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Winter nights are perfect for enjoying warm fires, long books and big beers. Read more

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Beer lovers should credit royal Bavarian lovebirds for Oktoberfest celebrations Read more

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Brewing tanks have arrived for installation this week at One Lake, the craft brewery currently under construction at the corner of Lake Street and Austin Boulevard. Read more

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It's been a good couple of years for beer in Oak Park, with the opening of several microbreweries and the expansion of the village's first beer operation, Kinslahger Brewing Company at 6806 Roosevelt Rd. Read more

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Oak Park Brewing Co. – the one located at 155 S. Oak Park Ave. – has had a little bit of a problem since it opened for business in 2016. The local brewpub has been regularly confused with a brewery with the same name in Sacramento, California. Read more

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Wild Onion Tied House, 1111 South Boulevard, is bringing live jazz acts every second and fourth Thursday of the month, confirms general manager Cory Sweet. Read more

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The evolution from one-note to diverse. Read more

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So many supporters turned out for the April 24 Oak Park Board of Health meeting to discuss the question of whether a local bar should be allowed to let dogs through its doors, the meeting had to be moved to a larger room. Read more

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It’s been a few months since the Village of Oak Park directed the dog-loving watering hole, Beer Shop, 1026 North Blvd., to temporarily end its practice of allowing its four-legged friends into the establishment. Read more

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What do Donkey Kong, the Sex Pistols and delicious craft beer have in common – Beer Shop, of course. Read more

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Pouring En Bier #3, Kinslahger Brewing Company co-owner, Keith Huizinga, instructs me to note the color and taste the difference between his lager-fermented wheat beer and other wheat beers I've sampled in the past. Read more

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An Oak Park bar with a proclivity for pooches has been ordered by the village to put visits from Fido on hold until the Board of Health can determine whether dogs should be allowed to enter a locality where food and beverages are consumed. Read more

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