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  1. Where Do You Want Divvy Bike Stations in Oak Park?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Restaurant says "we did not live up to our own expectations." The 19-year-old and his mom say they're satisfied with the response.


  2. Ia m adopting and thata s about all I knowRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Francois, who is the director or international programs for Adoption-Link , my home study agency located in Oak Park, Ill. Because this is my second time around, I wasn't as concerned about the actual home study, which is an assessment of my ...


  3. Chicagoland family restaurants for holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... bring out the food. For more information visit http://www.2toots.com/ Buzz Cafe located at 905 S. Lombard Avenue, Oak Park IL is also well known as a great family place to visit. Kids can enjoy their own menu items, listen to music, view art, eat ...


  4. Trunk Show plasters artist-created bumper stickers to a gallery on wheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Chicago Reader

    For October's Trunk Show, artist Kelly Lloyd displayed her bumper sticker that featured a found quote: "Perhaps God is more concerned with my availability than my ability?" Chicago has a tradition of showing art where you'd least expect it. Among the spots currently operating, there's the Bike Room , located in a Rogers Park apartment building's former bike locker; the Suburban , a gallery in an Oak Park garage; and the Motor Gallery, which recently began sharing an address with a U-Haul rental outpost in the South Loop.


  5. WH correspondents invite 'SNL' starRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | CNN

    ... Strong, was the former Associated Press bureau chief at the Illinois Statehouse. The actress grew up in suburban Oak Park, Illinois and kicked off her career in Chicago's improv and comedy community, notably at iO and Second City. On SNL, some of ...


  6. Halvorsen, Rita K.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Northwest Herald

    Rita K. Halvorsen Rita K. Halvorsen, age 89, of Oak Park, Illinois, and formerly of Crystal Lake, beloved wife of the late Ralph; loving mother of Steven and Daniel Halvorsen; cherished grandmother of Eric, Grace and Sadie; dear sister of William Kennedy, James Kennedy, Patricia Flock, the late Andrew III Kennedy and the late Jack Kennedy; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Memorial Mass Saturday, November 29, 2014, at 9:00 a.m., at St. Luke Church, 528 Lathrop Ave., River Forest.


  7. Ebola heightens need for aid for orphansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... y families, says Stephanie Francois, the director of international programs at Adoption Link, an adoption agency in Oak Park, Illinois.


  8. Holidays at the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and StudioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Patch.com

    Free Holiday Tours are a long-standing tradition at the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in Oak Park. Amid festive greenery and turn-of-the-20th century decorations, our youth volunteers tell stories of how the Wright family celebrated the holidays, from making taffy in the kitchen to spying on their father as he readied the gifts around the tree.


  9. Ad of the Day: Ogilvy Fits Entire Hemingway Novels Into 15-Second InstagramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Adweek

    ... as spartan scenarios accented by the occsasional bullets and bullfights. The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park, Ill., is hoping to get past such misconceptions by embracing them in a fun and modern way. The nonprofit partnered with Ogilvy & ...


  10. Baran, RuthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Northwest Herald

    Ruth E. Baran Born: Dec. 25, 1960; in Oak Park, IL Died: Nov. 17, 2014; in McHenry, IL Ruth E. Baran, age 53, of Richmond, formerly Woodstock, passed away Monday, November 17, 2014, while in the company of family members, at Centegra McHenry Hospital, McHenry. Ruth was born in Oak Park, on December 25, 1960, a daughter of Frank and Grace Lombardi.


  11. Hamlin, James E.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Northwest Herald

    James E. Hamlin Born: May 20, 1941 Died: Oct. 18, 2014 James E. Hamlin, age 73, born May 20, 1941, in Oak Park, Illinois, to the late John and Clara Hamlin, passed away October 18, 2014. Father of Jennifer Hamlin, Diane McDonald, Jeannette Bruno, Debbie Hamlin and Jimmy Hamlin, Jr. Also survived by his grandchildren.


  12. Chicago: CMAP Seeks Its Own Dedicated Tax For Transit, Green InfrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | StreetsBlog.org

    ... proposal also highlighted one green infrastructure project as indicative of what FUND 2040 could be used for. Oak Park, like Chicago, is reconstructing alleys with permeable paving that filters stormwater , keeping rain out of Cook County's ...


  13. 'SNL''s Cecily Strong tabbed to host 2015 White House Correspondents' DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Examiner.com

    The "Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation With at a Party" and former "Weekend Update" anchor is going to be hosting one of the biggest parties in politics next year. On Wednesday, the White House Correspondents' Association announced that it has chosen "Saturday Night Live" cast member Cecily Strong to headline at the 2015 Correspondents' Dinner on April 25. Strong, who hails from Oak Park, Illinois, will be the featured performer at the annual dinner that brings together members of the press, government officials, celebrities, and the president himself.


  14. Today's obituary: Josephine Anacker of North Muskegon dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | MLive.com

    Anacker was born in Oak Park, Ill., and moved to Muskegon when she was 5 years old. As a kid, she spent time working and playing in her family's store, Fitzpatrick Electric Supply Co.


  15. SNL's Cecily Strong To Host Next Year's White House Correspondents...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Perez Hilton

    ... Seth Meyers . "Her political humor is sly and edgy, and it comes with a Chicago accent. Cecily grew up in suburban Oak Park, Ill. and got her start in Chicago's comedy scene with stints at iO and Second City." Of course, the other really interesting ...


  16. Cecily Strong, of 'SNL,' to Perform at White House Correspondents' DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | News Max

    ... edgy, and it comes with a Chicago accent," WHCD President Christi Parsons said in a statement. Raised in suburban Oak Park, Illinois, the 30-year-old made her "SNL" debut in 2012 and has been featured as a co-anchor on the show's "Weekend Update" ...


  17. Local Elder Law Attorney Launches 'Thinksgiving' CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Patch.com

    ... and they have absolutely no idea where to find all the information they need to get started," says Neiburger, an Oak Park resident whose Elmhurst-based firm, Generation Law, focuses on estate planning and elder law issues. "Often mom or dad is too ...


  18. Chicago Native Cecily Strong to Emcee White House Correspondents' DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | NBC Chicago

    SEPTEMBER 19: Cecily Strong attends the iHeart Radio Music Festival - press room held at MGM Grand Resort and Casino on September 19, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Saturday Night Live' s Cecily Strong, a native of Oak Park and Second City alum, has landed one of the most coveted gigs for a comedian: Hosting April's White House Correspondents' Dinner, an annual media circus attracting an intersection of Beltway political elites, the journalists who cover them and the celebrities who want to appear "serious" at a decidedly un-serious event.


  19. No Easy Task: Consolidating Illinois' 8,466 Units of GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Illinoisreview

    ... Illinois only about 20 have the same geographic footprint as their associated town, local examples being Evanston, Oak Park and Cicero. The majority of Illinois townships are "layered" which create "geographic complexities" and make consolidation ...


  20. Cecily Strong, a SNLa comedian, to entertain at White House correspondenta s dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Washington Times

    "Her political humor is sly and edgy, and it comes with a Chicago accent," correspondents' association President Christi Parsons said of the Oak Park, Illinois, native.


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