Roscoe Village

The Eleanor Boathouse in Bridgeport will cost $8.5 million, and should be completed by Fall 2016. (Credit Studio Gang Architects)

City Building $8.5 Million Boathouse In Bridgeport

The boathouse, designed by award-winning Chicago architect Jeanne Gang, is the fourth boathouse along the Chicago River, in addition to facilities in Chinatown, Roscoe Village, and Ravenswood.


The Bluelight bar in Roscoe Village (Credit: Bluelight/Facebook)

Neighbors Want “Very Rowdy Bar” To Give Up 4 A.M. Liquor License

Sarie Keller’s home is adjacent to the Bluelight, at 3251 N. Western Ave. She said, over the last several years, problems have escalated. The city has deemed the bar problematic, and has entered into a plan of operation with the bar, but Keller said the bar hasn’t complied with any of the city’s demands.


Greenfield Academy is a private school in the Roscoe Village neighborhood. (CBS)

North Side Academy Is Too Cool For School

Sitting on comfy couches reading and working with computers — not at desks with textbooks. And having a working lunch — not in a cafeteria. This is not your typical school. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.


An off-duty law enforcement officer was robbed at gunpoint about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 1900 block of West Belmont Avenue. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Off-Duty Sheriff’s Officer Exchanges Shots With Robbers

An off-duty Cook County Jail investigator was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night, then exchanged gunfire with the robbers in the Roscoe Village neighborhood on the North Side.


(Photo Credit: INGO WAGNER/AFP/Getty Images)

Neighborhoods With The Best Holiday Lights In Chicago

Viewing the holiday lights and decor this holiday season is a must for the family, couples and individuals looking for a low-cost way to take in the pleasures of the holiday season.


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Botanist Pleads Guilty To Threatening Cops After Police Killed Mountain Lion In Chicago

Rich Hyerczyk, 54, pleaded guilty in federal court that he sent 90 threatening letters over nine-year period starting in 2003 — including one in which he threatened to burn down former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s vacation home in Michigan, the Sun-Times is reporting.


File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police Stop Burglary In Roscoe Village

Three men were arrested after police caught them burglarizing a residence in the Roscoe Village neighborhood Tuesday morning.


Police Chase

2 Arrested, 1 Flees After SUV Flips In Roscoe Village While Fleeing Police

Two suspects were in custody, and police were searching for a third, after an SUV that was fleeing from police flipped over in Roscoe Village.


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Police: 3 Dead, 5 Wounded In Shootings Since Late Friday

Three people are dead and at least five people have been wounded in gun violence in the city late Friday through early Sunday, police said.



Motorist Wounded In Roscoe Village Shooting

A man driving in the North Side Roscoe Village neighborhood Saturday morning was wounded when someone in another vehicle shot him.


Animal Shelter

Former Chicago Family To Be Reunited With Lost Dog After 2 1/2 Years

Two weeks after a Siberian Husky was reunited with her owner in McHenry County, five years after the dog disappeared, a former Chicago family’s 12-year-old Yorkshire Terrier, lost for 2 ½ years, has been found in north suburban Grayslake.

WBBM Newsradio–10/17/2012

Police Shooting

Shots Fired At Officers In North Center; 3 Arrested

Three people are in police custody, following a shootout with police in the Northcenter neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2012

Mariano's Fresh Market

First Chicago Mariano’s Market Opens On Old Riverview Site

The first Mariano’s Fresh Market within the Chicago city limits is open Tuesday, on the former site of the Riverview amusement park in the Roscoe Village neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

(Photo by By: Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Mylar Balloon To Blame For North Side Power Outages

A Mylar balloon is to blame for hundreds of power outages on Chicago’s north side.


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Gang Shooting Leaves Man Wounded At Damen And Addison

A man was wounded in a gang-related shooting before sundown Tuesday, on the northern edge of the trendy Roscoe Village district.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011

Hard Boiled Records in Roscoe Village. (Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Made In Chicago: Hard Boiled Records

Mark Ferguson’s Hard Boiled Records on Chicago’s North Side continues to thrive, even in an age of digital music.


Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

Police Issue Alert After North Side Garbage Fires

Police are searching for someone who set fires to at least four city garbage cans in the Roscoe Village and Lake View neighborhoods.


Former Blackhawk Dustin Byfuglien will play defense for the Atlanta Thrashers (Photo Credit: Getty)

Ex-Blackhawk Byfuglien’s House Up For Sale

Dustin Byfuglien’s old house in the Roscoe Village neighborhood is up for sale, for a cool $1.29 million. PHOTOS

CBS Chicago–10/15/2010