Make These Dining Out Meals Right At Home (With Less Calories Too!)

Make These Dining Out Meals Right At Home

Ever want your favorite restaurant meal, but don't want to pay the restaurant price? For those who live in an apartment complex such as West 77 which contains a modern kitchen, here's a perfect time to use it. You can make your desired restaurant dishes at home, to your specifications. You can even prepare the dishes using lower calorie … [Read more...]

Not All Diet & Exercise Advice is Equal

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When it comes to diet and exercise there is a whole wealth of information available to you. All you have to do is type diet into Google and you will be overwhelmed. How do you figure out what works best? Since not all exercise and diet advice is equal, pay attention to what you should not buy into. Diet is more important than exercise. Though you … [Read more...]

Don’t Get Bogged Down With These Décor Myths

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There are a lot of apartment design theories, and while many of them are true, you can also benefit from breaking the rules once in a while. Here are a few decor myths you shouldn't be fooled by: "Everything has to match." Matching everything creates a look of sameness that can go too far. Instead of looking soothing to the eye, it can actually make … [Read more...]

Not Just Another Italian Restaurant: Filini Bar & Restaurant

The Filini Bar and Restaurant boasts some terrific Italian cuisine near your Chicago luxury apartment community.  Source: Facebook

There are many Chicago restaurants that have an Italian theme, but few that are as committed to Italian food, wine, and style as Filini Bar and Restaurant. By using the freshest food, authentic recipes, contemporary styles, and killer cocktails, Filini really stands out. The Menu Breakfast. Enjoy traditional eggs and bacon, a continental breakfast, … [Read more...]

Get Asian Cuisine at the Katsu Japanese Restaurant

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Being in a big metropolitan area makes it easy to find Japanese food in Chicago. Not all Japanese restaurants are created equal, and some will give you a much better experience than others. For a truly authentic dining experience, Katsu Japanese Restaurant is the place for you! Located on West Peterson Avenue and run by chef and owner Katsu Imamura, … [Read more...]

Decorating Ideas to Make Your Living Room More Interesting

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Apartment living offers many excellent opportunities to show off your decorating style. Here are some unique and fun ways to make your space work better for you. Get into the habit of keeping your bed made, since tiny messes can look much larger in a smaller living space. Try nesting tables because you will always have extras on hand … [Read more...]

Get a Barbeque Meal at the Sun Wah BBQ

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Diners rave about delicious dishes, especially the Beijing Duck Feast, at Sun Wah BBQ, one of the great Chicago restaurants worth trying. The family-owned establishment has been around for more than two decades, and with positive write-ups in The New York Times and Time Out Chicago, it's clear this place knows what it's doing as far as Hong Kong-style … [Read more...]

What to Do If You Develop Allergies to Your Pet

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Living in your pet-friendly apartment in Chicago with your fluffy friend is perfect, but sometimes a person can suddenly develop allergies to dogs or cats. If this happens to you, try these pet care tips before thinking about looking for a new home for your pet. Cleaning Routine – Vacuum more frequently and consider investing in a vacuum with a … [Read more...]

Chicago’s Best Parks to Celebrate National Park Month

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It's National Park Month, and Chicago is a great city to celebrate in. The windy city is home to many parks, but here are three that we highly recommend visiting: Avalon Park is a cute little park tucked away as 1215 E. 83rd Street. Open from 6 am until 11 pm, the park offers 27 acres of fun, including a swimming pool, picnic groves, volleyball … [Read more...]

Three Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Apartment Without Breaking a Lease

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While our downtown Chicago apartments are beautiful, you'd probably like to add your individual touch to make the apartment truly yours. Here are three easy ways to upgrade your apartment without breaking the lease. Get new window shades: The windows in your apartment are quite big, so this is a great place to add a personal statement.  Buy some … [Read more...]