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Thursday, July 19, 2018
The Oak Park Arts District will get a new restaurant tomorrow, May 17, when District Kitchen & Tap (DKT) opens its doors to the public for the very first time. Owner Patrick O'Brien has been working closely with developer Brand &...
Summer might have taken its sweet time to arrive, but it's here. It really is here! Not only has the weather finally started to cooperate, the Oak Park Farmers' Market will officially open for the season on Saturday, May 19...
VOICE Oak Park, an activist organization led by Village residents, held its first meeting in the Veteran's Room of the Main Library on Saturday, May 12. Over 50 people attended the public forum which gave a brief introduction of...
Five Fenwick High School students have been named recipients of the Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year. The seniors named include Adam Aguilar, Joseph Daley, Daniel Feldmeier, Massimo Flight, and Miguel Martinez. The Chick Evans Scholarship is...
Last weekend was one of those times where I didn’t have a minute to myself. I met the girlfriend’s Mom for the first time; that’s always great and never anxiety-inducing, right? I celebrated my niece’s first birthday party. I...
Oak Park Police Chief Anthony Ambrose is taking an extended leave of absence for personal reasons. Deputy LaDon Reynolds will serve as the Interim Chief of Police until further notice, according to Village Manager Cara Pavlicek. "I support the Village...
Casual seafood restaurant Surf's Up is officially open for business after celebrating a grand opening over Earth Day weekend, April 20-22. Popular menu items for Oak Park's newest eatery include shrimp, lobster, po' boys, fish tacos, fried green tomatoes, and even...
My brother-in-law, David Prak, lost his six-month-long battle to cancer the morning of Friday, March 23. I was sitting on the couch of my sister’s living room, facing his bed, watching his chest rise and fall at an irregular...
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...

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