Oak Park seeks new proposals for redevelopment

May 20, 2018 by  

Oak Park is starting a second round of request for proposals (RFP) for property it owns along Madison Street.

Jupiter Realty, which was the [Read more]

Oak Park proposes changes to parking rules

April 17, 2018 by  

Parking in Oak Park is hard to find and the rules governing it are confusing at best, so officials are trying to make regulations simpler, and are inviting the public to input their thinking at [Read more]

Asian fusion restaurant to open in Oak Park

March 24, 2018 by  

MORA Asian Fusion, which already has restaurants in Plainfield and Bolingbrook, and hopes to open in Chicago soon, will open a new tapas location in Oak Park’s Arts District.

The restaurant will [Read more]

New restaurant coming to Oak Park

February 16, 2018 by  

Chef Christiane Pereira, co-owner with her husband Andre Otero of the now closed Taste of Brasil, is getting ready to open a new restaurant.

The new [Read more]

Trust adds to property portfolio

January 27, 2018 by  

The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust, recently bought a property adjacent to the Wright home and studio it already owns and maintains.

Legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright lived and [Read more]

Newly opened resale shop raises money for cats

December 23, 2017 by  

A purr-fect resale shop recently opened on Roosevelt Road in Oak Park.

The owner, Magda Szymczyk, is [Read more]

New sustainability coordinator appointed in Oak Park

November 21, 2017 by  

The Village of Oak Park recently named Marynda ‘Mindy’ Agnew to the position of environmental sustainability manager, filling a position that has been vacant for nearly four years. Agnew has already taken up her [Read more]

Paris arrives at Oak Park

October 25, 2017 by  

Oak Park residents who would like to go to Paris but can’t make the trip are in luck – Paris is coming to them, courtesy of three cabaret artists who love [Read more]

Oak Park River Forest Museum now open

September 29, 2017 by  

After years of work and planning, the Oak Park River Forest Museum recently opened to its first visitors. The facility is the brainchild of the Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest, which [Read more]

New Maple Avenue to be streetscaped

August 26, 2017 by  

A new Maple Avenue has been created in Oak Park, and it will require streetscaping. The effort will be paid for by the owner of a private building, and the village, who have agreed to split the costs of the improvements. [Read more]

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