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  • Andersonville’s 2016 Midsommarfest Performance Line-Up Announced
    Andersonville’s 2016 Midsommarfest Performance Line-Up Announced

    This year’s line-up for Andersonville’s Midsommarfest has been announced. The event will take place Friday-Sunday, June 10-12, 2016. The event will have five stages with some of your favorite bands, performers and DJs. Festival darlings 16 candles will be serving up retro hits on Friday and Sunday night. All-girl cover band Catfight will be on stage […]

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  • 10-Day Arts Festival Hits Edgewater Starting In June
    10-Day Arts Festival Hits Edgewater Starting In June

    An arts festival that will feature innovative performances and multi-disciplinary works involving live music, theater, dance, workshops, discussions and more will take place in Edgewater and Uptown from June 2-12. “We’re excited to present such a diverse line-up of entertainment and provide a platform for many of Chicago’s top artists to present new works,” Julieanne […]

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  • Burglars Rob Andersonville Home While Owners Slept Inside
    Burglars Rob Andersonville Home While Owners Slept Inside

    Around 11:30 p.m. this past Friday night, an Andersonville home near the intersection of Catalpa and Paulina was burglarized while the owners slept inside. The thieves took wallets, electronics, keys and their convertible which was parked in the garage. The suspects are still at large. When the home owners (who wish to remain anonymous) woke in the morning, they […]

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  • Street Named In Honor Of Edgewater Dance Icon Joel Hall
    Street Named In Honor Of Edgewater Dance Icon Joel Hall

    A street corner in Edgewater has been renamed “Honorary Joel Hall Way” in recognition of the choreographer and dance hall instructor who, since the 1970s, has created more than 70 ballets for his own company. A Cabrini Green native, Joel Hall is the second openly gay African-American man to have a street or corner named […]

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  • After 8 Years In Andersonville, Room Service Will Close At End Of May
    After 8 Years In Andersonville, Room Service Will Close At End Of May

    Andersonville retail store Room Service at 5438 N Clark St. has announced on their Facebook page that they will officially be closing their store on May 28, 2016. The business serviced the neighborhood for eight years.  They specialize in vintage mid-century modern furnishings, decorative objects, art and garden elements for the home. Many items in the shop were consignment […]

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  • Hamburger Mary’s Owners Hit CBS Reality TV This Sunday On ‘Undercover Boss’
    Hamburger Mary’s Owners Hit CBS Reality TV This Sunday On ‘Undercover Boss’

    Reality television (love it or hate it) has come knocking on Andersonville’s door. More specifically the door at 5402 N. Clark which belongs to Andersonville Brewing. The local restaurant and bar, which is connected to Hamburger Mary’s next door, will be featured on this Sunday’s episode of  ‘Undercover Boss’ on CBS at 8 p.m. Andersonville Brewing will […]

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  • Andersonville Farmer’s Market Opens Today! Complete Vender List
    Andersonville Farmer’s Market Opens Today! Complete Vender List

    Springtime is well underway and that means it’s time to get fresh produce and goods from your local farmer’s markets. Wednesday, May 11 is the official opening of the Andersonville Farmer’s Market. The market which is located on Berwyn between Clark and Ashland will be held every Wednesday through August 31 from 3 p.m. – […]

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  • Paddle Boarding Finds Its Stride At Hollywood Beach
    Paddle Boarding Finds Its Stride At Hollywood Beach

    Starting the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, Edgewater residents will have another chance to view Chicago’s skyline — from stand-up paddle boards on Lake Michigan. Wicker Park residents Amy Leffingwell and Michael “Westy” Westenberger founded Chicago Paddle Co. in 2012. In May 2013, the couple opened for business on Kathy Osterman Beach, also known as […]

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  • Edgewater Homeless Living Under LSD Viaducts To Be Relocated
    Edgewater Homeless Living Under LSD Viaducts To Be Relocated

    Over the past year, an increasing number of Edgewater homeless individuals have been living under the Lake Shore Drive viaducts. With some residents finding them a nuisance, others see them as individuals who are simply trying to survive during a difficult time. In a statement put out by Alderman Harry Osterman, he responded to many Edgewater […]

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  • Andersonville Prepares For This Year’s Wine Walk
    Andersonville Prepares For This Year’s Wine Walk

    On Sunday, May 15, Andersonville local businesses will become hosts to the Andersonville Wine Walk. Joelle Scillia, director of marketing at the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, says, “This is a time for people in the area, their guests, and visitors to experience new businesses or places new to them.” The Wine Walk, which is in […]

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