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Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park

Seven years ago, I started Live Here Oak Park thinking it would be great if even just a few people were interested in what I had to say. I had recently moved to the village and started blogging about my observations as I made the transition from city slicker to reluctant suburbanite.During this time, social media was just…See More
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Joyce Porter commented on Becca's blog post Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park
"Becca, I thought it had shut down month ago because for some reason I stopped receiving the posts in my emails.   I am sorry to see it go.   Thank you for what you did.   It was great.    I especially…"
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Brian Plain commented on Becca's blog post Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park
"Thank you for being our gracious host for seven great years, Becca. LHOP has benefited me personally in so many different ways, especially the friendships IRL that started right here. It will be missed!"
Sep 13
Brent R Jones commented on Becca's blog post Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park
"Bye Becca, it was nice to be on livehereoakpark and to compete with you in the trivia contest. Brent Rodney Jones on facebook and brentrjones most everywhere."
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Favorite thing about living in the Oak Park area
It's close to the city. I think of Oak Park as the anti-suburb suburb.
Least favorite thing about living in the Oak Park area
Traffic. Harlem Avenue at rush hour anyone? Argh!!!
Interests & Hobbies
Creative writing
Eating out
Jogging
Traveling
Dancing
Favorite local restaurant
Marion Street Cheese Market
Favorite local shop or business
Oak Park Public Library -- I know it's not a business, but I love that place!
My website
http://livehereoakpark.com

More About Me

I'm a reluctant refugee from the city seeking a little more elbow room, trees, grass
and peace 'n quiet in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park.

Recent Wednesday Journal Columns:
Why the Fuss About Postal Routes?
Vacancies Bring New Opportunities

Follow me on Twitter @Oakparkerr

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Want to learn more about how I created Live Here Oak Park? Check out my blog for tips, tricks and lessons learned.

Becca's Discussions

Missing Packages?
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We've had two days this week where packages have gone missing from our front porch. Is anyone in NE experiencing similar issues? I'm fairly certain it's theft because one time the package came from…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Becca May 8.

Alternatives to Peapod in Oak Park?
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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 items that were out of stock and they were late). Is Peapod…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Becca Mar 30.

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Saying Goodbye to Live Here Oak Park

Posted on September 12, 2016 at 12:30pm — 11 Comments

Blaze Pizza Coming to Harlem and Cermak

Posted on August 3, 2016 at 6:57pm — 3 Comments

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At 10:21am on December 3, 2012, Rachel Davis said…
Hi becca,its very nice to meet you as well.
At 8:41pm on April 15, 2012, Stacey Lawson said…
Thanks so much!! Looking forward to the upcoming film festival in honor of Earth Day! 
At 8:40pm on April 15, 2012, Stacey Lawson said…
Thanks so much!! Looking forward to the upcoming film festival in honor of Earth Day! 

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