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  • 5 Men and 1 Juvenile Charged In Edgewater Carjacking, Attempted Earlier Carjack As Well
    5 Men and 1 Juvenile Charged In Edgewater Carjacking, Attempted Earlier Carjack As Well

    The group of five men and one juvenile who carjacked an off-duty Chicago Police detective early last Thursday morning have been officially charged. Four of them are facing two felonies each for the crime. Felony charged with vehicular hijacking involving a firearm and attempted vehicular hijacking involving a firearm are 19-year-old Jamaal Ashshaheed of the […]

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  • Five Teens Carjack Off-Duty Officer In Edgewater
    Five Teens Carjack Off-Duty Officer In Edgewater

    A group of five teenagers carjacked an off-duty police officer at gunpoint yesterday and fled in her vehicle. The teens were later apprehended on the south side after a brief chase. The incident happened just after Midnight on Thursday when the 47-year-old off-duty officer was parking her Lexus SUV on the 5800 block of N. […]

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  • Baker Miller Closes Its Edgewater Cafe After 3 Months In Business
    Baker Miller Closes Its Edgewater Cafe After 3 Months In Business

    After buying the old Kitchen Sink at 1107 W. Berwyn only three months ago, Baker Miller owners Dave and Megan Miller have closed their new Edgewater cafe. Baker Miller expressed great excitement about moving into the new location back in mid June. But without any reason why the Berwyn Ave. cafe closed, the store shuttered its […]

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  • New Pop-up Store Selling Unique Vintage Goods Opens In Andersonville
    New Pop-up Store Selling Unique Vintage Goods Opens In Andersonville

    A new pop-up store that will sell rare vintage furniture, décor, clothing, and accessories has opened on the Andersonville strip in the old Ann Sather restaurant space at 5207 N. Clark. The woman behind the concept, Lora Swanson of Swantiques, has been an antiques dealer on the North Shore for 13 year and operated the now shuttered an*tiq and […]

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  • Edgewater 5K Expecting Over 800 Participants This Weekend
    Edgewater 5K Expecting Over 800 Participants This Weekend

    With over $17,000 donated to public and private schools in the 48th Ward since its start in 2014, the Edgewater 5K Run /1mi Walk returns this weekend hoping to add to the total. According to a press release put out by the sponsor of the event, the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce, they are expecting over 800 […]

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  • Popular LGBT Hangout Jackhammer Saved By Andersonville Bar Owners
    Popular LGBT Hangout Jackhammer Saved By Andersonville Bar Owners

    Jackhammer Bar and Leather64TEN at 6406-6410 N. Clark have been facing an uncertain future since the building they have been located in for the past 20 years was forced into foreclosure in 2016. In June of 2018, Both the businesses and the building’s tenants were preparing for a possible eviction. However, in a press release put […]

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  • Andersonville Has Top Marijuana Dispensary In Illinois
    Andersonville Has Top Marijuana Dispensary In Illinois

    Andersonville is regularly ranked as one of the top places to live in both the city of Chicago and nationally. Now the neighborhood has another top ranking as it is the home of the top medical cannabis dispensary in Illinois. According to a recent 2018 Annual report put out by the Illinois Department of Health […]

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  • New Edgewater Mexican Cafe Opens On Bryn Mawr
    New Edgewater Mexican Cafe Opens On Bryn Mawr

    A new restaurant that promises to bring more south of the border flavor to the neighborhood has opened in the old That Little Mexican Cafe space at 1055 W Bryn Mawr. The new Edgewater Mexican Cafe owner Ruben Knight was the long time bartender of That Little Mexican Cafe. According to general manager Randy Toledano, The previous owners were looking […]

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  • Two Edgewater Theaters Awarded Grants Through ComEd Arts Initiative
    Two Edgewater Theaters Awarded Grants Through ComEd Arts Initiative

    In an effort to increase access to the arts and strengthen local communities, ComEd recently awarded 17 non-profit arts organizations throughout northern Illinois substantial grants through their Powering the Arts Program. Each recipient will receive up to $10,000 to expand their art and cultural programming to underserved communities. Among the list of groups who range from […]

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  • Filming In Edgewater To Shut Down Part Of Broadway Today
    Filming In Edgewater To Shut Down Part Of Broadway Today

    Filming of the the hit NBC show Chicago P.D. starring Jason Beghe will be taking place Tuesday, October 2 and Wednesday, October 3 in the Edgewater area. According to an email from the 48th Ward Office sent out yesterday afternoon, a part of Broadway Ave. from Thorndale to Elmdale will have a full street closure from 9:15 […]

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  • Edgewater Showcases Over 100 Chicago-Based Artists This Weekend
    Edgewater Showcases Over 100 Chicago-Based Artists This Weekend

    Edgewater will continue its love for the creative arts this weekend as it hosts over 100 Chicago-based artists at the Edgewater Art Festival this Saturday and Sunday. Now entering its sixth year, both music and art will take center stage in the area on September 29-30, from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. The event, which is […]

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