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Mess Hall Closing, Becoming Jewish Spiritual Center

Posted 02.26.2013 | Chicago

Story by Benjamin Woodard, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: ROGERS PARK — The neighborhood's most counter-culture establishment will close its doors Mar...

Chicago Ward Remap, Incumbent Protection or Community Transformation?

Kyle Hillman | Posted 03.20.2012 | Chicago
Kyle Hillman

Ward remapping has the ability to gently transform communities or further push them farther behind. It is no wonder it's January and the city council has just now gotten around to passing a remap plan that can garner enough votes.

WATCH: Two CPS Students Suspended After Brawl Caught On Tape

Posted 12.13.2011 | Chicago

Two Chicago Public Schools students have been suspended and charged with misdemeanor battery after their brutal attack of a fellow classmate during a ...

Rogers Park Man Allegedly Forced Mentally Disabled Woman Into Prostitution

Posted 08.13.2011 | Chicago

A 36-year-old Rogers Park man was charged with involuntary servitude Sunday after he allegedly trapped a mentally disabled woman in his car and forced...

Illinois Redistricting: Will Minorities Really See Improvements?

Kyle Hillman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Kyle Hillman

Next week, the public aspect of the state redistricting process will begin. On Monday, the largest metropolitan area gets a say, and it should be fascinating to watch.

PHOTOS: Artsy Rogers Park Home With Chalkboard Wall

| Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Names: Jodi & Ryan with children Uma, 3¾ and Peregrine, 1½ Pets: Avril the dog, 9 and Senior the cat, 10 Professions: Jodi is Vice President of Zula...

Save The Heartland Cafe

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Matthew Filipowicz

If you are a liberal or a progressive living in Chicago, you very likely have been to the Heartland Cafe. A veritable lefty oasis smack dab in the mi...

A Reluctant Vote for Walmart -- A Report From the Chicago City Council

Joe Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Joe Moore

I voted for the zoning change to allow for the Walmart because I wanted to honor the hard work of labor and community organizations. I cast my vote with great trepidation, however.

Power to the People

Joe Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Joe Moore

As an alderman, I have embarked on an new alternative to the old style of decision-making. I'm letting the residents of the 49th Ward decide how to spend my entire discretionary capital budget of more than $1.3 million.

Isiah Stroud Murder: Man Arrested In NY For Teen's 2008 Slaying On North Side

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A man was arrested in New York this week more than a year after his alleged involvement in the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old boy in the North Side R...

Mahad Ali Hassan Charged With Arson In Fatal Rogers Park Blaze

Chicago Breaking News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A resident of a Rogers Park apartment building where a man died in a suspicious fire last week had been charged with murder and arson in connection wi...

UPDATE: 'Suspicious' Rogers Park Fire Kills One, Injures Several (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One person was killed and five others--including two firefighters--were injured Thursday afternoon in a blaze fire officials deemed "suspicious" in th...

Rogers Park Fire Kills One, Injures More | A Pakistan News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One person was killed and three others were injured, including a person who jumped from the fifth floor to escape a fire Monday afternoon near Loyola ...

Morse Theatre In Rogers Park To Stay Open

Chicago Journal | LORRAINE SWANSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Representatives of the owners of the building that houses the Morse Theatre and Century Public House restaurant in Rogers Park announced Friday mornin...

The Morse Theater In Rogers Park May Close After Just Four Months

Chi-Town Daily News | NATASHA WASINSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A city alderman is trying to stop the closing of Morse Theatre, a live-music venue in Rogers Park that debuted only four months ago. A concert last F...

Rogers Park Residents Mobilize To Fight Crime

Chi-Town Daily News | Tasneem Nomanbhai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Curbing drug and gang activity, youth-related crime and public drunkenness topped the agenda of a Town Hall meeting on public safety held earlier this...

Lakefront Bike Path Expansion Up For Vote

Chi-Town Daily News | Ian Fullerton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's northern lakefront has become the battleground for an ongoing dispute over its future developments in the 48th Ward. Voters next week will...