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Despite a condo boom Rogers Park retail lags. Is change on the way?

Despite a condo boom Rogers Park retail lags. Is change on the way?

Alpana Singh is a star of Chicago's fine dining scene, with a string of accomplishments including a TV show, an upcoming book and the distinction of b [...]
Monday, Monday

Monday, Monday

Monday, Monday. Let's take a go around the Yo. Old Town Triangle: The workman's dilemma West Loop: Feud in Fulton Market stopped with threat of zo [...]
North Shore new home drive-bys

North Shore new home drive-bys

Yo was out on the shore yesterday for a morning of drive-by shootings, on the way home from a cheap-cigarette run to Highland Park. Lake County [...]

Sunday, Sunday, the little bastards fun day

Sunday morning coming down - from the Saint Paddy's day after-parties. Get far away from anything Irish. Tote the wee ones to the Oak Lawn Public Lib [...]
Friday night gallery-hopping

Friday night gallery-hopping

Buckle up. Tonight we're headed to Yo Chicago's neighborhood photo galleries for Bronzeville, Logan Square and South Loop (samples below). Bronzev [...]
The smallest coolest apartment in Chicago?

The smallest coolest apartment in Chicago?

Marc C. from Chicago is one of several renters who have entered Apartment Therapy's smallest coolest apartment contest. His entry photos show he might [...]

In Chicago's kitchens, is stainless steel the next avocado green?

It's not often that one can glean insight into new housing trends by watching a sitcom. I caught a re-run of Everybody Loves Raymond, wherein Ray's pa [...]

Kendall Will Boone Grundy

Chicagoland suburbs snagged 4 of the top 80 positions on a list of the nation's 100 fastest-growing counties. Kendall County ranked third, with popul [...]

Friday, Friday is why-oh-why-oh-why day

Why don't bricks spawn salmon? Tell me why oh why? The question for Saint Patrick's day ... In a city that's nearly one-third Hispanic, why do so man [...]

What can you get in Chicago resales for $200K?

Two hundred grand will land you a 600-square-foot condo in the Loop at 800 S Wells St. In Rogers Park, the same amount gets you a two-bedroom at 1415 [...]

The good, the bad and the ugly of Chicago apartment hunting

Our friend Jessica is in the midst of searching for apartments. She found the apartment she's moving out of on Craigslist posted by two guys looking f [...]
Chicagoland rentals for around $2,500

Chicagoland rentals for around $2,500

What can rent of $2,500 to $3,000 get you in Chicagoland? At the Park Evanston, an 1,100-square-foot two-bedroom unit is about $2,500. For one dol [...]
No parking means no parking

No parking means no parking

Maybe next time you'll think twice before parking in a construction zone. These frustrated workers decided to take matters into their own hands [...]
Thursday, Thursday, it could be worse day

Thursday, Thursday, it could be worse day

It's been a helluva week. The IRS seized the contents of your safety deposit box — there go the bearer bonds — and foreclosed the lien [...]

Is Chicago's condo craze giving way to the age of the rental?

Is Chicago's hyperactive condo conversion market finally taking a chill pill? Compiling a little guide to current conversion projects we notice that T [...]

We Like to Watch: Chicago Loft Virtual Tour

Owner Bernard Brault offers this increasingly intimate virtual tour of a compeltely remodeled 1,450-square-foot Lake View Loft. Beats the pants off th [...]
Breakfast nook means tight dining in Chicago rentals

Breakfast nook means tight dining in Chicago rentals

A breakfast nook: what might be the dining room of a studio, but minus the "room." Our friend Ben let us in his Lake View studio's kitchen to show us [...]
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