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  1. Wow House! Plaster Moldings, Leaded Glass, Grand StaircaseRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Rare opportunity! Spectacular light-filled home on one of the most coveted streets in Oak Park. Glorious architectural details: natural woodwork, exquisite plaster moldings, original leaded glass.

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  2. Oak Park Economic Development Corp Names New Executive DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Board of Directors of the Oak Park Economic Development Corporation announced Monday that it has named John Lynch as Executive Director of the OPEDC effective July 24. Mr. Lynch will succeed John L. Hedges, who announced his retirement in June after a long and distinguished career in a number of elected and appointed positions in Oak Park. Mr. Lynch joined the OPEDC as Development Director in February of this year, bringing over 20 years of experience in real estate, infrastructure, and economic development to Oak Park.

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  3. Building Green: This Stylish Passive House Doesn't Need to Show OffRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Curbed

    While passive homes often get play because of the technical wizardry involved in constructing such efficient structures, comfort doesn't necessarily have to come at the expense of conforming to rigid environmental standard. The recently completed Right-Sized Home in Oak Park, Illinois, designed by architect Tom Bassett , puts time-tested techniques above making a statement, according to the architect, an example of his belief in a more authentic, durable and efficient style of homebuilding .

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  4. Strathmore's Who's Who Honors Susan J. Littman, M.D. as Professional of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PR.com

    About Susan J. Littman Susan J. Littman, M.D., was born in Oak Park, Illinois. She earned a B.S. at Cornell University, an M.S. in Molecular Biology from SUNY Albany, and her M.D. at Albany Medical College.

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  5. The Sugar Beet Co-Op gets its right with 'soft' setting of initial expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Examiner.com

    Cheryl Munoz , founder of The Sugar Beet Co-Op, takes a few moments with Scott McAdam of McAdam Landscaping during a late-April tour of the facility at 812 W. Madison St. in Oak Park. Have you ever had the experience of seeing a movie that you were skeptical would be much of anything to write home about--then being pleasantly surprised when it was actually pretty good? Or, on the other end of the spectrum, do you recall the time when you heard a ton of buzz about some big-budget film, only to be let down when it didn't come close to measuring up to all the hype? In both types of scenarios, it's the power of expectations at work.

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  6. Teen Accused of Shooting Oak Park Cop Threw Pee at Detention GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    Prosecutors say the two teenagers tried to rob an off-duty officer in May when the cop and one of the teens were shot. One of the teenagers charged in the May shooting an off-duty Oak Park police officer threw urine at a juvenile detention center guard.

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  7. Jeane C. BushRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... near Flanagan, Ill., the daughter of Martha Jane Bane and Iven George Crawford. She married George Shaffer Brush of Oak Park, Ill., on April 15, 1944. She attended Crawford country school in Livingston County, Ill., and high school in Dana, Ill., ...

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  8. One-Hour Workout: Quick Pyramid BrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Inside Triathlon

    This week's brick workout comes from Tony Zamora , the founder of TZCoaching based in Oak Park, Ill. "This workout is great for when you're limited on time, and need to get in a solid brick session," Zamora says.

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  9. Pete's Fresh Market in Oak Park to Open in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    The new Pete's Fresh Market coming to 259 Lake Street in Oak Park is set to open at 7 a.m. Sept. 2. The store is accepting applications for full-time butchers and meat cutters .

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  10. Prosecutors: Teen accused of shooting cop threw urine at guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Chicago Tribune

    One of the two teens accused in the shooting of an off-duty Oak Park police officer threw urine at a guard in the juvenile detention center, prosecutors said in court Monday. Taiwan McNeal, 18, and David Bush, 17, both have been charged with the attempted murder of the police officer.

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  11. Woman Sues Oak Park Healthcare Center for Mother's Wrongful DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Patch.com

    A woman is suing over claims that an Oak Park nursing home caused the wrongful death of her mother in 2013. Wanda Hudson filed a lawsuit in Cook County against Oak Park Healthcare Center LLC, located at 625 North Harlem Ave., according to the Cook County Record.

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  12. August and September outdoor art fairs extend summer funRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Examiner.com

    ... art festivals. Go west of Chicago the third weekend in August for Art in Your Eye in Batavia Aug. 14-16 and the Oak Park Avenue-Lake Arts & Crafts Show Aug. 15-16. Batavia's is on the Riverwalk, 10 to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. ...

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  13. Oak Park: A former 'city of the future' tries to figure out what it will becomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Examiner.com

    Oak Park , a Chicago suburb to the immediate west of Chicago's notorious West Side, made a hipster's name for itself back in the day. Back in the 1970s and 1980s, it was a liberal's delight where liberal views and lifestyles were accepted and prominently showcased - before its time.

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  14. Positivity: Bishop-elect Barron brings commitment to New EvangelizationRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | BizzyBlog.com

    Robert Barron was a student at Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Illinois. A young Dominican friar taught the class one of St. Thomas Aquinas' arguments for God's existence when Barron was 14. "And for some reason it had this huge impact on me," Father Barron said of Aquinas, "the dumb ox."

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  15. Next rung on coaching ladder thrills Solar Bears' Anthony NoreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... you become a better hockey player.''' Rich Noreen coached Anthony in youth league and at Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Ill. While growing up, Noreen saw how his father interacted with players, the sacrifice hockey required of those seeking to ...

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  16. Carter v. Homeward Residential IncRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | FindLaw

    ... pro se. Jena M. Valdetero, Bryan Cave LLP, Chicago, IL, Michael J. Weik, Jonathan D. Nusgart, Smith & Weik, LLC, Oak Park, IL, Shana A. Shifrin, Susan M. Horner, Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C., Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees. Nate ...

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  17. Levels Rising on 21-Story Lake and Forest DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Patch.com

    The Lake+Forest redevelopment project quickly rising on the northeast corner of Lake Street and Forest Avenue reached six levels last week, and the seventh floor is already in the works. Developers are on track to complete all 21 floors of the $94 million mixed-use building by September, according to the Village of Oak Park.

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  18. Pat McDonaldRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Herald Journal

    ... work was created with concrete and steel, with pieces ranging in weight from 1 ton to 35 tons. Pat's studio in Oak Park, IL was a place of experimentation. His studio in Watertown was the place his large-scale work was fabricated. From one or both ...

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  19. Medical Marijuana Conference kicks off in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | My FOX Chicago

    ... Point Dispensary. Zernan has spent close to a half million dollars building a dispensary that will be located in an Oak Park building. He said they'll be open for business by October, and that should prompt more people to get approved for medical ...

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  20. Road-warriors will love these transit-oriented apartmentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | YoChicago

    ... and Green Line stops at Clinton and Morgan take residents to the Loop, the Medical District, the IIT campus and Oak Park. The nearby Metra station has trains to the northern suburbs. Buses stop at K2's front door. There's a protected bike line just ...

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