33 hours ago

Attempted carjacking on South Taylor

Oak Park police are searching for two men who attempted to steal a man's vehicle at gunpoint in the 1100 block of South Taylor Avenue at 10:35 a.m., on Saturday, May 19. Read More...

    Attempted carjacking on South Taylor
    Oak Park police are searching for two men who attempted to steal a man's vehicle at gunpoint in the 1100 block of South Taylor Avenue at 10:35 a.m., on Saturday, May 19.
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4 days ago

Sears building to become apts., retail

Seritage Growth Properties, the holding company for Sears properties, and Tucker Development, have released a rendering of the proposed mixed-use building planned for the shuttered Sears department store at Harlem and North avenues. Read More...

    Sears building to become apts., retail
    Seritage Growth Properties, the holding company for Sears properties, and Tucker Development, have released a rendering of the proposed mixed-use building planned for the shuttered Sears department store at Harlem and North avenues.
    http://www.oakpark.com

5 days ago

Be prepared: Don't leave the house without these dog-walk essentials

This week we'll separate the good dog walkers from the not-so-good. Read More...

    Be prepared: Don't leave the house without these dog-walk essentials
    This week we'll separate the good dog walkers from the not-so-good.
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6 days ago

A painstaking artist finds that painting takes away pain

It is a début of sorts though he has been an artist most of his adult life, Robert Baker III is ready to be seen through his art. Read More...

    A painstaking artist finds that painting takes away pain
    It is a début of sorts though he has been an artist most of his adult life, Robert Baker III is ready to be seen through his art.
    http://www.oakpark.com

6 days ago

Woman robbed by armed man on Home Avenue

An Oak Park woman was robbed by a man with a gun in the 100 block of South Home Avenue at 11:25 p.m. on May 8, according to Oak Park police.  Read More...

    Woman robbed by armed man on Home Avenue
    An Oak Park woman was robbed by a man with a gun in the 100 block of South Home Avenue at 11:25 p.m. on May 8, according to Oak Park police.
    http://www.oakpark.com

6 days ago

Police seek help finding missing person

The River Forest Police Department issued a statement that Howard A. Wax, of River Forest, was reported missing on May 14. Read More...

    Police seek help finding missing person
    The River Forest Police Department issued a statement that Howard A. Wax, of River Forest, was reported missing on May 14.
    http://www.oakpark.com

6 days ago

Mixed-income apartments planned for South Oak Park

A new mixed-use building is planned for the fenced-off parking lot at the corner of South Oak Park Avenue and Van Buren Street. Read More...

    Mixed-income apartments planned for South Oak Park
    A new mixed-use building is planned for the fenced-off parking lot at the corner of South Oak Park Avenue and Van Buren Street.
    http://www.oakpark.com

6 days ago

Cigar shop's plans up in smoke after neighborhood outcry

After listening to neighbors' concerns about a proposed move to the 400 block of Ashland Avenue in River Forest, the owner of Cigar Oasis and his architect are rethinking their plans for the store. Read More...

    Cigar shop's plans up in smoke after neighborhood outcry
    After listening to neighbors' concerns about a proposed move to the 400 block of Ashland Avenue in River Forest, the owner of Cigar Oasis and his architect are rethinking their plans for the store.
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6 days ago

Angie's Pantry brings kitchen to Oak Park storefront

It's been a whirlwind April for River Forest chef Angie Montroy, who won top honors at the first annual Healthy Chef Challenge cooking competition and opened her own storefront business in the Hemingway District. Read More...

    Angie's Pantry brings kitchen to Oak Park storefront
    It's been a whirlwind April for River Forest chef Angie Montroy, who won top honors at the first annual Healthy Chef Challenge cooking competition and opened her own storefront business in the Hemingway District.
    http://www.oakpark.com

6 days ago

Schools launch new mental health app for students

Oak Park District 97, River Forest District 90 and OPRF High School District 200 launched a new mental health support service for middle- and high-school students called "support4u."  Read More...

    Schools launch new mental health app for students
    Oak Park District 97, River Forest District 90 and OPRF High School District 200 launched a new mental health support service for middle- and high-school students called "support4u."
    http://www.oakpark.com

6 days ago

'Blues For Mister Charlie' burns with intensity

James Baldwin, mid-century African-American novelist and essayist, wrote only two plays. Blues for Mister Charlie is one of them. We are fortunate that the intrepid new Echo Theater Collective has mounted a production in our community at Madison Street Theater, 1010 Madison. This seldom-revived 1964 drama still burns intensely.  Read More...

    'Blues For Mister Charlie' burns with intensity
    James Baldwin, mid-century African-American novelist and essayist, wrote only two plays. Blues for Mister Charlie is one of them. We are fortunate that the intrepid new Echo Theater Collective has mounted a production in our community at Madison Street Theater, 1010 Madison. This seldom-revived 1964 drama still burns intensely.
    http://www.oakpark.com

6 days ago

Oak Parker helps 'farm lab' grow in Chicago

On a windy Saturday morning at a former soccer field in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood of Chicago, students from Prosser Career Academy and neighbors from the surrounding area have gathered to begin their work digging in the soil. Read More...

    Oak Parker helps 'farm lab' grow in Chicago
    On a windy Saturday morning at a former soccer field in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood of Chicago, students from Prosser Career Academy and neighbors from the surrounding area have gathered to begin their work digging in the soil.
    http://www.oakpark.com

6 days ago

Former McD's CEO gives Fenwick $3M for garage

Fenwick High School has received a $3 million donation from former student Michael R. Quinlan to build a new parking garage. Read More...

    Former McD's CEO gives Fenwick $3M for garage
    Fenwick High School has received a $3 million donation from former student Michael R. Quinlan to build a new parking garage.
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