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Oak Park, US
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Two Brothers Social Tap closed its doors on September 19, marking the end to 16 months in the former Marion Street Market storefront. The restaurant posted a sign on their doors and cited that their closure was  “due to recent...
The Oak Park Department of Public Health and Board of Health just recognized 10 Oak Park establishments for their exceptionally high two-year average inspection scores by awarding them the 2018 Johnson Award. The award, named after Oak Park’s first...
I hope everyone enjoyed themselves at OAKTOBERFEST last weekend. The fact that this marquee event is now being followed by the autumnal equinox tomorrow (Sept. 22) can only mean one thing... It is officially fall! Everybody rejoice in the comfortable weather. Say...
Hotel workers in Chicago began their strike at 5:00 a.m. on Sept. 7 and have been seen outside many downtown hotels picketing every day since. With no end in sight for the strike, Oak Parker Dima Ali decided to...
The Fitzsimmons Awards for Excellence in Public Health have been awarded to five individuals and a non-profit organization this year. The award’s namesake, Dr. Williams Fitzsimmons, was Oak Park’s Health Department’s Medical Consultant for 16 years and was known...
A man was robbed on the 200 block of South Humphrey in Oak Park at approximately 10:10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, according to police. The victim was walking down the street when three offenders approached him. One assailant, wearing...
Eight properties in Oak Park that utilize solar power will be featured as part of The Illinois Solar Tour.  The tour, hosted by the Illinois Solar Energy Association (ISEA), will showcase over 100 solar homes and businesses across the...
Following five years of service as Executive Director of the OPRF Chamber of Commerce, Cathy Yen has announced her resignation. Cathy has accepted a position as the Director of Operations with Beat the Streets, a Chicago-based not for profit focused...
You can't get far right now without seeing someone rocking a cozy scarf (despite the summer-like weather) or holding a pumpkin spiced latte in their hand. Those of us who are crazy about Fall might be a little too...
Oak Park’s School District 97 has recently been awarded two new titles. Julian Middle School was named a Special Olympics National Banner Unified Champion School for their achievements with inclusion. The district’s PreKindergarten Program has also been recognized with...