Scoville Park, Oak Park's front lawn, site of summer concerts, Ultimate Frisbee games, sunbathing, strolling (with or without strollers), climbing on the WWI memorial, toddlers tumbling down the hill, and shortcuts to and from the train — all gone till next spring.
Yikes! The Oak Park Micro Brew Review was a big hit last Saturday. No less than the president of the Chicago Beer Society pronounced this the second biggest and best craft beer festival in the Midwest.
The Des Plaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District has scheduled spraying in the Village of Oak Park between 8:30 p.m. and midnight, Wednesady as part of its efforts to eliminate mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus.
Here's where the term, "You don't see that every day," really applies. That was the case last week when a Wednesday Journal staff member went over to the 7-Eleven at East Avenue and South Boulevard during a lunch break.
The motto, "Once an Eagle, always an Eagle" most Boys Scouts abide by. Rob Breymaier, executive director of the Oak Park Regional Housing Center, however, no longer wants the title. The longtime scout has ties with the troop dating back 25 years — he was an adult troop leader for 10 years.