Are You Ready for Halloween in Grant Park?

Trick-or-Treaters with Plastic Orange Pumpkin Buckets

Whenever I meet a new neighbor, I warn them about Halloween—not because of an impending zombie apocalypse, although mark my word, it’s going to happen someday—but so they can be ready. Having moved into town from the suburbs, I wasn’t used to many trick-or-treaters coming around. A small bag of candy would suffice for the…

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Be Neighborly on Your Front Porch This Fall

White and Orange Pumpkins on a Table

As the days and evenings grow cooler, memories of socializing on your front porch might seem out of season, but fall is a perfect time for porch gatherings. Get your decor on Freshen your porch by sweeping and mopping the floor, cleaning the windows, and beating the throw pillows. If you have a summer wreath…

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