The Rogers Park/West Ridge Historic House Walk is back, in person and better than ever! Register now for an inside look at the historic Newgard neighborhood.
Back by popular demand! Registration Opens September 20. St. Henry's Cemetery is Chicago's only surviving churchyard cemetery, the final resting place for many of the original settlers of Rogers Park and West Ridge. Join our favorite cemetery historian Glenna Eaves for a tour that tells the stories of generations of farmers, builders, merchants, entrepreneurs and […]
Shop Jarvis Square is back! Shop for all of your Christmas needs at the annual Holiday Bazaar. In addition to 10 participating local Jarvis Avenue businesses and organizations, the event will host an artisan market featuring over 30 artists and artisans. Our office, at 7363 N. Greenview, will be one of the host sites for […]
Having served for over 35 years as Alderman in the 40th Ward, Patrick J. O’Connor will reflect his years of service to the ward and the city. He'll give witness to history and politics of the Chicago City Council and offer his perspective on issues that the new council will face to meet the future […]
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 […]