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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…

Started by Becca in Your Old HouseLatest Reply

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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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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…

Started by Scottie Ash tree seed in Oak Park Area Development

0 Apr 24

Nanny share or Day care recs

Hi! I'm currently pregnant and would need to start child care/daycare in August or September. I would love to do a nannyshare, but I'm also…

Started by April B in Random stuff

1 Apr 18
Reply by Becca

Exit Strategy - Forest Park - Gift Certificate for Sale

Long story short, I was given a $50 gift certificate to Exit Strategy by a friend for my birthday.  However, I don't really drink anymore,…

Started by Brad in Welcome!

1 Apr 15
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Get ready to donated your good condition items to the St. Christopher's Rummage Sale

If you are about to start spring cleaning, as I am, and you're looking for a place to donate unwanted items, please consider donating them…

Started by Emily Culbertson in Stuff for sale and freebies

0 Apr 5

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Alternatives to Peapod in Oak Park?

I'm a big fan of getting my groceries delivered, but I sometimes get frustrated with Peapod (my most recent order was missing about 5 or 6…

Started by Becca in Random stuff

5 Mar 30
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BAMtheatre Summer Theatre Camp!

BAMtheatre announces an exciting one-week summer camp in downtown Oak Park! The workshop will take place July 18 - 23 at the First United M…

Started by Melanie Lamoureux in Spread the Word: Tell Folks About Your Local Business

0 Mar 30

Garage Addition - Contractor/Builder Recs

We are looking into adding a second floor to our garage to use as a  bonus room/storage space.  Not going full "carriage house" route, but…

Started by Mark in Welcome!

0 Mar 29

Living on Oak Park Ave

We are looking to buy a house (currently renting) and wondered what the general consensus is about living on a busier street (Oak Park Ave,…

Started by Meghan in Welcome!

3 Mar 26
Reply by Jan K

Newbie parking question

Hi all.  I am moving to OP in April (yea!) and I'm trying to get a handle on the parking situation.  I will need to go down to the Village…

Started by Robin in Welcome!

0 Mar 21

Good Roofer Recommendation?

Our roof is not in terrible shape, however we had our house re-stuccoed and painted a couple of years ago, and the shingles no longer match…

Started by Brad in Welcome!

11 Mar 11
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