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Names of some Southland towns more popular than you might think


Image courtesy of Norris Design

Image courtesy of Norris Designs


Since taking on the role of columnist for the Daily Southtown and serving as a voice of the people in the Southland, I’ve enjoyed getting to know more about the dozens of communities in the region.

As I’ve become more acquainted with Southland towns, I wondered how many south suburbs share their names with other places in the United States. As I learned the history of Tinley Park, for example, I found out the community was initially called Bremen. That’s also the name of a city in Germany, and the name reflects Tinley Park’s heritage…Please click here to read Ted Slowik’s story in the Tribune/Daily Southtown.

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