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Monday, September 29, 2008

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Friday, September 26, 2008

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Autumn in Rogers Park

Rock N Roll

Rock N Roll of Rogers Park at Leone Park Beach

Rock N Roll of Rogers Park at Quest Network Services

Bill Morton and Rock N Roll of Rogers Park at Triangle Park

Rock N Roll of Rogers Park with Marie, owner of Rogers Bark

Thank youRock N Roll of Rogers Park with friends at Sherwin on the Lake

More on Rock N Roll of Rogers Park can be found here.

Some additional areas of interest for the Rogers Park community on RP1000 include:

147 Outer Drive Express

A.L. Taylor and Associates

Adelphi Theater

Albion Avenue

Arthur Avenue

Ashland Avenue

Beach bonfires

Beat 2422

Beat 2423

Bill Morton

Bill Morton Promotions

Bill's Digital Photos

Birchwood Avenue

Bosworth Avenue

Buffalo Joe's

Burr Tillstrom

Cafe Society


Caribbean American Bakery

Charmers Cafe

Chase Avenue

China Hut

Clark Devon Hardware

Clark Street


Devon Avenue

Devon Market

Enjoying the beach

Estes Avenue

Fargo Avenue

First Commercial Bank

Flatts and Sharpe Music Company

Gateway Senior Apartments

Good morning

Good News Community Kitchen

Greenleaf Avenue

Grill Inn

Gruppo di Amici

Hartigan Beach

Hermitage Avenue

Howard Station

Howard Street

J.B. Alberto's

Jarvis Avenue

Jarvis Grill and Wok

Jarvis Station

Jonquil Terrace

Joseph J. Gentile Center

Juneway Terrace

Lake Michigan

Lakeside CDC

Lakewood Avenue


Leonard Dubkin Park

Lifeline Theatre

Lightning storms

Loyola University

Loyola University Ramblers

Lunt Avenue

Madonna della Strada Chapel

Mayne Stage

Morse Avenue

Morse Station

Newgard Avenue

North Howard Neighbors Association

North of Howard area

North Shore School

Norshore Theater


Paulina Street

Poitin Stil

Pratt Blvd.

Quest Network Services

Ridge Blvd.

Robert's Cycle

Rogers Bark

Rogers Park Builders Group

Rogers Park Chamber of Commerce

Rogers Park Community Council

Rogers Park Garden Group

Rogers Park Presbyterian Church

Rogers Park sunrises over the Lake

Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society

Sam Leone Beach

Sam Leone Pier

Shambhala Meditation Center

Sheridan Road

Sherwin Avenue

Sherwin on the Lake

Soo Liquors

Taste Food and Wine

Tax-Increment financing

The Armadillo's Pillow

The Common Cup

The Growling Rabbit

The Lighthouse

The Parlor

Touhy Avenue

Tweedle Press

Ultimate Soccer Chicago

United Church of Rogers Park

V-Tone Fitness

Willye B. White Park

Willye B. White Park Advisory Council

Willye B. White Recreation Center

Winthrop Avenue

Wisdom Bridge Theatre


Wednesday, September 24, 2008



Tuesday, September 23, 2008


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Howard Area Community Center Mural

Thanks to the CTA for allowing the team of
budding artists from the Howard Area Community
Center to brighten the area at the intersection
of Rogers, Birchwood and Ashland!

Monday, September 22, 2008

Another 1,000 Words

If only the THUGS
would RESPECT the kids!

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Another 1,000 Words

Early Morning,
Leone Beach

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Monday, September 15, 2008

Another 1,000 Words

Kris's Petunias,
at Quest Network Services,
7301 N. Sheridan Road Chicago, IL. 60626

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Night shots in Rogers Park

Trash Here

Girls' Night Out


Quick Pic

Saturday began with this view.

Friday, September 12, 2008

Another 1,000 Words

The trappings of girls'
football practice at night,
Loyola Park

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Touhy Beach

Touhy Beach,
Looking North (1950s)

Quick Pic

Will there be a pond like this
at the new Clark Street firehouse?

Tuesday, September 9, 2008


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The Comcast bus shelter ad in the above "Signs" blog was trashed last night or early this morning by person or persons unknown. Here are the results of this CRIME.

Fortunately a call was made to JCDecaux, the company which owns the shelters, and a clean-up/repairman was sent to Sheridan Road and Estes Avenue early this afternoon.

But we'll be watching this space. Crime in Rogers Park is on the rise. Stay tuned.


Reflection on a Rainy Day,
at Chase Ave. & Sheridan Rd.

Friday, September 5, 2008


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Kudos to Power Construction for their super-creative safety campaign ads. This one was on the fence surrounding construction of the new greenspace just west of the Madonna Chapel at Loyola University in Rogers Park.

I was told by a member of the construction crew that there are several variations Power has placed at their construction sites throughout Chicago.

Another 1,000 Words: Lifeguards in Fog

Lifeguards in Fog
Leone Beach,
Rogers Park


On the Fly Mobile Bicycle Repair Truck,
seen at Ashland and Fargo

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Rogers Park Hit

Southwest corner Sherwin and Sheridan Road (shortly after 7pm)

A 15 year old boy traveling with three friends was hit by a passing car while crossing at the intersection of Sherwin and Sheridan Road. Witnesses called police, who arrived very swiftly accompanied by an ambulance. The boy refused hospital treatment, became angry, and was consequently handcuffed by the police. More officers arrived and a decision was made to transport the young man to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston.

Joe's Cleaners

Joe's Cleaners on Sheridan Road

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Don't Shoot!

On a white van behind the stage
at Joe Moore's "Back to School" picnic,
August 24, 2008

Progress & Poverty - 1507 W. Morse Avenue

Hi Bill Morton

I came across your blog(s) while searching for something else (of course), and I see that you want to know about interesting things happening in Rogers Park. I hope you will include the Henry George School's Progress & Poverty course being offered at 1507 W. Morse beginning Wednesday, October 8, at 7 PM. The objective of this course is to help people better understand the causes of persistent poverty and many other economic difficulties. If you are poor, it is not going to get you out of poverty, but if you are concerned about the problem of poverty it will help you understand the forces behind America's increasing concentration of wealth among the few, and why so many anti-poverty efforts fail. The course will point toward solutions which do work, and helps in understanding many other neighborhood and community issues.

The first class session is free, and will provide an overview of our approach. People who choose to sign up for the course will attend four subsequent sessions, each Wednesday thru November 5, and are requested to pay a $25 fee which includes all lesson materials.

The Henry George School's web page includes links for further information, or people are welcome to phone us at 312 362-9302.

-- Chuck Metalitz
Henry George School