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  • Buy Condo, Get Smart (car)

    According to this article on DesignApplause.com, the developers heading up the Edgewater condo project at 5430 N Sheridan are offering to give away Smart Cars to anyone who purchases a unit in an effort to combat slumping real estate sales. It appears that this development is already over 80% sold.

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  • Panda Panda fails restaurant inspection

    According to Every Block Chicago, Edgewater’s Panda Panda Chinese Restaurant (5408 N Broadway) failed an inspection on September 19th for multiple violations including vermin/insect infestations & cleaniness. According to a recent review on Yelp, a customer complains about them not answering the phone, so it appears that they may be closed – either permanently or […]

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  • 6:19 – Man laying on the sidewalk on Howard. 6:20, Pratt and Bosworth – Disturbance (16-17 people blocking the sidewalk.) 6:24, 1220 W. Loyola – Robbery in progress at the Dunkin Donuts at this address. Suspect is a black male in a baby blue hat, blue shirt, possible armed. Unit is about 3 blocks away […]

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  • After 13 years in Andersonville, La Donna moving to Rogers Park

    Crain’s Chicago reports that the owner of upscale Italian eatery La Donna, Antonella Barbanente, is selling her restaurant and moving about 2 miles north to Rogers Park. La Donna will be missed as it is considered a pioneer for playing an integral role in transforming Andersonville’s popular Clark and Foster intersection into the increasingly affluent […]

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  • Fall Is Here

    Did anyone else feel the chill in the air this morning? We did. Fall seems to be upon us, and in fact today is the coolest day we’ve experienced since May.

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  • Edgewater Development Corporation Fall Fundraiser

    DATE: Friday, October 10, 2008TIME: 6:00 PM Appetizers & Dessert, 7:30 PM Production BeginsLOCATION: Raven Theatre – 6157. N Clark St. TICKETS: Pre-Register Here! $50.00 – Pre-Registered $55.00 – @ The Door Join us for another wonderful evening with your friends and neighbors. The evening features award-winning theater, delicious food & drink, a live auction, […]

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  • Trash to Treasure

    With October 1st being one of the biggest moving days in Edgewater and Rogers Park, our neighbors in the 49th Ward are holding a Trash to Treasure Swap. Sponsored by Alderman Joe Moore, the 49th Ward Green Corps and the City of Chicago Department of Environment, the event will take place the weekend of October […]

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  • Senior robbed on CTA platform & other recent crimes

    A 77-year-old man told a CTA employee through hand gestures that he had been robbed on the el platform at the Bryn Mawr Red Line station at 1119 W. Bryn Mawr around 11:15 a.m. Sept. 14. Police were able to ascertain that the victim was exiting the northbound train and was walking away when a […]

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  • Man Pleads Not Guilty To Edgewater Motel Murder

    From CBS2: A 57-year-old South Side man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to the murder of a woman whose body was found stuffed in the closet of an Edgewater motel room. Edward Gibson pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree murder and one count of concealment of a homicide before Cook County Associate Judge Lawrence […]

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  • School Funding Meeting

    WHAT: Illinois House of Representatives’ Education Funding Town Hall Meeting WHEN: Thursday, October 2nd 7:00PM-10:00PMWHERE: Loyola University – ChicagoLakeshore Campus Mundelein Center – Auditorium 1020 W. Sheridan Rd. (Free parking will be available in the Loyola University parking structure located at 1110 W. Sheridan Rd.) Please join State Representative Harry Osterman and other community leaders, […]

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  • Cream, Sugar, Scrabble?

    Andersonville’s The Coffee Studio is hosting its first Scrabble Night on October 1st between 6:30 and 8:30 PM. Boards and dictionaries will be provided — just show up and you’ll be matched with someone of similar skill level. All levels are welcome, from beginner to certified Word Freak. Prizes will be awarded for high scores. […]

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  • Magic in Edgewater

    Magic Chicago is coming to Edgewater. Magicians Benjamin Barnes and Robert Charles host and perform in this monthly magic show on the first Wednesdays of the month. They also invite other magicians to perform. On October 1 psychic entertainer, Russ Johnson will be joining them. Also appearing is the first female magician from South America […]

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  • Devon Avenue Gets Physical with 3 New Businesses

    From the Edgewater Development Corp: Devon Continues to Revitalize with New Health/Exercise Businesses:Gendai Budo Martial Arts Location: 1333 W. Devon Ave., Chicago, IL 60660 Phone: 773-856-6200 Website: www.gendaibudo.netWe would like to take this opportunity to let everyone know that Gendai Budo Martial Arts is up and running! Thanks to much support from friends and family, […]

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  • Thursday Night

    6:20, 1440 W. Jonquil – Suspicious vehicle. Male is sitting in a gray truck that has been parked there for several hours. 6:21, Broadway and Granville – Aggressive panhandler in the CVS parking lot, causing a disturbance.

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  • Temporary Weekend Red Line Station Closings

    Thanks for this heads-up from Mary Ann Smith’s office about weekend closures in Edgewater: Work is underway on renovations to the CTA Red Line Stations in the 48th Ward. Improvements include new platform stair enclosures and interior rehab. Closures are as follows: 1:00 a.m. Saturday,September 27 to 4:00 a.m. Monday, September 29: Bryn Mawr and […]

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