Hear what RefugeeOne and the 49th Ward Aldermanic Office are doing to help recently-arrived refugees in the community.
A Walking Tour with Glenna Eaves Join experienced guide and historian Glenna Eaves on a walking tour to get intimately acquainted with the neighborhood at the northern border of Rogers Park. The tour will start at the Howard Area Community Center (7648 N Paulina) with a presentation on the story of the area, followed by a […]
From the earliest days of settlement along the Ridge to today, taverns, corner bars and neighborhood pubs have been important gathering places for Rogers Park and West Ridge residents and visitors. Discover some of our community's historic bars and nightlife venues on a mile-long walk along Devon, Clark and Glenwood Avenues. Learn how battles over […]
Our popular tour of the Devon Avenue International Marketplace, complete with lunch at an Indian Restaurant with Food Historian Colleen Sen is back. The July tour sold out quickly, so register now! Join food historian Colleen Sen on an insider's tour of Chicago’s International marketplace—Devon Avenue. Highlights include a visit to a new Afghan bakery, […]
When Ryan Schuessler, Exhibition Developer at the Field Museum started work on the new Chicago's Legacy Hula exhibition, he and the team discovered an unexpected link in the Museum’s collection to a distant cousin of the Hawaiian royal family, who lived in Rogers Park after World War I. To learn more, Ryan contacted the Rogers […]
Join us for a talk by Zachary Dmyterko, Communications Manager of RefugeeOne who will tell the story of the mission and work of RefugeeOne, and how the agency has helped more than 20,000 legal refugees rebuild their lives since 1982. Mr. Dmyterko will be followed by 40th Ward Alderman Andre Vasquez, who will give a […]