More people, more scarecrows at busy Fall Fest

  Keith Janowski plans to build a new garage for  his Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck.  (Provided photo) Keith Janowski doesn’t beat around the bush when offering his opinion about Flossmoor’s restrictions on pickup truck parking restrictions. “It is the dumbest restriction I’ve ever heard of,” Janowski said. “You can own a truck, but you can’t keep it in front of your house. I have a brand new $45,000 pickup — it’s a really nice truck — and I can’t park it in front of my house. But . . .

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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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