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 Rockford like?

Rockford is one of the larger cities in Illinois, with a population of about 150,000 people. Located in north-central Illinois, this town is about halfway between Chicago and Galena. It is also about an hour and a half west of downtown Chicago. Apartments in Rockford are plentiful, and with wonderful nearby cities to enjoy, this […]

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How diverse is Chicago?

If diversity is an important factor for you in choosing an apartment, Chicago will definitely be able to meet your needs. Chicago is well known for its diversity, a fact that is reflected in its many different neighborhoods. There are 26 ethnic groups in this city with a minimum of 25,000 people and at least […]

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What is Grant Park like?

If you are looking for an apartment to rent, Chicago has plenty to offer. If you are the type of person who enjoys events and gatherings, you may want to try and find a rental that has easy access to Grant Park. This area of the city will appeal to nature lovers and those who […]

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