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PPM Gives Back


Giving back is one of PPM’s core values and this season we are giving you three easy ways to join in! After all, that is the reason for the season. Here at PPM we are taking the initiative to spend our holiday season, reciprocating to our beloved communities here in Chicago. Check it out! The [...]

Chicago Thanksgiving Events


Thanksgiving is approaching! If you’re staying in town this holiday season, here are a few happenings going on in your beautiful City of Chicago. Are you an avid runner? On Thursday November, 26th, the 38th Annual Turkey Day 5K is the word. Bring the whole family, dress warm, or dress for the run! Runners, Joggers, [...]

Chicago Holiday Activities

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The holidays are getting near! Here at PPM, having fun is a top priority when trying to take the chill off in Chicago! We all love the holidays so why not go out an enjoy them! With so much to do around Christmas in Chicago it can be a little overwhelming. So we have compiled [...]

PPM’s gift Guide


The PPM gift guide for him! Have a special someone that is the most handsome, talented, stubborn guy in the world? Here are a few thoughtful, personal suggestions to get you brainstorming. Beards Are In! Sign your guy up for the Dollar Beard Club. They offer a fine selection of high quality grooming products to [...]

Great Sandwich’s In Lakeview


Today is National Sandwich Day! As we sat in the marketing office here at 2756 N. Pine Grove, we pondered visiting a truly classic deli style sandwich establishment. We did some searching online to find boisterous bragging shops that just didn’t seem like the timeless art of a great sandwich build was a sacred practice. [...]

Easy DIY Projects For Your PPM Apartment


Living in an apartment in Chicago is both exciting and rewarding. Living in a PPM building is all that but also can be loads of fun. Be it at 750 N. Rush in the Gold Coast all the way up to 2756 N. Pinegrove there are so many fun things to do in each neighborhood. [...]

PPM’s Top 5 Halloween Treats


Halloween is just a few days away and if you’re like us and love to celebrate then this blog will help you out. If it is a party you are having or a party you are going to, it’s always best to have some spooky treats on the ready. No, were not talking about candy [...]

PPM’s Top 5 Dog Halloween Costumes


Halloween is just around the corner and we all know everyone is as excited about it as we are! That’s right the time the leaves change, the candy flows, and the haunts come out. It’s such a fun and exciting holiday that has only become more and more popular throughout the years. Here at PPM [...]

PPM’s Halloween Costume Contest


Halloween is just around the corner and being from Chicago we take this holiday very seriously. Here at PPM WE LOVE HALLOWEEN! From the fall season in the city, to the crazy awesome decorations, and the amazing haunted houses it’s the place to be. However, one aspect that stands out the most is of course [...]

Top Five Halloween Costumes of 2015


October is finally here! That means fall is in the air, the trees turn to a variety of beautiful colors and the city cools down. Pumpkin spice is everywhere and the fall leaves start to cover the ground. It also brings one of PPM’s favorite holidays of the year. Yes, where talking about Halloween! That [...]

PPM Gives Back

Food Flyer Giving Back Pantry Lakeview

PPM is proud to announce its partnership with Lakeview Pantry throughout the month of October. What is Lakeview Pantry you ask? For nearly 45 years, Lakeview Pantry has provided a nutritious variety of groceries and essential social services to our neighbors in Lakeview who struggle with food insecurity. We’re not only impressed by how determined [...]

Top 5 Chicago Haunted Houses

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It’s finally one of our favorite times of year! When spirits and haunts come out to play in the month of October. Yes where talking about the spooktacular time that is Halloween! Chicago being a Midwest City, this holiday is in our blood and we do love it. From the epic Halloween parties, to pumpkin [...]

Jinya Ramen Bar


553 W. Diversey 11:00 – 10:00 7 days a week We finally made it to the newly opened Jinya Ramen Bar on Diversey (down the street from 2756 N. Pine Grove) and we were delightfully surprised! We loved the ambiance – open, sunny and bright with a very modern décor! Our server welcomed us immediately [...]

River Roast


The great thing about living in the Gold Coast and River North is not just the countless PPM buildings, such as 750 N. Rush or 1133 N. Dearborn, but their neighborhoods. You get nightlife, your steps to the lake, transportation to anywhere in the city. But best of all is the restaurants and dining options [...]

Taste of Chicago 2015


One of the main reasons we here at PPM love summers in Chicago is not only the weather, beaches, and amazing farmers markets. But the countless festivals that pop up every week, spanning from River North all the way to Lakeview. Chicago is king when it comes to summer festivals. Yet one festival is a [...]

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