November 12th, 2019 2:40 PM
Former Chicago Tribune reporter David Mendell made history writing President Barack Obama's first biography, Obama: From Promise to Power.
November 12th, 2019 2:33 PM
Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Riccardo Muti, conducts the Symphony of Oak Park–River Forest during a rehearsal held at the Kehrein Center for the Arts in Austin on Nov. 10.
November 12th, 2019 2:18 PM
Oak Park and River Forest High School held its first Young Women in Business workshop Nov. 7.
November 12th, 2019 2:09 PM
Reality Allah, an outreach worker with READI Chicago, an organization dedicated to lowering the number of shootings and homicides in the city by engaging the people most likely to shoot or be shot.
November 12th, 2019 1:41 PM
Updated: Nov. 13th, 2019 2:29 PM
In a space considered a treasure the world over, with programming that fulfills a dream for an Oak Park couple, performed by and for this community — that is the newly revived Chamber Music Series presented by the Unity Temple Restoration Foundation (UTRF) at Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple.
November 12th, 2019 1:34 PM
On Nov. 4, the Oak Park Village Board of Trustees approved landmark status for the Robbins-Chapman House at 408 N. Kenilworth Ave., acting on the recommendation of the Historic Preservation Commission, which approved the application in October.
November 5th, 2019 2:51 PM
Since 2016, downtown Oak Park has experienced a building boom. Four new apartment buildings have gone up in the area bounded by Harlem and Forest and Lake and South Boulevard.
November 5th, 2019 2:39 PM
With approximately 250 projects this year, nearly 50 installations are occupying residents' lawns, porches and windows in Oak Park.
November 5th, 2019 2:32 PM
In 2011 a group of local attorneys who had taken a break from their legal careers launched the Pro Bono Network.
November 5th, 2019 2:22 PM
Updated: Nov. 5th, 2019 2:45 PM
Since 1956, Oak Leyden has worked to empower children and adults with developmental disabilities, offering youth services and adult life-long services from its Chicago Avenue bases in Oak Park.
To view the full print edition of the Wednesday Journal 2019 Answer Book, please click here.
Sign-up to get the latest news updates for Oak Park and River Forest.
Moved away from Oak Park before Val's opened; but whenever...
By Jim King
Posted: November 17th, 2019 7:09 AM
On: Val's halla not closing after...
Your stories would have more impact if you had a proofreader.
By Paul Barile
Posted: November 17th, 2019 1:28 AM
Fritz Richter There are lots of older equipment available that...
By Tommy McCoy
Posted: November 16th, 2019 4:45 PM
I understand not wanting teachers to be armed, especially in...
By Robert Zeh
Posted: November 16th, 2019 3:58 PM
On: Don't arm our teachers
Imagine if they had refurbished vintage stereo receivers!
By Fritz Richter
Posted: November 16th, 2019 3:27 PM
View All Comments