The couple that purchased novelist Ernest Hemingway's boyhood home plans to live in and restore the historic house.Kurt and Mary Jane Neumann closed on a $525,000 deal for the home in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park on Tuesday.John Berry of the Ernest Hemmingway Foundation says the foundation bou
A Chicago suburb is complaining about the price it'll soon have to pay the city for Lake Michigan water.Chicago sells water to everyone at the same price: whether they're residents of a South Side bungalow, a skyscraper's landlord or a suburb.
The Village of Oak Park is considering making it illegal to eat while driving. Village trustee Colette Lueck, who offered the idea at the end of a recent board meeting for the western suburb of Chicago, said the city is just exploring the idea right now."
If the Lake Theatre in Oak Park looks like the kind of place where movie fans flocked to see Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe or John Wayne on the silver screen it might be because that's exactly what it was.The art deco theater in west suburban Chicago celebrated its 75th anniversary with a showing