After years of neglect, the worst alley in Oak Park finally got fixed last month, and resident Elaine Johnson was there to witness it. Johnson had previously sent in photos of the “lakes” of Oak Park, caused when rain pooled up in the craters along the alley between the 1000 blocks of South Kenilworth and Grove. Her granddaughter, 5-year-old Maya Rankin, stands before the site of the now-extinct lakes. @

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