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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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Former Tasty Dog space?

Apologies if this has already been discussed here, but anyone have any idea what's going into the old Tasty Dog space? Speculation? Wishful…

Started by LizzK in Welcome!

6 7 hours ago
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Experience with Spray Foam Insulation?

Does anyone have experience with spray foam insulation in their house? We have a second floor addition that has a room that could use some…

Started by Becca in Your Old House

2 8 hours ago
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Chicago Tribune Reports: Oak Park Planning new Airbnb Regulations

Well, this should be interesting. An article in the Tribune is reporting that Oak Park may be tightening the reigns on Airbnb. As someone w…

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New Restaurant in Fuego Loco Spot

We just noticed that there is a new restaurant in the Fuego Loco space called Lola's Cantina.  Has anyone tried it or know anything about i…

Started by Samantha Rhodes in Restaurants around Oak Park

1 Feb 2
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Moving to Oak Park

Hello!  Our family is planning a move to Oak Park next summer (2016).  We have spent the last decade-plus as an active-duty military family…

Started by Ali in Welcome!

7 Jan 26
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Local lamp repair

Hi. Does anyone know of a local repair shop that would be able to repair a broken lamp? More than just some rewiring. I would hate to dispo…

Started by Diane O. in Welcome!

1 Jan 22
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Good Barber Shop in OPRF Area?

I went to the same Barber Shop in Chicago (Lakeview Area) for 15 years, but finally decided that the drive over there on the weekends was t…

Started by Brad in Welcome!

1 Jan 15
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rent in oak park

Seeking a 1 bed with den or two bed apartment near irving elementary school. I am planning on buying a home in 2016 so I am looking to pay…

Started by Marie in Welcome!

2 Jan 13
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Snow removal

I suspect our snow removal company has gone out of business-- they've been no-shows for both of this year's storms and are unresponsive to…

Started by Kristi in Your Old House

3 Jan 3
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Job at Chicago Parent

Please pass along - I do really like where I work.  And for entertainment purposes - it is one of the best written help wanted's I've seen.…

Started by Sarah Abboreno Corbin in Welcome!

3 Dec 24, 2015
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