Coco Montoya, The Cryan' Shames, the Old Town School of Folk Music and Mr. Blotto headline Downtown Oak Park's 14th Annual Oktoberfest this weekend. A food, wine and beer garden and children's activities will accompany music on two stages. Downtown shops will offer special sales all weekend, too.
The TCF Bank at Harlem and Chicago in River Forest was robbed for the second time in five weeks last Wednesday, Sept. 7. At 4:12 that afternoon a man described as black, 20-30 years old, weighing between 180 and 190 pounds, hair in corn rolls, walked up to a teller with a note stating that he had a gun.
Don't tell Agnes Kelly you can't fight city hall. The 82 year old Kelly, who is physically handicapped after enduring three operations over the past year, but who still has more than a little fight left in her, won her appeal last Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court of a $100 ticket for parking in a handicapped space.