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  • Chinese shadow puppets star at Botanic Garden

    Chinese shadow puppets star at Botanic Garden
    Have you made plans to celebrate the Year of the Sheep? Don't worry if you haven't. The Chicago Botanic Garden has you covered. They are hosting a festive free celebration of Chinese New Year, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21 at the garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe.
  • Highland Park tallies thousands of trees lost to emerald ash borer

    Highland Park tallies thousands of trees lost to emerald ash borer
    The chilly conditions may seem counterintuitive to tree work, but winter is actually a good time for Highland Park officials to ramp up their battle against the dreaded emerald ash borer. While the pest has been known of in the North Shore for many...

    15 things to do with your kids Feb. 16-22

      Monday, Feb. 16: CHICAGO AUTO SHOW FAMILY DAY Your junior mechanics and race car drivers didn't need an official day to check out all the cars on display through Feb. 22. Nevertheless the Chicago Auto Show hosts its annual Family Day on Presidents...

    Jim Beam Bourbon toasts Deerfield HQ

    Jim Beam Bourbon toasts Deerfield HQ
    When Jacob Beam distilled his first barrel of bourbon in 1795, Deerfield's first settlers were still 40 years away from arriving but today the company he started has become one of the village's corporate mainstays. Beam Suntory, the current iteration of...

    Disinfecting pruning tools in winter: When you need to play it safe

    A gardening friend of mine told me that I should be disinfecting my tools whenever I am out in the garden pruning this winter. Is this really necessary? — Susan Winter, Highwood The purpose of disinfecting tools is to avoid transferring disease-...