Angelos April2017

Truth be told, I felt terrible about the vacant real estate just behind our house.

  Tom Houlihan

For weeks, we had watched our prospective neighbors as they tidied up the structure just to the south, and carried out little improvements.“They’re really hard workers,” I’d tell my wife Patty. “They’re very well behaved. And I love it when they sing.”Then … they were gone. Patty and I looked forlornly at each other, contemplating a summer without the bubbly sounds of our new Flossmoor neighbors. And the chilling prospect of looking at . . .

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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