The summer months in Chicago are some of the greatest anywhere.  Our city bustles with activity as urban dwellers and tourists alike take to the lakefront, sidewalk cafes and parks.  South Side, North Side and every neighborhood in between, come alive with people, activities, and celebration.

That’s why we’re excited to provide you with this year’s “Chicago Home Partner City Neighborhood Festival Schedule”. For many of you long-time residents, the Chicago street festival season has become a timeless tradition.  For those of you newer to Chicago, it’s time to get out and experience everything the city has to offer.  Either way, these are an awesome way to get out and take part in some of our favorite events.

All of these festivals offer something unique and special.  Great food, excellent music, and neighborhood flavor await you every weekend until the leaves begin to change!  Whether you’re into local art or local cuisine, we’ve got you covered every step of the way.

So do yourself a favor and place this schedule somewhere to remind you that there’s always something to do in Chicago.  Just simply click the image below to download your copy, and if you ever need a personal recommendation – you know who to call.  Hope to see you out there this summer!

Amanda, Tiffany, Ressie, Jared and Georgianne

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We think that we’ve seen the last of the Chicago snowstorms, so it’s time we all look forward to during warmer midwestern months.

Each summer the Chicago area plays host to an amazing number of farmers markets.  These markets bring in the best locally grown fruits, vegetables and other wonderful foods from farmers around the Chicago area.  Almost every neighborhood has one, so you can most likely find one not too far from home.

As part of my ongoing commitment to serve as your Chicago source of information I’ve compiled an updated list of local markets downloadable here.  This list includes market locations, hours and days of operation.   Most of these start up the first week of June.

Since we’re all trying to do our part for the environment, here are some other reasons to shop at your local farmers market:

  • Non-local produce travels an average of 1500 miles, compared to 56 miles for local.
  • Broccoli travels an average 1,800 miles, but probably grown within 20 miles of Chicago.
  • About 40% of our fruit is produced overseas.
  • There is no/little packaging or refrigeration needed at Farmers Markets.
  • At supermarkets, $.035 cents of each dollar actually goes to the farmer compared to $.80 – $.90 at Farmers Markets.

Join me in doing the right thing for our planet, (and your appetite!), by heading out to one of these great local markets this summer!

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Need More GOT? Find Refuge In This Castle!

May 13, 2019

2326 West Giddings Street #302, CHICAGO, IL 60625 (MLS # 10342747) Property Specifics: 3 Bedroom – 2 Bath Additional Information: 2326 West Giddings #302 Detail Page Neighborhood: Lincoln Square Property Virtual Tour: 2326 West Giddings #302 Virtual Tour Note: The below entry has been provided by the seller of the property. House of Giddings, from […]

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2019 Chicago Home Partner March Madness

March 11, 2019

What does March mean to you? March is always a great month for us.  It means longer days, the heat of the Spring Real Estate Market, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and for many of us… the anticipation of March Madness! This year marks the 11th year hosting our Chicago Home Partner March Madness Pool!  We […]

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2019 Chicago Real Estate Forecast & 2018 Year in Review

February 23, 2019

As Chicago real estate market experts, we take immense pride in releasing our 8th annual “Chicago Real Estate Roundup”, where we discuss the year in review and explain our predictions for the year to come. Our predictions for 2018 and results are listed below. Our 2018 predictions were spot on with the exception of “seller […]

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15th Annual Lurie Children’s Hospital Toy Drive – Chicago Home Partner

December 12, 2018

It’s that time of year again… people are full of cheer, the streets are glistening with festive lights and we are – for a short time – eager for the arrival of snow!  Yes, the holidays are officially among us. For the past 15 years, we at Chicago Home Partner have celebrated the holidays through […]

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Your 2018 Chicago Holiday Bucket List

November 30, 2018

Winter is here, and the holidays are right around the corner. The lights, the people and the energy really makes me love living in the city…  However, I know that the month of December often slips away with all the office parties, holiday dinners, and the never-ending consumerism. That’s why this month, I’m providing you […]

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The 12th Annual Chicago Home Partner Pumpkin Carving Contest

October 16, 2018

As the temperatures begin to tumble like the leaves outside, it’s time to begin thinking about winter, the holidays and most importantly HALLOWEEN! This is one of our favorite holidays here at Chicago Home Partner, and we are pleased to announce that this month will mark the 12th Annual Chicago Home Partner Pumpkin Carving Contest.  This is […]

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Top Autumn Farm Fun Near Chicago – Chicago Home Partner

October 3, 2018

Well, it’s about that time… darker mornings, earlier sunsets, shorter days and yes, the unpredictable temperatures of autumn in the Midwest! If you’re like me, you’re trying to squeeze as much outdoor time out of these months as possible. We all know that Mother Nature can toy with our emotions this time of year – […]

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3927 N. Greenview, #4S Chicago, IL 60613 (MLS # 09991816)

September 7, 2018

3927 N. Greenview, #4S Chicago, IL 60613 (MLS # 09991816) Property Specifics: 3 Bedroom – 2 Bath Additional Information: 3927 North Greenview Avenue detail Page Neighborhood: Lakeview / Southport Corridor Property Virtual Tour: 3927 North Greenview Avenue Virtual Tour Note: The below entry has been provided by the seller of the property. Anytime we returned to our […]

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