A roundup of the region's news for Feb. 21.
Here are the top stories from Patch sites in your area: — Thefts from St. Charles Charities — Elmhurst Principal Is Being Transferred, But She Doesn't Know Where — A & E Crime Show Host Bill Kurtis In Elmhurst — Pottery Class More Than Just A Class To These Cancer Survivors
New bar and grill offers Oak Park renovated ambiance and organic menu.
Though one restaurant bit the dust at Van Buren Street and Oak Park Avenue, another opened Aug. 18 at the same spot, but with a new name, a new look and a new menu. Owners Kristin Graham and Marci Hughes have totally renovated the former site of Nola's Cup into their little slice of neighborly heaven, Kinderhook Tap, located at 800 S. Oak Park Ave. The renovations feature a long custom-made bench to accommodate patrons waiting for a table to become available. Rich wood paneling wraps the main room, which is packed with cherry wood chairs and shiny, copper-topped tables. The original terrazzo floor shows a century of character, and new lighting fixtures hang from a bronze-toned tin ceiling. Included on Chef Laura White's menu are Bill …