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Warm up to High-Tech Snow Removal

Where’s the snow? It’s mid-December and the white stuff is nowhere in sight. For kids and snow removal services, that’s awful news. For many others, it’s a welcome break from traffic snarls and shoveling hassles that snow creates. But some homeowners are warming up to the idea of letting technology lessen the burden of snow […]

Grilling in the City

Summer grilling season is heating up. So it’s a good time to talk about some home improvements that might make grilling in the city more convenient. Here’s the perennial debate: Do you buy a charcoal grill or a gas one? Charcoal boasts unbeatable smoky flavor and is budget-friendly. If you have a small, urban patio […]

Fourth of July in Chicago

The Fourth of July is one of the best holidays to enjoy in Chicago because there is actually a chance for fantastic weather!  Celebrate your independence all weekend around the Windy City. There are several events for singles and families alike.  Friday, July 4 The fireworks are set to kick off at Navy Pier at […]

New Design Heights: Elevators in Chicago Homes

If you’ve ever tried hauling a storage box from your lower level (formerly known as the basement) to an upstairs bedroom, you just might have thought about it: a home elevator. Single-family homes in Chicago are often four levels, including that lower level. Builders are discovering more new construction and remodeling clients are requesting elevators […]

Loving Chicago Neighborhoods: Spotlight on Lakeview Arts

February is the month for love. So for the next few weeks, we’re going to highlight what home buyers and sellers love about some of Chicago’s most attractive neighborhoods. Lakeview’s arts scene steals the show and a lot of hearts, too. If you live in Lakeview, you don’t have to travel to the Loop for […]

Where to Trick or Treat in Lincoln Park

Halloween at the Miller household is one of the most anticipated holidays of the year. My family loves the neighborhood “vibe” that is created by visiting our neighbors, watching our girls knock on doors, shout “trick or treat!” and commenting on who had the best decorations and candy in the neighborhood. The adults have fun […]