Category: Small Business

Coffee: A Key Ingredient To Relationship Building

Today, being Valentine’s Day, is an important day to discuss tips for building a relationship. Respect and trust are essential.  Yet, here in Oak Park, another key ingredient is coffee. You are probably wondering what could coffee possibly have to do with relationships. Simply stated coffee has taken on a… Read more »

Shop Locally – The “Rewards” Are Endless

The holidays are here.  They really do kick into gear the minute you close the door on your last Halloween trick or treater these days.  But instead of getting all “Grinch-y” about it let’s focus on a very important Oak Park holiday positive. Downtown Oak Park Shopper’s Rewards are back.… Read more »

Shop Local On Small Business Saturday

OakParkApartments.com wants to encourage all its friends to shop local.  A movement began a few years ago and encourages folks to support and shop at local businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Did you know that there are over 27 million small businesses in the United States?  Did you know… Read more »

OakParkApartments.com

OakParkApartments.com 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 community… Read more »

Val's Celebrating – Come Join in the 40th Anniversary Fun!

OakParkApartments.com just wants to spread the news about friend and tenant, Val’s Halla Records 40th anniversary sale this week end. 40 years in business is a big deal!  To commemorate “Val”entine’s Day, LOVE (Val’s love of all things music!) and 40 years in the record business, Val is offering all… Read more »

Cash Mob Update!

What’s a cash mob you ask? Cash mobs are an organized effort to help a specific small business on a particular day and time to boost their bottom line. Organized through social media sites such as facebook and Twitter, this “new social-networking-and-shopping movement” asks that people go to a particular… Read more »

Is Oak Park Ready For Cash Mobs? OPA says Yes!

O.k. Oak Parkers, OakParkApartments.com has heard more and more about the latest “buy local” campaign called “cash mobs.” Being a small business the idea caught our attention. What’s a cash mob you ask? Cash mobs are when people organize an effort to help a small business on a particular day… Read more »

Welcome Visions Business Solutions!

OakParkApartments.com would like to welcome Visions Business Solutions (VBS) to its list of newest commercial tenants. Located at 171 South Oak Park Avenue, VBS is a software and computer systems consulting company that caters to small and medium businesses – the mission of VBS is to “maintain lifetime relationships” with their clients… Read more »

Welcome, Zen Life & Meditation Center

OakParkApartments.com would like to welcome Zen Life and Meditation Center (ZLMC for short) as one of our newest commercial tenants. Zen Life & Meditation Center of Chicago is a “step-by-step comprehensive curriculum the gives practical tools and guidance for living a transformed, Zen-inspired life.”  This curriculum educates its participants on… Read more »

Derby Lite: Fun & Fitness for Women Old Enough to Know Better!

OakParkApartment.com likes to shine the spot light (in this case a disco ball may be more appropriate) on its commercial tenants. Today’s featured tenant, Derby Lite, is the belle of our ball at OakParkApartments.com’s indoor sports training facility, The ARC. Everyone knows about roller derby, but did you know that… Read more »