The right combination of natural materials and colorful landscaping sets a perfect backdrop to summer fun. Here are a few starting points on the best outdoor oasis. ...

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Check out these amazing images captured by our local photographers. ...

Check out these amazing images captured by our local photographers. ...

Check out amazing images captured by our local photographers. ...

Monarch butterflies are the poster children for declining butterfly species, but there are things we can do to help them. Test your knowledge about this butterfly, its relatives and its habitat in our region. ...

Sure, fall is a great time to witness vibrant colors in your yard, but it's also a great time to plant flowers and shrubs that look great in any season. Discover a few plants that just plain love fall weather. ...

From the patio to the roof, your outdoor spaces could always use a spruce-up. Learn how a few simple improvements can make a big impact on your home's visual appeal. ...

You might recognize him as a longtime television meteorologist, but these days, you're more likely to spy this Waukegan native on the other side of the camera, capturing everything from landscapes to fashion. ...

Check out this amazing image, captured by our local photographer. ...