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Jarvis Square

Chicago Alfresco Program Nears Debut — But In Rogers Park, The Plans Face Backlash

The city awarded $2.3 million in grants for outdoor spaces for diners, shoppers and visitors, but some communities have been delayed in getting them off the ground.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Unable To Serve Customers Indoors, Rogers Park’s Charmers Cafe Turns Seating Area Into Gift Shop

The gift shop will help the cafe stay open while indoor dining is unsafe due to the coronavirus pandemic. "We definitely did not plan on being in the retail business," the owner said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Jarvis Square Tavern Replaces Closed Irish Pub, Bringing Another Woman-Owned Business To Rogers Park Corridor

Poitin Stil closed during the pandemic, but the owners of two neighboring restaurants have reopened the space as Jarvis Square Tavern. "It's where you go after dinner to have a nice cocktail," the manager said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park’s Charmers Cafe Gets A Third Life And A Floral Overhaul Thanks To New Owners

Charmers Cafe near the Jarvis Red Line stop has seen multiple iterations. It's now in the hands of two industry veterans.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Jarvis Avenue Outdoor Dining Area Will Fully Close To Traffic After Backlash From Businesses

The requirement to keep open a lane of traffic on the street designated for expanded outdoor dining irked some business owners.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

At Rogers Park’s New Expanded Outdoor Dining Area, Diners Share Street With Cars: ‘I’m Absolutely Terrified’

Rogers Park's Jarvis Square appears to be the only expanded outdoor dining area in the city not closed to traffic.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Restaurants On Jarvis Avenue Near ‘L’ Tracks Get Expanded Outdoor Dining

R Public House, Taste Food & Wine, Charmers Cafe and Anto Pizza asked the city to close part of Jarvis Avenue to allow for more outdoor dining.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park