It’s no secret that @ Loves Local has been a hit over this past year. Thanks to you, we’ve been able to support multiple businesses throughout Chicagoland and indulge in some incredible bites and sips! With summer here, we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with WEEKLY @ Loves Local events!
Thanks to its charming downtown, a world-class university, high-performing schools, access to Lake Michigan and hundreds of acres of green space and bike paths, the Northwest Indiana city of Valparaiso is a great place to live. Translated as “Vale of Paradise,” Valparaiso is beloved by its residents, and we love it too. Here are 10 reasons why:
Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, Hyde Park is a beautiful neighborhood with a lot to offer. Between enriching art exhibits and museums, a world-renowned university, and well-kept community green spaces, there are a lot of reasons people have fallen in love with Hyde Park. Here are ours:
Known as “The Gem of the Fox River Valley,” Algonquin’s prime location lends itself to many outdoor activities that locals and visitors have enjoyed for over a century. In fact, before it evolved into a flourishing suburb, Algonquin was considered a resort town where many city dwellers would find refuge. Today, the natural resources of the area remain a draw, while the brick-paved sidewalks of the quaint village offer a centralized gathering spot for seasonal activities and entertainment. With so many things to offer, it was hard to stop at just 10 things we love about Algonquin.
Once recognized as one of the “100 Best Places to Live in the U.S.” by Money Magazine, Schererville, Indiana has captured the attention of homebuyers with its burgeoning community amenities and small-town charm. Now the site of one of @properties’ newest offices, the town has made its mark as a vibrant and evolving community that we’re proud to call home.
Lakeview is a quintessential Chicago neighborhood. With tree-lined residential streets and a wide range of homes waving the “W” flag, it’s a vibrant community with a palpable energy.
Residents can often be found talking to neighbors on their front porches, dining at neighborhood staples, shopping from local vendors at the farmers market, or joining in the fun of street festivals. Several business districts call Lakeview home, offering everything from small-owned shops to big name retailers.