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(Mostly) Free Stuff to do in Chicago this August


(Mostly) Free Stuff to do in Chicago this August   By Daniela Johnson Summer isn’t over just yet. August has arrived, and it’s a month filled with free offerings and activities around the city. Check out some free stuff to do in Chicago this August before the temperatures drop and the season changes.   Millennium [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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” [...]

Keeping Dogs Warm During a Cold Chicago Winter


Are you worried about your furry friend in the cold, windy Chicago weather? We at PPM want to make sure you and your dog keep as warm as possible during the cold Chicago months! Tips and tricks to keep your dog warm and healthy is what we strive for you and your pup. So here [...]

Free Chicago Halloween Events 2017


October is finally here and with it, brings one of our favorite Holidays, Halloween. That’s right Halloween season has begun and that means it’s time for you and you’re pet to grab a costume. Spooky events are about to flood the city as we inch closer to Halloween, so we broke down our top FIVE [...]



PPM is partnering with Rentgrata to give you another reason to love where you live. Rentgrata is a Chicago-based startup helping apartment renters make a little money on the side, without much effort. PPM offers their residents a referral reward for helping attract a new tenant to one of their many properties here in Chicago. [...]

Earl’s Kitchen + Bar


What do you do when the whole crew is going out for lunch but some want burgers and others want tacos? Some friends want seafood and a fourth group wants Asian? Simple!  Go to Earl’s in New City on Clybourn! What a great eclectic menu – literally something for everyone! We also immediately fell in [...]

Bristol Renaissance Faire


Chicago summers are jammed packed with things to do! From PPM pool parties at 750 North Rush all the way up to 1111 North Dearborn Air and Water Show. Who can forget Lollapalooza and of course, the enormous amount of neighborhood festivals. It’s no wonder Chicago is one of the best cities to enjoy summer [...]

PPM’s Top FIVE August Events


August may be here, but we still have plenty of time until Labor Day Weekend! So, now more than ever, you have to maximize your time to enjoy the weather. Hit a PPM pool, chill out on one of our many sundecks or take your dog through a stroll in the park. We also suggest, [...]

4th of July Fireworks Chicago 2017


Chicago summers bring out the best in the city, from fests, to concerts and of course amazing rooftop bars, you won’t find a shortage of things to do this 2017. As for July, we get excited not only for the Taste of Chicago but also the Fourth of July. Many of you will be gearing [...]