El Stop Closure Could Hurt Jarvis Square Business
Jarvis Square is a recent development in the Rogers Park neighborhood. While the area has grown commercially even in a recession, it still faces a major threat -- the CTA's possible closure of the nearby Jarvis El stop.
Photo: The Jarvis Square business district (Photo by Sarah Vonnegut)
Romanian: Chicago's Last Kosher Butcher
The Romanian Kosher Sausage Co. is the last remaining kosher butcher in the Chicago city limits. What's kept it around while others have faltered? According to manager Mark Shainwald, it's the product and the price. Read about Shainwald and Romanian and watch a slideshow.
Photo: Romanian's Richard Levin (left) and Mark Shainwald. (Photo by Sarah Vonnegut)
49th Ward Re-Elects Joe Moore as Alderman
Incumbent Joe Moore was re-elected by his constituents in the 49th ward, edging out challenger Brian White.
The 49th ward, which has roughly the same boundaries as the Rogers Park neighborhood, saw slightly more than 43 percent turnout in Tuesday's municipal election.
Moore was first elected alderman in 1991.
Conditions Poor at Some Red Line Stops
The CTA announced on Thursday plans for a major overhaul to Red Line El stations and tracks, including rebuilding the Clark/Division and Wilson stations. See how bad the conditions are at some of these stations and hear comments from commuters on The Red Line Project's YouTube channel.