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Waste Management’s  Bagster® Dumpster in a Bag® will help Dad with the cleanup and removal of the debris and materials from his at-home projects.
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Waste Management’s Bagster® helps Dad clean up on Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, if you’re scrambling to find a more practical gift for Dad, try giving him a home improvement tool that will make his … Read more ›

Sculpture garden by Peter Walker. Photo: Timothy Hursley. © PWP Landscape Architecture
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Peter Walker, Co-designer of the National September 11 Memorial, to speak at Botanic Garden

The renowned landscape architect Peter Walker, who co-designed the National September 11 Memorial, will speak at the Chicago Botanic Garden June 28. His presentation is … Read more ›

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TINY HOUSE MOVES DOWN THE ROAD Zero-net-energy house to be on display at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

Tiny House, a 128-square-foot, zero-net-energy house designed by Northwestern University students and recent alumni, will be on display at the Museum of Science and Industry, … Read more ›

The Lurie Garden is launching a unique member program, this spring.
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Sense the Unexpected: Become a Lurie Garden Member

Sense the Unexpected: Become a Lurie Garden MemberNew Membership Opportunity Provides Additional Garden Benefits CHICAGO (May 8, 2012) – From its iconic Salvia River in … Read more ›

Photo courtesy of Craig Bergmann Landscape Design
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North Shore Garden Club hosts garden walk “Garden Fantasies”

Visit five special gardens in Highland Park and Lake Forest that include inspirational designs filled with beautiful and rare plants on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 … Read more ›

1496 Asbury in Winnetka
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North Shore Builders Presents Historically Inspired Dream Home

North Shore Builders’ newest home, 1496 Asbury in Winnetka, exemplifies the company’s reputation of building historically inspired, energy efficient, luxury homes. Teaming up with top … Read more ›

New Leaf Urban Garden
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Vegetable Gardening Class

The urban farming concept is spreading fast, but it's not new. There are those who remember the victory gardens that were planted during and after … Read more ›

Built-ins elevate new homes aesthetic appeal
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North Shore Builders' Historically Inspired Green Homes Have Form and Function

Built-ins are not a new concept – the earliest examples of wall benches, settles, and aumbries (small cupboards in churches) date back to the Middle … Read more ›

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Condo Association Training Set for April 17

Join representatives from Lakeside Community Development Corporation (Lakeside CDC) on Tuesday, April 17, from 6 PM to 8:30 PM at the Levy Senior Center, Linden … Read more ›

For Rent
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Evanston Property Management Training Series Set for April 2-5

The Community Investment Corporation, in conjunction with the City of Evanston, will be offering a four night Property Management Training Series for Evanston apartment landlords … Read more ›