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Craft beer, history brews up in Blue Island
Mar. 7, 2013
Businesses along a corner of Blue Island’s Olde Western Ave play up heritage and blue collar ethos in development. A little help from Village Hall, they say, wouldn’t hurt, either.
Woodstock: Beyond the Groundhog's shadow
Feb. 19, 2013
Twenty-one years ago the town square in Woodstock, Illinois was just another idyllic little red cobble-stoned street surrounded by quaint shops and historic buildings. Then
Local veteran struggles to support fellow vets
Feb. 13, 2013
As President Obama announces more troops to come home from Afghanistan, a veteran from Chicago’s Austin neighborhood says the Department of Veterans Affairs isn’t doing enough. So he’s running his own service organization hand-to-mouth.
Palestinians find a home in suburban Chicago
Feb. 7, 2013
They may not always have the visibility of the area’s other ethnic communities, but there are more people of Palestinian descent living in the Chicagoland area than anywhere else in the U.S.
Orland Park: Malls, mosques and more
Feb. 6, 2013
Robin Amer and Michael Puente explore a surprisingly diverse suburb nestled Southwest of Chicago.
Beyond the bungalows: Berwyn’s creative side
Feb. 5, 2013
Exploring the western suburb of Berwyn for a day, Chip Mitchell and Tricia Bobeda find innovation and inspiration in unexpected places.
A day in Berwyn
Jan. 29, 2013
Chip Mitchell and Tricia Bobeda spent a day in Berywn, Illinois looking for stories.
Arlington Heights library, parks get renovations
Jan. 24, 2013
Imagine having access to multimedia studios that also serve you coffee, five community centers with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, golf courses, tennis courts and a sailing lake.
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