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Rogers Park

Rogers Park
Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood is known for its vintage apartments and Victorian houses, its proximity to Loyola University Chicago, and its independent spirit. Read about Rogers Park
Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood is known for its vintage apartments and Victorian houses, its proximity to Loyola University Chicago, and its independent spirit. Read about Rogers Park « Show less

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  • U.S. Attorney announces new outreach for juvenile gun offenders

    U.S. Attorney announces new outreach for juvenile gun offenders
    One by one, the faces of 13 Chicago youths slain in gun violence this year beamed from a projection screen to the group of civic leaders gathered at a downtown luncheon to hear U.S. Attorney Zach Fardon speak. The teens’ lives ended in...
  • Pastry chefs and restaurateurs discover a shared passion -- in each other

     Pastry chefs and restaurateurs discover a shared passion -- in each other
    Sugar was the lure that connected Gina Howie with Bob Hartwig. Today, it is the foundation of their business and personal relationship. The pair met in 2006, when Gina, then a 27-year-old interior designer from Marietta, Ga., enrolled in The French...
  • Illinois law legalizing gay marriage takes effect Sunday statewide

    Illinois law legalizing gay marriage takes effect Sunday statewide
    For Sophia Jordan and Sara Weemes, it was love at first sight. That was in 2005, when Jordan's brother introduced them at a party. They've been inseparable since then. A couple of years later, they moved together to Indianapolis. They talked about...
  • Opening a restaurant, taking a leap

    Opening a restaurant, taking a leap
    Neophyte restaurateurs Beverly Kim and Johnny Clark ran through calculations on their Excel spreadsheet, something they've done plenty in the last year. They knew early on that the margin of error at their new Avondale restaurant, Parachute, was thin....
  • Author Stuart Dybek: Chicago's storyteller

    Author Stuart Dybek: Chicago's storyteller
    The way Stuart Dybek tells it, on the night that he decided to become a writer, the moon rose full and bright over Lake Michigan. It had not been an easy decision. His father, an immigrant from Poland who had pushed his way to foreman at the McCormick...
  • Umami Burger to open first location in Chicago

    Umami Burger to open first location in Chicago
    Umami Burger, the popular California-based hamburger chain, will open its first Chicago location later this year. The restaurant will be a 90-seater at 1480 N. Milwaukee Ave., next to the now-shuttered Covo Gyro Market in Wicker Park. The chain said...
  • Ex-alderman testifies on white powder in letter

    Ex-alderman testifies on white powder in letter
    Then-Chicago Ald. Bernard Stone was in his North Side ward office one night in 2007 when he opened a large envelope addressed to him and white powder came flying out, covering his arm and that of an aide as well. "I jumped up and said to call 911,"...
  • How much can my landlord raise rent?

    How much can my landlord raise rent?
    April showers often bring May rent hikes in Chicago, as many renters look into renewing their leases. How much can a landlord legally raise the rent in Chicago from one year to the next? There are no state rent control laws, so the answer is: however...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright homes do-it-yourself tour

    Frank Lloyd Wright homes do-it-yourself tour
    Frank Lloyd Wright's house designs famously include a "path of discovery" that take visitors through a few turns before they find themselves inside — often through a front door that is itself partially hidden by an archway or another architectural...
  • 2014 Chicago fest season news

    2014 Chicago fest season news
    Like marathon trainers on the lakeshore path and free music in Millennium Park, Chicago’s street festivals are a sure sign that summer is coming. From Rogers Park to Hyde Park, neighborhoods north, south and west all claim their own parties on the...
  • Six wounded in shootings Friday afternoon into Saturday morning

    Six wounded in shootings Friday afternoon into Saturday morning
    Six people were shot between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, according to police. A man was wounded in a shooting on the Southwest Side in the city's Little Village neighborhood. The shooting happened about 2:40 p.m. on the 4100 block of West...
  • Jay Leno Among Sultan of Brunei Protesters at Beverly Hills Hotel

    As it is embattled with a growing list of prominent organizations dropping out of events, the Beverly Hills Hotel on Monday faced the public spectacle of a protest across the street as entertainment figures and political leaders rallied against a harsh...