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Oak Park, US
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
The Residences at Maple Place, an Oak Park condominium development, has earned the elusive LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification. This location is now the first multi-unit residential development in Oak Park to hold the title....
Maybe you just moved to the OPRF area or you might be a seasoned resident. Below is a quick outline (in no particular order) of where weekly grocery lists around town get fulfilled each week. Wherever you decide to...
Last night the team got together for Pints & Popcorn at Poor Phil’s because you never know what kind of surprises await you at happy hour. Afterward, we marched north up Marion to Lake Street Kitchen + Bar where...
I am continuously amazed at all of the creative and entrepreneurial residents in OP/RF/FP. Oak Park recently gained another citizen who embodies both of these adjectives - Benz Amatayakul Kuipers. Benz is an abstract artist who creates beautiful works...
At the District 97 board meeting on Tuesday night, the school board voted against the proposal to arm teachers in the district with guns. This divisive issue has gained more steam as fear increases over school shootings. In 2018...
The trees are changing, leaves are falling, and Fall leaf collection is in full swing in Oak Park. Running through December 6, residents can have their leaves picked up by Public Works on one of eight separate days in...
Concordia University Chicago Christopher Center, located on Augusta Street in River Forest, was on lockdown last Wednesday night after what police called a domestic disturbance. River Forest Police responded to the domestic disturbance call around 6:00 pm involving a woman...
It’s officially cold around Oak Park. Like zip up your parka and forget about exposing skin below your chin for the next six month cold. Okay, maybe that was a bit harsh and there is some sense of enjoyment...
Oak Park was listed as one of the 10 best cities in America to raise a family in 2018 by Livability, a website dedicated to helping you find the right place for you to live. The website researched and...
Election Day, November 6th, is fast approaching! The focus these past few weeks in the news and around town has been on the large races - Governor/Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and Secretary of State.  However, there is a lot...