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2019 Candidate Interview: Oak Park Mayor Marian McClellan

October 12th 2019

Oak Park Mayor Marian McClellan is running un-opposed for re-election on the Nov. 5, 2019 ballot.

Oak Park Police Capture Murder Suspect

June 16th 2019

Oak Park Police Capture Murder Suspect (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 16 2019) Oak Park, MI- Less than 24 hours after a 29-year-old man was fatally shot in his Oak Park home, Oak Park Police have arrested the suspect. Police searched all night and into the day for 23-year-old Devante Bailey.  He was found hiding on […]

Fire Destroys Fitness Center/Warehouse in Oak Park

May 28th 2019

Fire Destroys Fitness Center/Warehouse in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2019) Oak Park, MI – A fire broke out Tuesday evening at a building that appears to house a fitness studio and a vinyl wrap warehouse.   13321 Northend Avenue, Oak Park, MI is listed as the address for Performance 80 Fitness Studio, and […]

Oak Park Coffee with a Cop Sees Record Turnout

March 9th 2019

Oak Park Coffee with a Cop Sees Record Turnout (Cheryl Weiss, March 9, 2019) Oak Park, MI- You know a breakfast event is successful beyond expectations when the restaurant runs out of eggs before it is over.  That was the situation at Oak Park Public Safety Department’s “Coffee with a Cop” event Saturday morning at […]

Reporter Food: Omelettes at Coolidge Cafe

February 16th 2019

Reporter Food: Omelettes at Coolidge Cafe (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 16, 2019) Oak Park, MI – There are over 30 omelette options on the menu at Coolidge Cafe in Oak Park. In addition to this variety, there is a build-your-own option.  My friend did this and had hers made with ham, mushroom, and veggies. I […]

Reporter Food: Steak Tacos at Buena Fe

January 31st 2019

Reporter Food: Steak Tacos at Buena Fe (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 31, 2019) Oak Park, MI – Oak Parkers have a relatively new option for Mexican and Salvadorian cuisine with the opening of Buena Fe at 10116 W Nine Mile Rd, located next door to Primo’s Pizza.  I finally had a chance to give it […]

Oak Park Residents Share Smiles and S’Mores at Winterfest

January 29th 2019

Oak Park Residents Share Smiles and S’Mores at Winterfest (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 29, 2019) Oak Park, MI – Oak Park resident Nicole Hicks and a horse-drawn buggy full of children – Abury, Devonte, Penelope, Madison and Khalii – rode through the little patch of woods behind Oak Park Recreation Center, taking in the sights […]

Coat Drive at Michigan Storage Centers in Oak Park

October 26th 2018

Coat Drive at Michigan Storage Centers in Oak Park (MSC, Oct. 26, 2018) Oak Park, MI– Michigan Storage Centers is hosting a coat drive to collect clean, gently worn, warm coats on 11/4/2018 to 11/30/2018 between Mon – Fri 9am to 6pm, Sat 9am to 3pm and Sun 1pm to 5pm at 15300 W 8 […]

Oak Park Farmers Market: Produce, Exercise, Music, and Oakie the Stowaway

August 14th 2018

    Oak Park Farmers Market: Produce, Exercise, Music, and Oakie the Stowaway (Cheryl Weiss, Aug. 14, 2018) Oak Park, MI- Why is Oak Park becoming a destination on Wednesday mornings?  The new Farmers Market, which just started in July, is becoming a weekly tradition for many residents and visitors.  It is not just the […]

Oak Park Celebrates Independence Day with Pancakes, Parade, and People

July 5th 2018

Oak Park Celebrates Independence Day with Pancakes, Parade, and People (Cheryl Weiss, July 6, 2018) Oak Park, MI- The 4th of July has been a special day with an annual big celebration in Oak Park since 1958, and this year was no exception. From the Mayor’s 5K Race, to fueling up at the Youth Assistance […]