Articles By Margaret Tazioli

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Jefferson Park Couple Lets Their Front Yard ‘Go Wild,’ And They’re Not Alone

Wild prairies are all the rage on the Northwest Side, and Margaret Plouff and Reed Adler decided to dig up their grass and create one of their own — on a budget.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

150 Six Corners Neighbors Protest Alderman’s Point Decision: ‘Lake Gardiner: Where Blight Is Alright’

Calling the height "excessive," Ald. Jim Gardiner said he withdrew his support for The Point plan after developers canceled a meeting.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Meet The West Ridge Neighbor Who Killed His Grass On Purpose, Creating a Pocket Prairie In Its Place

It may look like a weed patch to the untrained eye, but all types of birds, bees and pollinators find this pocket prairie amid manicured lawns.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

‘Scared But Excited’: 2 Million Bees Arrive At Avondale Store To Fill Hives Around The Area

The bees arrived in 250 separate screened wooden boxes, all stacked inside a rental truck, ready to be distributed to Belmont Feed & Seed customers who pre-ordered the very active packages.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

2 Million Bees Set To Arrive In Chicago This Week — And Eager Beekeepers Are Ready

When the delivery truck of bees arrives at Belmont Feed & Seed and opens its door, you can feel the heat given off by the bees, said store owner Brian Andronic.