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Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park

Posted by Becca on September 12, 2016 at 12:30pm — 11 Comments

Blaze Pizza Coming to Harlem and Cermak

Posted by Becca on August 3, 2016 at 6:57pm — 3 Comments

Spilt Mike Bakery Coming to Oak Park in August

Posted by Becca on July 26, 2016 at 9:00pm

New Brunch Option in Oak Park

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Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park

Seven years ago, I started Live Here Oak Park thinking it would be great if even just a few people were interested in what I had to say. I had recently moved to the village and started blogging about my observations as I made the transition from city slicker to reluctant suburbanite.During this time, social media was just…See More
Thursday
JJ posted a discussion

Were moving have a large AC unit for $30 Kenmore 15 000 BTU Multi-Room Air Conditioner Works Perfec read ad

This unit is one of the largest you can get that runs on 110V and energy efficient. I worked w/o any issues in out 1 bdrm apt w/ 20amp curcuit. I looked for some time to find this used and has served up well for 5 years now. I can demo prior to yo moving it, comes with remote and copies of the installation and operating manual.3rd floor hence the cheap price you carry down and you will need a helper. Comes with 4 wheel dolly. When we pull the unit for the season we roll it right into the closet…See More
Thursday
Debby Preiser posted an event

Independent Writers of Chicago: "Life in the Freelance Lane" Sept. 19 at Oak Park Public Library

September 19, 2016 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Ready to turn your writing hobby into a career? Learn the business basics for building a freelance writing career from members of the Independent Writers of Chicago.   IWOC's Sally Chapralis and Jeff Steele, Chicago-based freelance writers, will help you navigate the opportunities and challenges of freelancing. Sally Chapralis launched her freelance business in 1984 and works with clients on a variety of business communications and public relations activities. Sally taught communications and…See More
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Animal Care League's Barktoberfest at Fitzgerald's

October 15, 2016 from 7pm to 11pm
Raise your glass and shout "PROST" as we celebrate Fall and raise money for homeless animals at our 4th Annual Barktoberfest! Enjoy live music, an open bar, and German fare at Fitzgerald's Side Bar on Saturday, October 15th from 7PM-11PM.  Open bar will include beer, wine, and the signature event cocktail - the Barktoberfest Barktini! ACL adoptable hunds will be mingling with guests as they dance, eat, and try their luck at some amazing raffle prizes! Tickets are only $65.00 in advance and…See More
Tuesday
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The Doris Davenport Show "All Local All The Time" at 1490AM Radio; www.radiowpna.com (click 'listen live')

September 25, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Sunday: 9-25-2016: Dr. Carol L. Kelley shares her vision for the future of early childhood education in D97 - Equality vs Equity; Cybersecurity may be the biggest threat to you personally & professional. Hear from Drs. Stacy Kowalczyk and Yijun Gao, of Dominican University about the new Snowden movie the new Master of Science in Information Management program.See More
Tuesday
Kristine Wissmiller is now a member of Live Here Oak Park
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Profile IconTobi James, Dom Shorter- Taylor and Ethan C Preece joined Live Here Oak Park
Sep 18
Debby Preiser posted an event
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Chinese Moon Festival Tonight at Oak Park Library at Oak Park Public Library

September 14, 2016 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Hear Chinese myths and stories about the moon and enjoy of a musical recording of "The Emperor's  Journey to the Moon," based on Chinese legends and featuring Chinese instruments. Taste Chinese Moon cakes and traditional Chinese tea.  Watch Chinese calligraphers write your name in Chinese. This special Moon Festival celebration is presented by Mid USA Falun Dafa Association.See More
Sep 17
Joyce Porter commented on Becca's blog post Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park
"Becca, I thought it had shut down month ago because for some reason I stopped receiving the posts in my emails.   I am sorry to see it go.   Thank you for what you did.   It was great.    I especially…"
Sep 14
Doris Davenport posted events
Sep 14

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Brian Plain commented on Becca's blog post Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park
"Thank you for being our gracious host for seven great years, Becca. LHOP has benefited me personally in so many different ways, especially the friendships IRL that started right here. It will be missed!"
Sep 13
Brent R Jones commented on Becca's blog post Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park
"Bye Becca, it was nice to be on livehereoakpark and to compete with you in the trivia contest. Brent Rodney Jones on facebook and brentrjones most everywhere."
Sep 13

Your Host
Becca commented on Becca's blog post Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park
"Yasmeen, it was starting to feel like Ning was just collecting my money without making any enhancements to the site. I felt lit it wasn't worth it to keep going. I had a good run and met lots of great people. That's all I can really ask…"
Sep 12

Your Host
Becca commented on Becca's blog post Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park
"Thank you, Levon. I'm glad you found the site to be useful!"
Sep 12

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Becca commented on Becca's blog post Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park
"Thank you, Debbie!"
Sep 12

Your Host
Becca commented on Becca's blog post Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park
"Thanks, Bri. I was just thinking about the meet-ups. The eat-ups were particularly great ... Aripo's, New Rebozo! I was actually thinking abut trying to plan one final meet-up but I just couldn't get my act together. See you elsewhere in…"
Sep 12

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Bri commented on Becca's blog post Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park
"Appreciate all the work you've done with this site, along with the meet-ups and eat-ups.  Look forward to following along in the future on Facebook."
Sep 12
Debbie commented on Becca's blog post Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park
"Becca, this is sad news. Thanks for starting this page and keeping it going as long as you did. Best of luck to you!"
Sep 12
Levon commented on Becca's blog post Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park
"Dear Becca, Thank you so much for having created this site. I used it when I knew I was going to move to Oak Park from out of state a few years back, when I got here and then whenever I needed some local advice. It's been a great resource.…"
Sep 12

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Yasmeen commented on Becca's blog post Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park
"This is sad news. I'm sorry to hear this. When I got the news about Ning I wondered what you were going to do (and had been wanting to reach out). I'm in the process of migrating off of Ning to SocialEngine. Ning hasn't had an update…"
Sep 12
 
 
 

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