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  • Chicagoans camp out in the city

      Chicagoans camp out in the city
    Security guards stood a few feet away and the CTA's Green Line clacked in the background, but the trappings of city life didn't deter the dozens who had erected tents and roasted hot dogs around campfires on the lawn of Garfield Park Conservatory one recent weekend.
  • Botanic Garden boasts that it's getting a 'corpse flower'

    Botanic Garden boasts that it's getting a 'corpse flower'
    When I'm out enjoying nature, the one thing that always seems to be missing is the pungent smell of rotting meat. Fortunately, my good friends at the Chicago Botanic Garden have plans to fill that gap by growing a gigantic "titan arum," also known as...

    Farmers markets listings for Chicago, suburbs

    Farmers markets listings for Chicago, suburbs
    Farmers markets in the city and suburbs are evolving into community markets reflecting the neighborhoods they represent and featuring not only fresh fruits and vegetables but artisan prepared foods and arts and crafts. "We realized the markets were...

    Searching for solitude in summer's waning days

    Searching for solitude in summer's waning days
    Words that describe summer in the Midwest in general, and Chicago in particular: magical, memorable, anticipated, revered. And let's not forget: frenzied, overstimulating, overwhelming, fleeting. "Come September, you push down the windows you pushed up,...

    Is 'But I was drunk!' ever an excuse for cheating?

    Is 'But I was drunk!' ever an excuse for cheating?
    Dear Anna, Solve a debate between me and my boyfriend: If your partner cheats on you while under a heavy influence of alcohol or drugs, is that an acceptable excuse? Like, what if they were blacked out? —DUI Dear DUI, Acceptable in what sense?...