Student Caitlin Kenoian played the villainess Ursula and wore an elaborate costume featuring the sea witch's long, octopus tentacles. But these tentacles were moving, thanks to the Vex Robotics club at Brooks Middle School.
Food Network and Travel Channel star Anthony Bourdain, host of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, was on site filming Wednesday at Johnnie's Beef in Elmwood Park, 7500 West North Ave., just outside Oak Park.
The Marshall Field's building, aka the former Border's space at Lake and Harlem in Oak Park has been empty since last year, leaving 26,000 square feet of space vacant in the heart of the retail district.
A note was sent out to parents and guardians of Park District of Oak Park campers Tuesday informing them that their children will be picked up from outdoor camps and bussed to Rehm and/or Ridgeland Pool.
After more than two years of testing, trials and tribulations, the CTA finally started rolling out new rail cars in July, starting with the Green Line. The new cars, made in New York and dubbed the 5000-series, are wider and feature center-facing seating, allowing more standing room.
The Taxman Family Foundation, run by local developer Seymour "Sy" Taxman, will donate $2.5 million to support the training of specialists in the study and treatment of digestive disease at the University of Chicago Medicine, according to a recent news release.