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Shoppers at the 2011 Flower & Plant Sale
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Flower & Plant Sale in Hinsdale to Benefit Children & Adults with Special Needs

Seguin Gardens & Gifts will be hosting a plant & flower sale in downtown Hinsdale on Saturday, May 19 from 8:30 am – 1:30 pm. … Read more ›

Friday, May 4th,  Nora Fleming signing event at Char Crews, Inc.
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Meet International Designer and Local Resident Nora Fleming at Char Crews in Hinsdale

Friday, May 4th, meet entertaining enhancement specialist Nora Fleming at the Char Crews, Inc. location in Hinsdale. This unique signing event will offer Char Crews … Read more ›

China and Crystal Repair Now Being Offered at Char Crews
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What's Broken Can Be New Again At Char Crews

China and Crystal objects, from figurines and dishes to vases and goblets, are highly prized for their enduring, multifaceted beauty and practical strength, but when … Read more ›

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Xfinity Home Takes Home Monitoring To New Level

Protect and monitor your home, control the temperature, turn the lights on and off – and do a host of other home management activities – … Read more ›

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Ready for Spring? New Venture Offers West Suburban Homeowners Landscape Renewal in a Matter of Days

CLARENDON HILLS, IL – As spring gets underway, a new company serving homeowners in Chicago’s western suburbs has launched. Specializing in residential landscape renewal, Outdoor … Read more ›

The Bethany is a ranch home at College Station in Wheaton featuring two bedrooms, two baths, 1,253 square feet and is sale priced from $309,700.
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Buyers can opt for spacious rooftop decks at Airhart’s College Station in Wheaton NEW RESIDENCES GOING FAST AT NEW COMMUNITY

Cubs fans clamoring for a coveted Wrigley Field view aren’t the only ones who appreciate rooftop decks. They’re also an in-demand option at College Station … Read more ›

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Spring Is In The Air For Home Improvements

Brilliant Event Planning, Inc. is pleased to announce that The DuPage County Home Improvement & Landscaping Expo will be returning to the DuPage County Fairgrounds … Read more ›

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DuPage Woodworkers March 28 Meeting

The next monthly meeting of the DuPage Woodworkers will take place on Wednesday, March 28, at 7 PM at St. James the Apostle Church, 480 … Read more ›

Soda bread baked in a loaf pan (Stephanie Hardiman Simon / TribLocal)

Basic Irish soda bread recipe

This isn’t a super traditional or family recipe for soda bread. Feel free to use this if you’re looking for an easy recipe or have … Read more ›

Architect Brian Fryzel, left, meets with Westchester homeowners Glenn and Amy Fundator during Ask an Architect program at Western Springs Recreation Center in Western Springs. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune / January 24, 2012)

Ask an architect: Program helps point homeowners in right direction before remodeling

The Fundators have names for the different problem areas of their Westchester house. Downstairs is the “Greg Brady Basement,” furnished in a woefully outdated decor. … Read more ›