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Chicago soul-jazz great John Wright warms things up for the Jazz Fest
The Chicago Jazz Festival gets under way next week, and next week's edition of the Reader will feature a comprehensive preview written by John Corbett, Bill Meyer, and yours truly.
21 hrs ago
Ebert documentary "Life Itself" at Lake Theatre Sept. 17
"Life Itself," a documentary film that recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert, will be shown for one day only on Wednesday, Sept.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Louis Castellaneta, father of 'Homer Simpson'...
Louis Castellaneta, who raised a creative family that includes son Dan Castellaneta, the voice of countless animated characters including Homer Simpson and Krusty the Clown on TV's "The Simpsons," died Friday at his home in Westmont.
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Things to do around Oak Park this weekend, Aug. 22-24
Get a work out in with a guided bike tour or relax at the pool with our picks of the top eight things to do around Oak Park this weekend.
Oak Park Hunk Picked For Redbook's 'Hottest Husband' Contest
However, to rise to the level of truly a "Hot Guy" it takes a lot more than a pretty face.
What your preschooler REALLY needs to know now for the year ahead
While the ABCs and 123s seem like the fundamentals of learning, when it comes to preparing your child for preschool, it's even more elementary.
Illinois dealership prepares for 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat release date
The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is set to arrive before the end of the year, and it is quickly becoming one of the most talked about models scheduled to debut in 2014.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
RSVP Volunteer Program opportunities for community residents
The RSVP Volunteer Program of West Suburban Cook and Southern DuPage Counties is looking for volunteers to help a few of their community partners.
Car thefts spike in Oak Park; Dodge Caravans being targeted
Car thefts have spiked this year in Oak Park, with Dodge Caravans and Chrysler Town and Countries being targeted in particular, police say.
OPRF wades into deep end of new pool debate
As Andrew Godbold grew up on Linden Avenue, across the street from the varsity field at Oak Park and River Forest High School, the crack of a bat against a baseball was the first thing he heard each summer morning, his mother Lisa Thornton said.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Woman found dead in Bali got $840,000 in a cruise line settlement
The estate left behind eight years ago by James L. Mack, whose wife was found stuffed in a suitcase in Bali last week, didn't amount to much - at first.
Chase Bank in downtown Oak Park robbed
A bank robbery occurred in downtown Oak Park today at the Chase Bank on Lake Street.
Oak Park man makes top 25 for 'hot husbands' contest
Chris Williams admitted he was a little embarrassed when he found out his wife, Amy, nominated him for a hot husbands contest.
Oak Park police blotter: Man linked to burglary with DNA evidence
The following incidents were listed in the official reports of the Oak Park Police Department.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Outdoor movies continue to offer weekly diversions as summer winds down
The summer festivals are tapering off, Lollapalooza is over, and Taste of Chicago is merely a memory.
Rolling Stone features Oak Park's Tavi Gevinson's move in 'new direction'
Actors Kieran Culkin, Tavi Gevinson and Michael Cera attend the "This Is Our Youth" Cast Photo Call at Cort Theatre on August 14, 2014 in New York City.
Noon Whistle Brewery overlooking Oak Park, heading to Lombard
A microbrewery that once eyed a Chicago Avenue spot in Oak Park has chosen to go a bit further west and open up shop in Lombard.
Pyke: Highway bridge protests exercise free speech, but irk drivers
Rush hour on southbound I-355 near Lombard. Traffic is moving at a decent clip when it inexplicably jams up.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
GOP candidate Schimpf: "Elect a Marine, not a Madigan"
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Fri Aug 15, 2014
.com | US couple in Indonesia charged with murder
Indonesian police charged an American couple with murder on Friday after the body of the woman's 62-year-old mother was found stuffed in a suitcase on the resort island of Bali.