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  • 'Fine Art of Fiber' exhibit: Showcasing the fabric of art

    'Fine Art of Fiber' exhibit: Showcasing the fabric of art
    In the not-so-distant past, quilting, lacemaking, embroidery and weaving were viewed as quaint crafts, and before that, humble but essential skills for a family.
  • The ugly truth about purple loosestrife

    The ugly truth about purple loosestrife
    Over the summer, I saw a pretty plant with purple flowers growing along the expressway and would like to get it for my garden. It appears to be a tough plant. What is this and where can I find it? I have not seen any plants like it at the garden centers...

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 23-29

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 23-29
    Event highlights for the weekend and beyond in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit:triblocal.com/events. Family 5K and health fair The...

    Limestone screenings can increase soil's pH level

    Limestone screenings can increase soil's pH level
    I am planning to install some new walks and a patio at my home and have heard that I should not use limestone screenings for the base. Is that correct? If so, why should this readily available product be avoided? — Cindy Thompson, Morton Grove...

    Take the pooch: 6 dog-friendly Halloween events

    Take the pooch: 6 dog-friendly Halloween events
    Halloween is for the dogs — and we mean that in the best way. Grab your pups (and their leashes) for these Shiloh-centric costume events. Saturday, Oct. 18: Spooky Pooch Parade at Chicago Botanic Garden Take advantage of this rare chance to have...