Edgeville Buzz

  • New Andersonville Shop Takes The Typical Corner Store To The Next Level
    New Andersonville Shop Takes The Typical Corner Store To The Next Level

    With hundreds of tiny convenience stores quietly nestled along neighborhood streets throughout  Chicago, a new bodega has emerged in Andersonville to challenge the idea of quick grab and go shopping. New York style bodegas are the inspiration for a fresh Andersonville storefront called Ándele which has taken over the old vintage clothing store Tilly at 5232 […]

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  • Chicago’s Winter Parking Ban Is Back Snatching Up 200+ Cars This Morning
    Chicago’s Winter Parking Ban Is Back Snatching Up 200+ Cars This Morning

    Chicago’s winter parking ban took effect early this morning resulting in many unhappy residents after they discovered their vehicles were among the 232 cars towed overnight. The City of Chicago and the Department of Streets and Sanitation start the parking restrictions on the first of each December. They continue towing vehicles nightly through April 1. […]

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  • Edgewater High Rise Fire Kills Woman And Her Service Dog
    Edgewater High Rise Fire Kills Woman And Her Service Dog

    A fire broke out in an Edgewater beach apartment complex yesterday morning claiming the lives of both a woman and her service dog. First responders received a call around 9:20 a.m. about a fire in a 8-story building on the 5200 block of N. Kenmore. When firefighters entered the apartment they found both a 58-year-old […]

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  • Four Andersonville Retail Shops Proactively Close To Help Slow Covid
    Four Andersonville Retail Shops Proactively Close To Help Slow Covid

    With Covid-19 cases and deaths surging across Illinois, local businesses are feeling the financial pressure as tighter restrictions begin today. At least four Andersonville retail stores however have already made the decision to temporarily close their brick and mortar storefronts to help protect their employees and customers from the virus. Though stores with online shops […]

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  • Shooting Targets Those At Andersonville Vigil On Sunday
    Shooting Targets Those At Andersonville Vigil On Sunday

    An Andersonville vigil on Sunday evening for a young man killed due to gun violence the night prior was met with another shooting as several mourned the loss. Alderman Harry Osterman alerted the community to the situation which occurred Nov. 8 around 8 p.m. on the 1500 block of Gregory. A group of four men […]

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  • Edgewater Byline Bank Robbed Yesterday
    Edgewater Byline Bank Robbed Yesterday

      The Edgewater branch of Byline Bank at 5324 N. Broadway was robbed yesterday and the FBI is seeking the public’s help in the search for the suspect. According to the FBI, a teller’s silent alarm was triggered on Nov. 3 around 10 a.m. after a man walked into the bank with a a plastic […]

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  • As Many Small Businesses Close, One Local Andersonville Shop Expands
    As Many Small Businesses Close, One Local Andersonville Shop Expands

    Like a forest fire, the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent forced business closures have scorched the business landscape throughout the world. Pushing through however, are small signs of life that signal that we will in time rise again. Edgewater and Andersonville are an urban example of the financial toll small businesses faced this year. But today […]

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  • Little Bad Wolf Owners Open New Restaurant
    Little Bad Wolf Owners Open New Restaurant

    When the counter service restaurant Burger Philosophy opened at Bryn Mawr and Clark in Edgewater several years back, fast food received an upscale makeover which produced a legion of fans. The owners however, longed for a more sophisticated cocktail lounge atmosphere coupled with a diverse but elegantly simple menu. That is when the burger joint […]

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