We Support the Portage Park Baseball Association

Proud Sponsors of the PPBA

We are happy to announce that are new sponsors of the Portage Park Baseball Association!  You are going to start seeing our signs in the area.  Here are some details on what the PPBA is:

There are over 400 kids who play at our local parks throughout late spring and into summer.  Ages and league information is listed below:

T-Ball (4,5,6 years) – $165
8-Ball (7&8 years) – $195
Minors (9&10 years) – $195
Majors (11&12 years) – $200
Pony (13&14 years) – $210
Colts (15-17 years) – $210

More information can be found at https://www.ppba.us

Fall Ball and Girls Softball season start in August 13th, 2018.  For registration information please visit their site.

To keep an eye on our newest initiatives in the communities we see you can visit out Charity page:


Northwest Side Neighborhood Festivals

Our neighborhoods are constantly on the move!  There are some great festivals for you to attend this summer (if this winter ever ends!)

OIP Beer and BBQ Challenge

Be sure to check out the 5th annual challenge located at the St. Viator parking lot. The event takes place August 4, 2018 from 1-pm and your ticket gets you 20 BBQ samples, 40 craft beer tastings & a commemorative glass. All proceeds benefit St. Viator & Parish.

get 20 BBQ Samples, 40 Craft Beer Tastings, & Commemorative Glass with your ticket on Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 from 1-5 pm.

Old Irving Brewery in Irving Park

Jeff Fest

Jeff Fest: Also known as the Jefferson Park Arts & Music Festival. This fest has been taking place for almost 20 years. It is hosted in Jefferson Memorial Park. Highlights of the fest include several arts and crafts vendors, ticked wine tasting events, unique performances such as Polynesian dancers, and Irish cloggers, plus tons of activities for the kids.

Jefferson Park Jeff Fest Neighborhood Festival

Taste of Polonia

This festival has taken place on Labor Day weekend since 1980! It is the largest Polish festival in the USA. It was also the first “Taste of” festival in Chicago, even before the “Taste of Chicago.” This fest is located inside the Copernicus Center (in Northeast Portage Park), the surrounding grounds and surrounding streets. They have four different stages of live music and entertainment, lots and lots of food (and not just Polish food!), kids activities, dance and cultural events, and they even have a casino!

Taste of Polonia in Portage Park

6 Corners BBQ Fest

This annual festival typically takes place in June along Milwaukee avenue at Six Corners in Portage Park. This annual cook-out on Northwest’s side features activities for the whole family! Here you will find BBQ ranging from baby back ribs, pulled pork, turkey legs and beef brisket. Entertainment includes dance workshops, karate demos, puppet shows, wrestling and of course- live music!!

Six Corners BBQ Fest in Portage Park

Connect with a Realtor

We know more than just festivals in the neighborhoods.  Ashbrook Realty is the leading real estate brokerage in the Northwest Side.  Whether you are buying or selling, Ashbrook Realty is your go to resource for the best the area has to offer.


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Time to go get a Double Cheddar Bacon Butter Burger, cheese curds, and a frozen Custard!

Portage Park has added to a new restaurant.