If we could describe St. Charles in one word, it would be vibrant. This western suburb houses an array of cuisines, historic venues, a bustling downtown along the scenic Fox River, and an incredible community. It’s easy to call this idyllic and charming city home, so @properties did just that. Here are 10 reasons why we love St. Charles:
Whether you are team #PSL or prefer a plain cup of joe, there is no denying that pumpkin everything is front and center as soon as fall begins. Expand your pumpkin palette, and grab a fall-inspired drink at one of the many options across the city and ‘burbs.
Finding unique housewarming gifts is tricky, especially when it comes to first-time homeowners. Long gone are the days of cliche toasters and cheese boards. So what should you bring if you’re invited to a housewarming party?
Here are just a few gift ideas for the different kinds of people in your life:
If you’re one of the million or so parents in the Chicago area like myself, you’ve been so busy shuttling kids to camps and activities that you can barely comprehend we are already halfway through the school break and great weather. Rest easy! There’s still plenty of time and many places to take your children to make the most of the warm-weather months.
Why not start by swinging by a few neighborhood festivals, where bouncy houses, salty corn on the cob, face painting and maybe a beer tent will keep everyone in the family happy for a few hours? Here are a few family-friendly fests you can’t miss in the last half of summer.
Every summer has a story, and thanks to social media your adventure is completely shareable. Whether you’re just looking for something beyond the ordinary to do or looking to never forget your stunning surroundings, these postcard-worthy hot spots around Northwest Indiana and Southwest Michigan are sure to pack a punch on your Instagram feed.
Want to have a good laugh that quickly turns to a look of horror? Play a little game of Worst Neighbor Story Ever with a few fellow Chicagoans. That one time the guy downstairs faked a robbery and then had a four-hour fest smashing the remaining furniture in the middle of the night (yeah, that really happened) will look like absolutely nothing, I promise. But be prepared, because the look of horror might come when you realize that you yourself have committed some of the Worst Neighbor crimes, without even meaning to.
On the slight chance you’re looking to get back in the good graces of those living around you, or if you’re looking to start off on the right foot after moving into a new home, give one of these ideas a go.
Chicago is full of charming neighborhoods. Each one has something special to offer, along with its own unique vibe and feel. But when it really comes down to it, you can’t beat the convenience and beauty of the city’s elegant Gold Coast. From the stunning brownstones to world-class shops and restaurants, here are 7 reasons why we love the Gold Coast.
It’s no secret we have heart eyes for all aspects of Chicago, and Logan Square is no exception. We’re thrilled to announce a brand new office at 2291 North Milwaukee Avenue! From sipping a pour-over on a coffee shop patio to racking up a Divvy at the Blue Line stop to standing in line for a mango paleta from a cart on Milwaukee Avenue, it’s easy to see why Logan Square was named one of the coolest neighborhoods in the country.
The next time you find yourself in this neighborhood, here’s what you can’t miss: