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Handyperson recommendation

Started by Paul in Your Old House 1 hour ago.

Oak Park's Energy Bad Deal

Started by Dave! in Random stuff 21 hours ago.

Borders Space

Started by Jan K in Oak Park Area Development yesterday.

Mulch by the Truckload 1 Reply

Started by Sara Z in Random stuff. Last reply by Diane Carroll on Monday.

House Cleaning

Started by Sara Z in Random stuff on Sunday.

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Volunteer OPRF

Posted by Anna on April 14, 2014 at 11:26am

Native Plant Sale, deadline soon

Posted by cac on March 27, 2014 at 6:40pm

Chick-Fil-A Now Open at North Riverside Mall

Posted by Becca on March 27, 2014 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

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Paul posted a discussion

Handyperson recommendation

People have recommended handy people before on the site but the question hasn't been asked lately -- anyone have a good experience with a handyman/woman for their old Oak Park house?See More
24 minutes ago

Pioneer
Dave! posted a discussion

Oak Park's Energy Bad Deal

So has everyone received their letter about the Municipal Aggregation electric program? Has anyone else noticed what a terrible deal it is??First, as many have noted, the previous deal with Integrys was for "green" energy, while the new default program from Constellation is "brown" energy, which the Village has tried to justify as saying that it's less expensive.However, even if you don't care about the environmental impact, it's a bad deal. The year long contract price is .0747 per kWh, which…See More
21 hours ago
Jan K posted a discussion

Borders Space

Hmm, not sure if this is a good fit but it would only be on the north part (with a Harlem door) and wouldn't show along Lake Street at least.....http://oakpark.suntimes.com/news/business/ufc-OAK-04172014:articleSee More
yesterday
Heidi Ruehle-May replied to Corinne M.'s discussion First Birthday Party/Baptism
"Another thought, I had my kids' 4th birthday at Jumps n Jiggles in Elk Grove Village. Had kids there from 1 to 10 years old and everyone had a blast. Located within the EGV park district, the place is super clean, free parking lot, large indoor…"
yesterday
Heidi Ruehle-May replied to Corinne M.'s discussion First Birthday Party/Baptism
"Have you considered the Oak Park Conservatory? I've held kids' parties there with a wide range of ages, and it worked out great. They have a big open room with tables/chairs available and a kitchenette, we brought in food from a local…"
yesterday
The Oak Park Arts District commented on The Oak Park Arts District's event What's Blooming on Harrison
"For information on the very fun family activity, the Second Annual Petite Parade please use this link:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-NYobM4mBiTbzIyM3pvcG9KYVU/edit?usp=sharing"
yesterday
The Oak Park Arts District posted an event
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What's Blooming on Harrison at The Oak Park Arts District

May 16, 2014 at 6pm to May 17, 2014 at 8pm
yesterday
Diane Carroll replied to Sara Z's discussion Mulch by the Truckload
"Did you try McAdam in FP? My neighbor got it from them."
Monday
Robin Arbetman is now a member of Live Here Oak Park
Monday
Sara Z posted discussions
Sunday
Profile IconMimi and Regina Dillard joined Live Here Oak Park
Friday
Regina Dillard replied to Becca's discussion Oak Park Area Blogger Roll Call
"Does anyone know if there are blogs out there relating to local music artists?"
Friday
Regina Dillard commented on Becca's blog post Chick-Fil-A Now Open at North Riverside Mall
"The lines and cars were around the corner last week!  "
Friday
Debby Preiser posted photos
Apr 17
Cathy M is now a member of Live Here Oak Park
Apr 16
Alison Price joined Laurie Christofano's group
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Green Living In Oak Park

A place for everyone to share ideas on (affordable) ways to lower our carbon footprints!
Apr 16
Sarah Abboreno Corbin posted a discussion

Milkweed? Bee helpful plants?

Green Home Experts is offering their same organic garden center this year, but Maria has worked closely with her greenhouse folks to offer edibles, perennials and annuals to help our local bee, butterfly and bird populations.  Here is the press release - please pass on.  The opening will be fun. I'm down for some Chicago Pizza Boss Food Truck action!I personally have already reserved my milkweed plants from Green Home Experts because I have a soft spot for monarchs.  I am including a press…See More
Apr 15
Debby Preiser posted events
Apr 15
Anna posted a blog post

Volunteer OPRF

VOLUNTEER MATCHING SITE Introducing Volunteer OPRF!Volunteer OPRF is a Facebook page that allows community members in the Oak Park and River Forest area to view and participate in local volunteer service opportunities. Visit www.facebook.com/volunteeroprf to learn about volunteer opportunities in the community. Please visit and LIKE our page so we can grow the…See More
Apr 14
Anna posted an event
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Uncork Illinois at Downtown Oak Park

May 31, 2014 from 1pm to 9pm
Lovers of vino unite to sample Illinois wine at Downtown Oak Park’s third annual wine festival, Uncork Illinois on Saturday, May 31st from 1-9PM. With the purchase of a $20 souvenir glass ($15 advance tickets available at downtownoakpark.net) participants receive seven…See More
Apr 14
 
 
 

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