Explore the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

Teepee with a background of Blackfoot writing/ communication symbols.

Did you know that Oak Park Place is near one of the only cultural institutions that exclusively centers on the art, history, and culture of the American Indian and First Nation peoples? We’re talking about the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, and it has welcomed visitors since 1977. The museum features an extensive collection, and […]

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Chicago Restaurant Week in Oak Park

Blurry female chef placing seasoning herb on close-up of salmon steak dish. She is wearing a white coat and white gloves while carefully placing finishing touches for Chicago restaurant week

Get your appetite ready because the 11th annual Chicago Restaurant Week kicks off January 26th, 2018. Two of our local favorite restaurants in Oak Park will be participating in this celebration of the Chicago area food scene. Perry’s Steak House Perry’s Steak House (5 Oakbrook Center) will feature a $44.00 fixed price menu with salad, steak, and a dessert trio of vanilla bean […]

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Enjoy Food and Music at Bite Nite in Oak Park on January 26th

Banquet tables with Bite Night hors d oeuvres

Every January, Oak Park residents look forward to a night of food and music. We’re talking about Bite Nite, and this year the fun takes place on January 26th. This event often sells out! Participating eateries include: Barclay’s American Grill Barclay’s is known as the “place to be” in Oak Park. It opened in 2009 and quickly […]

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