June 4th, 2020 4:32 PM
As the world mourns the death of George Floyd, who was killed on May 25 when Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for nine minutes, there were areas on the West Side that were impacted by looting. However, Austin Coming Together helped organize cleanups throughout the West Side yesterday as volunteers came together on short notice. There were three locations (Lake and Laramie; Lacrosse and Maypole; Lavergne and Washington) that volunteers went to cleanup some of the damage from this past week. Our photographer, Alex Rogals, showed up at one of them to take pictures of the volunteers who stepped up to help.
March 4th, 2020 10:46 AM
The big annual winter musical at Oak Park and River Forest High School rarely disappoints. This year's offering is a lively, solid production of Newsies, thoroughly uplifting and thrilling.
December 17th, 2019 1:13 PM
His name might not be on the tip of anyone's tongue today, but at the turn of the last century, architect Frank O. DeMoney was a pillar of the Oak Park community.
December 17th, 2019 1:05 PM
The critically acclaimed Strawdog Theatre Company from Chicago's North Side is presenting their delightful, seasonal family show Hershel and The Hanukkah Goblins in our community at Temple Har Zion in River Forest.
June 27th, 2018 5:07 PM
During June 27 meeting, board members chimed in on idea of razing south campus
March 27th, 2017 4:53 PM
It's been a couple of months since Oak Park's sole robot manufacturing business set up shop in the Oak Park Arts District, 224 Harrison St., and the best part so far – the smell of hot apple pies baking in the oven.
February 21st, 2017 2:07 PM
In a coordinated effort, four pairs of gloved hands pull with all their might until their entire teen bodies lay hip to hip, shoulder to shoulder, on the floor behind the thick velvet curtain.
February 21st, 2017 1:21 PM
It's been almost three years since Michelle Mascaro started thinking about opening her own business.
February 21st, 2017 12:45 PM
Oak Parkers in the 600 block of Fair Oaks are sending a message to President Donald Trump that hate is not welcome in their neighborhood.
February 10th, 2017 10:35 PM
Rep. Peter Roskams' visited Good Earth Greenhouse on Friday
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