July 16th, 2019 3:49 PM
It happened sitting on a Red Line el. Before everyone had a cellphone and there was nothing to do but sit and think.
July 16th, 2019 2:48 PM
When a job change brought Chelsie and Brad Bell to Chicago from Pittsburgh in 2015, they quickly figured out that Oak Park was the place they wanted to set down roots.
July 16th, 2019 2:33 PM
Sustained temperatures in the 90s drove families and kids to Rehm Pool in Oak Park last week to take a plunge in the cool water, play with their friends or just soak up some sun.
July 16th, 2019 1:37 PM
A friend alerted me about a sculpture in Forest Park. When I parked, I noticed an older man sitting on his front porch but didn't wish to disturb him.
July 16th, 2019 1:33 PM
Last Saturday, the irreverent comedy show "Pimprov" — premised on four pimps who accidently take improv classes at Chicago's famed Second City comedy company and, as a result, try to put on a show of their own that's heavy on audience interaction.
July 16th, 2019 1:18 PM
When talking about Ernest Hemingway, the one-time personal assistant turned relative by way of marriage, speaks like it was yesterday – her memories vivid of a man who lived life to the fullest.
July 16th, 2019 1:02 PM
Shari Noland, 49, of Oak Park, knew what she was getting into when, in 2017, she decided to leave her job as communications director for the Oak Park Education Foundation in order to become executive editor of the Chicago Defender.
July 9th, 2019 3:18 PM
The Lakeside Pride marching band performs on Thursday, July 4, during the annual Fourth of July parade on Ridgeland Avenue in Oak Park.
July 9th, 2019 2:45 PM
At the age of 20, I had a near-death experience after the birth of my first child — an event that defined my life's path.
July 9th, 2019 2:35 PM
An Oak Park and River Forest High School alum is a step closer to her goal of retrofitting a used Workhorse P500 step van into a mobile "maker space."
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