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Sunday, April 22, 2018
I have several reasons why you should be happy right now if you aren’t already: It is Friday. Super Troopers 2 is now in theaters. The sun is actually shining to the point where it feels somewhat like spring....
It is no secret that, for decades, there have been multiple attempts at improving equity in Oak Park’s schools. The persistence of differing student outcomes that correlate closely with race and income is not a new phenomenon, nor is...
With Earth Day coming up on Sunday, April 22, Oak Parkers are getting into the spirit by pledging to leave their cars at home for the duration of the weekend and commit to walking or biking around the community...
An Oak Park woman was pushed down and robbed Saturday afternoon on the 900 block of South Elmwood Avenue after being rear-ended by a white 2015 Acura occupied by four males in their late teens or early twenties. After striking...
In case you missed it, the Oak Park-River Forest Food Pantry held its inaugural Healthy Chef Challenge on Saturday, April 7. The fundraising event joined local foodies with some of Chicagoland's most prestigious chefs in a day that championed healthy,...
Welcome to 2018’s Friday the 13th Part 1 (Part 2 coming in July). To kick off this party right, I gathered a few of my favorite Tweets I’d like to share with you before getting into the nitty-gritty details...
The 9th Annual Oak Park Earth Fest will take place Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Public Works Center, 201 South Blvd. For the first time ever, the event will include several entertainment options such...
Several parents of Oak Park District 97 students attended a school board meeting on Tuesday to speak out against a recent proposal that will eliminate bus services for the area's eight elementary schools. If executed, the plan will save up...
Construction will officially begin on Wednesday, April 11, for an affordable housing project in Oak Park targeted towards low-income mothers. Nonprofit organization New Moms will host a groundbreaking ceremony from 1-2 p.m. at the future location of the development, 206...
If you are reading this, that means you are curious about how to spend your weekend Around Oak Park. In case we haven’t made that clear, that’s how we came up with the name for the publication. Clever, right?...

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