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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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4 hrs ago | OakLeaves

Conservatory and park district hit fundraising goal for Elsie Jacobsen garden project

The Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory and the village's park district have secured the funding piece for a forthcoming "hands-on nature area" through a recently awarded state grant.

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8 hrs ago | OakLeaves

Park District of Oak Park slip-up spreads lice panic

A slip of the finger may have caused unnecessary panic among some parents, when a notice was sent out earlier this week about kids' possible exposure to lice at the Park District of Oak Park's Gymnastics and Recreation Center, 21 Lake St. Lice also are on the minds of Oak Park Elementary District 97 board members as they prepare to vote on a ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | OakLeaves

Oak Park top news of the week: Five stories you may have missed

You may have missed your local news this week or you may just want a refresher. We've rounded up five Oak Leaves stories that you may have missed this week: Terry Thulis poses in front of his Marion Street Grille in 2013.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

OakLeaves

Things to do around Oak Park this weekend, Aug. 1-3

Don't miss a minute of summer with our picks of the top eight things to do around Oak Park this weekend.

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OakLeaves

Family Friendly: 'Kids'll Say the Darndest Things' concert in Oak Park

Children have a unique way of viewing the world. Allison Rozsa Evans will sing examples of that in "Kids'll Say the Darndest Things," accompanied by pianist Sarah Jenks, 6:26 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 7 at Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake St., Oak Park.

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OakLeaves

Man charged with trying to pull girl into bushes in Oak Park

A Glen Ellyn man has been charged with trying to abduct a 15-year-old girl in Oak Park on Monday.

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Daily Herald

Oak Park theater marks 40 years with fun, flawed a Earnesta

To celebrate Oak Park Festival Theatre's 40th anniversary, the company is staging "The Importance of Being Earnest" for the first time.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

OakLeaves

Oak Park's comprehensive plan: Final draft review Thursday

Oak Park's most recent comprehensive planning process began in October 2012 and has gathered input from roughly 75 workshops, interviews with residents and stakeholders in town and a number of documents presented on the plan's website Envision Oak Park .

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OakLeaves

Oak Park couple tap into maple syrup farming trade by accident

Oak Park residents Christine and Mark Fisher were in the market for a get-away home when their property search led them to the Driftless region of southeastern Wisconsin.

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OakLeaves

'Assassination Theater' investigates killing of JFK

After decades of controversy, investigating the Kennedy assassination has earned a reputation as bad news for many reporters, a radioactive topic no one wants to approach.

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ElmLeaves

Local artist offers high-end, high-fashion painted jeans through Dragonfly by JClaire

A sampling of jeans at Dragonflybyjclaire.com. Jeans can have hand painting all over the garment, on just select areas or purchased with no design.

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My FOX Chicago

1 killed, 7 wounded in Tuesday gun violence

A 17-year-old boy and two men, ages 49 and 18, were standing on a sidewalk in the 200 block of South Western Avenue when a male got out of a dark-colored sedan and opened fire, police said.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Switched

10 Charming Midwestern Towns to Visit This Summer

While New England hamlets are perhaps the epitome of small towns, the Midwest has its fair share of quaint communities with a unique charm all their own.

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OakLeaves

Man traveling to Oak Park arrested after "bizzare" and...

A southwest suburban man was arrested after a pair of "bizarre" and "irrational" encounters with a teenager and a young girl Saturday evening in Riverside, police said.

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OakLeaves

Oak Park boutique recognized by Instyle Magazine 'coolest' shops list

Oak Park's Gem Jewelry Boutique, located at 108 N. Marion St., has been recognized by Instyle Magazine as one of the "2014 Small Cool" shops.

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OakLeaves

Oak Park police blotter: Two teens arrested for theft, burglary

The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Oak Park and River Forest police departments.

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OakLeaves

Sugar Beet Co-op Edible Garden Tour draws more than 200 people

The Sugar Beet Co-op hosted its third annual Edible Garden Tour over the weekend.

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OakLeaves

Oak Park crime briefs: Laptops, iPod, antique silver stolen in burglary

On July 21, two men entered a home on the 500 block of South Grove Avenue and stole a pair of laptops, an iPod, an external hard drive and a set of antique silver spoons and shakers.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Freshnews

DePaul College Prep Board Names Principal Dr. James Quaid To Position ...

The Board of Directors of DePaul College Prep, located on the Fr. Gordon Campus at 3633 N. California, has unanimously elected its principal, Dr. James Quaid, to the position of school president and principal.

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Evanston Review

Evanston toasts to 100 years of filtered water

In honor of Evanston's 100 years of filtered water, the Department of Utilities invited neighbors to a July 26 open house at the Evanston Water Treatment Facility, 555 Lincoln St. Folks asked questions of staff who were pleased to celebrate a 100-year anniversary or birthday with bagels, orange juice and naturally, blue bottles filled with Evanston ... (more)

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