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CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - February 20, 2009

Hey, gang!

Sorry for the delay today - getting ready today to leave Chicago for a few days and head to Keller Williams Family Reunion in Orlando FL early tomorrow morning.  But they're predicting as much as 6" of snow here by dawn - hope I can get out!

Time for another Chicago Neighborhood News Update, courtesy of our Team Member, Jennifer Arcand.  This week, Jennifer writes about the Chicago Neighborhoods of The Loop, The South Loop, Lakeview, and Portage Park, as well as the Chicago Suburb of Naperville IL.

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SOUTH LOOP

Kroll's South Loop is offering Mardi Gras themed dishes.  Come dine on jambalaya and corn bread or perhaps you would like Cajun shrimp.  Then sip on a festive beverage of rum punch and $5 Abita beers. Join the fun on Tuesday at 1736 S. Michigan Avenue

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LOOP

Stretch Run Sporting Club & Grille will be celebrating Fat Tuesday with Cajun dishes.  Choose from chicken jambalaya, crawfish fettuccine, crab cakes and gumbo with shrimp and okra.  There will be raffles.  Drink specials include "Pat O'Brien's Bar" $5 hurricanes (careful these are potent!) and $3 bottles of Corona , Corona Light and Pacifico.  Friday-Tuesday at 544 N. La Salle St. 

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LAKEVIEW

Fizz Bar & Grill is having afive-day bash.  This will include Cajun menu items.  Listen to live New Orleans tunes (Friday and Tuesday).  Enjoy a "French Quarter" favorite, hurricane cocktails for only $5.  On Sunday, arrive early for a $6.95 brunch buffet (noon-3 p.m.) or stop by later for a crawfish boil (3-6 p.m.; $7).  The first 50 people to hit the crawfish boil eat for free.  5 p.m. Friday; noon Saturday-Sunday; 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at 3220 N. Lincoln Avenue.

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PORTAGE PARK

An old fashioned Mardi Gras Masquerade Dinner Dance will feature appetizers and dinner.  Entertainment will include Samba 1 Dance Group along with DJ, Al Cruz.  A cash bar is available.  Costumes and masks are strongly encouraged.   Come join the fun at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday to St.Ladislaus Church Hall located at 3343 N. Long Avenue. 

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NAPERVILLE

Dress in costume, wear a mask and come on out to Zaidi'sfor live music and dancing.  Music will feature global jazz band, Toad Kings.  Drink specials include $6 Cabana cachaca caipirinhas.  9 p.m. Saturday; free. 1975 Springbrook SquareDrive, Naperville .  Hope to see you there. 

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Enjoy the weekend, everyone!

DEAN & DEAN'S TEAM CHICAGO

Comment balloon 3 commentsDean Moss • February 20 2009 07:40PM

Comments

Have fun in Florida.....How long have you been with KW?  I love all of the Millionaire books, and of couse SHIFT...Bring us back some sunshine and warm weather...

Posted by Pat Tasker, Your Milwaukee Metro Area Agent (WI) (Shorewest Realtors) over 9 years ago

Sounds like a lot of fun going on in Chicago... AND Orlando! Have fun.

Posted by Mara Hawks, Inactive-2012 REALTOR - Homes for Sale Auburn Real Estate, AL (First Realty Auburn ) over 9 years ago

Have a great time at Family Reunion...Some members of our office will be there too.. Also hoping the snow stops so you can actualy get there..

 Best of Luck & Have a safe trip, Amy

Posted by James & Amy Galligan (Keller Williams Real Estate) over 9 years ago

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