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Cernan Earth and Space Center
The Cernan Earth and Space Center of Triton College features a variety of earth and sky shows, children's shows, laser light shows, earth and space exhibits, a membership program and the Star Store gift shop. Visit our website for more information on events and hours.
Chameleon is a unique, fun and fashionable clothing boutique in the heart of the Avenue shopping district of Oak Park. Both men and women will find selections of hip, artsy apparel and accessories at this independently owned store.
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Visit the Victorian home where Nobel Prize winning author Ernest Hemingway was born in 1899 and spent his early life.
Very comfortable, warm room, with skylights and fireplaces. Generous, affordable, Northern Italian Cuisine. 4 star service in a casually elegant atmosphere. Specializing in private functions for groups of 20-200. Two private dining rooms.
Magic Tree Bookstore
This cozy children's bookstore is located in the heart of Oak Park. It features award-winning books, foreign language books as well as classics, non-fiction and our new graphic novel/manga section. Enjoy the sounds of nature as you browse puppets, dolls, puzzles, games and music from around the world.
Hemmingway's Bistro & Le Coq Francais Seafood Bar
Owned & operated by Chef Christopher Ala. The restaurant's classic bistro interior brings back the grand charm of Paris in the early 1930's. Each day there is a Plat du Jour featuring such staples as Coq au Vin, Cassoulet Toulousain, Bouillabaisse, Beef Wellington and Duck a l' Orange. Menu items include wild mushroom-crusted halibut on horseradish whipped potatoes and roasted sea bass on Cassoulet beans. There is also a Parisian seafood bar offering towers of Plateau de Fruit de Mer. Hemmingway's Bistro is located conveniently in the Write Inn just 20 minutes from the downtown loop.
There is a caring in people who cook that leads them out to the kitchen time and again. Those of us who "Love to Cook and Cook to Love" will find ourselves right at home at Penzeys Spices. Stop by for a visit soon.
Rickshaw Rick's Tours & Taxi
Let us save your soles today! We'll take you for a ride, give you a tour, provide shuttles for your party or even run errands with our fleet of pedicabs (aka bicycle rickshaws). Call us at 773-771-3922 or visit www.rickshawrick.com. Catch us at the Oak Park Visitors Center, Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio, Write Inn, Harvey House, Under the Ginkgo Tree B & B and other fun spots.
King and I Restaurant
Thai cuisine prepared to your taste. Open for lunch and dinner. We offer carryout and delivery.
Olive & Well
Olive & Well offers a Tasting Experience you won't soon forget. Featuring the best selection of the most flavorful Olive Oils from around the world and authentic Balsamic Vinegars de Modena Italy; including 18-year-old Traditional style. Our offerings include those from both Northern and Southern hemisphere small-batch groves. Enjoy your favorite and watch as it is bottled before your eyes in a beautiful souvenir bottle. Located in Historic Oak Park in the Scoville Square at Lake St. & Oak Park Avenue. Come join the fun at 133 N. Oak Park Avenue or visit us at www.oliveandwell.com We ship throughout the U.S. Everyday is a "Tasting Experience".
Gaetano's specializes in authentic regional Italian cuisine. Chef Gaetano Di Benedetto, former owner of La Piazza, will be your host and will take you on an unbelievable adventure of food. The majority of the menu will be reinvented daily, based on the freshest produce, meats and seafood. The atmosphere is inviting, relaxing, casual and rustic. The wine list is extensive, yet affordable. Carryout is also available.
The Book Table
Over 60,000 discounted new and used titles. All books in the store are at least 20% off the cover price -- the majority of titles are 40% to 50% off. Particular strengths in art, photography, architecture, literature, history and kids books.
Dominican University Performing Arts Center
An accessible, vibrant, and progressive home for the creative spirit, Dominican University Performing Arts Center (DUPAC) is located just 10 miles west of Chicago's Loop. The center features two halls with superb acoustics and ideal sightlines. Ample free parking is available on-site.
Under the Ginkgo Tree Bed & Breakfast
A magnificent Queen Anne Victorian Home built around 1890, air conditioned, with a wrap around front porch. Located one block from Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio; savor a light breakfast in our elegant dining room or bright homey kitchen; weather permitting, breakfast on the veranda; 20 minutes from downtown Chicago and all the museums and points of interest. Also, not your ordinary meeting place, host your next event in a warm gracious setting. Non-Smoking establishment and use only green products for cleaning. Now offering wi-fi throughout the house.
Erik's Deli & Catering
Quality food & service for the last 28 years in the heart of Oak Park. Enjoy our great family-friendly atmosphere. Known for our famous signature homemade chips that taste great alone or with our sandwiches, freshly baked paninis & wraps. Largest salad bar in Oak Park. Breakfast served Sat. & Sun. Full service catering available.
Marion Street Grille
A fine selection of steaks, chops, seafood, chicken, and pasta dishes. Attentive dinner service six days a week complimented by a full bar and an inviting ambiance. Daily specials. Rated "3 Forks" by the Chicago Tribune and "Excellent" in Zagat's.
Temporary living in a residential setting. Fully furnished and equipped one and two bedroom apartments, just bring your toothbrush. Spacious living room, eat-in kitchen, TV, stereo, microwave, full-size fridge. $1,800-$2,100 a month includes all utilities, cable, unlimited local and domestic long distance, wireless internet access. Off-street parking and onsite laundry. Conveniently located near I-290, walking distance to restaurants, shops and Blue Line.
Maya Del Sol
Heat up your taste buds with their new world Latin menu featuring dishes from South America, Central America, Mexico, and Cuba. Chill out on their large and welcoming patio or in their comfortable bar with one of their traditional Margaritas, Caipirinhas, Mojitos, Pina Coladas, fine tequilas, and many others. Come take a look at the variety of space available to rent. Food and beverage minimums apply based on day and time of event.
Oak Park Public Library
Architectural award-winning Main Library features extensive contemporary art collection and Art Gallery with rotating exhibits by local artists. Library meeting rooms vary in capacity from 17 to 120 and offer Internet access and a selection of audiovisual equipment. Completely ADA accessible. Convenient parking.
Marion Street Cheese Market
Marion Street Cheese Market in Oak Park celebrates culinary creativity every day. Stop in for upscale casual dining in the Bistro or on the outdoor patio. Visit the Market for the finest selections of classic and unusual artisan and farmstead cheeses, charcuterie, gourmet goodies, wines, beers, spirits, and more.
Val's halla Records
Legendary, eclectic home for music in every format and every genre - "a collector's paradise" since 1972. New and used LP's, cassettes and CD's-bought and sold. CD/DVD/CD-Rom professional scratch repair, collector books & magazines, & Elvis shrine. See us at our new home in the Oak Park Arts District.
Barclay's American Grille
Newly opened in November, 2009, Barclay's American Grille, serves classic American cuisine "with a twist". Signature burgers, BBQ ribs, fresh seafood and an array of steaks and chops are prepared on our wood burning grill and served with our amazing homemade sauces and creative toppings. Barclay's offers a relaxed, casual dining experience with exceptional food and service and is the perfect gathering place for friends and families.
Barclay's American Grille
Barclay's American Grille, located in the Carleton Hotel, opened its doors in November 2009, with much anticipation and excitement. The restaurant went through an extensive restoration, as well as, a new concept, focusing on affordable, casual dining, The decor blends contemporary and traditional styles resulting in an inviting and comfortable dining experience with exceptional food and service. It is the perfect gathering place for friends and families. The Barclay Room is available for private dining and larger parties and during the summer months, dine al fresco at our outdoor patio.
We offer unique rolls and fabulous entrees. Our full bar offers a great selection of specialty beer, wine and sake, as well as our Asian-inspired martinis and cocktails. Catering and Private Party Room available for 75 people.
Oak Park Visitors Center
Visit us for maps, books, souvenirs and unique gifts. Tickets are available for Hemingway's Birthplace Home and Museum, Historic Pleasant Home and The Historical Society of Oak Park & River Forest. Purchase other seasonal special events tickets here.
Established in 1995, a culinary passage through the land of exotic spices and aromas. Received "Four Forks", the highest rating from the Chicago Tribune. Strongly recommended by Sun Times, Chicago Magazine, Where Chicago, etc. Live entertainment and bellydancing on weekends. Lunch buffet.
Quincy Street Distillery
Quincy Street Distillery creates inspired spirits based on classic formulas with unique expressions of taste. The distillery operates in a historic storefront in the very heart of beautiful Riverside, one of the first planned suburban communities in the United States.
Riverside Historic Walking Tours
Discover the winding roads, delightful parks, beautiful landscapes, varied architecture and much, much more! The North Tour covers the area north of the railroad tracks and features the Longcommon, an architecturally significant school, a place of worship designed by Jenney, and homes by Silsbee, Wright, Perkins, and Purcell & Elmslie. The South Tour includes Swan Pond Park, Scottswood Common, Wright's Country Estate & service buildings, architecture by Jenney, Drummond, Kenny & Vinci, Wittlesey, and a home designed by Olmsted's partner, Calvert Vaux. Dates: May 31 (North), June 28 (South), July 26 (North), August 30 (South), September 20 (North), October 25 (South).
An upscale resale boutique that offers designer women's clothing and accessories on consignment for a fraction of their original cost.
Oak Park Arms Retirement Community
The Oak Park Arms, a luxury hotel originally built in 1922, has a beautifully appointed ballroom and additional spaces available for special events. Residents choose from spacious apartments or single rooms. Independent, Assisted living, and short-term stay services are available. Our social life includes dances, performances, exercise, art, clubs and much more. Some events are open to the public. Our comfortable and convenient facility has been a retirement community for 30 years.
Poor Phil's Bar & Grill
The Murphy family has been serving you since 1962. This is not your Daddy's beer joint. Don't miss oyster hour. We feature fresh soft shell crabs, Phil's lobster roll, Oak Park's sidewalk cafe, 36 craft beer taps, 100+ beers. See Phil's 100+ changing beer selection at beermenus.com.
Built in 1905, Scoville Square was designed by E.E. Roberts and is one of the few examples of Prairie style architecture applied to commercial buildings. In 1980, commissioned architect John Vinci restored the building to its original grandeur. Ideal atmosphere for social and business fundraisers and receptions. Various shops and Winberie's restaurant are on the first floor.
Located off Oak Park's renowned Oak Park Avenue, specializing in classical and modern regional Italian cuisine. Begin your meal with a flavorful antipasto, followed by our famous thin pizzas, pastas, and tempting entrees. Voted by Chicago Magazine as"one of the best new restaurants of the year", and best Italian restaurant in Oak Park by Zagat Publications 2 years in a row. Preferred caterer for the Cheney Mansion and Pleasant Home. Exclusive caterer to 19th Century Club in Oak Park.
Delia's Kitchen is a contemporary snack shop that is open 7 days a week, serving breakfast and lunch. We feature Intelligentsia Coffee, Loose Leaf Teas, Olive & Well products, full-range chicken and vegetarian selections. Customers interested in gluten-free offerings are welcome. Dine in or carry-out. You'll enjoy great homemade food and top-notch service. We are a kid-friendly restaurant that also welcomes large groups.
Award winning restaurant. Great sandwiches, homemade soup daily, "best salad bar in Oak Park". Enjoy imaginative Italian dishes. Custom catering and business meetings. Great ambiance and reasonable prices.
Papaspiros Greek Cuisine
Located in the heart of Oak Park. Specializing in traditional and contemporary Greek cuisine, this friendly restaurant brings the spirit of the Greek Countryside to Oak Park's Lake Street. From the stone floors to the ceiling, Papaspiros lends "Old World" beautiful ambiance to any event. Choose from appetizer portions to family style Mediterranean feasts! Full service bar, delivery and catering. You'll love the stylish show of flaming dishes served tableside! Voted #1 Restaurant!
Penny's Noodle Shop
Menu offers delicious entrees from several Asian cultures. Well-known for stir-fried noodle dishes with freshest meats, vegetables. Penny's offers a wide mix of noodle and vegetable bowls and soups. Silver Platter Award Winner 2006-2007. Delivery 5 p.m. - closing.
Flat Top Grill-Oak Park
Flat Top Grill is a create-your-own stir-fry adventure. Choose from the freshest ingredients for create-your-own breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy appetizers, homemade desserts and our full bar. We accept reservations and welcome large groups. Gift certificates are available.
Sen Sushi Bar in Oak Park features an array of fish, some imported from Japan. Fresh and flavorful fits the bill at this Bib Gourmand restaurant.
Berwyn's Oktoberfest 2015
Save the dates for Friday, September 18th from 6-11 p.m. and Saturday, September 19th from Noon-11 p.m. and make the trip to Berwyn's Historic Depot District. The event boasts an international food court, carnival and amusement rides, family entertainment pavilion, and crafters and vendors. Enjoy live musical performances, a Beer Garden featuring special Oktoberfest seasonal selections!
Pedal Oak Park Tour
Oak Park is home to the world's largest collection of buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Explore its picturesque historic neighborhoods on the Pedal Oak Park Tour, a guided bicycle tour of the exteriors of 22 Wright-designed structures. Cost is $30 (Trust Members), $35 (Non-members). The Pedal Oak Park Tour operates Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in June-September from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Celebrate fall at this free two day music festival offering a premier line-up, seasonal food, microbrews, wine and Kids' Root Beer Garden. September 18th 4-10 p.m. & September 19th 12-10 p.m.
2015 Annual Holiday Walk
Live window displays, horse-drawn carriage rides and Santa and his reindeer are just part of the magic of The Annual Holiday Walk. Enjoy winter on Madison Street!
Autumn Wine Walk
Experience an afternoon of wine-tastings at unique boutiques and specialty shops! Enjoy appetizers from local restaurants and great deals while shopping for the Holidays!
Join us and see what fabulous offerings the boutiques and shops have for Holiday 2015! Bring a food donation for the Forest Park Food Pantry and receive a special savings!
Home for the Holidays in Downtown Oak Park
Catch the old-fashioned holiday spirit with free horse-drawn sleigh rides and a visit from Santa!
Halloween Casket Races
The Annual Casket Race is back! The Casket Race features trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, plus the most frightfully funny and creepy designs. Cheer on your favorite team - or join the race!
Winterfest in Downtown Oak Park
Collect sweet treats at this signature holiday cookie walk on December 5th (11 a.m.-3 p.m.). Take photos with Saint Nicholas and enjoy a variety of family friendly entertainment acts.
Follow the Green Pumpkin Trail to collect healthy treats from local businesses and participate in kids' activities including pumpkin painting and costume swap. Join us October 17th from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
2015 Frank Lloyd Wright Races
Registration for the 39th Annual Frank Lloyd Wright Races is now open and if you register before September 1, you save $10! The race date is Sunday, October 18, 2015! Bring your racing and running season to a close in historic Oak Park with the flat, fast, and scenic route of the 2015 Frank Lloyd Wright Races, featuring a 5K Run/Walk, the 10K Run, and the Youth Mile for ages 7-14. All events are on Sunday, October 18 and start just east of Oak Park River Forest High School (201 N. Scoville Avenue in Oak Park) at Scoville and Ontario Streets, and finish on Scoville in front of the school. Have questions? Call 708-725-2000 or email email@example.com for more info
Fall Fest at the Oak Park Conservatory
Join us on Sunday, September 27 from 11am-2pm, to celebrate Fall Fest at the Oak Park Conservatory and Rehm Park - free admission! We'll have horse-drawn hayrides, inflatable entertainment, many crafts and activities run by some of our sponsors and delicious food from our local vendors all at Rehm Park! The Rehm Trains will be open during this event. Walk over to the Conservatory where each family will get to pick a pumpkin from our pumpkin patch (while supplies last) and after the kids can decorate their very own masks! All of these fun activities are free, but please bring along some money to enjoy the great offerings from this year's food vendors-cash only at food vendors.
Uncorked at the Oak Park Conservatory
On Friday, September 25th,from 6 to 8pm, attend the Oak Park Conservatory's "Uncorked." See local artists, listen to musicians, and take a tour of the Fern, Tropical and Desert rooms. Admission includes two drinks and food for $15. Adults only.
Rosanne Cash performs at Dominican University
Join us October 2nd at 7:30pm to see Rosanne Cash, called “one of the most compelling figures in popular music” by the Library of Congress. Rosanne Cash is part of country music’s legendary Cash and Carter families and she charted 21 Top 40 country singles, including 11 Number Ones. Her highly-acclaimed, multi Grammy-winning album, The River and the Thread, hailed by Newsweek as “the work of a lifetime,” is a kaleidoscopic examination of the geographic, emotional, and historic landscape of the American South. The album's unique sound, which draws from country, Delta blues, gospel, Appalachian folk and rock, reflects the soulful mix of music that traces its history to the region.