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  • Andersonville’s Summerdale Restaurant Under New Ownership
    Andersonville’s Summerdale Restaurant Under New Ownership

     Andersonville’s restaurant Summerdale that recently opened up in the fall of 2014, is now under new ownership. Local business owner Marty Fosse alongside a few of his business partners have put out a statement regarding the new collaboration. The establishment will continue and maintain everything as it currently is with no major changes being made […]

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  • Edgewater 101: The True Story On How The Community Came To Be
    Edgewater 101: The True Story On How The Community Came To Be

    Most Chicagoans are likely familiar with the above neighborhood map of Chicago. Various iterations of the map displaying the city’s 77 community areas are ubiquitous throughout Chicago homes and businesses. Upon close examination, an Edgewater resident may notice that the eastern far north side community areas are all assigned the numbers 1-4, except for Edgewater. […]

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  • LoLo Comes To The Andersonville Strip, Rewards Local Shopping
    LoLo Comes To The Andersonville Strip, Rewards Local Shopping

    As many know, Andersonville is home to some marvelous locally owned businesses. These neighborhood gems reflect the pride we take in our neighborhood and provide us with many unique goods and services. As the holiday spending months come to an end it is important that we keep our small business owners in mind over the […]

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  • Urban Orchard Closing, May Be Replaced By Corporate Chain Chipotle
    Urban Orchard Closing, May Be Replaced By Corporate Chain Chipotle

    The local boutique grocer in Andersonville, Urban Orchard at 5212 N. Clark, will be closing their doors at the end of January, 2015. The small store with an adjoining cafe was founded on the belief that high quality food should be available every day. Eric Mazzone and Jim Machniak, who opened the Andersonville store in 2012, […]

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  • Community Weighs In On Trumbull School’s Fate, Findings Released

    Trumbull School’s doors have been closed since the end of the last school year. The neighborhood has been concerned not only about the loss of the school but what will come of the building and who or what, will be residing in the building. On Monday, November 24, 2014, several hundred community members and neighbors met in […]

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  • Andersonville 101: Think You Know The Borders? You May Be Surprised
    Andersonville 101: Think You Know The Borders? You May Be Surprised

    When most Chicagoans think of the section of Edgewater called Andersonville, they picture the stretch of independent and locally owned specialty shops, restaurants, and service providers located along N Clark St. It’s no surprise why. This area, known as the Andersonville Commercial Historic District, is renowned for its nightlife and unique offerings; many of the […]

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  • New Community Art Space Vignette/Vignette Opening This Spring
    New Community Art Space Vignette/Vignette Opening This Spring

    Bringing out the paint brushes, pottery wheels, dogs and more, Vignette/Vignette—a new community art space—is stretching canvases and spinning clay in preparation for its grand opening in Edgewater this spring. Located at 1212 W. Thorndale Ave., Vignette/Vignette will operate as a community art studio offering drop-in and month-long workshops and classes. With all the necessary […]

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  • Edgewater’s Local Parkview Pet Supplies Closes
    Edgewater’s Local Parkview Pet Supplies Closes

    For years Parkview Pet Supplies was a small but well known establishment located on Balmoral and Broadway. It has been a favorite of pet owners particularly those whose pets may have had special dietary needs. The owner knew everyone’s name and the business had rave reviews on digital media. Over the last couple of months, loyal […]

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  • Know No Limits Gym Closing Next Week
    Know No Limits Gym Closing Next Week

    Know No Limits has been a local gym in the Edgewater neighborhood since 1998. Located at 6125 N Clark, the gym has been one that caters to the surrounding community with a great deal of their members living within a few blocks. They have had a very open environment in which people can work out in […]

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  • Medical Marijuana Dispensary Seeking Space on North Clark
    Medical Marijuana Dispensary Seeking Space on North Clark

    The Cannabis Group LLC is seeking to “establish a medical cannabis dispensing organization” at the former Pie Hole Pizza Joint on 5001-03 N. Clark St. The group submitted an application for a special use zoning permit from the Chicago Zoning Board of Appeals on Nov. 24, 2014, which is set to discuss the request at […]

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  • Upcoming Andersonville Holiday Traditions, What’s Yours?
    Upcoming Andersonville Holiday Traditions, What’s Yours?

    As the holidays quickly approach we see our neighborhood being transformed into a warm, inviting atmosphere with brilliant white lights and festive green garland. Walking down both Bryn Mawr and Clark streets residents may gaze into the beautifully decorated store front windows and partake in any number of wonderful neighborhood restaurants. With the holidays often […]

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  • Rivendell Theatre’s ‘Women at War’ Finishes To Rave Reviews
    Rivendell Theatre’s ‘Women at War’ Finishes To Rave Reviews

    Rivendell just finished up their premiere production of ‘Women at War’ that ran from November 5 – December 6, 2014. The piece was extremely successful and received rave reviews, seating a packed house almost every show. The theatre company spent the last four years developing this piece that examines the complexities of being a woman at war. With national ongoing […]

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  • National Protests Come To Andersonville
    National Protests Come To Andersonville

    This last Sunday, Andersonville was one of the many communities across Chicago that participated in a peaceful walking demonstration to respond to the recent news regarding the death of Eric Garner in New York. This news came shortly after the death of Mike Brown in Ferguson. Tensions have been running high across the country as […]

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