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August comedy guide for the Chicago suburbs - Sun-Times
Get into to some funny business all month long with our guide to comedy events in suburban Chicago. Find more events happening in the suburbs by visiting Pioneer Local’s event calendar. Finesse Mitchell, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Aug. 1, Schaumburg Known as ...
Two arrested after chase through south Oak Park - Sun-Times
A call of two people tampering with a vehicle turned into a police chase through south Oak Park and ended with two arrests Thursday night, police said. Police received a call around 4:20 p.m. reporting two people tampering with a car in the 600 block of ...
Movies: ‘Get On Up’ opens, and other new, recent films reviewed - Sun-Times
There’s plenty of spectacular action in this comic book adventure about an unlikely team of outlaws defending the galaxy from a genocidal maniac, but it’s the deftly handled humor that makes it work. “Parks and Recreation” cast member Pratt stars ...
Police arrest third suspect in Oak Park armed robbery - Sun-Times
A third man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that took place on the 200 block of Clinton Avenue in Oak Park earlier this month. Police said on July 31 that they had arrested Chicagoan Joshua Murphy and charged the 21-year-old as a ...
Family Friendly: ‘Kids’ll Say the Darndest Things’ concert in Oak Park - Sun-Times
Children have a unique way of viewing the world. Allison Rozsa Evans will sing examples of that in “Kids’ll Say the Darndest Things,” accompanied by pianist Sarah Jenks, 6:26 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 7 at Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake St., Oak Park.
CAAEL golf outing benefits at-risk students in Chicago area - Sun-Times
It was a picture perfect summer day for the the Chicago Area Alternative Education League’s annual Lorenzi Golf Day on July 19 at Senica’s Oak Ridge Golf Club in LaSalle. The outing attracted more than 40 golfers who came to enjoy a day of fun while ...
Man charged with trying to pull girl into bushes in Oak Park - Sun-Times
A Glen Ellyn man has been charged with trying to abduct a 15-year-old girl in Oak Park on Monday. Damian Skoczylas, 21, was arrested on July 29 after witnesses claimed he grabbed the girl while she was walking on the 400 block of Madison Street and tried ...
Things to do around Oak Park this weekend, Aug. 1-3 - Sun-Times
Don’t miss a minute of summer with our picks of the top eight things to do around Oak Park this weekend. For more happening in the suburbs, visit Pioneer Local’s event calendar. 1. Red, White and Blue John Kurtz 5K Run and Walk, 8 a.m. Aug. 2 The run ...
The Big Questions: 12 Strategies for Dealing with Grief and Family Crisis - Sun-Times
“Grief is a form of love,” says my friend Maureen “Mo” Ryan. Best known as the LaGrange Park-based television critic for HuffPost TV, Ryan has had a rough few years that she’s dubbed the “Parent Apocalypse.” Four years ago, he mother was a ...
Lollapalooza 2014 survival guide - Sun-Times
The Big Questions: 12 Strategies for Dealing with Grief and Family Crisis July 31 6:15 a.m. Oak Park’s comprehensive plan: Final draft review Thursday July 30 3:31 p.m. Local artist offers high-end, high-fashion painted jeans through Dragonfly by JClaire ...