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PPM’s Summer Instagram Contest


Use #PPMSUMMER and Win Big Money All Summer! We all love summer in Chicago and PPM has a chance for you to win BIG MONEY as you are out enjoying yourselves this season. Simply share your best pics all summer long with us and we will reward our favorite pic every Monday a $50 rent [...]

Millennium Park Summer Film Series 2016


Movies, movies, movies, I think it’s safe to say we all love movies. Chicagoan’s also love the summer, I mean we really love summer. From the beaches to the festivals we love summer time in Chicago. So we did what any sensible city would do, we combined movies and summer. How might you ask? Simple, [...]

Flacos Tacos


One of the many reasons living in the Gold Coast is so great are the wide variety of restaurants. Chooses that are nearly endless and caterer to whatever you taste buds may be in need of. From Italian, Chicago hotdogs, or pizza, the Gold Coast has got you covered. What’s even better is that many [...]

Lincoln Park Wine Fest


With spring on the outs and summer just a few weeks away we know we are all pumped. To the sunny beach days, the awesome PPM pool parties, and of course the countless Chicago fests. Fest season is one of our favorite seasons, as there are countless ones to visit during the summer months. From [...]

Chicago Spring Showers


With spring here in Chicago and summer just around the corner a lot of us are very excited. Excited to be outside, excited for the warm weather, and of course excited for beach and pool season. But as the saying goes, spring showers bring may flowers you can be sure there are some spring rainy [...]



All I wanted was a change. My coworkers and I got that at Red Robin’s Burger Works on 20 E Chicago. Just a block and a half block from PPM’s The Chicagoan at 750 Rush, I’ve passed this Burger Works many times. I figured it was just like the Red Robins I’ve been to in [...]

Navy Pier’s New Ferris Wheel


When people consider Chicago, they tend to think tall buildings, big city, and lots of restaurants. All of which are very true, but that’s just a taste of what this amazing city has to offer. Now when you think of Chicago summers, your head zeros in on the lake front and pool parties! At PPM [...]

Dog Park Etiquette


Spring is in the air here in Chicago and we are definitely gearing up for it! You know who else is excited for the changing weather? Our dogs and here at Planned Property Management, WE LOVE DOGS! We love them so much that many of our building from Lakeview to the Gold Coast offer a [...]

Saint Patrick’s Day Chicago 2016


It’s that time of year again when spring is just around the corner and summer is on the horizon. The cold winter months are behind us and the anticipation of nice weather fills are hearts. One of the first celebrations that kicks off this time of year is, of course, Saint Patrick’s Day – a [...]

Free Day’s at the Field Museum


Chicago, being the world class city that it is, has many treasures throughout the city. From the most amazing Skyscrapers, to places like Navy Pier, you be hard pressed to find something new and exciting every time you visit. One of the coolest things Chicago has to offer originates from the World’s Fare here in [...]

St. Paddy’s Offer for PPM Resident!


Get Your Green On! Exclusive St. Paddy’s Offer for PPM Residents! The #1 Party Day in Chicago is approaching, where will you be celebrating?? This year, PPM has partnered with Green Curtain Events to showcase the finest St. Paddy’s destinations in all of Chicago. With seven events to choose from, and locations extending from River [...]

Valentie’s Day Tasty Treats


Valentine’s Day isn’t all about the cards, gifts, and fancy restaurants.  Don’t get us wrong, they are a great part of it, but the true purpose is to enjoy the day with your one and only.  However, one way to really enjoy spending the day together is having some amazing treats to enjoy.  I mean [...]

Chicago Valentine’s Day Dinner Spots


Love is in the air and that can only mean one thing, Valentine’s Day. Yes you heard it right, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. So guys and gals this is your hint that time is running out to plan and spend that perfect day with your significant other. However sometimes picking the perfect [...]

Moving with Dogs


Are you a dog owner who will be searching for a new home in Chicago? Fortunately, there are many dog-friendly places you could to rent or buy in Chicago (PPM Apartment is a great place to start your search). However, there is also some bad news as your moving experience is about to become a [...]

Beef Shack


Beef Shack 1056 W. Belmont 773.472.2333 We take our beef sandwiches very seriously in Chicago – so we were excited but cautious when we saw the new Beef Shack opening here in Lakeview (on Belmont just west of Sheffield). The good news is we were not disappointed and the food was AWESOME! We were [...]

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