The storm that swept through northern Illinois in the morning on Monday, July 11 damaged trees and left several residents and businesses in Oak Park and River Forest withouth power. Readers sumbitted their photos of the storm damage to OakPark.com.
Too bad all Oak Parkers don't love veggies planted in the front garden. That's our view when we heard of another Oak Park town near a Detroit suburb that recently ticketed one of its residents for planting vegetables in their front yard.
Gioco is a restaurant on the increasingly trendy near south side of Chicago, and it’s been at that same location over 14 years, long before gentrification in this area began. Gioco is closer to Oak Park than you might think: get on the Green Line at Harlem, Ridgeland or Austin and get off about 25 minutes later at Roosevelt Road. Walk about two blocks and you’re there. It’s worth the trip.
Every day is a good day to support local merchants - whether that's your favorite farmers' market or a unique little boutique! Showcase your love for all things green with these eco-friendly tees from one of our favorite local boutiques.