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Oak Park Area Blogger Roll Call

Since I don't have a blog roll on this site, I just wanted to start this thread to give all the Oak Park area bloggers a chance to introduc…

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How Old is Your House?

I was just wanted to know how old people's houses are. Ours was built in 1922. Sometimes I wonder if stuff that was built today will still…

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New Member Introductions

Hey everyone! Thanks again for joining the site. There's so much to discuss about life in and around Oak Park, you're probably wondering wh…

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What Do You Call the Creatures in the Trees Singing at Night?

What do you call the insects singing in the trees at night during the summer. You hear them a lot in the trees between Madison and the Gree…

Started by Paul in Random stuff

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Looking for reliable babysitters!

Hi everyone! My husband and I live in Forest Park and have a 6 month old daughter. We are looking for 2 (or more) reliable babysitters that…

Started by Elizabeth in Welcome!

3 on Wednesday
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Job Hunters Support Group

Does anyone know of Oak Park-based -- or at least somewhat near Oak Park-based -- job support groups? I'm trying to find resources for one…

Started by Paul in Random stuff

1 on Wednesday
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Question for Cord Cutters

So, we're thinking about taking the big plunge and either eliminating our cable package or significantly slimming it down. Has anyone done…

Started by Becca in Random stuff

8 Aug 19
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General Contractor-Painting and Wall Screw Pops

Hi, I'm looking for a recommendation for either a painter or general contractor that would be able to smooth the surface of the walls in m…

Started by Kandice Kidd in Housing & Real Estate Chatter

2 Aug 7
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Horrible Customer Service

Hi, Has anyone experienced horrible customer service at Polished Nail Salon located 1036 Lake Street?

Started by Latoya Davis in Random stuff

1 Aug 7
Reply by Lyn

Cell Phone Service

We are thinking of changing our cell phone provider. Our service has deteriorated in south Oak Park. Who are you using? Who is good and who…

Started by Gary Belenke in Random stuff

3 Aug 3
Reply by Joyce Porter

Re-plumbing a 1926 Foursquare?

Hi all, has anyone had to re-plumb their 2-story home in OP? It's not dire but we are thinking of adding a bathroom and want to get an idea…

Started by LizzK in Your Old House

2 Jul 30
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Any experience with cork floors in the basement?

Does anyone have experience with cork floors in their basement. We already have ceramic tile, but due to some work we have to get done, it'…

Started by Becca in Your Old House

4 Jul 17
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Northeast Oak Park Flooding

So did everyone survive the flooding?   Once again, Northeast Oak Park seems to be acting as the catch basin for the entire Village.  Our…

Started by Russ M in Random stuff

15 Jul 12
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