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Lollapalooza Chicago 2018


Summer, summer, summer its summer in Chicago and that is one of our favorite times of year! Why shouldn’t it be?! We have the best street fests, the best PPM rooftop pool parties and the best beaches around. What we also have are some of the best music fests in the country. One of those [...]

Wingout Chicago


The month of June is jammed packed with various events in the Chicagoland area. PPM kicked off the summer the right way and we check out the 4th Annual Wingout Chicago! Check out how it went and stay tuned to be apart of an eventful summer! Wingout Chicago is a two-day event located at the [...]

PPM Schools


For PPM, the schools that surround our community were big deciding factors when we acquired our buildings. In the three neighborhoods that we service, there are 20+ school programs ranging form K to Seniors in Highschool. Some of the more attractive school in the area consist of Nettlehorst Elementary, Ogden Elementary School, and Lincoln Park [...]

Chicago Summer June Events 2018


Hey PPM residents! The summer is officially kicking into gear and we want to make sure you’re experiencing all that Chicago has to offer. Here are some June events in your neighborhood that you wouldn’t want to miss! Wells Street Art Fair Held on June 9 and 10 in the prestigious Old Town; the Wells [...]

Chicago Farmers Market 2018


Summer has finally come back to Chicago! Who isn’t excited for that, we sure are. Here at PPM we love summer, not only because we have the best rooftop pools in the Gold Coast or the best patios in Lakeview. No no, we love summer because of all the awesome outdoor things there is to [...]

Popular Food Trucks In Chicago


Over the past few years’ food trucks have become a popular thing. When there are concerts there are normally food trucks. When there are festivals there are food trucks. Anything you do in Chicago whether it is biking, walking, exploring will work up an appetite. Why go to a restaurant when you can stop at [...]

Best Places To Get Chicago’s Famous Hot Dogs


Have you heard about Chicago’s famous hot dogs? Are they a myth? Where can you get these legendary dogs? As you’re traveling around the Windy City, there are many places that serve hot dogs and whether you like a plain dog or a gourmet dog, there’s a place to find that perfect dog. They can [...]

2018 Chicago Music Festivals


Is music your thing? Spring brings tons of concerts and festivals and you are sure to find one that suits your favorite styles of music. Keep reading to find out about the hottest festivals in Chicago. Not only can you listen to music but you can visit beautiful attractions and sight see while there. Who [...]

Our Picks for Where to Watch NCAA’s March Madness


March Madness is upon us! Don’t worry, it’s not contagious! Where can you go to watch the best of the best play? Chicago’s neighborhoods have some perfect sports bars for you to enjoy the games. Each one has a unique atmosphere that matches their menu and signature drinks. AceBounce (230 N Clark St) Is the [...]

St. Paddy’s Day In Chicago


Ready to don your wearing o’ the green? Is green your favorite color? Are you Irish or pretend to be Irish? Have you been thinking of what your plans may be for St. Paddy’s Day? Read on to plan your whole St. Patrick’s Day activities that fill your day and night. Dyeing The Chicago River [...]

Winter Is Ending, Spring Is Starting


As you’re looking around your apartment, are you noticing some clutter? Does it lack color? Does your apartment have the winter blues? Now is the perfect time to change that. With spring approaching, spring forward and begin taking the first steps to breathe some new life into your digs. Spring cleaning is that “dig in, [...]

Your New Home Is Full Of Pride


Are you looking for a place to call home that supports you for who you are? Are you looking for a supportive community? Chicago is the place to go. It was named “City of the Year” by along with being the home of some of the largest LGBT celebrations. A fun fact: did you [...]

Apartment Hunting Tips For Your New Chicago Apartment


When considering moving to Chicago, there are many things you need to consider when picking out an apartment. With so many apartment complexes, it is important to leave yourself enough time so that you can make the best choice for your situation. Before signing on the dotted line, make a list of “wants” and “needs” [...]

Bike Trails In Chicago


Hoping that spring is just around the corner? Is your bike calling to you instead of jumping in your car or calling an Uber? Need to shed a few of those winter pounds? The city has some awesome bike trails to get you up and rolling, pointing you in a healthy way to get from [...]


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Chicago is stuck between winter and spring. We are looking to you to help us get out of our rut. That’s why we are launching a new contest! We are going to give a $100 American Express Gift Card to the person with a photo that puts a big smile on our face! Help us [...]

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