Posts tagged "Suburbs"

First impressions of the suburbs

First impressions of the suburbs
We received the keys to our new home at about 2:55 p.m. yesterday and raced to our dream house to greet the movers that were waiting for us with all of our possessions on a truck. Within the first hour I met two of our neighbors and had more in common with them then the... Read more »

Chicago, you've forced us to move to the suburbs

Chicago, you've forced us to move to the suburbs
Dear Chicago, In 1999, months after graduating college, my boyfriend drove a U-Haul truck from Indiana to move into a small studio on Wrightwood in bustling Lincoln Park.  A few months later, my parents helped me move my few things into an even smaller studio on Sheridan and Wellington and our life together began.  We... Read more »

No, I'm Not Moving to the Suburbs

No, I'm Not Moving to the Suburbs
Sadly, I am continually saying goodbye to my Chicago mom friends as they move to the suburbs.  I understand their dreams of sprawling yards and endless storage, but I cannot leave this amazing city that has so much to offer to families.  I keep in the know by refering to “Time Out Chicago Kids”, a... Read more »
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