Like most entrepreneurs, Traci Weathers wants to attract her target demographic?#34;in her case teenage girls?#34;to her clothes, makeup and accessories shop. She hopes they buy the handbags, nail polish and other items that reflect "the hottest trends" stocked in Eye Openers, 7017 W. North Ave., which opened Feb. 26.
A man reportedly attempted to lure a 12-year-old Oak Park girl into his car on Harrison Avenue near Austin Boulevard the afternoon of March 1. The man, described as in his late 20s, 5-feet-4 and 130-140 pounds, was driving a tan, older "round bodied" auto. He attempted to entice the girl into his car, saying "Can you help me get money for my car? It's out of gas."
WEB EXTRA! Village board approval of a complete indoor smoking ban appeared unlikely Wednesday night, after many trustees said they would prefer to look for a compromise solution, such as a phased-in ban.
In appreciation Cliff Johnson had a story to tell, and he told it well. It was the story of a South Dakota farmboy, blessed with a "velvet, bass-baritone voice" and something to say, who made it to Hollywood and became a success in radio, then turned his back on all the glamor and came back to the Midwestâ€"to Oak Park and River Forest in factâ€"to raise his family, and became even more successful by broadcasting from his breakfast table, surrounded by his family.