Nick's Picks: A Few of Nick's Favorite Vendors

Real Estate

(All Information Deemed Accurate But Not Guaranteed; These Vendors & Businesses Are Recommended by Nick Libert but do NOT pay compensation to be here--these are truly a few of Nick's favorite things!)



Arauz & Company

1633 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

(773) 862-8400 ; Email: ; Free Consultation at

WHY NICK LIKES ARAUZ & CO...long time neighborhood CPA's with the hands on touch

Network of CFO's, CPA's and Bookkeepers
Free 30 Minute Consultation at http://Paro.Io

WHY NICK LIKES PARO...challenges the traditional CPA/accounting model by matching you for a specific need



Milito’s Mobil
(across the street from the DePaul campus)
1106 West Fullerton Avenue Chicago, IL 60614

Car Wash Hours  Mon – Sat: 8am – 6pm; Sunday: 9am – 5pm

Call: 773-248-0414

WHY NICK LIKES MILITO'S...they provide a full service car wash, vacuum and wipe down, inside and out, for only $5 when you fill up.  You can also buy passes in bulk at a discount for gifts, etc.


Express Car Wash

2111 W Fullerton, Chicago IL 60647


Car Wash Hours: Monday through Saturday 7AM-10PM; Sundays 8AM-8PM; Special Hours on Holidays 

WHY NICK LIKES EXPRESS CAR WASH...they are dirt cheap with $3 quick washes and you don't have to leave your car.  Free vacuum as well if you are willing to do it yourself.



Jada Carson @ Floyd's Barbershop

272 N Clark St, Chicago IL 60614

773.325.2794 main salon number to schedule with Jada

WHY NICK LIKES JADA...great price and a quick, solid haircut


Tim Weber, Owner, Restoration Salon

5349 N Clark St, Chicago IL 60640

773.769.3237 main salon number to schedule with Tim or team

WHY NICK LIKES TIM...huge variety of services for men & women, excellent service



Mantel Insurance Agency


WHY NICK LIKES MANTEL INSURANCE...Ken Mantel has the ability as an independent agent to shop different carriers/brands and investigate a variety of options for his clients, allowing for potential cost savings.


Ann Nolan State Farm Insurance

Address: 1631 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
Phone: (773) 342-5300


WHY NICK LIKES ANN NOLAN STATE FARM...A variety of insurance options and a decades long/strong reputation for claims support and service through her Bucktown team.