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Real Estate Is Local Within Local - 12/28/10 04:03 PM
Gary Woltal makes a good point in his article Real Estate Is Local Within Local. Enlisting the services of a real estate professional is the best way to find accurate information about home values and sales trends in your area. If you or someone you know is planning on buying or selling a Chicago home or condo please call me at 312-725-4498. Via Gary Woltal - Assoc. Broker REALTOR® SFR Dallas Ft. Worth (Keller Williams Realty): In traveling talking to folks around the country over the holidays you do learn so much that perception of real estate values is often NOT reality at (7 comments)
Chicago is divided into 50 legislative districts, referred to as Wards. Most residents of The South Loop, The West Loop and Near West Side and the Near South Side reside in the 2nd Ward. The Shedd Aquarium is offering Special 2nd Ward Days on Sunday, December 12th and on Sunday, January 2, 2011. On these 2 Sundays, residents of the 2nd Ward will receive: Special Admission pricing: Buy One, Get One Free All-Access Pass** -or-50% off a Single All-Access Pass** A 10% discount on all food (2 comments)
One of Chicago's most popular annual yuletide attractions is the Christkindlmarket. This block long German "village" is nestled under the large Christmas tree at Daley Plaza. Seasonal music and the smell of traditional German foods slow down the most hurried passers-by and warm any traces of bah-humbug out of everyone.
Shoppers stop to watch the village being set up
A Chicago tradition since 1995, the market offers a variety of foods, unique gifts and toys from over 50 vendors. Hats, scarves, mittens, jewelry, tree ornaments, and wooden gifts (7 comments)
Experience a 19th century Christmas on historic Prairie Avenue and learn how the celebration of Christmas, as we know it today, began. Special 90-minute docent led tours are offered this Saturday and Sunday, December 11-12 at the Glessner House and Clarke House Museums. Each museum has been transformed for the holiday season. The Clarke House is decorated in the style of the 1830's and 1840's, and the Glessner House in the style of the late 19th century. These special tours are this Saturday and Sunday only at 5:30, (2 comments)
Chicago's Winter Parking Ban Goes Into Effect Tonight - 12/01/10 12:03 AM
It's time for the annual Winter Parking Ban, from December 1st to April 1st. Cars parked along specifically marked streets, mostly major arteries, are subject to towing and fines if they are left overnight, between the hours of 3am and 7am. Parking along restricted streets can result in towing fees which begin at $150, a $50 ticket and daily storage fees of $10 that increase over time. There are actually 2 winter parking bans. The Winter Parking Ban is in effect nightly whether there is snow or not. In addition, there is another ban for when there are 2 inches (3 comments)
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