that supports a great cause. An Exceptional (Virtual) Beer Fest takes place today, September 17, from 6 pm to 7 pm. Register now to join the fun and grab some brews and wine from participating partners Middle Brow and Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar.

Restaurant Review: Sugar Junkie

This year, summer came and went without the typical warm-weather activities we've grown accustomed to thanks to the global pandemic this year. Practically any event associated with summertime, from concerts to vacation to merely going to the beach, was off-limits. But there is one thing that COVID-19 couldn't stop in its tracks: ice cream.

Kathy’s Home & Garden Tips – Your Best Sleep

It can be for various reasons, but we all can have trouble sleeping. Many of us only experience this on occasion, but a lot of people battle this nightly. They wake up groggy, and most days keep the caffeine going to get through the day. There are some things to do to combat this, many you will know about, but you do not do them. However, adequate sleep is essential to your overall health, and these are worth a try.

How To Save Money While Landscaping

Revamping your landscaping can be a huge undertaking. It takes a lot of time, effort, and money. So how can you give the exterior of your home a facelift without breaking the bank or taking out a second mortgage. There a many ways to cut costs on landscaping, including some of these tips!


With the fall season quickly approaching, our days of enjoying the outdoors will be ending before you know it! Not to fret though as the city has us covered with a choice of outdoor dining spots. It’s chow time!!

Chicago Neighborhood News: River North, West Loop, Museum Campus, The Loop, Virtual

River North: The fifth annual SeptemberFest presented by Eataly returns, albeit virtually, this year to the joy of foodies throughout the city. Every Saturday throughout the month, pick up a meal kit from the featured guest chefs and connect with them on Instagram Live to learn more about their delicious culinary creations and ask questions.

Restaurant Review: The Fish Keg

This week I visited longtime Rogers Park institution The Fish Keg to pick up a rather large order for a family get-together. Full disclosure: when it comes to fish, I usually take a pass. However, when it comes to The Fish Keg, I ask for seconds.

Kathy’s Home & Garden Tips – How to Get Results from Your Complaints

We order so many items online today, even more since we have been sheltering at home. For the most part, problems can be resolved quickly and painlessly with most of our online sellers. But sometimes things do come up that are a little more difficult to fix.

Prepping To Buy Your First Home

One of the biggest milestones you will reach in your life will be deciding to become a homeowner. But before you take the leap, make sure you set yourself up for easy transaction and a good homebuying experience. Check out the tips below to ensure it!

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – Celebrating a Unique Labor Day!

Chicagoans will be celebrating the “unofficial” end of another, but vastly different, summer season this Labor Day Weekend. Despite our current situation, this weekend will be full of a variety of ways for you to enjoy the approaching final days of sunshine and warm weather!