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Chicago Real Estate Local Market Update

Chicago Real Estate Local Market Update
How is the current Chicago real estate market? The Chicago Association of REALTORS just released its latest local market update. Below are the current stats and figures for nine of the hottest real estate markets in Chicago and city-wide figures. The most current figures are from August 2014. The figures cover the 6-month average change... Read more »

Chicago Realty Roundtable Aimed at Sustainable Economic Development

Chicago Realty Roundtable Aimed at Sustainable Economic Development
Last night I had the incredible opportunity to attend a wonderful panel discussion at the Union League Club of Chicago about the future of two incredibly important real estate ordinances featuring four of the most influential voices in the future of real estate development in Chicago. The discussion was moderated by David Kohn, the Executive... Read more »

2014 Windy City Smokeout Presale Tickets On Sale Today!

2014 Windy City Smokeout Presale Tickets On Sale Today!
Its almost time to bring out those cowboy boots and daisy dukes! Lettuce Entertain You‘s popular country music themed BBQ joint, Bub City, has begun selling pre-sale tickets today to its 2nd annual “Windy City Smokeout,” according to Bub City’s instagram account (@bubcity). The three day festival became a favorite of Chicagoans last summer after combining... Read more »
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Offdabone: Eats of the Week Vol.1 (2/24-3/2) Chicago and New York City

Offdabone: Eats of the Week Vol.1 (2/24-3/2) Chicago and New York City
Welcome to ”Offdabone: Eats of the Week” Vol. 1. Starting this week, I’ll be helping you get over your hump-day blues each and every Wednesday morning by sharing the best of the delicious offdabone food that I ate the past week. For this first edition, which covers (2/24-3/2), I’ll be taking you on an epic food... Read more »

Bird's Eye View of Chiberia: Instagram Pictures of Frozen Chicago Skyline from the Air

Bird's Eye View of Chiberia: Instagram Pictures of Frozen Chicago Skyline from the Air
Yesterday afternoon I was able to capture some cool shots on my iPhone of frozen Lake Michigan and the urban tundra of Chiberia from a Lufthansa Airlines Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet flying from Frankfurt, Germany to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Using various filters from the popular photosharing app, Instagram, I was about to construct a... Read more »

Clubbing at Lou Mitchell's

Clubbing at Lou Mitchell's
Lou Mitchell’s is a place that needs no introduction. It has been a long standing Chicago institution since 1923 having served everyone from truckers to presidents. Lou’s begins the infamous Route 66 and has become notorious worldwide as a “must see” destination in Chicago, so you must be asking yourself how is Lou’s Offdabone. It... Read more »
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Corey Crawford: F*ckin Eh! What a Victory Rally Speech!

Corey Crawford: F*ckin Eh! What a Victory Rally Speech!
F*ckin, Eh! Corey Crawford, the starting goaltender of the 2013 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, dropped multiple f-bombs on live television during today’s championship rally in Grant Park. After being edged out by teammate Patrick Kane for the Conn Smythe Trophy as MVP of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Crawford was visibility excited after receiving a... Read more »

Childhood lunchmeat gets a fresh look

Childhood lunchmeat gets a fresh look
  When I was told the other day that Au Cheval was the home of one of the top sandwiches in Chicago, I wasn’t surprised because of its spectacular reputation. When I heard that sandwich was a bologna sandwich, I was more than surprised. I mean, let’s get real for a minute. How can a... Read more »

A Hungry CHI Girl in LA: MARmiles Joins Off Da Bone

A Hungry CHI Girl in LA: MARmiles Joins Off Da Bone
Mayor Daily’s “Off Da Bone” food blog is proud to introduce its first featured female contributor, MARmiles. Mar is a Glenview native, UCLA grad, and current Santa Monica resident. As our West Coast contributor, Mar is a key piece Off Da Bone’s long-term quest to find the best finger food in America. Meet MARmiles: As a avid restaurant... Read more »
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Off Da Bone The Search For The Best Lunch In The Loop: Saucy Porka

Off Da Bone The Search For The Best Lunch In The Loop: Saucy Porka
You may not be shocked to learn that a series of random and highly unusual events yesterday combined to lead me to perhaps the single best taco I’ve ever eaten. You will be surprised, however, when you learn that I found this particular taco at an Asian Bao restaurant in the Loop. Quite frankly, the Miso Beef Short Rib Bao Taco at Saucy Porka... Read more »
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