August 16th, 2018 10:09 PM
Born and raised here in OP and I was totally intimidated to go to my sleep Dr. appt, at the sleep clinic at 10:30 on a Thursday night. There had been a fight there and 3 squads were there. What a waste of our police department cars. If it's all just fun and games why does ROBINSON'S have a huge burly man at the door? I don;t see "doormen" at any bars in Forest Park. Just sayin'.
August 16th, 2018 8:36 PM
It 's hard to have a conversation after someone plays the race card.
August 16th, 2018 8:31 PM
Once Charlie Robinson played the race card, all conversation to fix the problem ceases. I do agree with him that it is time he move his nightclub to Forest Park.
August 16th, 2018 8:07 PM
Butch was a GREAT guy! He was a friend to anyone who crossed his path. I played hockey with him for years and he was a really good player but an even better person. I am truly sad hearing this news and I wish him peace.
August 16th, 2018 7:53 PM
I'm 57 & I've lived in Oak Park all my life - When in the world did Oak Park start allowing nightclubbing & DJ nights! And really, on Tuesdays & Thursdays- work or school nights for most. How about trying the weekends at least? And those who r talking about the Irish Pubs, do u know that's Forest Park - a whole different ballgame!
August 16th, 2018 7:40 PM
I have always liked the Ribs. But...what about the business neighbor - the sleep clinic - that effectively can't do its business anymore. Is it ok to just say "too bad" to them? That isn't very fair minded. What about other restaurants in town, if they become night clubs, is that ok when noise levels rise after dinner time in all those locations? This article is pretty quick to portray the victims as somehow being the bad guys because they dared to complain? Robinsons has been successfully here in town all these years with no issues, and now people are racists, but only on Tuesday and Thursday nights? Is bad activity now just so called urban life that everyone, black and white, has to just deal with? Who is going to want to live in new construction on Madison anywhere near this?
August 16th, 2018 5:40 PM
Thank you Tom, that's a great point, after all this is Oak Park and if we were all this biased we would have never moved here!!
August 16th, 2018 5:03 PM
That is one of my regular dog walking routes. By the way, Silent Movies on the Porch at Pleasant Home continue the next two Friday evenings. Open to public for a small donation.
August 16th, 2018 4:49 PM
Yeah Tom is seems its one of those "your damned if your do and damned if you don't." I do agree: the PACE scandal was an absolute indictment of the Township governance. It is hard to cite them as a shining example of excellence in government after that fiasco. I agree with you on that point.
August 16th, 2018 4:10 PM
Voting YES. If it requires our vote, it is not really autocratic, it is democratic. It is time to start doing things differently, more efficiently. Defending the Township after the PACE scandal is a lot to ask too.
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