In John Drury’s classic Dining in Chicago, published in 1931, this early food journalist records his impressions of many old Chicago area restaurants. Drury also mentions three Oak Park dining establishments that seemed to be doing well in the Thirties despite the Great Depression. Perhaps, given the emphasis upon tea, Prohibition may actually have been good for these three village businesses.
Single-family home prices dropped in both Oak Park and River Forest in the fourth quarter of last year, but not quite as severely as other communities in the region. And the overall rate of decline is now slowing.
Mom: Subduer of chaos, defender of justice, baker of cookies. Browse our photo gallery for a collection of sweet and stylish gifts for the women who make a difference in our lives. Mother's Day shopping made easy!
When the local women's roller skating fun and fitness class, Derby Lite, heard about the attacks on women in Oak Park, they mobilized and decided to offer a self-defense class. This basic self-defense class will be offered Saturday, June 11 from 1-3:30 at The ARC in Oak Park.