March 2018

Found 3 blog entries for March 2018.

 

There's nothing like summertime in Chicago, and we don't necessarily wait for it to be officially summer to start enjoying the season! Chicago residents know that as soon as the snow melts and the sun comes out, we're all out and about and enjoying the warm(er) weather. So accordingly, here are eight things we're excited about this spring!

1. Opening Day! Whether you are a Cubs or White Sox fan (or just a baseball fan in general), there's nothing like the excitement of opening day at Wrigley or Sox Park. Baseball is back, and with it the many unique traditions. And hey, maybe the Cubs will win another one (who ever thought we'd be typing that?) or the White Sox will get another title for the South Side.

2. Getting Our Exercise Outdoors: When

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Patrick's Day is this Saturday, and that's a holiday that Chicago certainly does well (in fact, we might be the best in the United States). It's all about the parades, the celebrations of the Irish heritage, and of course, dying the Chicago River green. However, the holiday is also about the supposed luck of the Irish - but you definitely don't have to be Irish yourself to appreciate how lucky you are to live in Chicago. Here are are some of the reasons that we feel lucky that we live and work in Chicago...

The Architecture. Chicago is known for its complex and beautiful architecture that runs the gamut from classic Art Deco and Prairie School styles to more modern Frank Lloyd Wright and Mies Van Der Rohe buildings to Lucien LaGrange's

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We love Chicago - the architecture, the parks, the many amazing restaurants, the art and culture scene, and of course, the real estate. But the one thing we love the most? The many opportunities the city offers to give back. From volunteering to tutor school children, working in a soup kitchen, or simply taking an afternoon to help socialize the kittens and puppies at one of our animal shelters, Chicagoans have plenty of chances to spend time contributing to the community.

Want to help out? Volunteer Match lists over one thousand opportunities in Chicago, so there's bound to be something you're interested in. Or get little more local with ChicagoCares (you don't have the time but still want to help out, there's a donate option on the ChicagoCares

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