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...]

3 Free Things to Do in Chicago this Fall

3 Free Things to Do in Chicago this Fall

Whether you already live in or around the Chicago area or are in town considering a move, there are always plenty of fun no cost things to do and see. After touring your new apartment home at West 77, spend the rest of your day checking out these free things to do in Chicago. Drop by and spend a couple hours touring the City Gallery at the Historic Water … [Read more...]

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

diet and exercise tips

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...]