Category: Fun

Day In Our Village, A Cherished Oak Park Tradition

Oak Park is celebrating its’ 44th annual Day in Our Village festival this Sunday, June 4th. The purpose of this cherished Oak Park event is to celebrate “the vitality and the rich advantages of our diverse community, and provide the opportunity for all residents, their families, and friends to come learn… Read more »

Farmers Market Donuts

Oak Park’s 42nd annual Farmer’s Market starts this Saturday. Yes, Oak Park Apartments loves the locally grown fruits and veggies, the specialty cheeses, the wide assortment of jams and honey, the beautiful fresh cut flowers and perennials that can be planted in your own backyard… but the # 1 reason,… Read more »

Beat Back Winter At The Oak Park Conservatory

It’s mid-winter. The weather is cold, gray and dreary. Spring seems like a long ways away.   So how do you beat the winter blues and give yourself a taste of spring, all while staying in Oak Park? By visiting one of Oak Park’s treasures, the Oak Park Conservatory, for that… Read more »

Stay Summer Cool, Oak Parkers!

Summer is finally here and after spending months trying to figure out how to stay warm we midwesterners are now tasked with trying to figure out how to cool off.  Well, Oak Park’s Park District has several great ways to help beat this summers heat. You can head on over to… Read more »

Oak Park’s 2016 Sculptures – A Walk in The Park, Literally!

Art and its expression is an important element to the Oak Park Village vibe. Murals, mosaics, and yes, for the fifth year in a row, sculptures all can be found, viewed and enjoyed throughout the many corners of our Village. So it is no surprise that Oak Park continues to… Read more »

Oak Park’s Farmers Market 2016

Bright and early every Saturday morning from mid-May to the end of October local farmers begin setting up their wares at the Pilgrim Church parking lot on Lake Street and Elmwood Avenue before 7am to meet the produce demands of those who flock to Oak Park’s 41 year old farmers… Read more »

Weekends Start On Thursday When You Live In Oak Park!

TNO started this past Thursday, May 19th, as part of the DTOP business association’s mission to promote Oak Park businesses through a variety of fun and cultural events. This is how the event works: Purchase $16 ticket booklets which contain 4 “dine-around” tickets at the Downtown Oak Park kiosk at Lake… Read more »

Oak Park’s Earth Fest 2016

Oak Park Apartments believes in living a green lifestyle which can be a challenge when operating properties that were built at the turn of the century: but by adding insulation and upgrading windows to decrease heat loss, replacing old toilets with low-flow models to save water and by using CFL bulbs… Read more »

Oak Park Is A Location To Love

When deciding on where to live we have all heard the mantra: location, location, location.   Choosing a good location to call home, whether you rent or own makes sense. What factors make a “good” location? Excellent school systems, an economically stable community, being near public transportation, jobs, entertainment and… Read more »

Oak Park Love!

Oak Park Apartments is feeling the Valentine’s Day Love♥ and wanted to share some of our sentiments on what we find so lovable about our hometown! The architecture (of course!) and all those who so lovingly preserve and restore these historic treasures for future generations to call home. The feeling of… Read more »