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  1. Wow House! Charles Erwin House, Tall Ceilings, PoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Style and elegance greet you at the Charles Erwin house by James Van Keuren. One of Oak Park's best known homes on one of Oak Park's best blocks.


  2. Oak Park Area Edible Gardening Cooperative Hosts Kick Off PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    Called A Homegrown Gathering for Gardeners, the May 28 event is a mix-and-mingle followed by a short program. A kick-off party for the new Oak Park Area Edible Gardening Cooperative will take place at Green Home Experts, 811 South Blvd., in Oak Park, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 28. Called A Homegrown Gathering for Gardeners, it's a mix-and-mingle followed by a short program that will set the vision and direction for the cooperative.


  3. Gallery: Grace Episcopal Church of Oak Park Bell TowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    On a beautiful Friday in April of 2015, photographer and multi-talented sexton Zac Lowing climbed the bell tower at Grace Episcopal Church of Oak Park .


  4. Art of the Northeast 2015 opening June 6Read the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | StamfordPlus.com

    ... the two artist project spaces they established: The Suburban (established 1999) located in the backyard of their Oak Park, Illinois, home and The Poor Farm in Waupaca County, Wisconsin, established in 2009 on the site of a 19th-century county poor ...


  5. New and Returning Board of Library Trustees Sworn InRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Patch.com

    These two newly elected Board of Library Trustees and returning Trustee Janet Kelenson were sworn in Tuesday night by Village of Oak Park, Illinois Clerk Teresa Powell. The Board also elected new officers.


  6. 4-year-old girl among nine people shot Friday on South, West SidesRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... and realized he'd been struck in the left ankle, police said. He took himself to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where he was listed in good condition. At 7:15 p.m., a 37-year-old man was shot and seriously wounded in the Southwest Side ...


  7. State. Rep. Jack Franks' consolidation bill still stuck in committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Northwest Herald

    ... Furthermore, Althoff said, she has been informed by Senate Democratic staff that Committee Chairman Don Harmon, D-Oak Park, will not advance the bill. “Since Jack went to John Cullerton and asked for my removal, John Cullerton has been in ...


  8. 'Hoop Dreams' filmmaker producing doc about race, achievement at OPRFRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Chicago Tribune

    ... and co-producer/sound recordist Zak Piper in a scene from the film "The Interrupters." (Kartemquin Films) Oak Park and River Forest High School's decades-old racial academic achievement gap will be the subject of a new documentary project that will ...


  9. Home Invader Assaulted, Bound Woman in Oak Park: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Patch.com

    A man forced his way into a home Thursday evening in the 1000 block of South Oak Park Avenue, where he assaulted and bound a 27-year-old woman before running away with $25 cash. The woman was able to free herself and call 911 around 6:40 p.m., according to Oak Park police .


  10. Oak Park police search for man in home invasion, attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Chicago Tribune

    Police are asking for the public's help finding a man who pushed his way into an Oak Park home with a handgun Thursday evening. According to a release from the village of Oak Park, police officers responded to a 911 call at 6:40 p.m. May 21 from a home in the 1000 block of South Oak Park Avenue, where officers met a 27-year-old Chicago woman.


  11. Where Child Luring Cases Happen in Chicago AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | NBC Chicago

    ... the girl in DeKalb. There are many cases where the perpetrators were even more aggressive. In west-suburban Oak Park, a man followed a 16-year-old girl for several blocks in an incident her mother, Debra Harrington described as "brazen." The girl, ...


  12. Police search for suspect after Oak Park home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | My FOX Chicago

    Sources told FOX 32 that a man burst into a home in the 1000 block of S. Oak Park Ave, Then, the emergency call came in shortly before 7 pm. Evidence techs from Oak Park could be seen inside taking pictures of the crime scene, and at this point the investigation remains very active.


  13. Meet Ian Eastwood: The Next Big Choreography StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | MTV

    ... easy to name a star choreographer, but Ian Eastwood is about to change all of that. The 21-year-old, who hails from Oak Park, Illinois, started dancing when he was 10 years old, and has already worked with Chance the Rapper, Childish Gambino and Vic ...


  14. Rare Wright lithographs on exhibit at SC Johnson Co. in RacineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... renderings of the Larkin Administration Building in Buffalo, N.Y., the Robie House in Chicago and Unity Temple in Oak Park, Ill. Some of the Wasmuth Portfolio is being exhibited by SC Johnson in Racine as part of its architecture tours and programs. ...


  15. 'King of the Blues' B.B. King dead at 89 at home in VegasRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... worked picking cotton as a boy. Arrangements were not complete. King's eldest surviving daughter, Shirley King of Oak Park, Illinois, said she was upset that she didn't have a chance to see her father before he died. King continued to perform well ...


  16. Wow House! The Benjamin Porter Horton Residence by EE RobertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Patch.com

    ... Prairie classic. Three car garage/coach house adds stunning space! Very walkable. Address: 322 N Kenilworth Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302 Cost: $2,750,000 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 4.5 Square Feet: 4,835 Built: 1913 Find more information and photos of this ...


  17. Jessie Edelman's Day Gazer on View Through 6/16 at Robert Blumenthal GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... 16 her work will be featured in an exhibition at The Suburban, Michelle Grabner's independently-run artist space in Oak Park, IL.


  18. Senior SlumpRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | The Big Apple

    ... higher than seniors on maturity." "Senioritis" is a similar term for the senior year. 11 November 1943, Oak Leaves (Oak Park, IL), "Student Days," pg. 9, col. 3: Suffering from the "Senior Slump" at Reets Westgate's hag party Friday night were: ... ...


  19. Missing Person: Autistic 16-Year-Old Boy, Last Seen Near Oak ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Patch.com

    Chicago police are searching for an autistic 16-year-old boy who was last seen May 15 near North and Linder avenues in Chicago. Quinton Hunt is 5 feet 6 inches tall, 135 pounds with brown eyes and black hair, according to a Chicago police News Affairs alert.


  20. The Residences at Maple Place: in multiple ways, a groundbreaking developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Examiner.com

    ... units are pre-sold, with buyers seeking new construction and single floor living, both of which are hard to find in Oak Park. The first units are scheduled for delivery in mid-summer 2016. At the groundbreaking, Altierra Partner/Marketing Director ...


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