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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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  • How accessible is the CTA?

    How accessible is the CTA?
    There are certain CTA stations that seem almost impossible to navigate, even if you are in good shape. Take the Sheridan Red Line stop, for example. The stairwell is narrow and is known to get slick with puddles after rain. Or the Central Purple Line...
  • 10 tools every apartment tenant should own

    10 tools every apartment tenant should own
    With the luxury of a landlord to call when something needs fixing, apartment living doesn't exactly require the level of handiness you'll need as a full-blown homeowner. "There are tons of tools that are kind of silly to have as a renter," said Ken...
  • West Englewood leads in homicides for July

    West Englewood on Monday logged its sixth homicide of the month and 11th homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. On Monday, a 56-year-old man was shot to death in the 1500 block of West 72nd Street, police said....
  • Rogers Park slaying: 'They don't value human life'

    Rogers Park slaying: 'They don't value human life'
    Paul Humpal was enjoying a beer with his daughter and her husband on the porch of his Wisconsin home on the Fourth of July weekend. His son-in-law, 28, was listening to a Jefferson Airplane song from the ‘60s on his cell phone “I looked at...
  • Andersonville's Women & Children First Bookstore has new, but familiar, owners

    Andersonville's Women & Children First Bookstore has new, but familiar, owners
    There is joy in Andersonville: Women & Children First Bookstore, the venerable and beloved independent shop at 5233 N. Clark St. has new owners who are very much like the old owners. The change was announced earlier this week: The store’s founders/...
  • Sarah Hess gives back to low-income families

    Sarah Hess gives back to low-income families
    For as long as Sarah Hess can remember, she has been an advocate for children in need. "My mom, Mary Hess, was a teacher, and my dad (the late G. Alfred Hess Jr.) was a school reformer here in Chicago," says Hess, 29. "There was a layer of social...
  • Service information, memorial fund announced in Rogers Park slaying

    Service information, memorial fund announced in Rogers Park slaying
    Relatives of a 28-year-old photographer fatally shot on the North Side last weekend have announced a memorial fund in his memory. William "Wil" Lewis, who lived in the Rogers Park neighborhood, died Saturday afternoon after being shot in the 1300...
  • Chicago man accused of cell phone snatching at bus stop

    Chicago man accused of cell phone snatching at bus stop
    A Chicago man was charged with robbery after he allegedly snatched a cell phone from the hand of a man waiting for a CTA bus in Rogers Park Sunday morning. Alex Riaz, 18, of the 6300 block of South Hoyne Avenue, stole a Galaxy S5 cell phone from a 23-...
  • 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...
  • 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&...
  • Fest planner: July 18-20

    Fest planner: July 18-20
    Holy jorts, Batman, it's already time for Pitchfork. The indie music fest returns to Union Park this weekend with another three-day lineup of established and on-the-brink acts, not to mention some of the best fest fashion and people-watching of the...