Come one, come all! You are invited to join us for an outdoor movie night on Devon! Bring a lawn chair, blanket, your friends & family and enjoy the screening of the family-favorite classic film, Jumanji, under the night sky. Pick up snacks and refreshments from your local neighborhood businesses. Popcorn will be provided. This event is FREE and open to the public.
The first 50 people who arrive will receive a free gift.
The RogersEdge Business Improvement District has seen a few developments in retail growth this summer. From a new specialty falafel eatery to a highly anticipated Target, to mixed housing units, this seems like only the beginning.
As we enter into the last months of summer, Loyola University Chicago is preparing for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. In two weeks, we will be welcoming a record class of 2700 first year students for a total of 4500 new and returning students to on-campus housing. As we have done during the past twelve years, we are sending this courtesy letter to inform you of the move-in activities taking place at the Lake Shore Campus on Monday, August 21 through Saturday, August 26, 2017.
Loyola University was home to civically engaged middle school students from Edgewater and Rogers Park this summer. The 2017 Summer Civic Academy (July 5 -28) brought middle school students together from Armstrong, Kilmer, Field, Swift, Hayt, and Peirce to engage students in community problem solving on issues that impact young people.
The Loyola University Chicago Farmers Market returns for its seventh season on Monday, June 5, on the Loyola Plaza in Rogers Park. Located outside the CTA’s Red Line Loyola ‘L’ station, the market will feature local vendors and educational programming. The market will run through October 16.
Pivot Arts and Loyola University’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts (DFPA) are pleased to announce the fifth year of their performing arts incubator program for professional artists that includes mentorships for Loyola undergraduates. The program provides ensembles and artists time and space to develop original work that is innovative, collaborative and often blurs the boundaries between music, dance, theater and other disciplines. Students work alongside professional artists on each project.
It all began ten months ago when Loyola University approached Edgewater Chamber of Commerce and Rogers Park Business Alliance (RPBA) about the joining forces to address the commercial streets that are boundaries between community areas and wards. In a unique collaboration the RogersEdge partnership is growing a more prosperous business district in the Devon-Sheridan-Broadway area.
Loyola University Chicago held the first annual Northside Leadership Prayer Breakfast at the Coffey Hall, McCormick Lounge in Rogers Park. Community stakeholders, parish leaders and clergy from Edgewater, Evanston, Rogers Park, West Ridge, gathered on Tuesday, September 20, at Loyola University Chicago’s Lake Shore Campus to hear from local lawmakers about new projects and programs in Cook County and City of Chicago.
On January 11, 2015, interim University president John Pelissero signed a commitment for Loyola University Chicago to be one of the founding members of a consortium of 17 nonprofit colleges and universities in Chicago.
Throughout the month of February, local businesses from both the Edgewater and Rogers Park communities visited campus to interact with students, faculty and staff for the Ramblin' Around Business Showcase at the Damen Student Center.