Tag: Forest Park

The Mammoth Near You

Saturday, February 2, 2019 || By Roy Potnick/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews

Featured image: The bones of a mammoth at the Forest Park Public Library. | Submitted photo

Imagine a time, some 16,000 years ago, when the city of Chicago and much of the nearby area was covered by a lake, the ancestor of today’s Lake Michigan.

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Living Fresh Market Officially Opens For Business In Former Ultra Foods Space

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Melody Winston, far left, director of commercial assets at Living Word, cuts the ribbon on Living Fresh Market with her father, Rev. Bill Winston, the church’s pastor, and other local officials. | Alexa Rogals 

About 75 people crowded the entrance of the new Living Fresh Market, 7520 Roosevelt Rd., on May 16, sampling products and listening to the origin story of the new grocer.

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New Security Cameras, Lighting Planned For Forest Park CTA Station

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The boarding deck at the Forest Park Transit Center. | Wikipedia 

New surveillance cameras will soon be added to Chicago Transit Authority stops in Forest Park, Oak Park and Austin, as part of the CTA’s “Safe and Secure” program, a $33 million effort announced Feb. 27 that aims to increase rider safety by installing and upgrading security cameras, lights and adding video monitoring to stations, CTA spokesman Jon Kaplan confirmed in an email to the Forest Park Review.secur

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