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When Angelo Palivos opened his new grocery store at 6209 W. North Ave. last fall he said straight out that for the business to be a success, “I need Oak Park to support it.”
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Wednesday Journal Feb 14
Our local hops expert, Keith Huizinga, is back with another installment of The Tale of the Tap. The next time you’re planning a special dinner, consider stopping by a well-stocked beer store and ask them about pairing with your planned menu, you...
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Wednesday Journal Feb 14
February marks the 1-year anniversary of the start of contract negotiations between the Oak Park and River Forest High School Faculty Senate and the District 200 school board.
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Wednesday Journal Feb 14
Whoever is elected to the Oak Park and River Forest District 200 school board on April 2 will walk into some pretty heady responsibilities — a series of major capital improvement projects and a raft of equity-related measures perhaps chief among them.
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Wednesday Journal Feb 14
Happy ! We have loads of local spots in our community just waiting to satiate your beloved's sweet tooth. Cheers to love! ❤️😍💘
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Wednesday Journal Feb 13
During the its Feb. 12 meeting, members of the Oak Park Elementary School District 97 Board of Education voted to appoint a principal and accepted the resignation of another high-ranking administrator.
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Wednesday Journal Feb 13
The Oak Park Board of Trustees moved closer to approving an inclusionary zoning ordinance that would require residential property developers to provide affordable units in their developments or contribute money to an affordable housing fund.
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Wednesday Journal Feb 13
Last week was a good one for the Oak Park and River Forest High School boys basketball varsity squad. The Huskies defeated York 54-52 to win their third straight conference title. In other...
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Wednesday Journal Feb 13
These days, it can be hard to escape the stories in the media about grit. People call it grit, gumption, self-sufficiency. But how about calling it self-efficacy, believing you have the stuff to make happen...
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Wednesday Journal Feb 13
The Oak Park Board of Trustees could soon put limitations on the use of plastic straws in the village, following the release of a report by the village’s Environment and Energy Commission.
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Wednesday Journal Feb 12
"I dream The Daly Bagel will preserve the social aspect of bakeries. I want it to be a beautiful place, a community asset, where people can bond over a shared food experience."- Amanda Daley
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Wednesday Journal Feb 12
In early February, River Forest resident Jon Reith, a graduate of Oak Park and River Forest High School and lifelong resident of the area, joined a growing number of residents who have been carjacking victims.
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Wednesday Journal Feb 12
The IHSA girls basketball state playoffs begin this week. Fenwick, Oak Park and River Forest, and Trinity all hope to stick around for a while. Here's a scouting report on each team.
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Wednesday Journal Feb 8
Stevenson Park, located at 49 Lake St. in Oak Park, will soon get new playground equipment and other improvements after receiving a $400,000 grant from the Open Space Land Acquisition and...
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Wednesday Journal Feb 7
The commercial space currently occupied by Bar Louie restaurant, 1122 Lake St., is on the rental market, according to a listing on the website of the real estate group Mid-America Urban.
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Wednesday Journal Feb 7
A Senior Night loss against Marist didn't dampen the spirit of Fenwick girls head basketball coach Dave Power. The Hall of Famer knows the Friars have something special developing this season and for the next several years.
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Wednesday Journal Feb 7
There's been a lot of conversation re: the newest, proposed high-rise on Lake Street. It has been said that the construction of same would adversely affect Unity Temple and I totally agree.
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Wednesday Journal Feb 7
Next Monday the Oak Park village board will discuss a draft inclusionary zoning ordinance from staff not supportive of inclusionary zoning. It's important that the trustees and the public understand the key elements needed for an effective...
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Wednesday Journal Feb 7
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Wednesday Journal Feb 6
Breaking news, bagel lovers! The will have a new home at 130 Chicago Ave, Oak Park IL (corner of Lombard and Chicago Ave). In the meantime, will still be available via special order and...
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