Women’s History Month: Celebrating Iconic Women in History

From Malala Yousafzai to Harriet Tubman to Ruth Bader Ginsberg, the world’s history has been shaped by the fearless women who have made significant advances in racial equality, civil rights, women’s suffrage, environmental change, and beyond. March serves as Women’s History Month, honoring the leaders, activists, and role models—both past and present—who have risked their … Continued

Helpful Tips and Storage Hacks to Maximize Your Apartment Space

Since we’ve all been spending more time at home, you’ve likely invested in new items for your apartment. Perhaps you’ve built out a home gym during the lockdown, or you’ve expanded your home office during this extended work-from-home period. Upgrading your apartment can make sheltering-in-place a lot more productive and enjoyable. But with purchasing these … Continued

Tips for Upgrading Movie Nights in Your Apartment

When was the last time you went to the movies? Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, many movie theaters across the country remain closed out of an abundance of caution. Even in communities where theaters are open, not everyone feels comfortable going to see the latest film indoors with strangers during a pandemic. Still, it’s hard not … Continued

Bronzeville: A Vibrant Chicago Neighborhood Full of History

Bronzeville—Chicago’s flourishing multicultural epicenter—is known for its rich history, diverse community, and vibrant culture. Home to legendary musician Louis Armstrong, Pulitzer Prize-winner Gwendolyn Brooks, and infamous civil rights activist Ida B. Wells, Bronzeville is well known for its Victorian-era architecture, 19th-century mansions, monuments, libraries, galleries, and more. Bronzeville also boasts a diverse business community where … Continued

Celebrating African American History Month 2021

February marks the beginning of African American History Month, a time dedicated to celebrating the great contributions of African Americans over the course of U.S. history. This important month marks an opportunity to celebrate the incredible role African Americans have played in furthering arts, science, culture, and so much more in our nation. There are … Continued

Experience Hill Country Charm in Stone Oak, San Antonio

Stone Oak is a highly coveted neighborhood in north San Antonio, nestled along Texas’ famed Hill Country. It is bordered by U.S. 281 to the east and Loop 1604 to the south. Hollywood Park lies to the south, and Shavano Park is southwest of Stone Oak. Stone Oak offers residents the perfect balance of beautiful scenery, … Continued

Tips to Brighten Your Apartment This Winter

As we lose daylight, maximizing sunlight while in an apartment becomes very important for fighting the winter blues— especially with so many of us spending more time indoors due to COVID-19. While it’s easy for the cloudier winter days to get us down, there are plenty of easy ways to freshen up décor and make … Continued

Printers Row: An Oasis in Chicago’s Bustling South Loop

The historical Printers Row neighborhood in Chicago’s South Side is aptly named. Decades ago, printing businesses both large and small lined the streets of Printers Row. Beginning in the 1970s, many of these buildings were repurposed as residential lofts, though the most iconic buildings remain as part of the Printing House Row District, a national … Continued

Tips for Setting Up the Perfect Home Gym in Your Apartment

Exercise is more important than ever this year, as many of us are spending more time at home in front of the computer and less time outside commuting to and from work. Throughout 2020, cities and states have increasingly tightened restrictions surrounding gyms and fitness centers to limit the spread of COVID-19. While some residential … Continued

Tips for Reducing Your Apartment’s Heating Bill This Winter

All across the northern half of the United States, people are switching from AC to heating as winter approaches. Since the majority of us are spending more time than ever at home, it’s a top priority to stay warm, happy, and productive without running up the heating bill—especially for those working from home. After all, degree for degree, heating … Continued