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  • Political Landscape: 'Women of the Year' selections announced; Violent crime report bill receives supporting vote

    Two local lawmakers recently announced their picks for “Women of the Year” and they all come from a variety of professional and community-advocacy backgrounds.
  • Fate of beach staircase up in the air

    Fate of beach staircase up in the air
    Highland Park city and park officials veered in a new direction on a proposed Central Avenue staircase to Park Avenue Beach, opting to seek private partners for the costly venture, if it's viable. Officials were unanimous at a recent meeting in...

    Latest trends design reflect living life outdoors

    Is your outdoor space reminiscent of your parents’ house circa 1971? Wobbly plastic tables and half-broken nylon lawn chairs in muted hues hardly scream summertime fun. Luckily, updating your outdoor decor has never been easier or more affordable....

    Apartment building just the ticket for commuters

    The screen in the lobby at 1611 West Division says it all. Visible to residents leaving the building, the CTA bus/train tracker display lists the arrival times of the next train in the Blue Line subway station, across the street, and when buses will pull...

    You can judge his book covers by their design

     You can judge his book covers by their design
    Interior designer Brian Gennett turns old book covers into striking mosaics for wall coverings, penny-tile surfaces and home décor objects that have been featured in Elle Decor magazine and are sold at Harbinger on La Cienega Boulevard. Let's cut...