Posts in category "Neighborhood Spotlight"

Guest Post: Family Living in the South Loop

Guest Post: Family Living in the South Loop
I know its been awhile since I’ve added a new installment to th Neighborhood Spotlight Series (busy summer), but today I am thrilled to welcome Sara Youngblood-Ochoa, the editor of the popular site Macaroni Kid Chicago Loop and the mother of one super cute little boy. When her son was born, Sara learned just how... Read more »

Guest Post: Family Living in Hyde Park

Guest Post: Family Living in Hyde Park
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Guest Post: Family Living in Lincoln Park (Part One)

One of Lincoln Park’s most famous residents. Hey, remember the Neighborhood Spotlight Series from last spring? It’s baaack! Just to review, so far we’ve covered: Albany Park, Avondale, Bucktown/Wicker Park, Logan Square and Oak Park/River Forest, Andersonville, and River North/River West. Today, I am thrilled to welcome Toni Hargis, an expat Brit, writer, wife and... Read more »
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Guest Post: Family Living in River West/River North

Jennifer Mullman’s husband and son enjoy the fantastic new Erie Park with views of the Willis Tower. Time for another installment in the Neighborhood Spotlight Series here on Wee Windy City! Please welcome Chicago mama Jennifer Mullman with her take on raising kids in the River West/River North neighborhood. Jennifer works full-time as the director... Read more »

Guest Post: Family Living in Andersonville

The Girls. (Photo courtesy of Jenna Karvunidis) Welcome to another installment in my Neighborhood Spotlight Series here on Wee Windy City! Today, fellow ChicagoNow blogger Jenna Karvunidis is here to tell us about raising kids in Andersonville. In case you are playing catch-up, we’ve already hit Albany Park, Avondale, Bucktown/Wicker Park, Logan Square and Oak... Read more »

Guest Post: Family Living in Oak Park/River Forest

Emily Paster’s son dancing to ’80′s music in Scoville Park. Another day, another neighborhood in my Neighborhood Spotlight Series here on Wee Windy City! If you are playing catch up, we’ve already covered Albany Park, Avondale, Bucktown/Wicker Park and Logan Square. I am excited to introduce you to today’s guest author Emily Paster. Emily teaches... Read more »
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Guest Post: Family Living in Logan Square

Centennial Monument in Logan Square Today I am pleased to welcome Jill Bishop with her take on raising a family in Logan Square. If you’ve missed the earlier installments in the Neighborhood Spotlight series here on Wee Windy City, you can catch up and read about life with kiddies in Albany Park, Avondale and Bucktown/Wicker... Read more »

Guest Post: Family Living in Avondale

I am excited to present another installment in my “Neighborhood Spotlight” series here on Wee Windy City. Regular readers might remember Shylo Bisnett’s recent guest post about raising a family in Albany Park. The next family-friendly neighborhood in the spotlight is Avondale. I am pleased to welcome guest author Kathleen Reynolds who lives in Avondale... Read more »

Guest Post: Family living in Albany Park

Chicago can seem like a very big place – but it is really just a big city composed of many small neighborhoods. In my opinion, the individual character of each neighborhood is one of the very best parts of living in Chicago. We are raising our kids in the Wicker Park neighborhood. While I know... Read more »
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