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PPM’s Top FIVE New Spring Restaurants


We’re back with another great Chicago spring time 2017 blog for you this week! That’s right, were breaking down what’s what this spring in the city we love. Now if you read our last blog on our top FIVE spring events to hit this year in Chicago, then you’ll definitely want to read on. If [...]

PPM’s Top FIVE Spring Events


We like to think that even though St. Patrick’s Day is now over, sad as that may be, that it is just the start of that amazing time of year. Summer creeps up on us one day at a time, but spring symbolizes that changing period, from cold to warm. Even though spring is still [...]

St. Patrick’s Day 2017


Chicago is one of those cities that just has everything, from award winning dining, historical museums, and the countless festivals and celebrations that happen year round. When you’re in Chicago, you’re in for quite the treat. Yet there is one holiday that we really do go above and beyond for here in the city, which [...]

Cheap Eats: Gold Coast


Original Pancake House 22 E. Bellevue Chicago IL 60611 Opens Every Day @ 7:00 am Halal Guys 49 W. Division Open until 4:00 am Fri & Sat Yes the Gold Coast is home to some of Chicago’s finest restaurants BUT you don’t half to the break the bank to eat well in our [...]

Sandwiched Chicago


Sandwiched Chicago 1863 N Clybourn Ave We are always looking for a quick affordable lunch made with fresh ingredients in our PPM neighborhoods and we found the perfect place on Clayborne in Lincoln Park in the old Franks N’ Dawgs space. We walked into a super clean welcoming space with very enthusiastic counter help [...]

Chicago Winter Activities


With the weather being so frightfully cold, you may seem hard pressed to find something worth going out and exploring. However, in Chicago this is definitely not the case. Why, you may ask? Well Chicago being the incredible city that it is, has an amazing amount of fun and exciting things to do even when [...]

FIVE Awesome Chicago January Events


Well the Holidays are over and that always means a long two months of cold gloomy weather. However, there are some things to be optimistic about! First we are only a few months away from spring with then summer just around the corner. You’ll be enjoying one of PPM’s pool parties before you know it. [...]

Holiday Storage Tips For Small Living

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Now that we’ve survived the holiday season what do we do with all the shiny decor and wrapping paper? We all know that living in the city often means sacrificing square footage for location, but that doesn’t mean we should sacrifice a little holiday flare. Here are a few storage tweaks for storing your holiday [...]

The 3rd Coast Café


The 3rd Coast Café 1260 N. Dearborn Pkwy 312.649.0730 To be honest we went to have lunch at The 3 Arts Café inside Restoration Hardware on Dearborn in the Gold Coast – but the wait was too long. Luckily, we stumbled upon the 3rd Coast Café down the street – and we are happy [...]

Blackwood BBQ


Blackwood BBQ 962 W. Belmont 312.487.4807 7 days 10:30 am – 10:00 pm We needed a hearty lunch on a cold Chicago winter day so we headed to Blackwood BBQ @ Belmont & Sheffield in Lakeview for the ultimate comfort food! Blackwood works like an upscale Chipotle in which you first pick your protein [...]

PPM’s New Years Eve Exclusive


With the holidays come a new year and with a new year comes new possibilities. The New Year also brings one of the biggest parties of the year! So as the #1 Party-Night of the year approaches, it’s important to take some time and “dedicate to celebrate”. Once again, PPM has partnered with Green Curtain [...]

ZooLights At Lincoln Park 2016


It’s that time of year again, and Christmas is bigger than ever in Chicago! From the lights down the Magnificent Mile, to the famous Kriskringle mart, or the Winter Wonderland at Navy pier, you be hard pressed to not find something to celebrate this holiday season in Chicago. What’s even cooler is that every PPM [...]

Hutch American Bistro


Hutch American Bistro 3301 N. Clark 416 W. Ontario Let’s be honest – we all LOVE brunch – but why do we have to wait for the weekend for a great brunch? Hutch says why wait – come eat brunch 7 days a week! So we stopped in on a Wednesday afternoon and absolutely [...]

TILT At The John Hancock


Chicago is filled with some amazing things you can do. From visiting our FREE zoo in Lincoln Park to heading down the Chicago River Walk, your choices are countless.  We here at PPM love going out trying new things Chicago has to offer so we can give you the inside scoop. Even better is that [...]

Autumn In Chicago


Autumn is here in Chicago and that also means Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Yet fall also brings something special to Chicago every year, the colors. That’s right, during the fall time in Chicago you can go out and see some truly beautiful sights with a fall backdrop. Great for family photos or a [...]

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