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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Oak Park is always buzzing on Saturday and Sunday mornings with park goers, runners, walkers, families, and brunchers. A big part of the charm of the Oak Park area is all of the small businesses and restaurants that we...
Police are searching for two men who are responsible for attacking and robbing an Oak Park pedestrian last week on Monday. The victim was walking on the 300 block of South Ridgeland Avenue at roughly 11:55 p.m. Aug. 6 when...
It seems like summer has flown by this year, doesn't it? Honestly, I think I say that every August! With my birthday at the beginning of August, I often find myself wishing for it to get here and then...
The Oak Park Farmer’s Market is celebrating National Farmers’ Market Week with their annual corn roast on Saturday, Aug. 11  from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The market will be serving up hot roasted corn on the cob that has...
Oak Park Police Department Chief Anthony Ambrose announced his retirement. The 34-year veteran will depart at the end of the month. Ambrose’s decision to retire was based on the desire to focus on his health following a successful liver transplant. Reflecting...
On July 30, the Oak Park Village Board voted on the proposal to ask the following question on the November 6th ballot: “Shall the merger and consolidation of Oak Park taxing bodies be considered, including, but not limited to,...
The Oak Park Visitor’s Center has been featuring the work of local artists since the fall of 2017 in their program called Urban Local Made. The artists that are currently featured at the visitor’s center create everything from screen prints...
The buzz of the cicada, the gentle hum of the window air conditioner….Oak Park is ringing with the sounds of summer. I’ve been soaking in every sensory experience I can - trying to preserve all of these summer sensations...
Steve James, an Oak Park resident and documentary filmmaker, debuted his film “America to Me” featuring students from Oak Park-River Forest High School (OPRF) in January at Sundance Film Festival. James and his team filmed at OPRF throughout the...
Getting around Oak Park this summer has been a bit more complicated due to a number of construction projects such as the Albion at Oak Park at 1000 Lake Street in DTOP. In addition to new developments, there is also...

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