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Fall in Chicago in the time of Covid

Fall is a magical season in Chicago, ripe for apple picking days and bunches of socially distanced activities. If you're still firmly planted in summer (we can't blame you), then save this for October 1st. If you're already clad in flannel, sipping PSLs and watching Hocus Pocus, read on for four of our favorite fall ideas.

1. Cook a cozy Fall recipe + tag us in the recipe on Instagram - Football Sundays just wouldn't be the same without chili. Mix up your usual chili game with a White Bean Turkey Chili from Skinnytaste. Creamy, delicious and oh so perfect for leftovers. Whatever you're cooking, we'd love to see it and add it to our Virtual Recipe Cookbook being emailed out next month. 

2. Create a coz

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September 2020 Newsletter

What to say when 2020 has you all confused on months:

At least it's still summer...We've got plenty of September (yep, it's September!) happenings to share: September Book Club, a Digital Recipe ShareBJB + Equinox launchEquinox Outdoor Bootcamp + Free Guacamole at Mercadito.


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August 2020 Newsletter

What to say when this summer is a little different:

Virtual Lolla anyone?...We've still got a fun line-up of things this August, like: an Instagram Book Club giveawayExtended $1000 Referral Bonus PromoFree Guacamole at Mercadito + August Book Club

What to say when you're a reading machine:

Does it count if Netflix is playing in the background...Instagram and Book Club have b

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July 2020 Newsletter

What to say when summer temps are heating up:

Never forget winter...We've got lots of July fun to keep you cool, like: a BJB Mask Instagram ContestJuly Book ClubExtended $1000 Referral Bonus Promo, Free Guacamole at Mercadito +&

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June 2020 Newsletter

What to say when Summertime Sadness is feeling too real:

No June gloom here...We've got plenty of fun things to share, like: June Book ClubLast month of the $1000 Refer a Friend promoDefined's Outdoor WorkoutsCasati's Patio Opening and Farmers Market faves delivered.

What to say when you've got lots to discuss about quarantine reads:

Here for all the theories...Jun

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May 2020 Newsletter

What to say when you've had enough Justin Timberlake memes:

Ready for the next thing...same. We've got plenty of things to make your May at home extra awesome, like: Virtual Murder Mystery Book Club$1000 Stay in & Refer a Friend PromoFree Barre Code Livestream Classes, and Defined's Daily Workouts.

What to say when you're looking for the next virtual experience:

If yo

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April 2020 Newsletter

What to say when you're over Netflix:

That's a lie...but also, diversifying your at home activities could be fun? We've got plenty of options to make your April at home extra awesome: Virtual Book Club$500 Stay in & Refer a Friend PromoSpring Clean Instagram ContestDefined's Daily Workouts and FFC on Demand. And, if none of that sounds good, stream

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Stay in and Refer a Friend

Dear Diary,

It's day...well, I've lost count...but I'm definitely feeling very irie. Thank goodness Netflix knew just when to release Tiger King...if not for that, an endless stream of snacks, long chats over Facetime, and an extra $500, I might not be handling this all so well. What's that diary? Oh did I not mention the $500 promo my building is running? Sill me, let me explain. While I'm staying in, BJB wants to help us stay connected with our friends (of the non-succulent kind who don't currently reside in this apartment). They'll give anyone who refers a friend to live at BJB a $500 off rent if their friend applies by April 30th, 2020. So thoughtful, right? Okay, diary, more deets coming next week, but I've got a Facetime date to discuss Tiger King

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BJB at home fun

We're all for seeing that glass half full...especially when it's full of coffee. And, that means being really really excited about all the new connections and things you can experience straight from your apartment.

Things like:

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March 2020 Newsletter

What to say when you're chasing a 70 degree St. Patty's Day:

It's the mythical pot of gold we can all enjoy...and only slightly more plausible than actually finding a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. We're heading into the month of all things green and luck with lots of ways to celebrate Chicago's favorite holiday: She-nannigans Tenant Appreciation PartyWest Loop Happy HourSt. Patrick's Day Saturday BrunchLucky Lotto Gi

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