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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 ›

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 ›

Even installing pavers around a tree can impact it. Be sure to protect your trees when you build a patio or deck.
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Planning a deck or patio? Watch out for your trees.

As our yards start to green up, it’s hard not to think about a summertime full of sitting outside under a favorite tree, sipping a … 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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The Northwest Suburbs Home Improvement & Remodeling Expo

Every year homeowners have the opportunity to plan out their home improvement & remodeling needs at The Northwest Suburbs Home Improvement & Remodeling Expo on … 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 ›

Signs of storm damage are visible – and treatable – without leaves on trees. Photo: Bartlett Tree Experts
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Look up! Your trees may be telling you something

Have you looked up into your trees lately? If you’re like most people, once the leaves are down, there doesn’t seem to be much reason. … Read more ›

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Just Right Blinds to Exhibit at Arlington Park Home Show October 22-23, 2011

Just Right Blinds & Shutters will exhibit its growing line of window treatments, including Hunter Douglas products, at the Arlington Park Racetrack, Saturday and Sunday, … Read more ›

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The Home Improvement & Remodeling Expo

The Home Improvement and Remodeling Expo is being held on October 1st and 2nd, 2011, at the Prairie Stone Sports and Wellness Center in Hoffman … Read more ›

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Preparing Your Lawn for the Fall

It’s a common sight across Addison—brown patches on lawns. Despite homeowners’ best attempts to keep lawns lush and green, the summer of 2011 was difficult … Read more ›