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  • Andersonville’s Goddess and Grocer To Close End Of August
    Andersonville’s Goddess and Grocer To Close End Of August

    There was much excitement in Andersonville when The Goddess And Grocer owner Debbie Sharpe announced the opening of her next location in our neighborhood. However, after just 14 months at the new store at 5318 N. Clark, it will officially close at the end of this month. Sharpe has catered for big name celebrities s Justin Timberlake, Paul Simon, The Grateful […]

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  • Two Renderings Released Of Development To Replace Edgewater’s Historic Woodruff Arcade
    Two Renderings Released Of Development To Replace Edgewater’s Historic Woodruff Arcade

    A new development is slated for the busy corner of Sheridan and Broadway in Edgewater and renderings of the proposed building are being circulated. Unfortunately, the historic Woodruff Arcade (the last remaining commercial structure of its kind in Chicago) sits on the property and is set to be demolished. Two different images of the proposed building have been […]

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  • Local Man Among Three Arrested At Anti-Fascism Protest
    Local Man Among Three Arrested At Anti-Fascism Protest

    Three people were arrested after about two dozen protesters took to the streets after a 2 p.m. rally at the Cook County Courthouse at 2452 W. Belmont Ave. on Tuesday afternoon. The event was organized to denounce white supremacy and more specifically a man who had a hearing at the courthouse and protesters say has ties […]

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  • Two Of Chicago’s Highest Unclaimed Lottery Winning Tickets Sold At Edgewater Stores
    Two Of Chicago’s Highest Unclaimed Lottery Winning Tickets Sold At Edgewater Stores

    Illinois takes its lottery ticket obsession seriously, however some residents may not realize they have thousands in winnings. With the highest unclaimed Chicago jackpot of $350,000 still unaccounted for after almost a year now, it is set to expire. The lucky ticket was sold at a Thompson Center convenience store, and if it is not claimed by 5 p.m tomorrow – it will […]

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  • Edgewater Man Arrested After Vicious Attack On CTA Red Line
    Edgewater Man Arrested After Vicious Attack On CTA Red Line

    An Edgewater man was arrested within a few hours after Chicago police released video stills of a horrific attack at the Sheridan Red Line stop. Authorities released the images last week of the July 8 incident that left the victim with a broken eye socket, broken pelvis and multiple bruises and abrasions. On Aug. 2, 22-year-old Adolfo Onofre […]

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  • Alderman Requests Bike Donations For Edgewater Kids In Need
    Alderman Requests Bike Donations For Edgewater Kids In Need

    With new bike lanes being built throughout the 48th Ward in a pilot project with the Chicago Department Of Transportation (CDOT), the ability to pedal your way around the community has become more safe and easy. However, for many area children, the ability to own a bike is not possible. Alderman Harry Osterman is trying to remedy […]

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  • Edgefest Kicks Off This Weekend, Proceeds Go To Multiple Area Organizations And Schools
    Edgefest Kicks Off This Weekend, Proceeds Go To Multiple Area Organizations And Schools

    As summertime heats up, so does the fun. Kicking off August, Edgefest returns bringing some added excitement to Edgewater. Entering its sixth year, Edgefest will continue to offer all the great things from years past including 70 food vendors, beer/sangria, and two stages of live entertainment. The event will be held on Broadway Avenue between Thorndale and Ardmore […]

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  • Andersonville’s First Slice Pie Cafe Expanding Business
    Andersonville’s First Slice Pie Cafe Expanding Business

    Andersonville has many businesses that thrive on community support. One that truly stands out is First Slice Pies at 5357 N Ashland Ave. The neighborhood eatery, which offers much more than just pies, has exemplified the spirit of the area. The company has garnered much praise through the years and even got Martha Stewart’s attention as […]

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  • Andersonville Shows Off Its Dining Skills To 600 Hungry Food Lovers
    Andersonville Shows Off Its Dining Skills To 600 Hungry Food Lovers

    Andersonville takes its food very seriously. With one of the most diverse blend of eateries in Chicago, this year’s annual Dinner Crawl is ready to take on attendees appetites with some amazing options. The yearly Andersonville Dinner crawl has become a ‘taste of Andersonville’, bringing together a variety of area restaurants and giving participants a […]

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  • New Edgewater Dog Park Opens For Resident Pooches
    New Edgewater Dog Park Opens For Resident Pooches

    A new dog park next to the lakefront trail and close to the beach has officially opened for pet playtime. The dedicated dog area, which was announced in January, helps ease the burden since Foster dog beach closed due to rising water levels. Ally Brisbin, Assistant to the Alderman and Economic Development & Communications for the 48th Ward […]

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  • Andersonville’s Sidewalk Sale ‘Super Bowl’ This Weekend
    Andersonville’s Sidewalk Sale ‘Super Bowl’ This Weekend

    Expect shoppers to be flocking to Andersonville this weekend. However, many of the bargain hunters will be found browsing outside the stores, rather than inside. It’s time again for the annual Andersonville Sidewalk Sale July 28-30 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, though hours may vary by business. The event, which is hosted by the […]

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  • Chicago’s Last Remaining Commercial Arcade Building Is In Edgewater, And It’s To Be Torn Down For Development
    Chicago’s Last Remaining Commercial Arcade Building Is In Edgewater, And It’s To Be Torn Down For Development

    Edgewater is hot and developers are seeing potential. Though not every building can be saved from the wrecking ball, the neighborhood is hooked on its history and residents are ready to fight in order to save structures that represent a colorful past. The Woodruff building at 6361 N. Broadway, which was built in 1923, is planned to […]

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