Go Green With This All-Purpose Cleaner

Here is a recipe for a great "green" all-purpose cleaner that will help you clean and maintain your Chicago apartment.  Source: PopSugar

When the time comes to clean your West77 Apartment, you do not want to use cleaners that are full of harmful chemicals. Why not go green with a natural all-purpose cleaner? The following cleaning tips will help you make a cleaner that is healthy for your apartment and the environment. Ingredients: 1/2 Cup Vinegar 1 Tablespoon Hydrogen Peroxide 1 … [Read more...]

Get Wild with the Warmer Weather at Lincoln Park Zoo

There's something for everyone to appreciate and enjoy at the Lincoln Park Zoo.  Source: Facebook

A trip to the zoo is always a memorable occasion filled with both enjoyment and education, so our proximity to Lincoln Park Zoo is something we are very lucky to enjoy here at West 77. Lincoln Park Zoo was founded in 1868, which means it is one of the oldest zoos in North America, and it also provides free admission, which is a great boon to ensuring … [Read more...]

Try These Routines in Our Fitness Center

Here are some exercise tips to help you hit your 2015 fitness goals here at your Chicago apartments.  Source: FreeDigitalPhotos

Are you working hard to get and to stay fit? These exercise tips will help you see how far you've come, and keep you moving forward. 1. Go back to the basics There is no substitute for the basic exercises no matter your fitness level. Lunges, push-ups and squats, for example, will help you to get the mechanics right and prepare you for more difficult … [Read more...]

Explore Your City With a Food Planet Food Tour

There are plenty of different food tours that offer that chance to experience each of the many culinary marvels that Chicago has to offer you.     Source: Facebook

Chicago is a culinary destination for foodies from across the country. And many visitors and locals take advantage of excellent Chicago food tours to learn more about the cuisine. Gold Coast & Old Town This food tour includes a cultural walking tour accompanied by a food tasting. Visit a range of restaurants from Lou Malnati's deep dish, to the … [Read more...]

Enjoy Warm Weather & Great Food With This Grill Recipe

Here is a recipe for some tasty Barbecued Lime Shrimp and Corn that you'll want to grill-up on the roof top grill.  Source: MyRecipes

Fire up the grill this summer and try out some new grill recipes like this Barbecued Lime Shrimp and Corn recipe. With a simple prep and no clean up, this recipe is easy, fun and delicious! The preparation begins in your kitchen. First, combine nine ingredients in a sealed zip lock plastic bag to make the lime spice mixture: 1/4 c fresh orange juice, … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss Chicago Native Charles Ray’s Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago's Charles Ray Sculpture exhibit is one of the many reasons to see what the Art Institute has to offer you this summer.  Source: Art Institute of Chicago

The Charles Ray Sculpture exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago simply can't be missed. This exhibit, which runs through October 4th, 2015, is the first major exhibition devoted entirely to the Chicago-born sculptor. The exhibit includes 19 of Ray's works created between 1997 and 2014. There are six of Ray's works -- including the four new pieces Huck … [Read more...]

Enjoy Tasty and Healthy Food at Karyn’s Cooked

Karyn's Cooked (and Karyn's Raw, respectively) boasts some of the tastiest and healthiest meals found around your Chicago apartments.  Source: Facebook

Are you a resident of our West 77 apartments in Chicago? If yes, then you are only few miles away from amazing and various restaurants that offer the best vegan and non-vegan diet. For those who are health conscious or fond of eating light, Chicago offers Karyn's Cooked. Vegan diets are increasingly preferred around the world, including in the U.S., due … [Read more...]

More Tips to Help You Go Green At Your Chicago Apartments

Here are some terrific tips to help you go green here at your Chicago apartments.  Source: morgueFile

You have already read a little about green living tips, previously, in our blog. We addressed how to go green and save money at the same time with lighting, water heaters and reusing water. Now it is time to think about expanding other helpful tips. 3 more green living tips: Trade for new stuff. Trade with friends, family or neighbors for clothing, … [Read more...]

Shop ’til You Drop at 900 North Michigan Shops

900 North Michigan Shops is a terrific shopping hot spot found near your Chicago apartments.  Source: Facebook

When you're in the mood for some serious shopping, there's no better place to go than 900 North Michigan Shops. The specialty stores, events and customer perks turn a trip to this shopping hot spot from everyday to an extravaganza. The mall boasts unique features including a health club, two art galleries and specialty food shops. Frequent shoppers can … [Read more...]

Your Pooch Will Love a Trip to the Ohio Street Dog Park

The Ohio Street Dog Park is a great place to take your pooch when they're in need of exercise or socialization.  Source: morgueFile

Just because you live in the city doesn't mean you can't keep a healthy and happy dog. Just take them out on a regular basis to the Ohio Street Dog Park located on West Ohio Street for some walking, running, socializing, and dog-type adventures! Open twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week, the Ohio Street Dog Park is open to dogs of all sizes and … [Read more...]