Pilsen Neighborhood Guide

  Located on Chicago’s lower west side, Pilsen is a neighborhood proudly rooted in Mexican culture that’s echoed through its restaurants,public art, and community programming. The businesses on 18th street are symbolic of the hard work of entrepreneurial immigrants. They came to Chicago and opened restaurants, cafes, and bakeries that transformed shaped the community. The…

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Edgewater Neighborhood Guide

  As you might gather from the name, Edgwater is a lakefront community and destination for beaches and outdoor recreation in the summer. This northside neighborhood is also known for independent boutique shopping, unique restaurants, historic districts, and a multicultural tight-knit community.   Where to Eat Edgewater is filled with a wide variety of eateries from…

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Ravenswood Neighborhood Guide

  Ravenswood is a neighborhood within the Lincoln Square community area in Chicago. It is bound by Montrose Ave on the South, Lawrence Ave on the North, Clark St on the East, and Damen Ave on the West. Within this area are many historic single-family homes, tree-line streets, and the Metra train corridor. This corridor…

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Uptown Neighborhood Guide

  What originated as a summer resort town in the early 1900s, Uptown has long been a destination for entertainment and leisure on the lakefront at the expansive Montrose Beach. Neighborhoods within Uptown include Buena Park, Sheridan Park, Argyle Street (also known as Asia on Argyle or Little Vietnam), Margate Park, and the Uptown Square historic…

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The Loop Neighborhood Guide

  Nicknamed for the elevated trains which circle downtown; The Loop is a hub for art, culture, and shopping. Lady Louise, our adorable French Bulldog mascot and the inspiration for our logo, has got tips for living your best life in the Loop. Home to more than 10 prominent universities and colleges, the loop is…

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Introduction to Chicago Neighborhoods

  Often referred to as “The City of Neighborhoods,” Chicago is made up of 77 neighborhoods. While each neighborhood has its own characteristics that appeal to different individuals, some stand out from the rest for their access to transportation, restaurants, entertainment and nightlife, and access to parks and recreation. Lady Louise, our adorable French Bulldog…

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River North Neighborhood Guide

  Lady Louise has been busy sniffing out the best spots in River North to help residents at FLATS make the most of their experience. Here are her tips on living your best life in this popular Chicago neighborhood. Restaurants When you think of River North, fine dining and entertainment are some of the first…

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