November 2017

Found 3 blog entries for November 2017.

'Tis the season to get your craft on! With the holiday season in full swing, you may be in need of some décor to spruce up your home. Make your holiday season festive with these clever holiday DIY ideas. It's the most wonderful time of year to go all out on decorations, and spend quality time with family and friends while doing it!

1. Wooden Ornaments

Sick of using the same store-bought ornaments year after year? Freshen up your Christmas tree with hand-painted wooden ornaments! Stop by your local craft store, grab a few wood slices, and embrace your inner-artist. Paint a simple design or word,  drill a hole, and string a ribbon through for hanging!

2. Glass Bottle Menorah

Start collecting empty glass bottles to create this simple

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If you're looking for a new place to own and don't want to dish out your life savings, you may want to look into a co-op. Co-op, short for "cooperative," is a unique way to obtain property. For an apartment in a co-op building, you are buying shares instead of buying the property itself. A co-op is owned and controlled by a group of individuals who have equal shares and occupancy rights to the housing. Buying a share gives you access into the shareholder group and the rights of the co-op corporation.

Co-ops can come in all shapes and sizes:

  • single family homes
  • townhouses
  • mid and high-rise apartment complexes
  • garden apartments
  • senior housing
  • and more!

Advantages

One of the biggest advantages of living in a co-op

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Chicago is a city full of transplants and transients. It’s a place that attracts individuals who want to better their career, live in a huge and gorgeous city, or pursue a degree at some of the best institutions this country has to offer. All of these efforts are exciting, but when it comes to holidays many of these go-getters are away from their families. Friends work together to create Friendsgiving dinners so no one has to feel lonely, but what else is there to do?

The reside360 team compiled a list of the top five things to do around Chicago on Thanksgiving. It may be different than what you’re used to, but it’s never too late to start a new tradition.

1) 40 Annual Turkey Trot Chicago 5K & 8K
Lincoln Park, Chicago
9:00 AM

Kick the morning

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