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City Olive to Open on Roscoe

By Beth Prystowsky | Friday, March 23, 2012

City Olive to Open on Roscoe

City Olive, a popular gourmet food purveyor temporarily without a home after shuttering its Andersonville storefront following issues with its lease, is back in business at not just one but two locations. Owners recently announced plans to open up shop in Roscoe Village and at a new address in Andersonville.  The specialty food store offers Read the Rest…

Five Questions with Julie Snyder of Self Centered Yoga

By Beth Prystowsky | Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Five Questions with Julie Snyder of Self Centered Yoga

Mother and business owner Julie Snyder provides a calm and welcoming atmosphere at Self Centered Yoga, 2201 W. Belmont Ave. The studio offers yoga for all ages and is open seven days a week. We had the opportunity to talk to Julie and ask her Five Questions. Why did you choose to open Self Centered Read the Rest…

Five Questions with Kristen Ramirez, Baby Take a Bow

By Beth Prystowsky | Monday, November 21, 2011

Five Questions with Kristen Ramirez, Baby Take a Bow

Roscoe Village resident and business owner, Kristen Ramirez, is celebrating the first year year her Roscoe Village children’s dance studio, Baby Take A Bow, 2223 W. Roscoe Ave. The studio has seen a successful first year offering ballet and hip-hop for the little ones plus Parent Night Outs and other fun events for the entire community. Read the Rest…

Audubon Elementary School Awarded Blue Ribbon

By Beth Prystowsky | Monday, September 26, 2011

Audubon Elementary School Awarded Blue Ribbon

Earlier this month Roscoe Village’s Audubon Elementary School, 3500 N. Hoyne Ave., was awarded the U.S. Department of Education’s prestigious Blue Ribbon Award. One of only two schools in the Chicago area selected to receive the award, Audubon and the second school, North Side College Prep, 5501 N. Kedzie Ave., will be honored at a ceremony later this year Read the Rest…

Mariano’s Fresh Market Opens at Roscoe and Western

By Beth Prystowsky | Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Mariano’s Fresh Market Opens at Roscoe and Western

Today Mariano’s Fresh Market opens its first store within the Chicago city limits. To celebrate, the Milwaukee-based company held a Grand Opening celebration Monday night with a ribbon cutting and a $5,000 donation to the Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club. Like other new Mariano’s stores in Arlington Heights and Vernon Hills, the new grocery focuses Read the Rest…

Summer in the City for the Entire Family

By Beth Prystowsky | Monday, July 25, 2011

Summer in the City for the Entire Family

When school ends, the rush of summer hits parents and kids.  After a week of lazy mornings and baby pools, it is mandatory to get out of the house and enjoy the city. Fortunately, our neighborhood is overflowing with free and low priced activities to keep busy this last month of summer. The Hamlin Park pool, Read the Rest…

Photos: Roscoe Village Burger Fest Grills It Up

By Beth Prystowsky | Monday, July 11, 2011

Photos: Roscoe Village Burger Fest Grills It Up

Roscoe Village’s Burger Fest took over Belmont from Damen to Leavitt this weekend. While the early Sunday afternoon crowd was light, it made the hot day more manageable.

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