July 14th, 2020 5:04 PM
Surviving Our Secrets is a photographic journey of women and girls who have experienced sexual violence and harassment.
July 8th, 2020 3:36 PM
I have been the writer-in residence at the Hemingway Birthplace on Oak Park Avenue for a year now. My office is in the attic, but I prefer to write near the front parlor window.
July 8th, 2020 3:20 PM
In local real estate, some of the most expensive single-family homes are asking close to $2 million. Take a zero off that price tag, and you'll find more affordable offerings hovering around $200,000.
July 8th, 2020 1:41 PM
Oak Park's Black Lives Matter street mural on Scoville Avenue was defaced during the night of Tuesday, July 7 by unknown vandals who painted over certain letters to make the mural read, "ALL LIVES MATTER."
July 8th, 2020 1:32 PM
Around this time last year, Oak Park and River Forest High School alum and architect Maya Bird-Murphy was attempting to raise funds to turn a retired USPS delivery van into a mobile maker space.
July 8th, 2020 12:49 PM
After COVID-19 shuttered dining rooms on March 16, a glimmer of hope arrived on June 26 as phase four of Governor J.B. Pritzker's Restore Illinois plan allowed indoor dining to reopen.
July 8th, 2020 12:46 PM
Former attorney, Laura Klein Riff, put her studious mind to work to pave the way for her emerging scratch baking and cake decorating business.
July 8th, 2020 12:37 PM
Twenty-five years ago, Patrick O'Brien and his sister Bridget Pettinger bought a Forest Park house with the intention of converting it into a restaurant.
July 8th, 2020 12:18 PM
Deborah Kanter just published Chicago Catolico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican, a quintessential story of Chicago's changing neighborhoods.
July 1st, 2020 2:28 PM
Blink, and you might miss it. River Forest's Edgewood Place is a street that runs for just two blocks. On the edge of the Forest Preserve and just off Lake Street, the curving street sees more deer per day than cars and is home to some of the area's most architecturally significant homes.
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