An Oak Park dad who went missing for a few days last week made his first public comments Monday night, thanking friends, neighbors and “kind strangers” for the three-day search for him that ended Friday.
The Oak Park village board OK'd changes to local liquor laws last week, making it easier to grab a cocktail around town. Gone is the requirement that patrons must buy a food item in order to have a drink in the restaurant portion of establishments.
Among the first phone calls I had planned to make when I got in was to Jassen Strokosch for an Irving School story I was contemplating. I emailed him last Friday afternoon to see if he had time to talk Monday morning. He replied that he did.
The River Forest Park District is slated to revisit a village ordinance regarding athletic field lights in Keystone Park, and River Forest residents are invited to a Monday night public meeting to share their opinions about the proposed amendments.
The lone remaining bookstore in downtown Oak Park issued a letter to customers Tuesday, calling news of Borders closing “devastating,” and asking patrons how The Book Table can better serve the community in the future.