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Kitchfix Meals Now Available at Fleet Feet

Posted by Becca on April 15, 2016 at 11:00pm

Restaurant Review: Q-BBQ

Posted by Becca on April 13, 2016 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

The Upside of Oak Park's Building Boom

Posted by Becca on April 2, 2016 at 11:00pm — 2 Comments

Threading Spa Opens in Oak Park

Posted by Becca on March 26, 2016 at 9:30pm

Latest Activity

Debby Preiser posted an event

Canadian Folk Singers Cassie and Maggie MacDonald Tonight at Library at Oak Park Public Library - Main Library

May 5, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
Sisters, cohorts and collaborators, Cassie and Maggie Macdonald have been enchanting audiences far and wide with their infectious energy, driving rhythms and lilting melodies. They perform a a FREE folk music concert tonight at 7 p.m. at the Oak Park Public Library.Born to a family with a rich musical heritage and raised in Nova Scotia, a province steeped in musical culture and traditions, the girls have used their unique up bringing as a springboard for their own brand of Celtic Roots music.…See More
8 hours ago
Carnivore Oak Park posted a discussion

Oak Park food truck needs help!

Hi all,This is Erik from Carnivore Inc, your farm-to-table butcher shop and fish market in Oak Park's Pleasant District.  We're trying to expand by renovating the defunct 206 waffle truck into the Ministry of Sandwiches, Etc, to operate in the Village of Oak Park.  As with most small businesses looking to expand, money is very tight so I am asking for your help!  It is your community and your small business resources, without your support we will wither away!!…See More
Rebeca Segura is now a member of Live Here Oak Park
Leonard Grossman posted a discussion

FFC Cancellation policies

I see an old thread on this subject but the last post was in 2010.Is there any update on cancelling membership and getting refund of the enrollment fee.I like the facility and the personal trainer who did my evaluation but the combination of enrollment fee and personal trainer charges are exorbitant.I joined last Friday. Is this the third business day or the fourth or ??LeonardSee More
Amy is now a member of Live Here Oak Park
Kevin K. Lee posted an event
Marco Tegazi is now a member of Live Here Oak Park
Jane posted an event

“Magical Botanicals” at Oak Park Conservatory

May 2, 2016 at 10am to June 30, 2016 at 4pm
A New Art Exhibit by Marilyn Peretti at the Oak Park ConservatoryMay through June, 2016 Marilyn Peretti of Glen Ellyn began botanical illustration classes at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle in 1992. She also painted in workshops with Peggy McNamara, Donna Jill Witty, and Ted Nuttall. She exhibits with the Nature Artists Guild of the Morton Arboretum, DuPage Art League, and the Encaustic Art Institute. She was featured artist at the International Crane Foundation in 2005, and the Arboretum in…See More
The Oak Park Arts District posted events
Apr 29
Cheryl posted an event

CSO Trumpeter Christopher Martin To Solo with Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest at Dominican University Performing Arts Center

May 22, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
CSO Principal Trumpeter Christopher Martin is the featured artist with The Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest at Dominican University’s Lund Auditorium, 7900 W. Division, River Forest, on Sunday, May 22, at 4:00 p.m.  Martin will perform Albinoni’s Trumpet Concerto in D Minor and Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto in E Flat Major.  Also on the program are Smetana’s “Vysehrad” from Ma Vlast and Dvorak’s Scherzo Capriccioso.  The program will be followed by a reception honoring Music Director Jay…See More
Apr 28
Cheryl posted a photo

SOPRF at Symphony Center

The Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest and combined choruses perform the powerful Mahler Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection" at Symphony Center on April 25
Apr 28
Amina N. Bennett is now a member of Live Here Oak Park
Apr 28

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Becca commented on Val Camilletti's event Val's Bluegrass Showcase
"Sounds fun!"
Apr 26
Linda Shinsako is now a member of Live Here Oak Park
Apr 26
Val Camilletti posted an event

Val's Bluegrass Showcase at VAL'S HALLA RECORDS

May 7, 2016 from 11:30am to 5pm
3 hot young groups fill the stage with the sounds of old timey, bluegrass and country harmonies.  All local musicians who are making their mark.  Featuring fiddler extraordinaire CONNOR OSTROW --- Basement Bluegrass; Ask Your Folks and a special rare appearance by the Wahlfeldt Sisters.See More
Apr 26
Profile IconRaymond Franklin, Nineteenth Century Club and Jo joined Live Here Oak Park
Apr 25
Scottie Ash tree seed posted a discussion

Forestry joins forces with Emerald Ash borer in expediting removal of public Ash, just as Scientists release new details about tree species final extinction.

Residents were blindsided by forestry’s draconian decision, to immediately remove every remaining Ash. Regardless if an individual is still completely healthy or undamaged by borer infestations. This, after being assured by previous forestry head Jim Semelka, that any public trees protected by…See More
Apr 24
Debby Preiser posted an event

Money Smart Week Craft Swap Drop-off through April 29 at Oak Park Public Library - Main Library

April 23, 2016 at 10am to April 29, 2016 at 5pm
If you like to knit, scrapbook, sew, or pursue some other craft, you probably have plenty of "leftovers" including yarn, paints, buttons, and fabrics. Why not donate things you no longer use on Saturday, April 23, and come back on Saturday, April 30, for "new-to-you" materials?Drop off supplies in good condition at the Main Library today through Friday, April 29,  and receive a coupon to redeem "new-to-you" materials at the …See More
Apr 23
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