June 25, 2006

We've moved!

We've moved!

Now you can find news aobut DevCorp North and what's happening in Rogers Park at one Web address. Book mark this site:

DevCorp North.org

You can go there to here to learn more about us and our mission. Explore this site for information about the Rogers Park community, our burgeoning arts and music scene, and things to do this weekend. This site is updated daily with Rogers Park Happenings -- come back often or just get our RSS feed.

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June 22, 2006

Rogers Park Garden Walk

Garden_walk The Rogers Park Garden Walk is Sunday June 25 - noon til 5 pm - starting at Leone Beach at Touhy and Sheridan....$10 fee for map of the Gardens. This event is organized by volunteer committee and supported by the Rogers Park Community Council.

For more information, call (773) 338-7722.

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June 21, 2006

City services come to Rogers Park

The Rogers Park Constituent Service Office located at 1409 W. Morse will be hosting the Secretary of State Mobile Drivers Facility on Monday, June 26th from 9:30am to 2:30pm. 

Residents will be able to access various Secretary of State services.

For information about the services offered, visit

For more information, call (773) 274-2003.

This event is hosted by State Representative Harry Osterman, State Senator Carol Ronen and Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin.

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June 19, 2006

Celebrate Clark Street Festival

Logob Sunday - June 25, 2006
12 to 8 p.m.
Clark Street
(between Morse & Touhy)

Presented by

The Clark/Morse/Glenwood SSA, The Clark Street Merchants Association, DevCorp North and 49th Ward Alderman Joe Moore.

Live Music:

1pm – Sangre Michoacana
  Morse Avenue Stage
2pm – Goran Ivanovic
Touhy Avenue Stage
3pm – Nuevo Mariachi Jalisco
  Morse Avenue Stage
4pm – One Under
  Touhy Avenue Stage
5pm – Soundstation
  Morse Avenue Stage
6pm – Hector Silveira
  Touhy Avenue Stage

Food from around the world, children's activities, arts and crafts and much more!

Festival Sponsors:

24th District Advisory Committee
Azteca America
Devon Bank
El Mexicano Restaurant
First Commercial Bank
La Raza Newspaper

Stage Sponsors:

49th Ward Alderman Joe Moore
Camelot Realty

Entertainment Sponsors:

Century 21 Universal
Neighborhood Direct

Celebration Sponsors:

Rogers Park Community Council
The UPS Store

Party Sponsors:

Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin
Rogers Park Builders Group

Gala Sponsors:

Lake Shore HealthCare
Morelia Supermarket

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June 19, 2006

DevCorp North holds Annual Meeting

All DevCorp North members are invited to attend DevCorp North’s Annual Meeting which will be held on June 20, 2006 at 6:30pm at the Gateway Restaurant and Lounge (7545 N. Clark Street).  At this meeting, we will elect new officers and re-elect board members.  We will also give you a review of what DevCorp North has accomplished in the past year and what the organization has identified as current and future priorities.  Dinner will be served.

We hope you will join us for this annual event.  For more information, or to RSVP, please call the DevCorp North office at (773) 508-5885.

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June 15, 2006

Artist of the Wall Festival

Celebrate Community! Experience Art!

Sat. June 17 and Sun. June 18 from 11am to 6pm

Aow_2006 The 13th Annual Artists of the Wall Festival will take place at Loyola Park, by the lake.  The theme is, "Nature's Canvas: The Shoreline and Us."

Paint a square of the 500 foot long mural, hear music, browse and buy from vendors, visit the information tables and participate in the Art-Making Tent for Families and Seniors.  The Art making area is directed by Sharon Hyson, with demonstrations at 1:00 / Create a Mixed Media Garden, and 2:30 / Studio Arts including Collage and Painting with Sharon.

For more information, call (312) 409-3258.

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June 14, 2006

Purchase your Chicago City Sticker without leaving Rogers Park

0607stickervoid The City of Chicago 2006-2007 vehicle sticker sales season began on June 1st.  If you have not yet purchased your city sticker, the City Clerk's Office and 49th Ward Alderman Joe Moore are teaming up to provide convenient vehicle sticker sales on two dates at the 49th Ward Service office at 7356 N. Greenview:

Wednesday, June 21st from 12 noon to 7pm
Wednesday, July 5th from 12 noon to 7pm

The annual renewal period is from June 1st to June 30th, with an automatic extension through July 15th. Vehicle stickers purchased after this date will be subject to a $40 late fee. If you are age 65 or older and possess a valid Illinois driver's you are eligible for a senior citizen discount on your sticker. Failure to display a valid Chicago Sticker may result in a $120.00 fine.

For more information, call (773) 338-5796.

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June 13, 2006

Visit the newest cafe in Rogers Park

Px_bza_1_9 This month's networking breakfast will be hosted by the new Charmers Cafe located at 1500 W. Jarvis in beautiful Jarvis Square.

See what Dan Sullivan and the LAMS Real Estate crew have created on the corner of Jarvis & Greenview.

Wednesday, June 14
7:30 - 9AM

Save the Date:

Wednesday, June 28, 2006 at 5:30pm
Rogers Park BizArts Networking Event
Jarvis Square (Corner of Jarvis & Greenview)

If you would like to receive email notices of future Rogers Park BizArts events, contact DevCorp North at info@devcorpnorth.org, or subscribe to RPBIZART’S permission based mailing list.  Sign up on the home page of www.rogerspark.com.  The list remains fully confidential and you can unsubscribe from the list at any time. 

Rogers Park BizArts Networking events are sponsored by DevCorp North and rogerspark.com.

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June 12, 2006

Know your Financial Institution Workshop

Please join DevCorp North for the 2006 Financial Institution Workshop

Thursday, June 15, 2006

from 8 to 10pm

7064 N. Clark Street

A light breakfast will be served.  Admission is free.

Learn about Rogers Park’s local financial institutions and the products and services they provide.  Representatives from several banks and financial institutions will be present to answer your questions.

For more information, contact DevCorp North at (773) 508-5885 or info@devcorpnorth.org.

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June 9, 2006

Visit the new Evil Squirrel in the neighborhood

Evil Squirrel comics has opened their doors at 1304 W. Estes.  They are chock full of comic books, card games and books.  Every Wednesday is New Comic Book Day, when the new comic books are released.  Every Friday night from 6:30 to 10 pm, Evil Squirrel hosts Friday Night Magic (ask your kids).

Evil Squirrel is open on Tuesdays from 12 to 7, Wednesdays from 1 to 9, Thursdays from 12 to 9, Fridays from 12 to 10, Saturdays from 11 to 10 and Sundays from 11 to 6.  They are closed on Mondays.

For more information, contact Evil Squirrel at 773-338-0899.

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