How to Get Involved in Your Chicago Community

The sense that you belong to and are part of a community is comforting to feel. Unfortunately, attaining that sense of belonging is not always easy. If you’ve recently moved to a new city or experienced a major change, like the end of a long relationship or the transition from university to the working world, feeling that sense of belonging will take some effort. If Chicago is the place you call home at present, here are some tips that can help you feel you belong. Many of them can be applied to life in other parts of the country.
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By |February 20th, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments

Austin’s Best Doughnut Shops

The City of Weird is home to an outsized number of high-quality breweries, restaurants, coffee shops, and doughnut vendors. If doughnuts drive you crazy and not just because of their sugar content, Austin is a great place to live. If you’re fairly new to Austin or the Austin doughnut circuit, here’s a list of residents’ favorite doughnut shops to guide you on your quest to find the city’s best doughnut.

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Gourdough’s fits right in in a city that strives to stay weird. The Fat Elvis dessert doughnut is caked in peanut […]

By |February 15th, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments

6 Best Brunch Spots in Bellevue

With Seattle’s array of world-class dining options a short drive away, Bellevue residents enjoy convenient access to a wealth of fine brunch spots. But it’s not necessary to travel far from your Bellevue apartments to enjoy a good brunch—Bellevue is a city of its own. The next time you’re looking to spend a weekend morning catching up with friends over a mouthwatering late morning meal, keep these options in mind.

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Cactus uses fresh Pacific Northwest ingredients to prepare appetizing Mexican-inspired dishes. South-of-the-border twists on traditional brunch classics here include […]

By |February 13th, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments

5 Spots for a Night Out on Edgewood Avenue

Edgewood Avenue, a street connecting midtown to the Edgewood neighborhood, was once best known for having a streetcar line running to Inman Park. Today, it is home to several of Atlanta’s most happening bars and restaurants. Here are a handful of Edgewood Avenue establishments worth checking out if you live in nearby Inman Park or Old Fourth Ward apartments.

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Joystick Gamebar
Aptly named, Joystick is home to pinball machines and dozens of other classic arcade games. The kitchen serves hot dogs, pierogis, and other comfort food. If you’ve always wanted […]

By |February 8th, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments

Miramar’s Best Community Parks

Miramar’s Parks and Recreation Department maintains and operates more than 40 parks designated for public use. A handful of these are large parks with playing fields and other recreational facilities. Many of them are smaller, neighborhood parks with playgrounds and picnic areas. To familiarize yourself with the Miramar parks system, read about some of the department’s points of pride and highlights below.
Ansin Sports Complex
Ansin Sports Complex is clean, beautiful, and impressive. The 24-acre complex contains a well-maintained track, stadium with capacity for 5,000 spectators, and multiple playing fields and courts for basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, and football. In 2015, a state-of-the-art fitness center opened […]

By |February 6th, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments