December 5th, 2019 11:42 AM
Since its mid-1980s opening, Winberie's Restaurant, at 151 N. Oak Park Ave., has served all-American fare to the people of Oak Park and its neighboring communities, but the window of opportunity to eat there is narrowing rapidly.
December 4th, 2019 1:27 PM
The community is rich with holiday performances this time of year, but no one puts on a Christmas celebration quite like the one at Grace Episcopal Church in Oak Park.
December 4th, 2019 1:14 PM
Some 120 dancers prepare each year to perform in The Nutcracker, being staged for its 35th year.
December 4th, 2019 11:00 AM
A Local Business Encourages Youth to Engage in Early Scientific Exposure
December 4th, 2019 9:58 AM
The 21st Annual Oak Park River Forest Infant Welfare Society Holiday Housewalk and Market takes place this weekend, and includes tours of five Oak Park and River Forest homes.
December 3rd, 2019 5:14 PM
The Paul Eckenroad Memorial Alumni Game serves as the ultimate high school reunion where the older participants can reminisce about their time with Eckenroad (a former OPRF swimmer and water polo player) while the younger alumni get to reconnect with their erstwhile teammates.
December 3rd, 2019 5:08 PM
But if one were to take a closer look at the Friars' roster, there are only three players with significant varsity experience — Bryce Hopkins, sophomore guard Trey Pettigrew, and senior guard Sean Walsh. The youth on the roster oozes potential but there are going to be growing pains. Such was the case on Nov. 27 at Fenwick in the title game of the John Malone Thanksgiving Tournament. In front of a large, boisterous crowd, the Friars fell to Benet 50-42.
December 3rd, 2019 5:03 PM
You might have had the weekend of Thanksgiving off, but Oak Park and River Forest and Riverside Brookfield high schools spent Nov. 29 sparring in the Bill VandeMerkt Thanksgiving Classic. The Bulldogs upset the Huskies in an 88-79 thriller that saw both teams tugging back and forth with the momentum.
December 3rd, 2019 2:41 PM
An Oak Park woman was carjacked after three men approached her and said they would kill her if she did not get out of her silver 2013 Prius.
December 3rd, 2019 2:40 PM
School districts in Illinois have been dealing with a substitute teacher shortage over the past few years. Oak Park's District 97 and River Forest's District 90 are no exception.
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Damn shame. There must be a way...seems surely as if this...
By Christine Vernon
Posted: December 6th, 2019 1:05 AM
On: Winberie's closing Dec. 28
Thank you, Ken, for this special tribute to Harry Parker, my...
By Perla Londres
Posted: December 6th, 2019 12:01 AM
On: The very marrow of being human
Oh say it isn't so! It was such an anchor I thought it...
By Joyce Porter
Posted: December 5th, 2019 10:57 PM
We are really going to miss Winberie's! It's going to be a big...
By Kitty Conklin
Posted: December 5th, 2019 10:36 PM
Restaurants come and go, but this truly is a major loss. I am...
By Bruce Kline
Posted: December 5th, 2019 10:18 PM
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