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Oak Park, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Oak Park, IL include 60302, 60304, and 60303. The median home price in Oak Park is $314,900 which is roughly $244/per square foot. More Oak Park information.

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Village OKs valet parking service during Lake and Forest garage closure

An artist's rendering, circa 2011, of the development planned for the intersection of Lake Street and Forest Avenue in Oak Park.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

OakLeaves

Family Friendly: Jeanie B rocks out at River Forest Musical Celebration

It will be a real family Musical Celebration with Jeanie B!, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31 in the River Forest Public Library front garden, 735 Lathrop Ave. The award-winning singer, musician and songwriter will be backed by sons Joey, 15, on bass and Bill, 13, on drums.

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ElmLeaves

Residents question lawmakers on medical coverage, pensions

Medical coverage and public pensions were on the minds of residents attending a Town Hall meeting July 23 with Franklin Park legislators.

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OakLeaves

Oak Park, Chicago partnership offers group discounts on solar panels

Oak Park residents in the market for solar panels can save some money through a bulk purchasing program being offered by the village.

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OakLeaves

Things to do around Oak Park Park this weekend, July 25-27

Don't let the rain ruin a great weekend, join a beer brewing club or head to a comedy show with our picks of the top ten things to do around Oak Park this weekend.

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OakLeaves

Fair housing group files federal complaints against five landlords in Oak Park

Anne Houghtaling, executive director of the HOPE Fair Housing Center, meets with members of Oak Park's Fair Housing Task Force.

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Daily Herald

Reel life: Five years of Blue Whiskey fest

French filmmaker Karim Ouret is interviewed on Skype by J. Spencer Greene, left, at the opening night of the Blue Whiskey Film Festival in Arlington Heights.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

ElmLeaves

Artist Darren Pollard show opens at Oak Park's Galleryna19

Pals Martha Wade, a self-taught painter, and Reisha Williams, a photographer, had dreams of opening their own art gallery.

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OakLeaves

Jedlicka catches 'Big Fish' with special license

When : 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays, July 27-Aug. 9; press performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 Dante J. Orfei landed a whopper.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Biz Notes: Public Communications Inc. name Oettel principal

The company was established in 1993 by Douglas and Janet McAllister and has two full service automotive service facilities, one in Barrington and another in Crystal Lake.

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OakLeaves

Oak Park could up spending on alley and street repairs

New bonds could help Oak Park stay on top of its alley and street reconstruction schedule, officials from the Public Works Department recently told the village's Finance Committee.

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OakLeaves

Oak Park among nation's 'snobbiest small cities'

Oak Park has made another list. This time, it made a less traditional list than Chicago's oldest suburb is typically used to seeing - "The 10 Snobbiest Small Cities in America," as created by Real Estate blog Motovo .

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Patch.com

A Love Story That Illinoisans Won't Find Romantic

Illinois is in love with government - lots and lots of government. The more, the merrier.

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OakLeaves

40 years at Frank's place: First tour guide reflects on Frank Lloyd ...

Ann Marohn's appreciation for the works of architect Frank Lloyd Wright has been something of a lifelong affair, though she didn't always know it.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

OakLeaves

Sugar Beet Co-Op asking village for $250,000 Madison St. TIF incentive

The Sugar Beat Food Store Cooperative - the 5,300-square-foot-store planned for the first floor of The Grove Apartments on Madison Street near Oak Park Avenue - is asking for some financial help from the Village of Oak Park through it's Madison Street Tax Increment District.

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OakLeaves

Paul Sassone: Oak Park book fair honors centuries-old tradition

Do you suppose that during the Middle Ages the Friends of the Monastery held an annual fair at which illuminated manuscripts were sold to the few who could read? Well, the jury still is out on the demise of printed books.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American author and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction , while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations.

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OakLeaves

Oak Park comic feature: Legendary comic book character Archie Andrews dies

Archie Comics, the acclaimed and bestselling comic book publisher that is home to some of the best-known pop culture creations in the world, including "Archie", "Jughead", "Betty & Veronica", "Josie & The Pussycats", "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" and the hit "Afterlife with Archie" series, announced the unthinkable: Legendary comic book character ... (more)

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Chicago Tribune

5 shot, 1 fatally, in West Side attack at block party

Five people were shot, one of them fatally, in an attack in the Austin neighborhood during a block party this evening.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Suburban Journals

Harmon responds to President Obamaa s call for increased infrastructure investment

Harmon responds to President Obama's call for increased infrastructure investment SPRINGFIELD - State Senator Don Harmon issued the following statement in response to President Obama's $302 billion proposal to repair and expand the nation's roads and rails: "I agree with President Obama that we need to reinvest in America's infrastructure.

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