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Library looks to refresh space without additional tax funding

August 20, 2019 by Erin Redmond, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

The Orland Park Public Library is getting a face-lift.

It has been nearly 15 years since the library opened at its current location, 14921 S. Ravinia Ave. And with the library being in its teens, Library Director Mary...

Smiles, laughter and Fen: Event highlights Middle Eastern clothing, charity and local artists

by Yasmeen Sheikah, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living, The Arts

On Saturday, Aug. 3, more than 60 people gathered in Anonymous Addictions Boutique, 9500 W. 143rd St. in Orland Park, for the annual Middle Eastern Pulse event, Fen.

“Fen” — the Arabic term for art — featured Middle...

Taste Veterans’ Tribute honors locals on Sunday

by Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living, The Arts

Veterans and current members of the military were honored for their service and sacrifice during Taste of Orland Park’s Veterans’ Tribute.

Held on Sunday, Aug. 4, the third and final day of the food and family festival...

Trivia buffs, children of all ages enjoy Taste’s Saturday activities

by Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living, The Arts

For years, Taste of Orland Park’s Saturday schedule has been highly anticipated by children reveling in the final days of summer vacation.

On Aug. 3, all the great Kids’ Day activities attendees have come to love —...