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  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra eyeing DuPage venue

     Chicago Symphony Orchestra eyeing DuPage venue
    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is continuing to explore the possibility of a long-term home in DuPage County, its leaders said Tuesday. "The idea of having a more regular and perhaps expanded presence in DuPage County is certainly something that the...
  • Arboretum to host craft beer festival in October

    Arboretum to host craft beer festival in October
    Sure, beer has hops, yeast and various grains, which give the ale a strong link to plants. But placing a beer fest in an arboretum might strike many as slightly incongruous. And, yet, that's what Morton Arboretum is planning for four hours on Oct. 4....
  • Enjoy Morton Arboretum fall color show by bike

     Enjoy Morton Arboretum fall color show by bike
    With its thousands of trees, The Morton Arboretum is naturally a hotbed of color in the autumn. Visitors typically walk or drive through to marvel at the changing colors, but Ed Hedborn, plant records manager at the arboretum, recommends riding a...
  • 12 Chicago museum events this fall

    12 Chicago museum events this fall
    Walt Disney is sticking around, jellyfish are going away while snow monkeys arrive, and David Bowie, as represented by his artifacts, is coming to town. The fall museum calendar is a busy one, unveiling new shows and new events as well as the reprise of...
  • South suburban events, Sept. 11-17

    South suburban events, Sept. 11-17
    Here's a look at upcoming events 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 http://triblocal.com/events Thursday, Sept. 11 Burr Ridge Farmers...
  • South and west suburban area events, Sept. 4-10

    South and west suburban area events, Sept. 4-10
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south and west suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please go here: http://triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Sept. 4 Burr...
  • West suburban event calendar Sept. 4-10

    West suburban event calendar Sept. 4-10
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the western suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Sept. 4 Burr Ridge...
  • Festival brings a touch of Europe to the suburbs

     Festival brings a touch of Europe to the suburbs
    You don't have to get a passport or travel to Europe to get a taste of the Old Country. And Morton Arboretum's Passport Europe Summer Festival Sept. 6 and Sept. 7 won't even require tickets. The festival is free with regular admission. "We have...
  • Protecting a home sale from ash borer threat

    Protecting a home sale from ash borer threat
    What if you were buying a home and were advised the furnace was operating on borrowed time? Or perhaps the kitchen appliances look as if they were manufactured during the Nixon administration. Replacing these key components of your home is something...
  • At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours

    At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours
    It isn't easy to find all of the serene nooks and calming crannies at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Some of the paths at the park seem perfectly content to go only one way. At least a couple of the themed gardens are best reached by walking through...
  • East meets west at Morton Arboretum festival

    East meets west at Morton Arboretum festival
    Sure, Lollapalooza is one festival in the Chicago area this weekend. But the crowds. The noise. The teenagers suspiciously unsteady on their feet. A more easily managed option is The Morton Arboretum's Destination Asia Festival. Saturday and Sunday,...