2011: Northeast Cooling’s Year in Review

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It’s been an exciting year for Northeast Cooling! There have been so many exciting events for us in 2011 that we’d like to highlight a few. The year started off with a bang when when Mitch received stellar reviews from GIST regarding his use of Social Media to promote his Commercial Refrigeration business.  Mitch was lauded for his use of  Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook to better service his customers, and bring in new ones. In March Northeast Cooling sponsored its very first GameNight in Northbrook at Pinstripes. Bowling, bocce, and beverages certainly were a big hit. We can’t wait to visit them again! We helped sponsor the documentary about Twitter, Twittamentary by Singaporean film-maker, Siok Siok (@sioksiok) in April. Twittamentary examines how people interact and are effected daily on Twitter. Morningstar in Chicago provided the venue, @Ramon_DeLeon of Domino's Provided the food, and our own @padschicago was featured in the film. As Spring warmed into … [Read more...]

Enjoy Thanksgiving Knowing Northeast Cooling Will Be Available


With Thanksgiving looming only a day away, and copious amounts of turkey, stuffing, poatotes, countless desserts, and a nice cool beer or two awaiting us, some may be wondering what holiday fun will be on the agenda in and around Chicago to keep the family busy.  Once your tryptophan induced coma has subsided, you can be sure that Chicago is ready and waiting to share a cornucopia (note the Thanksgiving vernacular) of events and activities. While you and yours may be happily celebrating over mountains of food and ice-cold beverages, your commercial refrigeration equipment may have other plans. While we will be enjoying Thanksgiving as much as possible, we want you to know that we will be on hand to service emergency refrigeration repairs throughout the holiday weekend. Knowing your refrigeration needs can be serviced during the holidays by Northeast Cooling, why not venture forth and check out one of the many fun-filled activities that await you in … [Read more...]

Cool Chicago Beer Events for November


Ice. Cold. Beer. Brings a smile to my face. One of the most important jobs we do here at Northeast Cooling is keeping the beer in Chicago nice and cold. Whether its commercial bottle coolers, keg coolers, or warehouse beer storage coolers we've got ya covered! Refrigeration is essential to beer and beer can be essential to a happy work week!  Even Benjamin Franklin is said to have been an avid beer drinker. The proclamation “God, created beer because He wants us to be happy,” is attributed to him! This may be a misquote, but a positive sentiment nonetheless. Speaking of beer making us happy, there are two upcoming beer events in Chicago that are worth checking out. Ninth Annual Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer  This Saturday, November 12th check out the Ninth Annual Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer at: Chicago Journeyman Plumbers' Local Union 130 Stephen M. Bailey Auditorium1340 W. Washington Blvd.  in Chicago.  Admission includes souvenir tasting glass, … [Read more...]

Downtown Dash 9/10/11: Meet Team Blu Belles sponsored by Northeast Cooling

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Downtown Dash 9/10/11 is almost upon us! Saturday 9/10/11 will see Downtown Dash participants making their way through all many of obstacles and challenges to weed out the faint of heart from the weekend warriors using Social Media as their major tool. Northeast Cooling is pleased to sponsor a second team. Meet Team Blu Belles:   Jhonita Williams is one half of our Team Blu Belles. Her Twitter handle is @jwill1. She's a Digital Media Maven for airlines and CPG clients by day and a card carryin', diaper bag slingin' Super Mom by night." She is a self proclaimed dancer with "beyond superior" skills. She may dance her way through Downtown Dash! She loves Chicago and the color purple, not to be confused with the book of the same name by Alice Walker. (She may love that, too, we'll have to consult her.)               Jeanelle Sims is the yin to Jhonita's yang, the salt to her pepper, or the other half of Team Blu … [Read more...]

Downtown Dash: Meet Northeast Cooling’s own Team Two Cool


Meet Team Two Cool sponsored by Northeast Cooling Poised and Ready to win Downtown Dash Team Two Cool is headed by Captain Apryl Valy (@princessv13) and supported by her loyal and at-the-ready teammate, Nicole Marsel (@nikole17). They both have a strong Social Media presence and are ready, willing, and able to rock through the Downtown Dash and bring it all home for Northeast Cooling (@refrigeration)! Be sure to check out  and LIKE Team Two Cool's Facebook page!   Join us on Wednesday September 7th for Dash to It: Downtown Dash Pre-Game Warm Up at Market Bar.     We will be providing some fabulous prizes from The Beer Bistro as well. Think you have what it takes to compete against Team Two Cool? It's not too late; you can still register for Downtown Dash! Click HERE!   Be sure to follow Team Two Cool's progress on 9.10.11 from 11 am to 3pm during Downtown Dash. Here's where you can find Team Two Cool during Downtown … [Read more...]

End of Summer Activities and Events in Chicago

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End of Summer Fun in Chicago! Back to school season is upon us and the summer is just about to draw to a close. So what can you do to squeeze out that last bit of summer fun? Luckily, we’re having some gorgeous weather, so that allows for all kinds of park and forest preserve activities.   Here are some activities happening around Chicago in the coming weeks to enjoy as the summer winds down. On August 30th you can enjoy free Gyros in Chicago. You pick the place and time! You’ll need to sign up and print your coupon here or here. As we move into September there is Cabernet Day Chicago at the RedHead Piano Bar on September 1st.  $15 gets you a variety of wines to taste and some fine music to enjoy. Also on September 1st is the Free Hot Summer Nights Music and Dancing event at Chicago Botanic Gardens if you happen to be in the suburbs. Orqesta Con Son will play Latin music. There will also be dance instructors on hand to help you get your grove on. You could … [Read more...]