January 21st, 2020 2:37 PM
Their music defies description – alternative, indie, folk-rock, Americana, roots? Some try to label, but nothing quite fits.
January 21st, 2020 2:28 PM
When Wright Plus returns on May 16, the historic housewalk will have a River Forest focus, and walk participants will gain access to eight private residences and two landmarked buildings designed by Wright and his peers.
January 21st, 2020 1:27 PM
While browsing the candle section at Whole Foods, pick up a Bright Endeavors candle and flip it over. On the bottom label of each candle is the name of the young mother who made it.
January 15th, 2020 12:44 PM
Last month, the Oak Park Historic Preservation Commission awarded seven historic preservation awards to homeowners and business owners who tackled sizeable projects to improve their homes or businesses.
January 14th, 2020 3:16 PM
It could be somebody's basement. People are relaxing on a couch; others sit at a table. There's even a foosball table. It is Songwriters' Night, so a band has assembled, and a woman starts singing India Arie's "I Choose."
January 14th, 2020 2:33 PM
Oak Park's village board rang in the new year at the first meeting of 2020 by honoring the retirement of a very special member of the police department – 8-year-old Zeke, a German Shepherd and Belgian Malinois mix.
January 14th, 2020 2:19 PM
Don't expect to get a booth at Oak Park staple George's Restaurant, 145 S. Oak Park Ave., on certain Wednesday mornings until 10 a.m. Any earlier, and the place is flooded with lively – but polite – teenagers.
January 7th, 2020 2:38 PM
Start onstage at The Hideout during the Funny Ha Ha Show with a live presentation of Mark Bazer's humorous musings from a regular column in RedEye, a free Chicago daily print publication at the time.
January 7th, 2020 2:06 PM
"It's been an emotional ride, but it is done, it's over and we're all adjusting," says Chef Ivy Grant as she scans the quiet kitchens at Winberie's restaurant.
January 6th, 2020 3:35 PM
Daniel Burnham is credited with saying, "Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood."
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