WAS 2016 THE END OF SHORT SALES?
Written by: Britta Rivera Prior to the housing market crash back in 2007, most had not heard about a Short Sale nor understood what it meant.  This includes Real Estate Agents, Attorney’s and struggling homeowners.  However, as home prices continued to decline and the economy crumbled, many sellers and agents soon became very familiar with... Read more
5 Unique Date Ideas Around Chicago
Right about this time of year, spring fever sets in. We’re so close to summer, but it’s still too chilly to enjoy all of the outdoor activities Chicago has to offer, and you’re tired of curling up inside and watching movies like you have been all winter. It’s the... Read more
La Storia, A Review of this Gold Coast Favorite
Public Lives, Secret Recipes reviews La Storia Ristorante, which is worth checking out just to see how the new owners converted two Gold Coast townhomes to make one great restaurant. By: Public Lives, Secret Recipes Images: Courtesy of Public Lives, Secret Recipes Chicago is home to some of the... Read more
The “Accidental” Success of Honey Butter Fried Chicken
From humble beginnings, this Avondale favorite is now filling “Empire”-sized orders Written by: Andy Roesgen Photo Credit: Josh Christine & Tim Musho On the day we showed up to Honey Butter Fried Chicken at Roscoe and Elston, they were just a wee bit slammed. Earlier that day, an actress... Read more
Happy New Year

Happy New Year

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The Rose Phillips team wishes you a joyful New Year! Our resolution is to shop local and support small business, whats yours? Read more
MORTAR AND PESTLE
Stephen Ross is raising triplets. That is, he’s juggling the twins he and his wife welcomed in 2014, in addition to the REALLY big baby that he and fellow chef and co-owner Stephen Paul birthed in November of 2015. It’s called Mortar and Pestle, at the corner of Barry... Read more
Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Cuba
By Rebecca Holland Since before I left for Cuba in April, people have been asking me how I went, what it was like, where I stayed, how US customs handled me coming back home, how much it cost, and more. So, here you go! All the information I can... Read more
Rise, Sweat, and Shine
Jeremy Walton and Shred415 bring high-intensity interval training in a unique environment to Chicago, helping people connect with their bodies and themselves. By Rebecca Holland Jeremy Walton, Co-Director of Training at Shred415 in Chicago, has worked as a trainer since 2001, moving from California to Arizona to Colorado, and... Read more
HOW MUCH CAN YOU SAVE WITH HOMEOWNER’S EXEMPTION IN COOK COUNTY
Many have asked…How much can I save with a homeowner’s exemption?  Well, it’s important to make sure you first apply for one, or you will miss out on thousands in savings. The website below actually breaks it down for you in simple terms and describes the many exemptions available. This is an important part... Read more
Chicago Springtime Wellness Events
Spring is coming and Chicagoans are more than ready to get out and about without layers of clothing, heavy boots,gloves and winter hats. It’s always a celebration here in the “windy city” when the weather turns warmer. Spring signals new growth and new beginnings. In honor of this feeling... Read more

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