Topic: Chicago Metro

Running in Chicago – The City’s Best Trails

August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chicago is the home of many miles of running paths and trails, making it the perfect city for runners of every level of experience. Trails Lakefront Trail:  18 miles long Runs from the north end of Hollywood Avenue to the south end of 71st Street Weaves alongside Lake Michigan As it cuts through popular financial […]

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Running in Chicago - Exercising with Others

Running in Chicago – Exercising with Others

July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chicago also offers a slew of activities geared toward making running in the city a social experience. Running Clubs: [1] Every week, dozens of groups meet to run together   CARA (Chicago Area Runners Association): 30 years-old Over 9,000 members Tons of training and running opportunities Universal Sole: Monday night meetings Group convenes at the Universal […]

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Ways Chicago is Going Green

December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

In addition to our Three Cities that Are Going Green post, we’re giving you the Chicago information on its own. Enjoy!   Chicago, Illinois Chicago has been effectively going green since the election of mayor Richard M. Daley in 1989. [2]   Attractions: [1] The windy city houses environmentally-conscious conservatories, museums, planetariums, galleries, zoos, and […]

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What is The Magnificent Mile like?

If you are looking at apartments for rent in Chicago in the heart of downtown, you may want to look near the area that has been termed "The Magnificent Mile." Located on North Michigan Avenue, this popular spot has some of the best shopping in the city, and plenty of other things to do as […]

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What is Oak Park like?

If you are looking to live in the area around Chicago, rental apartments can be found just west of the city in Oak Park. This charming village has a wide range of choices when it comes to rental property. You can find everything from a studio apartment over one of the stores in downtown Oak […]

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