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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

Top Rogers Park Articles

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  • Suzanne Minn, Chicago schoolteacher, 1937-2014

    Growing up in Detroit during the 1940s, Suzanne Minn saw signs posted at hotels and restaurants indicating that Jews were not welcome, according to her family. "She remembered it as a very segregated city, not just between blacks and whites, but with...
  • Shootings leave 1 dead, 3 wounded

    Shootings leave 1 dead, 3 wounded
    A man was shot to death in the South Shore neighborhood and three others were wounded across the city Thursday night and Friday morning. The lone homicide happened about 3:40 a.m. in the courtyard of an apartment building south of Jackson Park, in the...
  • Gerber/Hart Library reopens in Rogers Park

    Gerber/Hart Library reopens in Rogers Park
    Recently Carrie Barnett was dining out when patrons at the next table noticed her Gerber/Hart Library and Archives T-shirt. Barnett is president of the 33-year-old nonprofit organization, which is the steward of the Midwest's largest circulating library,...
  • Richard House on 'The Kills'

    Richard House on 'The Kills'
    It isn't often that literary fiction mixes successfully with the thriller genre. The delicate balance between the rich texture and characters of the former with the propulsive narrative momentum and puzzle-solving aspects of the latter is fiendishly...
  • Wife of Rogers Park slaying victim: 'Kind souls didn't let Wil perish alone'

    Wife of Rogers Park slaying victim: 'Kind souls didn't let Wil perish alone'
    In the three weeks since her husband was gunned down at a Rogers Park bus stop, Maria Lewis has been trying hard to relive his last hours. And this is what she found out after piecing together receipts and witness accounts and police notes: Wil Lewis did...
  • Is Boystown getting less gay?

    Is Boystown getting less gay?
    A few weeks ago, I toured Halsted Flats, the latest housing development to dot the rainbow streets of Boystown, with two recently engaged friends. Our first stop, a two bedroom, two bathroom unit, featured stunning views of the lake, the skyline and...
  • 2 arrested in Wisconsin in slaying of Rogers Park photographer

    2 arrested in Wisconsin in slaying of Rogers Park photographer
    Two North Side teens have been arrested in Wisconsin on warrants that charge them with the murder of a Rogers Park photographer last month, according to records and officials. Denzel Burke, 15, and Michael Phillips, 17, are both charged in Cook County...
  • Man held in attack at Far North Side McDonald's

    Man held in attack at Far North Side McDonald's
    A Rogers Park man already in jail on a charge of trying to assault a woman who was pushing an infant in a stroller has been charged with attacking a McDonald’s employee in a restaurant washroom the day before, according to prosecutors and records....
  • Cabbie critical after two hit-and-run crashes in Rogers Park

    Cabbie critical after two hit-and-run crashes in Rogers Park
    A cab driver is in critical condition after a hit-and-run crash that led to a chase and a second-hit-and run Saturday afternoon in the Rogers Park neighborhood. The 38-year-old cabbie was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston after he was hit by a...
  • Experts: Sexual harassment on transit underreported

    Experts: Sexual harassment on transit underreported
    Lexie Guccione, of Buena Park, said she was riding home on a Red Line train last month when she felt something unusual: A man brushed up against her wrist as she held her purse. The train was crowded, so Guccione thought the touch was unintentional&...
  • 'Gayborhoods' are changing, researcher finds

    'Gayborhoods' are changing, researcher finds
    The number of gay enclaves in Chicago and other large cities is on the increase but a deconcentrated population, while good from a societal standpoint, could lead to a more fragmented lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, a suburban Chicago...