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Who’s NOT planning a BBQ this weekend? If the weather holds and you’ve got propane or charcoal, chances are you’re grilling something with your friends and family. Here, new ideas for keeping your costs down. Sponsored by Home Depot.
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
Want to make a real difference in the world? Consider one of these seven "green" careers that help protect—and improve—our planet. Provided by Jobs at AOL.
Here are some family activities you can do to foster environmentalism. Sponsored by Sony.
Gov. Quinn has declared a state of emergency in the wake of flooding throughout the Chicago area.
Patch is partnering with Broadway in Chicago to give away tickets to see "I Love Lucy" Feb. 13. One winner will be chosen from each of the 67 Patch cities/neighborhoods in the Chicago area.
Opinion, Local Connections
Some of the biggest names in music will play at a benefit concert on Wednesday. All proceeds will go to Hurricane Sandy victims, via the Robin Hood Foundation. Find out how to help and where you can watch or listen in the Chicago area.
The Illinois winner, who will receive $250, will now be entered to win the $5,000 grand prize in Patch's Best Halloween Costume in America contest.
Opinion, Holiday Guide
It used to be Black Friday was for the earliest of early shoppers. Not anymore. Look around. The stores are ready now.
As the 2012 presidential election campaign winds to a close, reflect with us on the past year-plus of political cartoons on Patch.
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