Names of some Southland towns more popular than you might think
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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.