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]

Luxury apartments now open in Oak Park

July 26, 2017 by  

The Emerson, a luxury apartment building in Oak Park, is now open and leasing units. Residents could move in as soon as next Tuesday, August 1.

The Emerson is [Read more]

Oak Park approves liquor licenses

June 17, 2017 by  

The Oak Park Board of Trustees recently approved two liquor licenses [Read more]

Two Brothers Brewing coming to Oak Park

May 19, 2017 by  

On April 17, 2017, village officials approved Two Brothers Social Tap’s request for a liquor license, clearing the way for the new restaurant to [Read more]

Restoration almost finished on Unity Temple

April 18, 2017 by  

Frank Lloyd Wright is one of the world’s most famous architects. In the early 20th century, he had a workshop and studio in Oak Park, and the city boasts a number of his buildings.

One of the most famous, Unity Temple, has [Read more]

Oak Park to invest $2.5m into alleys

March 19, 2017 by  

At a village board meeting this month Oak Park trustees approved a measure to repave 22 alleys, or parts of alleys, in the village this summer.

The officials finalized an [Read more]

School students bring Mary Poppins to Oak Park

February 25, 2017 by  

Mary Poppins is about to fly again, thanks to students in the performing arts department of the Oak Park and River Forest High School.

The play will run for [Read more]

Oak Park sets candidate forum date

January 6, 2017 by  

Candidates who are planning to run for library, school, and village boards in Oak Park, Illinois, this spring will have a chance to present their view soon.

The Suburban Unity Alliance is hosting a [Read more]

Oak Park reaches out to locals through forum

December 12, 2016 by  

Anan Abu-Taleb, mayor of Oak Park, will be hosting a community forum this week.

Joining him will be [Read more]

Oak Park to allow home bakers to sell their wares

November 16, 2016 by  

Oak Park residents who want to bake small amounts and sell their products at events such as farmers’ markets will be able to do so, thanks in part to the efforts of Emily Belcheva.

On November 7, the village board voted [Read more]

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