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Maria Hadden
Maria Hadden

After Hundreds Of Complaints, Rogers Park ‘Open Air Drug Market’ Near Howard ‘L’ Stop Busted By Police, Officials Say

Eighteen people were arrested under Operation End of the Line. Now, Ald. Maria Hadden is looking for holistic ways to end drug dealing in the area.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Howard Street Rebuild Enters New Phase With Bike Lanes, Streetscape, New Lights And More On The Way

Work will include rebuilding Howard Street's sidewalks and streetscape, adding new lighting, safer crosswalks and improved bike lanes and bus stops.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Did You Lose A Tree In The Rogers Park Tornado? Here’s How To Get It Replaced

The city is looking for tenants or owners in the path of the tornado who would be willing to care for replacement trees.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Lightfoot Unveils Plan To Boost Affordable Housing In New Developments, But Some Aldermen Want Stronger Measures

Mayor Lori Lightfoot's plan would require 20 percent affordable units in some new developments, but a competing plan backed by aldermen seeks a minimum affordable requirement of 30 percent.

Downtown

2 Single-Family Homes Could Replace Vacant Rogers Park Home, Damaged Coach House

The plan would divide a double-wide lot in a leafy part of Rogers Park, but some say it would be too dense for the area.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

How Should Rogers Park Spend $1 Million? Vote On Projects Like Sculpture, 100 Trees And Beach Upgrades

Residents of the 49th Ward can vote on six projects to fund and weigh in on how much money should go to street repaving.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park Building Addition Would Add 16 Apartments But Could Hurt Glenwood Avenue Businesses, Some Say

The owner of 1415 W. Morse Ave. wants to build a 16-unit addition, but the structure could crowd out space and sunlight along Glenwood Avenue, neighbors said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

After Its Closure, West Ridge Neighbors Hope To Keep Former YMCA Building As Community Center

The High Ridge YMCA closed after 70 years in January. Neighbors don't want the building replaced with a for-profit business.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

New Buildings In High-Income Neighborhoods Would Need 30 Percent Affordable Units Under Aldermen’s Proposal

The proposed overhaul of the city's affordable requirements ordinance would also stop letting developers pay a fee to get out of building on-site affordable units.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

‘Save The High Ridge YMCA’: Neighbors, Aldermen Rally To Rescue Soon-To-Be-Closed Location

More than 200 community members went to a meeting to discuss the High Ridge Y's fate, but YMCA officials did not attend the event.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Should A 7-Story Apartment Building Come To Rogers Park Side Street? Neighbors Are Mixed

A development would replace a vacant lot near the lakefront in Rogers Park, but some neighbors fear it is out of scale with the area.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park Man Held Without Bail After Shootout With Police That Left Him Seriously Wounded

The 25-year-old man allegedly shot at officers trying to pull him over in connection with a domestic-related incident, prosecutors said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Police Shoot, Wound Man Near Rogers Park Metra Station

Police and Ald. Maria Hadden (49th) said officers were trying to stop a car in connection with a domestic incident when a man got out and fired at them.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

More Mail Carriers Coming To Fix ‘Unacceptable’ Post Office Delays On Far North Side, Congressman Says

Eight new mail carriers are coming to the Rogers Park area to address weeks-long delays in mail delivery.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Chicago Makes Juneteenth ‘Day Of Observance,’ But Activists Continue To Seek Official City Holiday Status

June 19 will be officially recognized as Juneteenth, but city workers will get not get a paid day off.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park Lot, Once Home To Synagogue, Could Become 78-Unit Apartment Building

The lot was the longtime site of Congregation Beth Sholom of Rogers Park, which was damaged in a fire and demolished in 2007.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

What Should Come To Corner Of Howard And Ashland? Rogers Park Neighbors Pitch Ideas

From an urban farm to a business incubator and even a water park, Rogers Park neighbors have many ideas for the future of the city-owned lot at Howard and Ashland.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Speed Camera Tickets For 6 MPH Over Limit Is ‘Nickeling And Diming’ Chicago, Aldermen Say

Mayor Lori Lightfoot is looking to lower the threshold to mail out speeding tickets to help plug the city's massive budget hole.

Citywide

What Should Come To Corner Of Howard And Ashland? Rogers Park Neighbors Asked To Submit Ideas

Instead of developers pitching ideas for the city-owned lot, a new initiative is asking neighbors to lead the redevelopment effort.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Have An Idea To Improve Rogers Park? Neighbors Can Weigh In On How $1 Million Gets Spent In Neighborhood

The 49th Ward's participatory budget process allows neighbors to offer ideas on how to spend "aldermanic menu" funds.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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