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Hadden and Moore Make Their Case

It's been a busy election season in Rogers Park, as challenger Maria Hadden attempts to unseat 28-year incumbent Ald. Joe Moore in the 49th...

WBEZ Report: Moore Attendance 51% for City Council Meetings

Ald. Joe Moore (49th) had a 51% attendance rate between 2015 and the end of last year, according to a report by WBEZ Chicago....

Temperature Rises in 49th Aldermanic Race

The gloves are off in 49th Ward, with incumbent Ald. Joe Moore releasing a video accusing challenger Maria Hadden of having "dangerous" ideas, and...

West Rogers Park SWAT Situation Ends Peacefully

A man is in custody after barricading himself in a building in the 6400 block of N. Ridge for more than three hours Tuesday. The...

R Public House Scores With Witty Wall Shirt

Monday's build-a-burger night is a big hit at R Public House, a Rogers Park pub and eatery known for its wood-fired oven and rotating...

Stay Warm, Rogers Park and Edgewater!

It's too cold to send our student journalists out and about. So we thought you would enjoy this excellent and clever front page from...

$12K Reward for Information on Grad Student’s Murder

Northwestern University grad student Shane Columbo’s three murderers remain at-large nearly six months after killing Columbo in gang crossfire. And there is now a...

Sad to See Heartland Cafe Go? You Can Own a Piece of It

If you're still mourning the loss of the venerable Heartland Cafe, the Rogers Park health-food staple that closed at the end of last year,...

49th Ward Aldermanic Debate Tonight at Sullivan High School

Aldermanic candidates have been invited to debate tonight at Sullivan High School. The event, moderated by the League of Women Voters, is expected to run...

Heartland Cafe Closing, At Least For Now; 42-year Run for Beloved Eatery Ends Dec....

The Heartland Cafe will close, at least for now, at the end of the year. In a letter to supporters, owner Tom Rosenfeld said that...

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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