Perfectly timed for this weekend's Oak Park MicroBrew Review, OakPark.com's video series "Beginners' Guide to oak Park" meets with Charlie Molinaro from Marion Street Cheese Market to talk about craft beer. It's a quick and simple guide to some of Molinaro's top picks, with a little beer basic education.
Young adult literature is on the rise, thanks to the success of The Hunger Games and Twilight series. Our young adult blogger points out another up and coming series which is a must read for all readers.
Wonder Works looks a little different thanks to the newly installed parts of Fantasy Kingdom. The installation, a gift from the Allan family features four mini houses, including a store, a police station and a fire house. Coming soon - the reading room kingdom.
Petersen's Ice Cream may be known for their delicious ice cream, but the refurbished store front also attracts the attention of filmmakers and politicians alike. On Thursday, the ice cream store was open early while an ad agency from Chicago filmed a TV spot.
Greenline Wheels took part in Celebrating Seniors when they hosted a senior cycling class on the porch of the Pleasant Home on May 23. Residents and volunteers from Oak Park Arms enjoyed a stationary ride on the bikes while taking in the warm weather.
The third annual Earth Fest in Oak Park brought together businesses, organizations and residents in and around Oak Park. Those who attended learned more about composting, recycling and other ways to make their lives a little greener.
Rance Clouser has taken on a new role. A year ago Clouser was just stepping down after serving a term on the District 97 Oak Park elementary school board. But this spring he’s showing his acting chops -- alongside his daughter Dana -- in a community theater production of Thornton Wilder's “The Matchmaker.”