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How to Spend a Perfect Day in Rogers Park

How to Spend a Perfect Day in Rogers Park
By Hannah Lutz   With this weekend’s warm weather, I wouldn’t dream of staying home. I wandered through the neighborhood, and came up with a list of ways to spend a perfect day in Rogers Park.   1. Jump into another Era Go antiquing! Rogers Park has many consignment and second hand stores that sell... Read more »

The Armadillo's Pillow

The Armadillo's Pillow
By Hannah Lutz   For this week’s post, I stopped by Rogers Park’s used book shop, The Armadillo’s Pillow, owned by Betsy Boemmel and Matt Ebert. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Betsy to learn about this creative gem of Rogers Park.   How did The Armadillo’s Pillow first start? We opened in... Read more »

Rogers Park Coffee Shops for Every Craving

Rogers Park Coffee Shops for Every Craving
By Hannah Lutz   If you’re dying for a caffeine fix, craving a sweet pastry, or just looking for a friendly atmosphere, Rogers Park’s coffee shops will never fail you.   1. Stella 1259 W Devon Ave. Stella Espresso Company has been open since 2007. Stella serves deluxe espresso, lattes, cappuccinos and tea along with... Read more »
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The History of Rogers Park

The History of Rogers Park
By Hannah Lutz Lying between the booming downtown Chicago and charming suburb of Evanston, Rogers Park’s historical richness seeps from each crevice of the North Chicago neighborhood. Rogers Park originated in 1816 when the Treaty of Saint Louis said the Native Americans must give the federal government the land beginning at the mouth of the... Read more »