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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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12 hrs ago | OakLeaves

Oak Park's comprehensive plan: Final draft review Thursday

Oak Park's most recent comprehensive planning process began in October 2012 and has gathered input from roughly 75 workshops, interviews with residents and stakeholders in town and a number of documents presented on the plan's website Envision Oak Park .

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16 hrs ago | OakLeaves

Oak Park couple tap into maple syrup farming trade by accident

Oak Park residents Christine and Mark Fisher were in the market for a get-away home when their property search led them to the Driftless region of southeastern Wisconsin.

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16 hrs ago | OakLeaves

'Assassination Theater' investigates killing of JFK

After decades of controversy, investigating the Kennedy assassination has earned a reputation as bad news for many reporters, a radioactive topic no one wants to approach.

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16 hrs ago | ElmLeaves

Local artist offers high-end, high-fashion painted jeans through Dragonfly by JClaire

A sampling of jeans at Dragonflybyjclaire.com. Jeans can have hand painting all over the garment, on just select areas or purchased with no design.

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Yesterday | My FOX Chicago

1 killed, 7 wounded in Tuesday gun violence

A 17-year-old boy and two men, ages 49 and 18, were standing on a sidewalk in the 200 block of South Western Avenue when a male got out of a dark-colored sedan and opened fire, police said.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Switched

10 Charming Midwestern Towns to Visit This Summer

While New England hamlets are perhaps the epitome of small towns, the Midwest has its fair share of quaint communities with a unique charm all their own.

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OakLeaves

Man traveling to Oak Park arrested after "bizzare" and...

A southwest suburban man was arrested after a pair of "bizarre" and "irrational" encounters with a teenager and a young girl Saturday evening in Riverside, police said.

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OakLeaves

Oak Park boutique recognized by Instyle Magazine 'coolest' shops list

Oak Park's Gem Jewelry Boutique, located at 108 N. Marion St., has been recognized by Instyle Magazine as one of the "2014 Small Cool" shops.

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OakLeaves

Oak Park police blotter: Two teens arrested for theft, burglary

The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Oak Park and River Forest police departments.

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OakLeaves

Sugar Beet Co-op Edible Garden Tour draws more than 200 people

The Sugar Beet Co-op hosted its third annual Edible Garden Tour over the weekend.

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OakLeaves

Oak Park crime briefs: Laptops, iPod, antique silver stolen in burglary

On July 21, two men entered a home on the 500 block of South Grove Avenue and stole a pair of laptops, an iPod, an external hard drive and a set of antique silver spoons and shakers.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Freshnews

DePaul College Prep Board Names Principal Dr. James Quaid To Position ...

The Board of Directors of DePaul College Prep, located on the Fr. Gordon Campus at 3633 N. California, has unanimously elected its principal, Dr. James Quaid, to the position of school president and principal.

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Evanston Review

Evanston toasts to 100 years of filtered water

In honor of Evanston's 100 years of filtered water, the Department of Utilities invited neighbors to a July 26 open house at the Evanston Water Treatment Facility, 555 Lincoln St. Folks asked questions of staff who were pleased to celebrate a 100-year anniversary or birthday with bagels, orange juice and naturally, blue bottles filled with Evanston ... (more)

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OakLeaves

Marion Street Grille closing after 19 years

Marion Street Grille Owner, Terry Thulis, along with staff, announces his restaurant will be closing its doors on Saturday, Aug. 9, after 19 years of business.

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OakLeaves

Hemingway Foundation announces new writer-in-residence

The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park is proud to announce its 2014-2015 Writer in Residence, Annette Gendler .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Herald

Teen bands battle at prime gig at Algonquin Founders' Days

Five teen bands from Chicago and the suburbs hoping for a chance to play at the Illinois State Fair took to the stage at Algonquin Founders' Days for the regional finals of the Illinois Teen Battle of the Bands.

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Daily Herald

Shocking increase of homeless students in suburbs

Unlike most of them, a year ago Fulton thought college was beyond his reach. As one of thousands of homeless students in the Chicago suburbs, he was preoccupied with where he would live and what he would eat, rather than planning a future.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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Biz Notes: Public Communications Inc. name Oettel principal

The company was established in 1993 by Douglas and Janet McAllister and has two full service automotive service facilities, one in Barrington and another in Crystal Lake.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Fodor's

10 Charming Midwestern Towns to Visit This Summer

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OakLeaves

One Book program making memories

The Oak Park Public Library's inaugural One Book, One Oak Park concludes with a celebration from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Main Library, 834 Lake St. The event features a live video chat with journalist Joshua Foer, author of the 2011 nonfiction bestseller, "Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything."

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