Category: Support Local Business

Local Shopping Earns Big Rewards In DTOP

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 »

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 »

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 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 »

Shopper’s Rewards Program In Full Swing

OakParkApartments.com knows a good deal when it hears one and we want all Oak Park shoppers to start saving receipts from local Oak Park businesses because Downtown Oak Park’s (DTOP) Shopper’s Reward Program is underway. “What,” you ask, “is involved in the Shopper’s Reward Program?” Quite simply it is a… Read more »

Feeling the Green, Eco-Green!

One of OakParkApartments.com’s company missions is to to be “green”. Eco-friendly efforts have included insulation upgrades, installation of energy efficient windows, use of compact fluorescent light bulbs in all common areas as well as educating tenants through our blog and facebook sites on how they too can positively impact the… 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 »