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Have you ever made an art wall? 1 Reply

Started by mrbrownthumb in Random stuff. Last reply by Becca yesterday.

Cozy Corner 7 Replies

Started by Joyce Porter in Welcome!. Last reply by Yun Sep 20.

Has Anyone Been to Pete's Yet? 6 Replies

Started by Becca in Random stuff. Last reply by Yun Sep 20.

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A Trip to Pete's Fresh Market

Posted by Becca on September 12, 2015 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Q BBQ Is Hiring

Posted by Becca on August 18, 2015 at 9:28pm

Looking for a cardiologist

Posted by Joyce Porter on August 17, 2015 at 4:32pm — 1 Comment


Posted by Emily Culbertson on August 11, 2015 at 10:11am — 1 Comment

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Becca replied to mrbrownthumb's discussion Have you ever made an art wall?
"Hi there. I just shared this on FB too. "
mrbrownthumb posted a discussion

Have you ever made an art wall?

Hey,I have a friend in the Forest Park area who needs to have a bunch of pictures hanged and is looking to pay to get it done. Do you have experience making an art wall? You don't need to be a professional decorator or anything, but must have tools like a leveler and be available ASAP. See More

Bri posted a discussion

Need to replace side door on garage

Our garage side door (not the big one for the cars) has rotted to the point of needing replacement.  Anybody have a recommendation for door replacement?See More
Cheryl posted an event

The Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest Presents "The Four Seasons" at Dominican University Performing Arts Center

October 18, 2015 from 4pm to 6pm
The Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest presents its first concert of the season at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 18, at Dominican University’s Performing Arts Center, 7900 W. Division Street, River Forest, IL.  The program features Chicago Symphony Orchestra horn player Oto Carrillo as soloist in Glière’s Horn Concerto. Also on the program are “Autumn” from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, and Verdi’s The Four Seasons.  The Symphony is led by Music Director Jay Friedman, Principal Trombone of the CSO,…See More
The Oak Park Arts District posted an event

Full Steam Ahead to Art on Harrison at The Oak Park Arts District

October 16, 2015 at 6pm to October 17, 2015 at 8pm
Full Steam Ahead to Art on Harrison.  The Magical Minds Young Artist Tour is coming to take you away!  Roll up for special events including chair painting at Buzz Cafe, Halloween Skull Prints at Expressions Graphics, Corn husk doll making at Pamela Penney Textile Arts, Day of the Dead charm making at Bead in Hand, live music hosted by the Grosso Family Band at Val’s halla Records and a self-guided tour of one of a kind artworks by the children of Magical Minds Studio.  Friday, October 16th,…See More
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Poline replied to Nara's discussion Forest Park Montessori reviews?
"I know only Montessori preschool - Kids Collective, but it's located in Culver City, LA. But generally, I like Montessori education and my kids are so happy there. Every morning they hurry up to go there :)"
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Susana Avila is now a member of Live Here Oak Park
Sep 28
Debby Preiser posted an event

"The Science of Happiness" Lecture with Chet Taranowski, PhD at Oak Park Public Library

October 14, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
Want to be happier? During the last 15 years, there has been a growing emphasis in social science not just on alleviating human suffering but also on promoting well-being. This changing research emphasis has pointed to some strategies for improving both societal and individual happiness. Well-being inquiry, like most science, is full of its own controversies, but there do seem to be some strategies that can be successful in making us happier.Chet Taranowski, PhD, and president of the Friends of…See More
Sep 28

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Becca posted a discussion

Westwork Painting and Remodeling?

Has anyone used Westwork Painting and Remodeling? We want to do some painting and I'd like to use someone local who has been in business for a while. Thanks. See More
Sep 27
Elizabeth replied to Elizabeth's discussion Looking for reliable babysitters!
"Hi Kate! Thank you so much for your response. I apologize for getting back to you so late...I haven't checked the site in awhile. We are absolutely still looking for a regular babysitter! If you are still available we would love to meet you! I…"
Sep 27
Poline is now a member of Live Here Oak Park
Sep 25
Traci Weathers posted a blog post


We are seeking a responsible and dependable individual for our current part-time vacancy.  The associate would be responsible for greeting our after school club members Monday - Friday (three to 4 hours per day).  The associate would also assist with homework on an as needed basis, answer telephone calls and provide quality customer service to parents interested in registering their child for our after school club membership or classes. Traci's House is a training center and clubhouse for girls…See More
Sep 25
Teresa Powell posted a status
"Does Becca or anyone else know where a copy of the video done by local artists in 2010 for the Census "Arists Count In Oak Park""
Sep 24
Debby Preiser posted events
Sep 21
Yun replied to Becca's discussion Has Anyone Been to Pete's Yet?
"Been there twice now. Have to say that despite the parking lot giving the impression that it's completely mobbed, it wasn't more crowed that your typical Jewel shopping day, so the parking lot is probably too small. I didn't get to…"
Sep 20
Yun replied to Joyce Porter's discussion Cozy Corner
"Went there before they changed hands and was disappointed with the food. If it starts getting good reviews I might give it another try. I have no reason to go there as Delia's Kitchen across the street is amazing, especially their pancakes…"
Sep 20


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