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Human Rights and Why They Matter: An Interview With Loyola’s Amnesty International Co-President

Photo from Amnesty International website By Katherine Weir Some think Amnesty International only focuses on human rights abuses in other countries. But they work to protect citizens...

LEGO @ The Library: A Community Event For Your Young Ones

By: Ellen Svehla, Lily Hummel, and Katherine Weir LEGO @ The Library is one of the most popular events offered at The Rogers Park branch...

What to do When Someone Illegally Parks in a Handicapped-Only Parking Spot

In July of 2017, the Pew Research center published  an article about Americans with disabilities. The common type of disability involves difficulty with walking or...

Less Traditional Workouts: Getting Out Of A Winter Rut

By: Katherine Weir Physical activity has many proven benefits : improving mood boosting energy maintaining a healthy weight It can be hard to get motivated in winter weather. A...

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Six-story Mixed-Use Building Proposed for Heartland Property

A real estate developer hopes to build a 6-story, 60-unit mixed-use building on the site of the shuttered Heartland Cafe, according to a report...

Say It Ain’t So: Demo Permit for Heartland Cafe

Thanks to Chicago Cityscape on twitter (@Chibuildings), we hear that a demolition permit has been issued for the building that houses the Heartland Cafe,...

JEFF-recommended “Iron Kisses” at Theatre Above the Law

JEFF-recommended play "Iron Kisses" is appearing at the Theatre Above the Law in Rogers Park through the end of April. It's the company's first play to...

48th Ward Bringing Job and Resource Fair to Local Youth

On April 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the 48th Ward will be hosting a Youth Job and Resource Fair at Broadway Armory...

Viva Sones De Mexico!

We visited Sones De Mexico, which offers classes for all ages in authentic Mexican music at the Centro Romero, 6216 N. Clark. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xVQDtNazgE