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Five Gardening Safety Tips from Athletico Physical Therapist

When it comes to summertime activities most people don’t consider gardening a sport, but those with green thumbs know that lifting, digging and mowing can … Read more ›

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The Best Way To Save On Home Improvements In Will County

With summer just around the corner, Homeowners will have the opportunity to get all their last minute home improvement projects started at the annual 2012 … Read more ›

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A Walk in the Park

McCord Plans “A Walk in the Park” McCord Gallery & Cultural Center invites you to its annual Housewalk, “A Walk in the Park” on Saturday, … Read more ›

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"Frankfurt Rose" Available at the May 6 Frankfort Country Market

The Sauk Trail Rose Society will again be making their annual "one-time" appearance on Sunday, May 6, at the Frankfort Country Market selling potted rose … Read more ›

A new home design from Hartz Homes, the Cypress features an open floor plan, four bedrooms, and 2.5 bathrooms over its 2,200 square feet. The Home of the Month from the Southwest Suburban Home Builders Association in April 2012, the Cypress starts at $239,900 at Heather Glen, which hosts its Grand Opening event April 21-22.
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Heather Glen celebrates Grand Opening event April 21-22

Led by an award-winning new home design and a vibrant location in New Lenox, Heather Glen celebrates its Grand Opening event April 21-22. The latest … 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 ›

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Greater Chicagoland Chapter of NARI Provides Top 10 Remodeling Resolutions

If you’re considering a major investment like a kitchen re-do, room addition or bathroom renovation, it’s crucial to research candidates scrupulously. The goal is to … Read more ›

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Natural plantings may take place of turf grass in unincorporated Will County

JOLIET – Residents in unincorporated Will County will be able to “go natural” with their lawns this year, thanks to changes in the County’s Plantings … Read more ›

Service Alley – Your Source for Home Service Providers

TribLocal is proud to introduce Service Alley, our new home services marketplace website. Service Alley is a place where you can find, evaluate, contact and … Read more ›

Twist and Seal, a new product invented by an Orland Park, Ill. entrepreneur Bryan Nooner protects connected electrical cords from the elements to ensure that your seasonal décor remains powered.
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New Twist and Seal protects outdoor holiday lights from Mother Nature

ORLAND PARK-BASED INVENTOR CREATES FIRST-OF-ITS KIND PRODUCT If you’ve ever tried displaying holiday lights around your home’s exterior, you’ve undoubtedly encountered that “groan” moment. It … Read more ›