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]

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]

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