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Rogers Park Homeless Shelter, Now Operating In Motel, Hopes To Open Men’s Shelter On Clark Street

North Side Housing and Supportive Services has run a men's shelter since 1984, most recently in a Rogers Park motel. It is looking to establish a 72-bed shelter in the neighborhood.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

After 3 Seniors Die During May Heat Wave, City Council Passes New Cooling Rules

City Council passed Ald. Maria Hadden's rule change that requires cooling systems in senior buildings and requires some buildings to set up cooling centers during warm spells.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Dispensary Not Coming To Former Leona’s After Hadden Asks Pot Shop To Look Elsewhere In Rogers Park

Verano Holdings sought to move its Rogers Park dispensary from a side street to a prominent former restaurant, but Ald. Maria Hadden said there are better uses of the Sheridan Road property.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

New State Law Mandates Life Rings Along Lake Michigan After Years Of Advocacy From Rogers Park Neighbors

The law comes after Rogers Park neighbors squared off with Chicago Park District on life ring policy along the lakefront following a 19-year-old's drowning death.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

City’s Minimum Heating And Cooling Laws Could Change After 3 Die In Rogers Park Senior Building During Heat Wave

Ald. Maria Hadden's proposed law change would require air conditioning in all senior living buildings and lower the air conditioning trigger temperature from 100 degrees to 84 degrees.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

West Ridge Local Seeks To Revive ‘My Place,’ Beloved Dive Bar That Closed After 46 Years

A West Ridge restaurateur and his cousin need a liquor moratorium on Touhy Avenue overturned so they can reopen the bar.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

After 3 Die At Rogers Park Senior Building That Didn’t Turn On Its Air Conditioning, Alderwoman Calls For Investigation

Ald. Maria Hadden said residents of the James Sneider Apartments complained of heat days before three women were found dead in the high-rise.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park Development Scrapped After Developer, Alderwoman Can’t Agree On Plan To Coexist With Hare Krishna Temple Next Door

A developer sought to add 13 units to a vacant seven-story Rogers Park building that's next to the temple. The developer will rehab the existing building and won't add the additional units.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park Shelter Operating In 100-Year-Old Auto Garage Gets Federal Funds For Much-Needed Renovation

Rep. Jan Schakowsky secured the federal funds for New Life Interim Shelter to propel the organization's first major renovation in 30 years. "I know they'll put this money to good use," Schakowsky said. "They do so much for the community."

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Want To Improve Rogers Park? Nonprofits Can Apply For Up To $50K Grants From 49th Ward

The money is part of a city initiative giving all Chicago ward offices $100,000 for nonprofits working in the communities.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park Neighbors Say Landlord’s Renovation Created Unlivable Conditions In Subsidized Apartments: ‘I Came Home To A Nightmare’

Ald. Maria Hadden said landlord Related Midwest shouldn't receive public funds if it cannot fix problems at the Rogers Park complex.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park’s Green Gate Dispensary Wants To Move To Closed Leona’s Restaurant On Sheridan Road

The move would fill a building that has been empty since Leona's closed in 2019, and it'd see Green Gate find a home in a more commercial part of Rogers Park.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Plan To Turn Rogers Park’s Glenwood Avenue Into A One-Way Moves Forward After Years Of Crashes

City officials have endorsed a plan to turn Glenwood Avenue north of Devon Avenue into a one-way street and are seeking neighbor feedback on the proposal.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Lightfoot’s Plan To Sue Gang Leaders For Assets To Prevent Violence Faces Tough Vote Wednesday

The proposal is one of several on City Council's agenda Wednesday that will put policing and police reform front and center.

Citywide

Hare Krishna Congregation Opposes Plan To Turn 100-Year-Old Rogers Park Building Into 20 Apartments

A developer is trying to turn a vacant seven-unit building into a 20-unit complex, but a neighboring Hare Krishna temple said the development could disrupt its congregation.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

West Ridge Social Club Was Raided By Feds For Suspected Drug Dealing, Gambling, Officials Say

The search came after months of law enforcement "investigating community concerns and criminal activity" at the establishment, Ald. Debra Silverstein said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Shootings Drop, But Carjackings, Robberies Jump On Far North Side

The local statistics mirror citywide trends in escalating crime during the pandemic. In an effort to halt the trend, local alderpeople are opening new offices, partnering with anti-violence groups and asking the city for more police.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Mental Health Experts Will Respond To Some Emergency Calls Instead Of Police As Part Of New Far North Side Program

Trilogy's mental health crisis response team is part of a statewide program to divert 911 calls for someone experiencing a crisis from police to trained specialists.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

What’s Causing Mysterious Explosions Around Rogers Park? Police Investigating Link To TikTok Bomb Challenge, Official Says

Loud explosions have vexed neighbors for months. One theory is the sounds are tied to a TikTok trend, the alderperson said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

‘Possibly Suspicious’ Rogers Park Fire Displaces 36 Low-Income Renters: ‘I’ll Have To Start From Scratch Again’

Most of the residents of a fire-damaged Glenwood Avenue apartment building are low-income renters with nowhere else to go. There are ways neighbors can help, Ald. Maria Hadden said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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