Nov 21

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Check Out These Super-Cheap Two-Flats in East Garfield Park

Launch gallery Newer homes along Washington Boulevard near California Avenue. The area's lost density is gradually being recovered.

...with a dozen purchases. They are now looking to liquefy a pair of buildings at 109 S. California Avenue and 2609 W. Jackson Boulevard to free up money for other projects. Pinea paid $23...

...are now looking to liquefy a pair of buildings at 109 S. California Avenue and 2609 W. Jackson Boulevard to free up money for other projects. Pinea paid $23,350 and $88,000, respectively...

...90s. Way better. They put a park in right down the street (Park 574, at Jackson and Rockwell), new housing, a new grocery store (the very large Pete’s Fresh Market at Western...

  • Both properties above are contingent and a three flat at 3344 Fulton listed at 275k is under contract for $250. Looks like I was wrong. Lift off time was 2 months ago. Everything just East of the Conservatory below 200k is gone.

  • Chitown7, 3344 W. Fulton was recently listed for 46k, and there are plenty of under 200k. 2730 W. Wilcox was just listed for 58K, and 2942 W. Wilcox is listed for 39K, .I could go on and on.

    Are you trying to sell one of your properties and are hopeful...

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    Chitown7, 3344 W. Fulton was recently listed for 46k, and there are plenty of under 200k. 2730 W. Wilcox was just listed for 58K, and 2942 W. Wilcox is listed for 39K, .I could go on and on.

    Are you trying to sell one of your properties and are hopeful that it will sell for a high price, or perhaps you are a realtor in the area trying to drum up business.

    A lot of the buyers in this area are speculators hoping to make a quick buck and have no stake or interest in the community.

    These speculators who flip are detriment to the area. They artificially drive up the prices and create a pyramid type scenario. I saw dozens of investors abandon their property a few years back after they realized it wasn't worth it. They had no ties in the community so they had no problems neglecting their property.

5 hours ago

Parking Garages in Chicago, Evanston Hit by Data Breach

500 W Monroe, 9/29/2014 - 10/29/2014

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55 East Monroe, 9/29/2014 - 10/29/2014

1460 N. Halsted (BlackHawk), 9/29/2014 - 10/29/2014

10 E. Ontario, 9/29/2014 - 10/29/2014

120 North LaSalle, 10/6/2014 - 10/29/2014

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Shop ‘Black’ this Black Friday

Boutique owner Andrea White agrees and said that instead of going to Macy’s or other similar department stores, give her a chance. A’nies Accents, 1237 S. Michigan Ave., is 2 years old and she said it isn’t unusual for customers who live in the area to just come in to chat.

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...the chance to meet her and the team. She will be at Divas-N-Dogs, 7142 S Exchange Ave. Hot chocolate will be passed out...

Eric Williams, owner of The Silver Room, 1442 N. Milwaukee Ave., said people need to start supporting the small, independent businesses again.

The fashion designer sells her creations out of her shop, 17 East Pearson Street. The motivation behind creating Maryam Garba Fashion came from personal experiences. After graduating college and...

-Kilimanjaro International—African shop, jewelry, art, and candles,  1305 E. 53rd St.

-Waxy Desires—customized scented candles, 500 W. Cermak

-Brims and Accessories– specializes in designer hats and handbags, and sells jewelry, 1631 E. 87th St.

-Kiwi’s Boutique–1015 S. Western Ave.

-Angel Minaro Spa–2150 S. Canalport, 3C-14

  • EVanek South Shore Irish

    The point of business is to make money. Chicago is full of ethnic neighborhoods. The one's that prosper most appeal not only to locals, but to people from other neighborhoods as well. Black and white, brown, yellow and red - they can all make green together.

  • You're confusing the issue. That's not what they're talking about.

7 hours ago

Car Crashes Into Lake Michigan at Lake Shore Drive

The accident happened around 3 p.m. near Lake Shore Drive and Balbo Avenue, according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.

7 hours ago

Driver pulled from vehicle after driving into Lake Michigan

The Chicago Fire Department has rescued a man from Lake Michigan after a driver apparently veered off Lake Shore Drive near Balbo and into the water.

7 hours ago

Police respond to crash at Balbo Avenue and Lake Michigan near Grant Park

A vehicle reportedly went into Lake Michigan after a crash near Balbo Avenue and Lake Shore Drive.

9 hours ago

Wal-Mart protest in West Loop draws 125 picketers

The rally in freezing temperatures at the Wal-Mart at 570 W. Monroe St. was among many similar protests planned nationwide. It's at least the third-straight year such Wal-Mart protests have been held on Black Friday.

10 hours ago

Chicago Is The Focus For Thodos Dance's Saturday Show At Auditorium Theatre

The Thodos Dance Chicago “Made in Chicago” dance series begins at 7:30 pm on Saturday, Nov. 29 at the Auditorium Theatre (50 E Congress Pkwy). Tickets are $27 - $67.

12 hours ago

'Rubyfruit' Author Rita Mae Brown in Chicago Dec. 9

Meet Rita Mae Brown in Chicago Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 at the Chicago Public Library, 400 S. State Street, at 6 p.m. Find out more here: chipublib.bibliocommons.com/events mae brown/event/54529fba3d26ba7c6700e3c6 .

16 hours ago

Rentals to Condos A Positive Trend for Sloop Real Estate Market?

FruVe xPress Juicery Opens at 1130 S. Wabash

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1555 S. Wabash - Photo from CoStar Group Inc. In case you missed this real estate story, this article in Chicago Real Estate Daily points out a positive trend in South Loop real estate:

1640 North Damen apartments, 1640 N Damen Ave, Wicker Park

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Check Out These Black Friday Tech Deals

Shoppers at the Microsoft store in North Bridge Mall, 520 S. Michigan Avenue

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Microsoft stores are located in Schaumburg at the Woodfield Mall, 5 Woodfield Mall, in Oakbrook at the Oakbrook Center, 49 Oakbrook Center and in Chicago on Michigan Avenue, 520 N. Michigan Avenue.

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