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Development at YMCA parking lot
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Bri Apr 3, 2014.

Found this on the village website re: Oak Park Ave and Ike rehab
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Becca Aug 17, 2013.

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Favorite thing about living in the Oak Park area
Close to Chicago, diversity, architecture, walkable neighborhoods, good public transit
Least favorite thing about living in the Oak Park area
Taxes, crime, byzantine regulations
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transit, history, politics, tech, medicine, jazz, lindy hop, parenthood
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Trader Joe

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If you have kids that like trains...

Please go to and vote for the Tuscola turn.


Union Pacific is sending one of their authentic, historic steam locomotives on a tour and is putting the route up for vote.  The Tuscola Turn route goes through Glen Ellyn.  Today is the last day to vote.  Here's an article in the Trib:…


Posted on January 17, 2011 at 11:59am

Effect of new Chicago mayor on Oak Park

So the biggest political news in Illinois is the impending retirement of Mayor Daley. Anybody have any insight/thoughts on how or if the new mayor will have an impact on Oak Park?

Obviously we don't get a vote in the matter, but given our geography and economic links, any changes in policy could have major impacts for good or for ill on our village.

Here's a recent Wednesday Journal article:… Continue

Posted on September 23, 2010 at 11:05am — 8 Comments

Supreme Court to Examine Gun Bans

Previous lower courts overturned the handgun ban in Washington, DC, but upheld similar bans in Chicago and Oak Park. The distinction relies on DC being a Federal district, as opposed to a non-Federal municipality. As a result of that ruling, Wilmette and a few other towns… Continue

Posted on September 30, 2009 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

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At 12:24pm on April 12, 2015, Bruno Serra said…

Hello Dear,

How is everything with you,I picked interest on you after going through your short profile,I have something very vital to disclose to you,but I found it difficult to express myself here,since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on( the full details.

Have a nice day.

Bruno Serra.

At 9:31pm on July 17, 2009,
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Hi Brian, welcome! Feel free to jump into any of the conversations we've been having or start your own discussion topic in the forum. I'm sure there are a number of folks interested in talking about taxes or our crime issues. I hope to see you around on the site.


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