With big box retailer Target assessing leaving the city's South Side, local residents and elected officials aren't letting go without a fight. Read more in Block Club Chicago.
Voters in Evanston have approved an increase to the real estate transfer tax on homes which sell for $1.5 million or more. Crain's Chicago Business reports that roughly 17,000 voted in favor of the measure, versus nearly 15,000 against it, according to data from Cook County. Read more in Crain's on what this means for buyers and sellers in Evanston.
We are two weeks to Thanksgiving, then right into the rest of the holiday season. Houselogic.com has created a "Cleaning Your House for Guests: A Checklist" which helps you plan week by week which household items to tend to as you prepare for hosting holiday guests. Best off, the list is in printable-format, which makes planning that much easier to follow.
Survey says... More U.S. adults and kids are doing yoga, meditating... A government survey conducted last year found 14 percent of adults had recently done yoga, that's more than surveys past. Learn more about these trends, and the benefits, in this NBC News article online.
Luxury at The Legacy at Millennium Park: Urban featured home of the week --- Nothing says fantastic in the heart of the city quite like this listing at coveted 60 E. Monroe, Unit 2302. The ultimate living experience, see for yourself our listing information and video tour here.