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Aug. 17-18 Near Left Bank: Sangria Festival Chicago

  The fourth annual Sangria Festival Chicago is scheduled for the weekend of August 17-18, and it promises to be as big a hit as in previous years. The festival obviously features plenty of tasty sangria recipes (more than 20), ranging from classic red sangria filled with stone fruit, to white sangria with apples and…

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Make the Most of Your Patio or Balcony With These Decorating Tips

  There’s a reason that patios and balconies are such coveted apartment perks. They make it easy to get some fresh air without leaving the comfort of your own home, and they’re great entertainment spaces during the warmer months. If you really want to get the most out of your patio or balcony, follow these…

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How to Plan a Last-Minute Summer Vacation Worth Remembering

If you think it’s too late to start planning a summer vacation, think again. If you’re both flexible and efficient, you can still steal off to a far-off (or nearby) destination before Labor Day. Just follow these expert tips to pull off the summer vacay of your dreams. First things first: figure out airfare. If you’re…

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5 Home Trends You’re About to See Popping Up All Over

Just about every season, there's a new home trend that you see in every design magazine — and likely, all of your most stylish friends' apartments. From mid-century modern furniture pieces to antlers hanging on the wall, these trendy items are so universally beloved, they instantly add some extra style to any room. Here are…

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