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Oak Park, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Oak Park, IL include 60302, 60304, and 60303. The median home price in Oak Park is $314,900 which is roughly $244/per square foot. More Oak Park information.

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11 hrs ago | OakLeaves

Sugar Beet Co-Op asking village for $250,000 Madison St. TIF incentive

The Sugar Beat Food Store Cooperative - the 5,300-square-foot-store planned for the first floor of The Grove Apartments on Madison Street near Oak Park Avenue - is asking for some financial help from the Village of Oak Park through it's Madison Street Tax Increment District.

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15 hrs ago | OakLeaves

Paul Sassone: Oak Park book fair honors centuries-old tradition

Do you suppose that during the Middle Ages the Friends of the Monastery held an annual fair at which illuminated manuscripts were sold to the few who could read? Well, the jury still is out on the demise of printed books.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American author and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction , while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations.

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OakLeaves

Oak Park comic feature: Legendary comic book character Archie Andrews dies

Archie Comics, the acclaimed and bestselling comic book publisher that is home to some of the best-known pop culture creations in the world, including "Archie", "Jughead", "Betty & Veronica", "Josie & The Pussycats", "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" and the hit "Afterlife with Archie" series, announced the unthinkable: Legendary comic book character ... (more)

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Chicago Tribune

5 shot, 1 fatally, in West Side attack at block party

Five people were shot, one of them fatally, in an attack in the Austin neighborhood during a block party this evening.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Suburban Journals

Harmon responds to President Obamaa s call for increased infrastructure investment

Harmon responds to President Obama's call for increased infrastructure investment SPRINGFIELD - State Senator Don Harmon issued the following statement in response to President Obama's $302 billion proposal to repair and expand the nation's roads and rails: "I agree with President Obama that we need to reinvest in America's infrastructure.

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Suburban Journals

Hamad Hafiz Almarri, a 31 year old Oak Park man is charged with

NEWS RELEASE RIVER FOREST POLICE DEPARTMENT Disorderly Conduct Arrest---Case #13-7605 For Immediate Release October 11, 2013 The River Forest Police Department has announced the arrest of a 31-year old Oak Park man for his sole involvement in a Disorderly Conduct incident, which occurred at approximately 8:10 am on October 8, 2013 on the 7300 block ... (more)

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OakLeaves

Downtown Oak Park merchant brief: New home decor boutique

Downtown Oak Park welcomes new home dA©cor boutique to Marion Street Oak Park, IL - Whether at her boutique, working out at Fitness Formula Clubs, sipping a soy latte at Sugar Fixe Patisserie, getting her hair cut at James Anthony Salon, shopping at Sugarcup Trading, or grabbing a yogurt from Red Mango CafA© - Update Owner Barbara Bernick ... (more)

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OakLeaves

Oak Park Public Library to conclude One Book, One Oak Park with author celebration

Science journalist and best-selling author of "Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything", Joshua Foer will engage live with Oak Park at a special One Book, One Oak Park closing celebration Thursday, July 31, from 6 to 8 pm at the Main Library, 834 Lake St., Oak Park.

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OakLeaves

The top brunch locations in Oak Park, according to Yelp

If you've gotten up a little later than usual or want a German pancake fix, venture to one of these brunch locations highly rated by Yelp users.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

OakLeaves

Hemingway Foundation, arts council recreate Paris circa 1920s

If you've never been to Gay Paree but have always wanted to go, you can catch a glimpse of what life is like in the City of Lights this weekend as part of Ernest Hemingway's birthday celebration.

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OakLeaves

Oak Park police look to bring on second deputy chief

The Oak Park Police Department has put the feelers out for a second deputy chief, a position that has been re-budgeted into the village's hiring plan in recent years.

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Suburban Journals

Les Golden Inks Agreement to Write for Fifth Gambling Magazine Oak...

Les Golden of Oak Park, Illinois, has submitted his first article for the British gambling magazine Jackpots Review after agreeing to terms with the magazine.

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Suburban Journals

Jerrmon Davis 18-years from Oak Park Arrested with a Gun.

Update: March 11, 2013 Jerrmon S. Davis was given a $50,000.00 bail and the bail was paid by friends and family.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

OakLeaves

Dominican University celebrating greenness with block party Sunday

A community picnic event at Dominican University in 2010. The school will hold its Green Block Party, celebrating local eco-friendly institutions, this weekend.

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OakLeaves

From the archives: Ernest Hemingway wins medal for World War I service

Ernest Hemingway, who was wounded during a spectacular action on the Italian front, is in the Red Cross hospital at Milan, recovering from his wounds.

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OakLeaves

The 'wide lawns' myth: Ernest Hemingway in Oak Park

It's a very compact, Hemingway-esque line, repeated often here in Oak Park. But it appears that Ernest Hemingway never said A A A - or wrote - that his hometown was a place of "wide lawns and narrow minds."

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OakLeaves

From the archives: Ernest Hemingway speaks to Oak Park and River Forest High School

There are so many scores of stars in Oak Park High's service flag that those luminous bodies are left perforce to twinkle unheeded in their own particular corners.

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Chicago Parent

Chicago-area family gets magical makeover for kids with special needs.

Luca's dreams reach beyond the stars, and only an out-of-this-world intergalactic bedroom would do.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Patch.com

Elmhurst Cops Crack the Case of the Mystery Tombstone

The Elmhurst police unraveled the mystery surrounding a tombstone that appeared in a Sunnyside Avenue yard last week .

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