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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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  • 'Right in the middle'

    'Right in the middle'
    On a recent Friday afternoon at Willye B. White Park on Howard Street in Rogers Park, dozens of kids hit baseballs, kicked soccer balls and swung on the playset. The shrieks that accompanied the child’s play were loud—yet it was a quiet...
  • Woman carjacked in Evanston: cops

    Woman carjacked in Evanston: cops
    A man has been charged in connection with a Monday afternoon carjacking in Evanston and with attempting to take another vehicle in northern suburb earlier in that day, authorities said Wednesday. Reneil R. Downer, 19, of the 1300 block of Ashland Avenue...
  • As vinyl record sales soar, Chicago emerges as a top market

     As vinyl record sales soar, Chicago emerges as a top market
    Chicago is emerging as one of the biggest markets for vinyl records in the U.S. The city has upward of 30 stores selling vinyl albums. Three of them, Dusty Groove, Dave's Records and Laurie's Planet of Sound, are ranked among the best in the U.S. by...
  • New book explores history of Chicago's swankiest residence

    New book explores history of Chicago's swankiest residence
    When he was just a boy, which was some time ago, Rick Fizdale would look through the front window of the car his father would drive south on the Outer Drive. Just past the North Avenue exit, that window would fill with a view of the buildings that form...
  • Rogers Park police involved shooting leaves 1 wounded

    Rogers Park police involved shooting leaves 1 wounded
    Police shot and wounded a man this morning in the Rogers Park neighborhood, autorities said. A male was shot in the 1500 block of West Birchwood Avenue about 11:25 a.m., said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford. Police fired a weapon at...
  • 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...
  • TV binge-watching: The time, sleep killer

    TV binge-watching: The time, sleep killer
    After work, Doug Grabowski rushes home to Pilsen to quickly throw a load of laundry in the washer. There’s no time to cook. Forget about catching up on that book he downloaded to his Nook. Romantic date nights with his girlfriend go out the...
  • In 1930s, Tribune, er, uncovered nudism trend

    In 1930s, Tribune, er, uncovered nudism trend
    A heated issue in Chicago's 49th Ward in March 1932 — at arguably one of the worst times in the Great Depression — was nude sunbathing. No politician endorsed the idea, of course, but the Republicans saw an opening when the Democratic alderman...
  • Northwestern Law sued after expelling felon

    Northwestern Law sued after expelling felon
    A few months before graduation day for a program geared toward international lawyers, Northwestern University School of Law made a discovery that a prestigious institution of legal education might prefer to avoid — that one of its students was a...
  • Chicago street festival donations are down, sources say

    Chicago street festival donations are down, sources say
    It's just a suggestion, and more Chicagoans are taking it that way when it comes to coughing up cash before entering a fest.  Suggested donations are a neighborhood fest staple, a product of event organizers attempting to cover costs while still...
  • Rogers Park homicide: 'Sometimes those bullets can fly anywhere'

    Rogers Park homicide: 'Sometimes those bullets can fly anywhere'
    Alante Vallejo’s jeans and red shirt lay strewn across a sidewalk where Chicago meets Evanston on Friday afternoon as two of his friends watched homicide investigators begin trying to figure out who killed him. The tragic scene on the Rogers...