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What Mary Jo Taught Me About Dating - Mike Glasser

Long term Executive Director of the Rogers Park West Ridge Historical Society, Mary Jo Doyle, a friend of mine who died two years ago, once taught me an important rule, one which people ought to follow their entire lives. Ask anyone who knows me: not only to do I consistently abide by this rule, but I constantly remind people who are important to me, i.e. my kids, or people on whom I rely, i.e. my office manager, my property managers, my bookie, to adhere to it.more...
Posted on February 25, 2010

An open letter to Ald Moore - North Howard Neighbors Association - Update: Ald Moore Responds

The North Howard Neighbors Association is in the process or carefully reviewing the DevCorp/Rogers Park Business Alliance Plan.
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Posted on February 24, 2010

Community News from EveryBlock

Real Estate, Business and Crime news...
Posted on February 19, 2010

An Ethnic Mix Keeps It Funky in Chicago -  New york Times

HOW does Rogers Park, a neighborhood on the northern edge of Chicago, stay funky? The secret is geography. The area lies beyond the end of Lake Shore Drive; most east-west streets dead-end into beaches, and there’s no quick way to get downtown. continue reading at nyt.
Posted on February 07, 2010

Super Betting, Illinois Style!

Super Bowl time is upon us, and over the next day we will all experience the joys and trappings of our newest American tradition: watching and judging pricey commercials; negotiating our way around awesome, but usually unhealthy displays of food, and, of course, the betting. continue reading here
Posted on February 06, 2010

Call for Gardening Grant Proposals – Adopt the Public Way - Deadline Feb 15th

Call for Gardening Grant Proposals – Adopt the Public Way - Deadline Feb 15th The Rogers Park Garden Group (RPGG) is delighted to make available a limited number of public gardening grants up to $1000 for the improvement of spaces in our neighborhood’s public way.
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Posted on January 15, 2010

BACP Workshops

Business Education Workshops January 2010 January Free Business Workshops Visit Business Affairs and Consumer Protection BACP City Hall office every Wednesday and Friday and attend free business workshops. You may also register for their Small Business Certificate program which will provide you the basics of operating a business in Chicago. Don't miss it.
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Posted on January 06, 2010

Rogers Park Street Safety Seminar

Attend an important public safety seminar on Street Safety and Crime Victims Assistance.
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Posted on November 13, 2009

Loyola University - Edgewater/Rogers Park Community Day

Men's Basketball Tues Nov 17th, 2009 7:00 PM LOYOLA vs CANISIUS
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Posted on November 10, 2009

Moving Parts - Hidden in Plain Sight

Saturday, October 31: approx. 15 miles from Leone Park to 4200 N. Sheridan to Devon & McCormick Blvd. Pamela, Boomer and Charlie's latest installment of Hidden in Plain Sight. read more
Posted on November 03, 2009

You Have a Date With Democracy—Decide How Your Tax Dollars Will Be Spent in the Ward

Dear Neighbor, Around the United States and here in Chicago, city leaders are increasingly asking residents for suggestions about budget spending. Here in the 49th Ward, we're going one step further. Through a novel experiment in democracy, I'm not just asking for your opinion--I'm asking you to make real decisions about how we spend our money.
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Posted on October 28, 2009

Upcoming events at Mess Hall:

Mess Hall is an initiative mostly based out of a storefront space in a North Side neighborhood of Chicago called Rogers Park. There exists no single way to describe what Mess Hall is because the initiative continually enlarges its domain of activity; moreover, this document is merely one person’s point of view. That said, I believe Mess Hall projects can be thought of as belonging to several different types.
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Posted on October 13, 2009

From our Blogs: Origins of our New Sculpture

From our Blogs: Origins of our New Sculpture Mike Glasser's continued chronicles of his reintroduction to living in Rogers Park. Mike moves in with his girlfriend, Nancy, and her enormous dog, and shares his inspiring experience attending a Jargowood block club meeting. Read post.
Posted on September 10, 2009

Glenwood Ave Arts Fest kick off party!

Glenwood Ave Arts Fest kick off party! Kickoff Party this Friday Aug 21st 2009. The Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest (GAAF) is a free, weekend-long event that features artists, open studios, and live entertainment on three outdoor stages. Experience art of all disciplines, music, theater, food and drink on the cobblestone streets of the Glenwood Avenue Arts District in Chicago’s historic Rogers Park neighborhood.
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Posted on August 18, 2009

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