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Blogs from Oak Park area people?

Started by Sarah Abboreno Corbin in Welcome! yesterday.

The Cookie Walk 1 Reply

Started by Ann in Random stuff. Last reply by Jan K on Saturday.

Bathroom Remodel

Started by Russ M in Your Old House Nov 18.

Today Grand Opening Massage Envy 2 Replies

Started by Sarah Abboreno Corbin in Welcome!. Last reply by Sarah Abboreno Corbin on Sunday.

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EAB now attacking Fringe trees!

Posted by Scottie Ash Seed (Concertman) on November 23, 2014 at 7:30pm

16th Annual Holiday Housewalk & Market

Posted by Becca on November 22, 2014 at 8:00pm

Support Local Orgs with Downtown OP

Posted by Jan K on November 19, 2014 at 8:03am

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Ann replied to Ann's discussion Thanksgiving food options in glorious OP
"We just returned Lyn! Ya know what? It was perfect for our (really odd) group! The sweet potatoes were extra nice. yay! "
1 hour ago
Levon posted a discussion

recommended laundry drop-off service in Oak Park?

Hello all,I don't need dry cleaning, just regular laundry. Looking for a place in Oak Park (or if not, nearby) where I can drop of a big pile of laundry regularly and get it washed for me. Clean, reasonably priced (not quite sure how much this service should cost, be my first time using it) and without shrinking anything :)Is there such a place nearby?Thanks & Happy Thanksgiving.See More
9 hours ago
Levon replied to Christopher Richardson's discussion What's missing in Oak Park?
"YES to #1 ... Starbucks on Harlem rearranged their setup about a year ago with (what I feel)  the goal of minimizing people who stayed a long time. Caribou across the street was much nicer accommodating those of us who like to stay for a bit…"
10 hours ago
Sarah Abboreno Corbin posted a discussion

Blogs from Oak Park area people?

Could you please share with me your local folk that are blogging?What are their blogs? See More
yesterday
Amy posted an event
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Mid Construction Tour: LEED-H Platinum and Passive-Design Home at South Oak Park

December 4, 2014 from 3pm to 5pm
Architect and Certified Passive House Consultant, Tom Bassett-Dilley, and builder Brandon Weiss will lead a tour of a LEED-H Platinum, Passive-Design home in mid-construction. The best time to see the details in passive house design is during construction. Jason LaFleur of Eco Achievers will also be there. Register for free: http://is.gd/NnDOWjSee More
Tuesday
Profile IconLucie and Mrs. Charito joined Live Here Oak Park
Monday
Scottie Ash Seed (Concertman) posted a blog post

EAB now attacking Fringe trees!

If anyone knows where I can find a Fringe tree living in our area, as our communities tree historian and EAB expert, I would like to observe any examples to see if Emerald Ash borer is utilizing its Phloem by looking for Borers unique "D" shaped exit holes.The Native range of White Fringe tree Chionanthus virginicus is on East coast, not our region.Welcome to the first modern day extinction event of our 21st century…See More
Monday

Your Host
Becca posted a blog post

16th Annual Holiday Housewalk & Market

Looking for something to do in December? Check out the annual housewalk to raise funds for or the Children's Clinic located at 320 Lake Street in Oak Park:16th Annual Holiday Housewalk & MarketThursday, December 4-Saturday, December 6The Nineteenth Century Club178 Forest Avenue, Oak Park, ILJoin us for an exciting holiday experience – tour gorgeous homes decorated for the holidays, shop our artisan market for unique gifts, enjoy carolers, delicious food and fun with friends. Purchase Your…See More
Sunday
Sarah Abboreno Corbin replied to Sarah Abboreno Corbin's discussion Today Grand Opening Massage Envy
"Now - I realize I posted the Grand Opening - but I have to say I went and was super pleased with everything. Great massage. I like the manager.     But Mic - if it wasn't for you - you should check out a few other spots.…"
Sunday
Jan K replied to Ann's discussion The Cookie Walk
"My girls enjoy it. It's like trick-or-treating but with cookies! Last year was sooooo cold though and the year before the weather was better but then it was quite crowded. I recommend lining up before 11am to buy your tin. If you go too late…"
Saturday
Mic A. replied to Sarah Abboreno Corbin's discussion Today Grand Opening Massage Envy
"I went, was very disappointed. My massage therapist (who I chose for her technique) was changed when I got there and I wasn't told until after the massage had begun.. and I definitely got the short end of the stick–one of the most…"
Saturday
Ann posted a discussion

The Cookie Walk

Have you ever walked the Cookie Walk? (On Dec 6th from 11-5) I remember one year I was drowning in some sort of self-inflicted cookie production nightmare and in the middle of it-I saw the note about the cookie walk. oy!Is it fun? See More
Nov 21
Ann replied to Ann's discussion Thanksgiving food options in glorious OP
"I think Bar Louis is opening at 4:00 on Thanksgiving, in case anyone is thirsty to get away from their relatives. : )"
Nov 21
Eileen Santiago is now a member of Live Here Oak Park
Nov 21

Your Host
Becca posted a blog post

Oak Park Education Foundation Seeking Ideas for New Programs

From the D97 website:The Oak Park Education Foundation (OPEF) is seeking ideas for innovative new programs that will support its steadfast commitment to learning and contribute to the success of District 97’s students both in and out of the classroom. The feedback the organization has collected in the past has helped it establish several free, curriculum-enriching programs that connect students from the district’s…See More
Nov 20
Debby Preiser posted events
Nov 19
The Oak Park Arts District posted an event
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Gallery PINK presents 'Twas the night before Christmas... at Gallery PINK 149 Harrison Street, Oak Park, IL

December 6, 2014 at 1pm to February 14, 2015 at 5pm
Give the gift of happiness this holiday season.  Indulge in the artistic. Galley PINK presents ‘Twas the night before Christmas Holiday Show 2014.  The show opens Saturday, December 6 through Saturday, February 14, 2015.  There will be an Artists Reception Saturday, December 13, 3-5pm.  The Holiday Show features the fab ceramic work of Angela Dieffenbach and the exquisite paper art of Laurie Le Breton.  You will also find reasonably priced photographs, paintings, etc from:  Robert Koppel,…See More
Nov 19

Pioneer
Laurie Christofano, RE/MAX posted a blog post

Oak Park IL Real Estate Market Report, week of November 17, 2014

Oak Park IL Real Estate Market Report, week of November 17, 201425 homes sold in Oak Park ILThere were 15 condos, 1 multi-family building, and 9 single family homes sold this past week in Oak Park IL. The average sales price for the single family homes sold this week was $508,000. The average time on the market was 79 days.Because these statistics are only for one week and for all of Oak Park, it may not tell you what is possible for a specific home. These are just the general market statistics…See More
Nov 19
Jan K posted a blog post

Support Local Orgs with Downtown OP

Vote for where 5% of Downtown OP profits will go during the first three weeks of December. I'll put in a plug for a write-in vote for new local organization, Missy's Backpack, a lending library of special ed resources for both parents and educators (http://www.missysbackpack.org).https://apps.facebook.com/my-surveys/3thursdays?from=user_link&ref_id=39b4h1See More
Nov 19

Pioneer
Russ M posted a discussion

Bathroom Remodel

Can someone recommend a contractor?  We have a bathroom where I'd like to replace the floor and wall tile.  thanks.See More
Nov 18
 
 
 

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