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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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The Biggest Myths About Emerald Ash Borer In Chicagoland

Villages and cities throughout Illinois are becoming acquainted with a tiny insect that has thrown them into full-blown crisis mode. The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) … Read more ›

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Chicago’s Green Rooftops Lead to Eco-Friendly Beautification in 2012

Chicago, IL. March 15th, 2012 – As spring quickly approaches, Chicagoans look to take advantage of environmentally-friendly landscape enhancements for their urban properties. Green rooftops … Read more ›

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Prepare for Spring – It’s Around the Corner!

Chicago, IL. March 8th, 2012: Your home’s curb appeal is just as important as your interior dĂ©cor and personal style. With spring just around the … 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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More Homeowners Look to Increase Property Value and Home Appearance through Regular Landscape Maintenance

(CHICAGO, IL. February 20th, 2012) – With the American economy rebuilding and more consumers seeking ways to spruce up the look of their homes to … 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 ›

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 ›