Raise a Glass for the Lively Water Whiskey Festival

Raise a Glass for the Lively Water Whiskey Festival

One of our goals here at West 77 is to help our residents enjoy life in Chicago. We are always on the lookout for new and fun happenings around town. This November, gather up your friends and head to The Field Museum for the Lively Water Whiskey Festival. A perfect event for the whiskey-lover in your crowd, the festival features mixology sessions, … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss the 12th Annual HallowEve Bash!

Don't Miss the 12th Annual HallowEve Bash!

Halloween is coming up soon so for most it means breaking out the decorations and getting the candy. However not everyone wants to spend the night getting tricked or treated. Some want a party of their own, and out of the Halloween parties in Chicago, the one to check out is the 12th Annual HallowEve Bash! Sponsored by the Chicago Sport and Social Club, … [Read more...]

Have You Visited Some of the Oldest Bars in Chicago?

Have You Visited Some of the Oldest Bars in Chicago

Unwinding with a good drink after a long day has been a celebrated part of Chicago's history for over a century. Here at West 77, we love any opportunity to celebrate our city's storied past. What better way to get to know your city than by having a drink in some of the oldest and best bars in Chicago? Thrillest.com recently published a list of some … [Read more...]

Get Your Costume Ready for Halloween at Carnivale!

Get Your Costume Ready for Halloween at Carnivale!

Here at West 77, Halloween is one of the most anticipated seasons all year. Not only is Halloween the start of the fall and winter holidays, it is a day purely about having fun. Halloween events in Chicago have us getting in touch with our inner characters and browsing shop racks for the perfect costume. If you also love this spookiest holiday, you will not … [Read more...]

Check Out the Crawl with the Creeps Halloween Event

Check Out the Crawl with the Creeps Halloween Event

Here at West 77, we love are looking forward to 2014 Halloween in Chicago. With costumes, candy and a jovial, albeit spooky vibe, Halloween just screams fun. This year, we are looking forward to the Crawl with the Creeps. This Halloween-themed pub crawl will take place on Saturday, October 26th. From 8:00pm to 11:00pm, Crawl with the Creeps invites patrons … [Read more...]

Maximize Your Workout With Two Simple Moves

Maximize Your Workout With 2 Simple Moves

Squats and plank exercises are easy workouts to do inside your apartment. These two simple moves give your whole body a proper workout. Squats offer your body the following benefits: Increased strength Killer carves It releases growth hormones like testosterone for increased strength Shred your glutes Improved upper body strength Improved … [Read more...]

The Perfect Gift

The Perfect Gift

Are you looking for a perfect gift to give for the holiday season? You want something unique, yet useful and practical. You want it to be an item that they will want to use and not re-gifted or simply put away, never to be seen again. Here are a few easy ways to decorate a candle for a gift: Candle Centerpiece Using three candles of different heights, … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Recipes to Make This Season

Pumpkin Recipes to Make This Season

The fall season is here and you know what that means: pumpkin flavored everything! You do not need to run to the nearest coffee shop or cafe to get your pumpkin fix. Here are three pumpkin recipes you can make right in the kitchen of your West77 Apartment. Pumpkin Pancakes: You want to combine the baking mix, cinnamon and brown sugar in one bowl, and the … [Read more...]

Relax at Home with Homemade Bath Salts

Relax at Home with Homemade Bath Salts

Relaxing at home has never been easier than with homemade bath salts. There are different types of bath salts, but they all take basic ingredients such as sea salt, Epsom salt, aromatherapy bath, essential oils, baking soda and corn starch. Here are homemade bath salt recipes you can work on right in your West77 Apartment. Soothing Oatmeal Bath … [Read more...]

Where to Watch the Bears in Chicago

Where to Watch the Bears in Chicago

There's one rule about watching football in Chicago and that is that you can't be a Packers fan.  There are an endless number of bars to catch the Chicago Bears in action.  Here are three of the best options, which are not located far from our Chicago apartments. Kroll's South Loop: Kroll's is just a stone's throw from Soldier Field, so you're bound to … [Read more...]