83.5 F
Oak Park, US
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Today is summer solstice. That's why I'm confident that warmer weather is finally on its way. Spring lasted a little longer than we would've liked, but okay. That's fine. Just end it now. So help me...
Oak Park has officially joined Plastic Free July, an international movement that challenges communities to refuse single-use plastics such as straws or disposable lids for an entire month. Responding to changes in the climate...
Headlining a generous amount of activities taking place around Oak Park this weekend is one of my favorite local events – The Uncork Illinois Wine Festival. Normally, one would think that wine made in the state of Illinois seems a...
An Oak Park resident walking near the intersection of Ridgeland Avenue and Garfield Street, just south of the Eisenhower Expressway, was struck by a vehicle shortly before 9 p.m. Monday night. The 56-year-old man passed away early...
Oak Park River Forest High School will pay $53,000 to re-print the 2019 yearbook publication. Throughout the book, 18 photos appear of students making the ”ok” gesture and as such playing the trendy “made you look” game...
I recently had to get my locks changed. I hired a local locksmith who promptly pulled up to my house at our appointment time. He grimaced as he slid from his work truck and started walking to...
4/26/19 - 4/28/19 As an allergy sufferer, spring is typically filled with dread, crumpled up tissues (my husband can attest to this) and runs to the chemist for Claritin. I’m determined to embrace the...
The violent hiss of many a radiator has ceased signaling the beginning of this writer’s favorite time of year in Oak Park. It’s patio season, folks. Some top picks for outdoor dining in the area:
A press release from April 9th summarizes the board of education’s decision to increase teaching assistant wages by 6% in the first year of the recently negotiated four year contract. Teaching assistants will also...
Construction on Madison Street will begin on April 15th and conclude in the Fall of 2019. According to a letter from the Village of Oak Park sent to residents, the first six weeks of work will focus...