Move over Seattle, Chicago has no shortage of great, local coffee. Whether you prefer your morning jolt in the form of an espresso drink or your afternoon pick-me-up from a small-batch of coffee beans, the city and the ‘burbs offer up plenty of choices. Here are a few of our favorites.
Now that September is here and temperatures are back down to the 70s, it’s time to start thinking about your favorite fall activities. One of our favorites is apple picking.
While there are no apple orchards in Chicago, there are plenty within a 1-2 hour drive from the city. Keep reading to find out which apple orchard is best for you and your family or significant other.
You scream, I scream, who doesn’t love ice cream?
If you’re like us, you probably find yourself indulging in Halo Top most often but we promise you don’t wanna miss out on Chicago’s ice cream scene. Keep reading to see some of our suggestions, and let us know your favorite spot in the comments.
The annual Chicago Air & Water Show makes its triumphant return to North Avenue Beach on August 19th & 20th for another weekend of aerial magic and water-front stunts.
In preparation for the big event, be sure you have your viewing spot settled. The beach might seem like the most rational place to watch the show, but it can get overwhelmingly crowded on the weekend.
Once summer comes around, nothing beats having a lakefront paradise to escape to. Luckily for Chicagoans, we have the beautiful shores of Harbor Country just over an hour away.
From floor-to-ceiling windows to luxurious master suites, these homes have so much more to offer in addition to their stunning views of Lake Michigan.
They also happen to all be featured on the upcoming @properties Home for the Summer tour taking place August 5th. So if you see something you like be sure to come visit!
On a hot July day, there’s nothing quite like a mojito to help you channel those summer vacation vibes. In and around Chicago, there are plenty of restaurants, bars and lounges serving their own unique version of the classic Cuban beverage.
Jonny Imerman emerged from his triumphant fight against cancer at the age of 26 with one overarching belief: that no one should have to face the disease alone.
Through his boundless energy, optimism, and determination to help others, Jonny created Imerman Angels – a Chicago-based organization that matches mentor “angels” with cancer fighters, survivors, and caregivers who provide personalized one-on-one support.
At @properties, we’re committed to helping make a positive impact on our community, and that’s why we’re proud to announce that Imerman Angels is the 2017 beneficiary of our non-profit foundation, @gives back. Watch the video above to learn more about the partnership and how you can get involved.