Charlottesville seems both nearby and far away. Are we prepared if alt-right hate ever decides to come to our town?
Max Austin-Williams, Executive Director of Oak Park’s largest merchant association, Downtown Oak Park, departs for “down under” this month
Round of Applause – OPRF and Forest Park Chambers collaborate on their 3rd annual Golf Outing
Time to reacquaint ourselves with the real people behind our small independent businesses. They just might be your neighbors.
We need specific tools to keep the #shoplocal movement going. Viral posts are great but not enough to capture the momentum at the cash register.
Local moms on Facebook came to the rescue when undeserved, negative reviews of local small businesses appeared online over the weekend.
A discussion heretofore meant for Council Chambers just played out entirely on social media. The business community requested public discussion at Village Hall to present the implications of Cook County’s minimum wage and paid sick leave ordinance, which goes into effect on July 1. While never officially acknowledged, our request was denied after Facebook lit…