How to Clean for the Holidays

Over time, dust and light debris may accumulate in your living space, dulling an otherwise impressive space. Often, it only takes a simple cleaning exercise to take your apartments interior appeal to the next level.  Reinvent your living space ahead of the upcoming holidays with these easy cleaning tips.  Plan Your Cleaning Start by evaluating…

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Friendsgiving Party Ideas

Friendsgiving has its own aura of sophistication and charm. Compared to Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving affords you much more freedom on the choice of gifts and food, which means you don’t have to do turkey. This year’s Friendsgiving eve is already beckoning; here are some Friendsgiving party ideas to take your experience to the next level.  Get Casual With the Décor  Ditch all the…

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Annual Chicago Events

When the weather turns cold in Chicago, it can only mean that the holidays are here again, and from mid-November until the New Year, there’s a great range of displays, markets, parades and shows to be enjoyed in America’s second city. Here are just two that are not to be missed. The Magnificent Mile Lights…

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Non-Traditional Pumpkin Decor/Craving Ideas

In the fall season, beautifully decorated pumpkins are always appreciated in our Chicago apartments. This Halloween season, why not try a more non-traditional approach to your pumpkin carving tricks? The following ideas are surprisingly easy to accomplish once you have the right tools and technique down. Create a Catty Pumpkin If you want to make a…

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Chicago Marathon

Founded in 1977, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is the height of attainment for both everyday runners and seasoned athletes. This year, the marathon has been slated for October 7, giving numerous runners a chance to achieve their dream. As a community member of Presidential Towers, you will not have to worry about scrambling…

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National Homemade Cookies Day

Do homemade cookies automatically put a smile on your face? Maybe it is the memory of being irresistibly drawn into the kitchen by the aroma of cinnamon, buttery goodness. Perhaps you recall biting into a just-out-of-the-oven, heavenly confection filled with melting chocolate chips, toasted pecans and sugar. Whatever you love about cookies, National Homemade Cookies Day is the…

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Apple Pie Recipes

If you're one of those who joyfully anticipate their first bite of freshly baked apple pie once the fruit begins to ripen in the fall, you're in luck—harvest time is here, and kitchens all over the country are filled with the aroma of apple pies baking in the oven. However, the same apple pie recipes get old after…

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Apple Picking Around Chicago, Illinois

Fall is the time of year to enjoy a new variation on your favorite foods. A particular favorite for the fall season is fresh apples. When you live in our Chicago apartments, you have an opportunity to pick your own apples at a variety of orchards that open their doors over the Labor Day holiday weekend.…

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Labor Day Weekend Events

Labor Day has come to represent the official end of summer. While there are certainly plenty of toasty days ahead of us, this is the weekend when people really get out and enjoy the beauty of the area surrounding our Chicago apartments. If you're looking for something fun to do this Labor Day weekend, here are a…

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Last-Minute Trips Before Summer Ends

Suddenly, the summer months are coming to a close, and it's almost time for the regular routine to start again. However, that doesn't mean that you can't squeeze every last drop of fun from your summer. Here are a few great road trip suggestions that are close to our Chicago apartments. Geneva: Just an Hour From…

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