The Admiral at the Lake Blog

Places to Hang Out near The Admiral at the Lake

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on May 23, 2017 3:56:38 PM

Chicago has something for everyone, no matter what your inclinations. So say the community members of The Admiral at the Lake, including Bill Hinchliff. Bill, a native of Chicago and former tour guide, believes it’s especially easy to hang out somewhere that’s free.

Along with the other residents of The Admiral at the Lake, Bill is constantly finding new things to do and new places to go. Lucky for everyone else, he’s generous enough to pass on his knowledge.

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Topics: Chicago Living

Dog-Friendly Places Near The Admiral at the Lake

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on May 18, 2017 4:04:00 PM

Chicago loves dogs! That’s evident by the number of dog-friendly places and activities for our furry friends.

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Topics: Chicago Living

Lifelong Learning at The Admiral at the Lake

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on May 16, 2017 1:02:00 PM

Becoming part of a new community can be exhilarating, especially when your community is made up of like-minded individuals. That’s what the residents of The Admiral of the Lake enjoy. In addition to attending fitness and art classes, Admiral residents have a strong desire to share and expand their academic knowledge.

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Topics: Chicago Living

Enjoy Chicago Theater Performances

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on May 11, 2017 2:54:00 PM

A favorite pastime for many Americans is going to see a play. Whether comedy, tragedy, historical, or musical, attending a live drama performance is sure to evoke emotion and linger in your thoughts. It’s unlike any other form of entertainment. The playwright creates a reenactment of real-life situations, or perhaps fantasies, that motivate us to think critically about our own lives and choices. Fortunately, residents of The Admiral at the Lake have a broad spectrum from which to choose without having to venture far from home. The following theaters are but a few of the many options available:

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Topics: Chicago Living

7 Places to Get a Good Laugh near The Admiral at the Lake

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on May 9, 2017 4:01:00 PM

Everyone loves a good laugh, and residents at The Admiral at the Lake are no exception. With many thriving entertainment venues in Chicago, these are just a small selection of comedy clubs that feature live shows every week. Have fun!

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Topics: Chicago Living

Enjoy Farmers Markets near The Admiral at the Lake

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on May 4, 2017 4:03:00 PM

Unless you’ve lived in Chicago for a while, you wouldn’t expect to find a farmers market in the middle of the city, but the Windy City actually hosts quite a few.

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Topics: Chicago Living

Expand Your Palate at Asia on Argyle

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on May 2, 2017 1:53:00 PM

Argyle Street is the namesake for the 19th-century Chicago suburb developed by Chicago Alderman James Campbell and named for his ancestors, the Dukes of Argyll. In the 1960s, Chicago restaurateur Jimmy Wong attempted to turn the area into New Chinatown, attracting numerous Asian entrepreneurs to the area. In the 1970s, Vietnamese flooded into the area.

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Topics: Chicago Living

Favorite Andersonville Restaurants in Edgewater near The Admiral at the Lake

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Apr 27, 2017 11:30:44 AM

The Admiral at the Lake is situated on the North Side of Chicago in Andersonville, a popular Edgewater neighborhood. Visitors and locals alike appreciate its proximity to North Clark Street or “Restaurant Row,” which is known for independent, locally-owned restaurants that serve a wide variety of global cuisines. Because there are so many, we would like to show you a handful of our favorites.

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Tips for Rightsizing your Space

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Apr 25, 2017 4:04:00 PM

Moving to a new place can be very exciting. With a wide array of community-guided activities to choose from and many more nearby, The Admiral at the Lake residents spend their days doing things they enjoy. Admiral residents find that although getting settled does require some time and patience, their new homes turn out to be just the right size for their safety and comfort.

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Topics: Independent Lifestyle

6 Ways to Make Friends in a Continuing Care Community

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Apr 20, 2017 7:11:00 AM

If you are like many Admiral at the Lake residents, you might have been living alone for a while before moving into a continuing care community. Over time, you became convinced that this was the best option for you and now…here you are. It’s like the first day of school all over again.

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Topics: Independent Lifestyle

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