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  1. WVOP Radio Players to broadcast 'Picture of Dorian Gray' in Oak ParkRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | OakLeaves

    ... powers of a 1940s-era radio play production. WVOP Radio Players, the strictly auditory arm of Oak Park Festival Theatre, will deliver just that with its take on the classic, slated for Oct. 3 and 5 at the Nineteenth Century Club in Oak Park. Actors ...

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  2. Actors Training Center expanding to Oak ParkRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | ElmLeaves

    ... has been based at the Wilmette Theatre since 2006, is opening a second location at the Madison Street Theatre in Oak Park. "What we do best is that we train to what the industry needs," said ATC Founder and Artistic Director Carole Dibo of Wilmette. ...

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  3. Chicago: Today's HeadlinesRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | StreetsBlog.org

    CTA does great at admitting there is a problem with the entire Forest Park line, but what is its justification for tying the whole project to the Ike rebuild through Oak Park? They did the O'Hare branch rebuild in sections, and while I get holding off on redoing Austin, Oak Park, Harlem and Forest Park stations and track until the Ike plans through the OP "canyon" are set in stone, the remaining section of the line from at least Cicero to the Loop could seemingly be updated now with no fear of conflicting with the Ike rebuild.

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  4. Healthcare Law Attorney Joins Cook County Law FirmRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... in Business Insurance. Malecki serves on various boards, including the Board of PCC Community Wellness Center in Oak Park, Illinois (a FQHC). Malecki began her career as a risk manager at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. She later served ...

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  5. Paul Sassone: Little Free Libraries a wonderful low-tech resourceRead the original story

    Tuesday | OakLeaves

    Even more costly gizmos from Apple to let people do better what they really don't need to do at all. And then my eye caught an item in Oak Leaves: The contents of two Little Free Libraries in Oak Park had been stolen.

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  6. Divvy Bikes Coming to Oak Park Next YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    Gov. Pat Quinn, who initially rejected a grant to expand Chicago's bike sharing program to Evanston and Oak Park , approved a $3 million state grant, according to an article in the Chicago Tribune. This will allow for eight docking stations for the blue bikes in Evanston and 12 in Oak Park.

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  7. Oak Park crime briefs: After threatening man, three suspects found with gunRead the original story

    Tuesday | OakLeaves

    ... with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and disorderly conduct, police said. At around 11:30 p.m. that evening, an Oak Park resident was walking on the 900 block of Jackson when the three individuals approached the man and blocked his path. One of ...

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  8. OPRF hockey christens its new home at Ridgeland CommonsRead the original story

    Tuesday | OakLeaves

    As the Oak Park-River Forest Hockey Club took to the ice Sunday night at Ridgeland Common, varsity team manager Jo Bond-Ostler said the boys are making themselves at home at Paul Hruby Ice Arena. After a season of playing home games in Bensenville while the Ridgeland Common facility underwent a $22 million renovation, the OPRF Hockey Club teams returned home Sunday night to host the Wheaton West Wildhawks.

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  9. Fenwick cross country runner Mary Grace Babbo gets better as she gets busierRead the original story

    Tuesday | OakLeaves

    Fenwick's Mary Grace Babbo doesn't have much free time, but she wouldn't have it any other way. The junior from Oak Park stays busy balancing school, cross country, piano and playing violin for The Symphony of Oak Park-River Forest.

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  10. Grinnell's Oldach Named Midwest Conference Women's Soccer Dffensive Performer of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Osky News

    Grinnell College's Katy Oldach '16, a 5-7 keeper from Oak Park, Ill. , has been named the Midwest Conference Women's Soccer Defensive Performer of the Week.

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  11. Divvy bike-sharing coming to Oak ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Suburban Journals

    Divvy, the popular bike-sharing program that rents out bicycles in neighborhoods throughout Chicago, will be coming to Oak Park next year, thanks to a $3 million grant from the state to fund Divvy expansions in Chicago, Oak Park and Evanston.

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  12. Preckwinkle meets west suburban leadersRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | OakLeaves

    ... good primary care it's less likely they'll end up in the emergency room." Robert Cole, assistant village manager in Oak Park, asked about a campaign called Transit Futures, which seeks to improve and build new mass transit throughout the region. The ...

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  13. Take a book, leave a book: A tale of two (little) libraries in Oak ParkRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | OakLeaves

    In her past life - that is to say, her professional life - Nadine Thompson worked at a library. To be specific, she worked at the Oak Park Public Library, where she was employed as a librarian for twenty years.

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  14. Oak Park Village Board weighs improvement options for Lake StreetRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | OakLeaves

    Oak Park officials are considering their options for streetscape enhancements on downtown Lake Street - while keeping an eye on the bottom line. The Village Board recently met to discuss an upcoming improvement project scheduled for the stretch of Lake between Harlem and Euclid avenues, the costs of which could range from $10 to $20 million.

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  15. 101 Teams Reflect Rising Success of Pleasant District Family TriathlonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Patch.com

    ... is where everyone checked in to get their assigned numbers and timing chips. The streets were closed to traffic and Oak Park Police officers were positioned at each corner, to ensure safety. Scattered throughout the route were supporters, including ...

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  16. Glencoe celebrates 100 years of Frank Lloyd WrightRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | OakLeaves

    ... homes in Glencoe; the village has the third highest concentration of Wright's work in the world, trailing only Oak Park and Chicago. In addition to a cottage and a bridge, which was replicated in 1985 after the original was torn down in 1977 due to ...

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  17. Divvy back on track for Evanston and Oak ParkRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Chicago Tribune

    ... system to the two suburbs. The expansion, to take place next year, will include 12 docking stations for Oak Park and eight for Evanston, according to Quinn's office. The special edition Blackhawks Divvy bikes show off player numbers, including ...

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  18. Divvy bikes headed to the burbsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Divvy bikes are headed to the suburbs of Evanston and Oak Park after Gov. Pat Quinn on Sunday reversed course and approved a $3 million state grant to expand the bike-sharing service, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. The grant - which appears to be identical to one denied by Quinn in May - will add 700 new bikes and 70 docking stations in Evanston, Oak Park and several Chicago neighborhoods.

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  19. Little Free Library taps into our desire to share, build communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Examiner.com

    About 30 books, including Bob Woodward's "Plan of Attack," were nestled in this Little Free Library on the 800 block of Kenilworth Avenue in Oak Park earlier this month. If not, it's likely only a matter of time before you do, because this homespun book-sharing initiative is rapidly picking up momentum across the country--and spreading to other parts of the world.

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  20. Owner: Fleet Feet Oak Park Looks to 'Create Community'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Patch.com

    Early this winter, when Fleet Feet Sports Chicago expects to opens its newest location in Downtown Oak Park, they are looking to build not just a business, but a community, said co-owner Dave Zimmer. "We want to create raving fans of our business," Zimmer said in a phone interview Friday morning.

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