January 16th, 2018 5:07 PM
You could hop a plane and make your way to Hohenems or Schwarzenberg, Austria, to take in world-class performances of music by a 19th-century master of lieder (song) and chamber music at the Schubertiade. Or you could treat yourself to the same right in Oak Park at a national Historic Landmark.
January 16th, 2018 3:56 PM
Rashad Glover, an Oak Park and River Forest High School graduate, is an industrial designer by profession.
January 16th, 2018 12:48 PM
It's possible you're one of those people whose got it all figured out. Your budget and bills are on autopilot, and no curveball is going to mess that up. Until this year.
January 9th, 2018 3:43 PM
A quarter-century has transpired since a group of local thespians — some professional, some hobbyists — decided they liked what they were doing so much in their Scene Study Workshop, they wanted to continue. Now, one show shy of 200, five of the original group remain, along with six others. The Free Readers Ensemble puts on eight shows per season in Oak Park.
January 9th, 2018 2:58 PM
An effort to get big money out of politics was the fire that ignited Dan Luepker, a 24-year-old Berwyn resident.
January 9th, 2018 2:49 PM
Wright Plus returns to Oak Park on Saturday, May 19. Along with a handful of Wright designs, this year's walk will feature other architecturally significant homes designed by Wright's contemporaries.
January 9th, 2018 2:47 PM
A newly constructed wintery dwelling in the heart of the Frank Lloyd Wright District is still standing strong, according to its builder.
January 2nd, 2018 4:11 PM
What two topics of conversation are taboo at family gatherings? Religion and politics, right? My experience, however, is just the opposite, at least regarding religion.
January 2nd, 2018 3:52 PM
For Jamael "Isaiah Makar" Clark, a spoken word teaching artist at Percy Julian Middle School and the spoken word coordinator for the Oak Park Education Foundation.
January 2nd, 2018 11:36 AM
Some developers might look at a real estate listing for a small ranch house tucked among estate-size homes and instantly consider it a candidate for teardown treatment. Intent on maximizing profit and making their construction crew's work easier, many developers determine that it is better to raze than to rehabilitate.
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