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A Frank Lloyd Wright-designed building in Oak Park, Illinois
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Oak Park is home to more Frank Lloyd Wright-designed structures than anywhere else in the world.

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Exterior of the Hemingway Home in Oak Park, Illinois
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Notable people born in Oak Park include writers Ernest Hemingway and Edgar Rice Burroughs, actress Betty White, McDonald’s restaurant owner Ray Kroc, and Dan Castellaneta, the voice of TV’s Homer Simpson.

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Interior of Grace Episcopal Church in Oak Park, Illinois
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The church scene in the 1990 “Home Alone” movie was filmed at Grace Episcopal Church in Oak Park.

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Father and son enjoying nature in Brookfield, Illinois
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Village of Brookfield
Oz Park
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Oz Park

Upcoming events

Running for prizes at the annual Casket Races in Forest Park
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Pouring samples of beers from Old Irving Brewing Co.
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Oak Park on Tap

November

Old-fashioned sleigh rides for the holiday season in Oak Park
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Home for the Holidays

December

Live music performances in restaurants during Jazz Thaw
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Jazz Thaw

March

Browsing the wares during Riverside Arts Weekend
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Toasting with friends at the Uncork Illinois wine event
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Uncork Illinois

June

Micro Brew Review, a zero-waste craft beer festival each August
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Micro Brew Review

August