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Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Downtown Chicago

Let’s put another year in the books and party, Chicago! December’s bite is in the air but there’s a fire in our bellies to partake in the revelry to end all revelries.

December 27, 2017

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Warm Up Date Night at these Romantic Bars in Downtown Chicago

Winter in Chicago can seem dreary, but there’s still romance in the air. When the temperature drops and the sun sets before you leave work for the day, there’s nothing better than warming up with your love.

December 15, 2017

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Our Favorite Bookstores in the Chicago Loop

Book lovers, unite! If you’re like us, then you’re excited about the fall and winter seasons because of the perfect, chilly weather that allows us to sit at home and read.

December 5, 2017

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Volunteer to Spread Holiday Cheer Around Chicago

The holiday season is quickly upon us, and that means festive cheer is in the air. Not just holiday decorations and Christmas carols, and certainly not just cold weather… no, when we think of this time of year, we always think of the love and joy abounding throughout the community.

December 4, 2017

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Best Candy and Sweet Shops in Chicago

When you think of Chicago, you may not immediately think “candy shoppes” right away, but you’d be mistaken. You’re in for a really tasty treat!

November 22, 2017

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The Best Pumpkin Spice Food & Drink in the Chicago Loop

When Fall rolls around, so too does the hunt for everything pumpkin spice. Restaurants, coffee shops, and even large commercial brands push to serve their best offerings of the seasonal treat.

November 13, 2017

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November Events in the Chicago Loop

There’s so much to be thankful for in November! Besides the cold weather and tummies full of anything and everything pumpkin spiced, we’re also thankful for our full social calendar.

November 3, 2017

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Fun Halloween Events in Downtown Chicago

Halloween isn’t just a day in Chicago: it’s a month-long celebration for both kids and adults alike. Festivities aren’t just limited to trick-or-treating, but also parades and parties. Here’s a list of the best Halloween events in downtown Chicago, both paid and free!

October 11, 2017

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Pumpkin Patches in the Chicago Area

A visit to a pumpkin patch is a great family-friendly weekend fall activity. Other than picking out pumpkins, both kids and adults alike can enjoy Fall activities including hayrides, petting zoos, and going through corn mazes.

October 9, 2017

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3 Themed Bars in Chicago

We wound up at a theme-bar a month ago and had so much fun that we thought there have to be others – and there are! So many that we needed to put a blog together listing the best, themed bars in the Chicago Loop.

September 11, 2017

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Meal Delivery Services in Chicago

Nothing beats kicking back and having your food delivered straight to your door! There are some great services here in the Loop – but which are the best? We tried a bunch and are reporting our findings back to you in our latest blog, the best grocery and meal kit deliveries in the Chicago Loop.

September 8, 2017

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3 Best Wine Bars in the Chicago Loop

Nothing beats a good wine bar; a great place to relax with friends or get to know someone a little bit better at. Chicago’s Loop is blessed with many amazing wine bars – but which are our favorites?

August 23, 2017

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The 6 Best Happy Hours in Streeterville

There is so much to do in Streeterville, the gateway to Navy Pier. Next time you’re in the area, make sure to stop at one of our favorite happy hour spots. 

August 5, 2017

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Seafood Spots Chicago

The Best Seafood Restaurants in River North

Have you been hankering for some good, fresh, tasty seafood? We have too so we thought we’d dedicate our latest blog to finding the best seafood restaurants here in River North.

July 28, 2017

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The Best Breweries in the Chicago Area

Chicago is a beer town and is becoming more and more so each year, with several small brewers setting up shop in the city.

July 17, 2017

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The Best Summer Events in Chicago

Summer’s about to come to a close, so if you haven’t yet, make your way to a pool or beach, or enjoy the last roundup of outdoor events, music festivals, or food and art fairs.

July 12, 2017

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The 7 Best Brunch Spots in River North

It’s easy to see why brunch is a weekend staple for every Chicagoan: alcohol and breakfast food make for an indulgent combination that most can’t resist. And although River North isn’t the first place that comes to mind when looking for brunch options, they actually have a good selection of places to grab brunch.

July 8, 2017

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The Best Spots for Tapas in Chicago

Tapas are defined as a variety of small Spanish dishes, either sweet or savory, that are served as a snack with drinks, or with other tapas as a meal. Tapas are an essential part of Spanish culture that has been brought to America, and has a huge market in the Windy City.

June 30, 2017

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The Best Burgers in Chicago

Chicagoans are known to be a meat-loving populace, which helps to explain the large number of steak and burger joints in town. At the same time, Chicagoans are also very passionate about good food, so there are only a number of places they trust to get their fix. 

June 25, 2017

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The Six Best Late Night Happy Hours in Chicago

Who says happy hour should only happen during awkward commuting hours? Some establishments have taken note that this is not the ideal, and instead offer their patrons some awesome late night deals. Here are a few of the best late night happy hours in Chicago.

June 16, 2017

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The Best New Restaurants in the Gold Coast

It seems that hotel restaurants have been making a comeback, for the Gold Coast at least. Offerings by celebrity chefs, French cooking techniques and a science-meets-art inspired menu make up this year’s best new restaurants on the Gold Coast.

June 14, 2017

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5 Coffee Roasters in Chicago You Must Try

Everyone loves their coffee, but a cup of freshly brewed coffee is in a ballpark of its own. Once you’ve taken that first sip of a freshly brewed cuppa joe, it’s impossible to settle for anything less.

May 24, 2017

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Where to Get Flowers in the Loop

Make mom feel like a queen and show her how much you mean to her whether you’re near or far away by getting her favorite flowers from trusted Chicago florists located at the heart of the city.

May 15, 2017

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Where to Go For Mother’s Day Brunch in Chicago

Moms always make everyone meals, so this year, why not treat her to a great one? Whether mom is craving Mexican, French, American or Italian, here is a list of the best places to take mom for Mother’s Day.

May 13, 2017

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7 Best Rooftop Bars in the Loop

Summer is coming, which means warm weather and Chicagoans leaving their favorite indoor bars for the city’s open air rooftop bars. When it comes down to it, basking in the sun while sipping on cocktails is one of the best ways to spend summer.

May 11, 2017

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Juice Bars in Streeterville and River North

Living in Chicago means constantly indulging in delicious food. Take a break every once in awhile with these juice bars in Streeterville and River North.

April 23, 2017

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Late Night Happy Hour in River North

With so much to do and see in Chicago, it’s hard to call it a night. And if you don’t want to, you don’t have to! Here are some top spots to go for late night happy hour in River North.

April 15, 2017

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Easter Brunch in Chicago

Easter in Chicago is a wonderful time of year, and there is no shortage of delicious brunch options and activities to celebrate the holiday. Here are some of our favorite picks in Chicago’s Loop!

April 12, 2017

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Tax Day Specials in Chicago

Every year, individual taxpayers must file their tax returns with the IRS by April 15th. But, this year, April 15th falls on a Saturday, and the following Monday, April 17th is the celebration of Emancipation Day. Thus, Tax Day is moved to April 18th this year, giving taxpayers 3 extra days to file their returns.

April 4, 2017

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Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Chicago

There are 170 restaurants in Chicago, IL that welcome dogs at outdoor tables. Here are a few of our favorite dog friendly restaurants in Chicago.

March 24, 2017

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Best Restaurants in River North

River North is a delightful neighborhood due north of it’s more well-known neighborhood (at least to tourists), the Loop. But Chicago’s downtown workforce (and after hours party monsters) know that River North is one of the best places to grab a bite, with some of the top restaurants in the city.

March 18, 2017

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The Essential Guide to Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago

The people of Chicago take St. Patrick’s Day very seriously, and there are so many ways that this Irish holiday brings the city to life. Here’s your essential guide to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago.

March 7, 2017

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St Patrick's Day Chicago

The Best Chicago Bars for St Patrick’s Day

One of the best parts of St. Patrick’s Day is the excuse to go out and celebrate. With that in mind, here are the best Chicago bars for St. Patrick’s Day.

March 6, 2017

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Valentine’s Day in Chicago

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but it’s not too late to make some fun plans! Here’s our guide for what to do on Valentine’s Day in Chicago.

February 5, 2017

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The Best Running Trails in Chicago

No matter the weather, runners in Chicago are hardy trainers that can’t stay away from the allure of outside training. Running on a treadmill just can’t compare! Depending on where you’re at in the city, there’s a perfect running path for you.

January 28, 2017

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The Best Lunch Specials in the Loop

Lunch in the Loop is an anticipated daily work activity, and it’s not just because everyone enjoys a good break! Instead, it’s because there are so many good food options to choose from in Chicago.

January 20, 2017

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pet stores in chicago

The Best Pet Stores in the Loop

It’s hard to walk down the street anywhere in Chicago without seeing an adorable dog on a leash. If you contribute to this happy setting with your own pooch, you’ll appreciate this list of pet stores in Chicago to refill on treats, toys, and other essentials.

January 11, 2017

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The Best New Restaurants in Chicago

A lot changes in Chicago each year, especially with regards to delicious restaurant options. Some can stand the test of time, while others make way for something newer and more exciting.

January 5, 2017

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organic grocery stores in chicago

Organic Grocery Stores in Chicago

Food is the cornerstone of a happy and healthy life and in a place like Chicago, choices are a given! If Jewel or a neighborhood convenience store are not your thing – fear not. There are plenty of organic grocery stores in Chicago.

December 27, 2016

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Volunteer Opportunities in Chicago

In the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it’s easy to forgot the real meaning of the holidays. Tis’ the season for giving back and we’ve rounded up some of the best volunteer opportunities in Chicago.

December 17, 2016

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Grab a Slice of Heaven in Streeterville

Everyone loves pizza, there’s no question about that. There’s just something amazing about a steaming, crispy crust that’s loaded with gooey layers of cheese and savory toppings.

December 12, 2016

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Where to See Holiday Lights in Chicago

Baby, it’s cold outside. But luckily, Chicago compensates by lots of fun things to do to take your mind off the temperature. One of the best parts of the holiday season are the holiday lights in Chicago.

December 5, 2016

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where to go ice skating in chicago

Ice Skating Rinks in Chicago

One of the best parts of the winter months is grabbing a pair of skates and gliding across an ice skating rink in Chicago. There are plenty of picturesque outdoor and climate-controlled indoor skating rinks to to choose from, depending on your preference.

November 27, 2016

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What to Do During Thanksgiving in Chicago

Besides visiting with family and gorging on decadent dishes and desserts, there’s a lot to do in Chicago over Thanksgiving weekend.

November 23, 2016

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Tree Lighting in Chicago

Unless you absolutely hate the cold, it’s hard not to get excited about the holiday season. Christmas is one of the most anticipated holidays each year, and there’s something in it for everyone – regardless of how young or old you are.

November 22, 2016

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A Local’s Guide to Navy Pier

Most Chicagoans wouldn’t touch Navy Pier with a ten foot pole, but we’re here to convince you otherwise.

November 7, 2016

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What to do for Halloween in Chicago

Celebrating Halloween in Chicago

Are you ready for Halloween in Chicago? It’s one of the best times of the year, since it’s not yet winter, and people get dressed up in whimsical costumes. Between parties and haunted houses, there’s a lot to do.

October 28, 2016

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Fall Events in Chicago

Summer may be the best time in Chicago, but the season of fall is a close second. This time of year marks a lot of annual cultural and architectural events that really define the city around them. Knowing that, here are the best fall events in Chicago.

October 15, 2016

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Chicago Healthy Living

Guide to Healthy Living in Chicago’s Loop

At Moment we believe that an active mind and a healthy body are the key to living a life full of adventure. We provide our residents with a variety of wellness programs and amenities to strengthen the mind, body, and spirit.

October 6, 2016

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Where to Grab Late Night Food in Streeterville

Do you get hungry late at night, or after a few drinks? Streeterville finds itself in the middle of a lot of late night entertainment and activities. Luckily, there’s no shortage of late night food in Streeterville.

October 2, 2016

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Brunch in Streeterville

Best Brunch Restaurants in Streeterville

If you’re the type of person who can’t get through the weekend without plans for brunch, then you’re in for a treat! We’ve put together a tasty list of all the best Streeterville brunch restaurants.

September 26, 2016

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Where to Go Shopping in Streeterville

If you love shopping, and you’re thinking of living in Streeterville – you’re definitely in the right place. This trendy Chicago neighborhood is a mecca for all the top brands, and everything you need in your daily life.

September 16, 2016

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Your Guide to Living in Lakeshore East, Chicago

Living in Lakeshore East is a dream. The neighborhood is in the heart of Chicago, but close to a number of parks so residents don’t feel too removed from nature.  Lakeshore East really has everything – great location and a lot of things to do and see to stay busy!

September 15, 2016

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Living in Gold Coast Chicago

Guide to Living in Gold Coast, Chicago

The Gold Coast neighborhood in Chicago is the type of place where everyone wants to live. Take a look at our guide to living in Gold Coast Chicago and you’ll see what we mean.

September 8, 2016

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Your Neighborhood Guide to River North, Chicago

River North Chicago is exactly where it sounds like it would be – to the north of the Chicago River, in downtown Chicago. It’s one of the closest neighborhoods to the Loop, but unlike the loop, it has a bustling nightlife. Where the Loop shuts down after work, River North is just getting started.

August 16, 2016

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Your Guide To Living In Streeterville

Is there any place more exciting to live in Chicago than Streeterville? There’s an endless roster of activities for both the resident, and the resident entertaining tourist friends and family. If you live in Streeterville, you’re at the heart of many of the attractions, entertainment, and shopping that makes Chicago so great.

August 9, 2016

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Finding Your Path in Streeterville.

It is often said that life is a journey, and as such, there are many paths to take during the days, weeks, and years of our lives. Some offer distractions, others diversions, and many can create joyful experiences that teach life-long lessons and bring us closer to those that we care most about.

Moment, a new luxury apartment residence that offers mindful rental living, hopes to be a stop along the path for many.

Property Manager Tracy Vegeler and Leasing Manager Erin Higgens guide a team of leasing consultants at Moment. Together, they realize the importance of attentiveness towards others, especially their residents. Each are eager to help you along whatever path you are traveling.

April 12, 2016

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