Ribfest 2013: Entries (see above) are now being taken for Forest Park's annual Ribfest. The website for the Sept. 14 event is now up, with schedules, entries and entertainment information. Check it out here. French Street Festival: Downtown Oak Park is hosting Art Dans la Rue today. The party starts on Marion Street at noon and runs until 9 p.m., featuring music and entertainment all day, art exhibits on the street and in local businesses and plenty of special offerings, including face painting, wine tasting and an actual poodle parade. Check out our previous post for a list of things to do and see at Art Dans la Rue.
$5 burgers (now that's a deal): Shanahan's, 7353 Madison St., has $5 burgers today.
Proviso registration: Is going on from noon until 6 p.m. today. (Tomorrow, it starts at 9 a.m.)