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  • Upcoming events in Highland Park & Deerfield, Aug. 22-26

    Upcoming events in Highland Park & Deerfield, Aug. 22-26
    Coming up Aug. 22-26: Festivals, live music, and classes for green thumbs and toe-tappers.
  • 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,...

    Bungalow Belt part and parcel of Chicago's fabric

    Bungalow Belt part and parcel of Chicago's fabric
    In 1917, Albert Schorsch, a 29-year-old real estate dealer on the Northwest Side, sent carpenters and bricklayers to build 16 single-family homes on the 6000 block of Grace Street in a style then relatively new to Chicago but destined to be no less the...

    Upcoming events: Aug. 10-13

    Upcoming events: Aug. 10-13
    Plan now for live music, comedy and a sweet class for kids in Highland Park and Deerfield. Summer send off Deerfield's "Summer Sampler" series comes to a close as Chicago group Final Say takes the stage from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday. The quartet of...

    Highland Park rec areas getting lightning detection system

    Highland Park rec areas getting lightning detection system
    A $100,000 lightning detection system, using sensors, horns and strobe lights, will be installed this month at 10 of Highland Park's major recreational areas, and at Rosewood Beach and Moraine Park in 2015. The Park District of Highland Park chose the...