October 12th, 2016 5:18 PM
No injuries reported, but some residents left scratching their heads
September 30th, 2016 4:40 PM
Oak Park history will be up for sale on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the former Oak Park Billiards, 1019 South Blvd.
September 23rd, 2016 4:15 PM
It's been more than a decade in the making, has taken many forms — at one point it was pitched as a hotel — but on a cool September evening, the developers of Oak Park's new high-rise luxury apartment building finally got their day in the sun, literally.
August 19th, 2016 5:33 PM
It's been a long, bureaucratic trip for medical cannabis dispensary owner Brad Zerman, but late Friday morning Oak Park's newest – legal – marijuana dealer held a grand opening for Seven Point Medical Cannabis Dispensary.
February 3rd, 2015 4:50 PM
Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple is among 10 of the architect's creations nominated for consideration as a World Heritage site, the U.S. Department of the Interior recently announced.
January 27th, 2015 2:13 PM
Ernest Hemingway, Frank Lloyd Wright, Betty White – Oak Park's most famous former residents – have new company on the wall of notable figures at Oak Park's village hall.
January 13th, 2015 4:13 PM
Updated: Jan. 14th, 2015 10:00 AM
Oak Park and River Forest police reported a drop in serious crimes in 2014, part of a crime-falling trend over the past two decades, said Village Communications Director David Powers. The two villages released statistics reported to the Illinois State Police under the state's Uniform Crime Reporting Index (UCR).
December 16th, 2014 1:57 PM
Caleb Navarro was receiving a bunch of texts during his chemistry class but tried not to check them, though the Dominican University student had a pretty good idea what the flurry was all about.
October 21st, 2014 1:30 PM
July 16th, 2014 5:00 PM
Village Laundromat owner Roy Burton did not receive his Chicago Bears season tickets by certified mail like he usually does. His tickets were hand delivered this year by former Chicago Bears player Dan Hampton.
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