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Renter’s Insurance with State Farm

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Someone breaks into your apartment and steals your computer You ride your bike to the beach and someone steals it A fire ruins all your furniture because a neighbor fell asleep while smoking Your new 60” TV is destroyed when a toilet overflows upstairs Your building catches on fire and you don’t have a place [...]

Popular Food Trucks In Chicago

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 GayCities.com 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

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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

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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 [...]

MAKE US SMILE PHOTO CONTEST

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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 [...]

Chicago’s Most Dog Friendly Bars and Café

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Are you tired of having to leave your dog behind when you go out for dinner or a night on the town? Is Fido looking up at you with those puppy dog eyes when you close the door? Chicago has many places that welcomes your furry friend. Not only will these dog friendly cafes and [...]

Fat Tuesday Celebrations In Chicago

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Have you been looking for a holiday to celebrate other the Valentine’s Day? Well Fat Tuesday is on February 13th and is always fun to celebrate. If you are not sure what Fat Tuesday is, it is just another name for Mardi Gras. A lot of people celebrate Fat Tuesday because it is the day [...]

Grow An Indoor Spice Garden In Your Chicago Apartment

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Living in a Chicago apartment and are craving a touch of spring? Don’t have a green thumb? No idea how to begin? Read on to master the art of growing herbs! Choosing Soil Plants are vulnerable to soil-born diseases so it is best to go with a potting mix that can be bought at stores [...]

Healthy Cooking For One In Your Chicago Apartment

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Planning a meal can be difficult especially when you are cooking for one. You have to worry about food going to waste or storing the left overs. It can be stressful trying to figure out what all you need and how much you need of it. Being in the grocery store trying to find small [...]

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