One of the best things about Chicago’s housing market is the range of options at virtually any price point. While the city certainly has no shortage of luxury homes, buyers don’t need to flex a big budget to afford brand new construction, a view of Lake Michigan, or the always-coveted backyard and two-car garage.
If you’re from Chicago, you know Dinkel’s Bakery. Located on Lincoln Ave in the Lakeview neighborhood, Dinkel’s has been around for many generations doing what they do best, treating their community to deliciousness. You may know them for their famous Stollen, decadent donuts, incredible breakfast sandwiches, or cakes. If you’re wondering, they’ve got plenty more mouth-watering menu items.
Lakeview is a quintessential Chicago neighborhood. With tree-lined residential streets and a wide range of homes waving the “W” flag, it’s a vibrant community with a palpable energy.
Residents can often be found talking to neighbors on their front porches, dining at neighborhood staples, shopping from local vendors at the farmers market, or joining in the fun of street festivals. Several business districts call Lakeview home, offering everything from small-owned shops to big name retailers.
Sam Cusentino was born to sell Chicago real estate, literally. As a Chicago native, born and raised in Lincoln Park, Sam is equipped with the unbeatable local knowledge needed to guide his clients into the home of their dreams. Pair that with 10 years experience in customer service and management for a match made in Chicago real estate heaven.
Sam’s revealing how he likes to live local– sharing his favorite tacos in the city, the organization at which he rescued his beloved pup, how growing up in Chicago has shaped his career, and much more in this weeks Agent Spotlight.
Brunch so hard mimosas wanna find you? You’re in the right place.
Lakeview happens to be one of my favorite places to brunch.
From Southport corridor to Lake Shore Drive, here are six hot spots for the most important meal of the day. Continue reading
Every Chicagoan knows that there are only three places to watch baseball: at Wrigley Field, at Guaranteed Rate Stadium or at your favorite neighborhood sports bar alongside fellow fans.
When you live in Lakeview you have plenty of choices, whether you want to relax at your favorite neighborhood pub during the next away game or raise a glass of your favorite Goose Island brew to a W after your next afternoon at the friendly confines.
These neighborhood spots also happen to be perfect for visitors who want to complete their Cubs experience with a pint of 312 or a post-game pulled pork sandwich. Continue reading
According to Yelp, there are 3,198 gyms in Chicago.
That’s a lot of sweaty laundry.
Tell your washing machine not to fear. With our short-but-sweet list of boutique studios (plus one bonus suggestion if simplicity is more your thing!), you’ll never need to leave Lakeview for a kick-butt workout. Continue reading
Snap out of your date night rut by trying something new with your significant other.
If you live in Lakeview, you won’t need to travel far to impress him or her with your unexpected escape skills or enthusiasm for fine wines.
Regardless of the activity, you’re doing it together, so that’s what counts. Continue reading
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