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Best Chicago Restaurants

Best Chicago Restaurants

There are a ton of great restaurants near your Grand Plaza apartment. Trying new foods is great way to explore your city and start to feel at home. Read More

Best Netflix Picks

Best Netflix Picks

Netflix always has a great selection of movies, documentaries, TV shows, and original series. Spending an afternoon watching an old favorite or discovering a new one? That’s our idea of a good time! Whether you prefer breakfast in bed while binging on The Office or an exciting afternoon of A Series of Unfortunate Events, we’ve got you covered! Here are a few of our picks: Read More

Cold Weather Health Tips

Cold Weather Health Tips

The winter blues are certainly alive and well! Spring needs to hurry up and summer seems much too far away. Here at the Grand Plaza Blog, we want to give you some ideas for beating the winter blues and enjoying the last bit of the season.

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Indoor Gardening

Indoor Gardening

The Grand Plaza Blog has a few tips and tricks to help your indoor garden bloom! We hope that these tips help your plants thrive (even through the cold and windy Chicago, IL winter!).

 

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New Year Budget Tips

Financial fitness is something a lot of people strive for. We know it’s important to have enough to cover all your expenses, so we’ve got a few ideas for saving money and staying within your means this year, right from the comfort of your own apartment in Chicago, IL. Learning to save is easy; learning not to spend is sometimes difficult.

 

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Get Organized

It’s time to get back into the regular routine of wintery days; no more tinsel or glitter decking the halls of your Grand Plaza apartment anymore!

 

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Weeknight Dinner

Weeknight Dinner

Cooking with healthy foods this season will help you keep your energy up and your spirits high! Pulling together a gourmet meal after work might seem daunting, but we’ve found a couple great recipes we think you’ll love!

 

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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

This season brings lots of opportunities for gift giving. Whether you’re celebrating a holiday or just a friend’s birthday, we have a few great gift ideas for you to use this month! Whatever your budget, you can certainly find something the people you care about will love.

 

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November New Releases

That fall chill is in the air here at Grand Plaza and we’ve moved our weekend fun indoors. No more weekend BBQ’s or outdoor fun, but that doesn’t have to mean boring! There’s a season for everything, and fall is the season for cozy nights indoors. One of our favorite activities is heading to the local theater for a great movie, buttery popcorn, and a cold soda! Here are some movies you can expect to see this month:

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Stress-Free Holiday Travel

Stress-Free Holiday Travel

When heading out of Chicago for the holidays, the last thing you want is to do so unprepared! Traveling during this season can sometimes bring unexpected weather, delays, and changes in your carefully planned itinerary. We’ve decided to round up a few simple tricks and tips to keep you prepared for whatever may come your way! We found a post from Back to Her Roots with some essentials for packing a carry-on bag. The list includes:

 

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