Edgeville Buzz


  • Foster Dog Beach Badly Deteriorating, Unsafe

    Chicago is known for being an extremely dog friendly city. Take a walk along the lake and you are bound to pass several pet owners walking their dogs along the path or heading toward one of the dog beaches. Our city has over 20 dog parks, pet dedicated businesses, a few dog-friendly beaches, and many local […]

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  • Chicago Danztheatre Performance This Weekend

    Chicago’s Danztheatre Ensemble is in the midst of a month long performance series that utilizes performance, visual art, film, dance and contemporary movement to explore topics related to activism and  promote change in the world around us. Lucky for us, there is one more weekend of shows coming up starting on Friday April 18th and […]

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  • Growing Presence of Breweries In and Around Edgewater

    We at the Edgeville Buzz enjoy an occasional local and fresh beer, and we have done our best to be aware of local businesses that continue to keep our glasses full and plenty. We also look forward to businesses that are planning to move into our community and lucky for us, Half Acre is expanding […]

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  • The Landmark in Andersonville Ready For a New Chapter

    Jan Baxter believes in her core that it’s not enough to just own and operate a business. Rather,  it is the responsibility of everyone in the community to invest in and participate in growth and development for the good of all residents. She has worked tirelessly to promote Andersonville both as a resident and a […]

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  • Best of Andersonville Awards! And the Winners Are…
    Best of Andersonville Awards! And the Winners Are…

    Tuesday April 8 was the annual Andersonville Honor‘s Gala, hosted at the Fireside Grill. The Andersonville Development Corporation alongside the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce  handed out “Best of” awards  to honor volunteers and businesses  that make our neighborhood feel so tight-knit and unique in the city of Chicago. There to hand out the awards and sing […]

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  • Edgewater Gets Positive On Crime
    Edgewater Gets Positive On Crime

    Chicago has always been plagued with the stereotype of  being an aggressive and crime-ridden city to live in. Our community of Edgewater has had its fair share of shootings and violent episodes in the last few month, making residents nervous to walk around our own area. But we are also the community that comes together when […]

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  • Andersonville Attacked By Zombies!
    Andersonville Attacked By Zombies!

    Don’t be surprised if you see a ton of zombies rolling through the bars of Andersonville on Saturday, May 10. Contrary to what it looks like, it will not be the end of the world or an apocalyptic takeover. In fact, the zombies making their way through Andersonville will be drinking and dragging from bar to bar […]

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  • The Artist Behind The Neighborhood Posters, Christopher Gorz

    Chances are you have seen a piece of art from the poster series in one of our local shops, hanging in a friend’s home or decorating a bar. You might have even purchased one as a gift for someone. The Chicago Neighborhood Poster series is a unique  set of posters created by artist Christopher Gorz, who happens to […]

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  • Attention Sweet Tooth Neighbors! New Cupcake Shop!

    There is a new bakery in Edgewater, and owners Michele and Aaron McAtee are slanging cupcakes like never before. Located at 1445 W Devon, Maddiebird Bakery had their grand opening on Saturday, March 22. There was a line out the door for the first few hours and cupcake trays were being refilled by the minute. Michele, […]

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  • SHOP LOCAL! Featuring Health Clubs + Special Promotions

    This winter has been rough on all of us. For local businesses and independent shops in the neighborhood, it has been especially brutal this last winter. While we anxiously await sunny skies and warmer weather, we at the EdgeVilleBuzz want to help boost local business and support our neighbors by contributing to local businesses. Beginning […]

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  • Edgewater Named As Top Neighborhood To Live In

    Our secret is out! It should come as no surprise to any of us living here that we have been rated as one of most coveted areas to live, when compared to all of Chicago’s 200 other neighborhoods. Chicago Magazine highlighted the Edgewater neighborhood as one of the top four neighborhoods on Chicago’s North side, alongside neighboring […]

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  • Shots Fired at Thorndale and Broadway

    Shots were fired last night around 10:30pm at the Broadway and Thorndale intersection. There were no injuries or fatalities, but this will mark Edgewater’s second shooting in the last week. Last Wednesday, March 12, a 23 year-old man was shot at 7:40am at the 5800 block of North Kenmore. He was taken to Illinois Masonic […]

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  • Puppy-mills No More! Hello Famous Fido Rescue Dogs.

    Chicago is joining cities such as Los Angeles, San Diego and Phoenix in the fight to ban and shut down pet stores that support inhumane treatment of pure-bred animals. One City passed legislation to do so 2 weeks ago. In March of 2015 the ordinance will go into effect and Chicago pet stores will not be […]

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  • Yoga Options In Edgeville. Time to Warm up!

    This winter has yet to let up in 2014 and that has made it difficult to warm up inside and out. But there is a solution to this awful winter weather… YOGA! Full disclosure, I am a yoga instructor at studios all around Chicago. As such, I have witnessed the ebbs and flows of attendance […]

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  • New North Broadway Developments. Make Your Voice Heard

    Have a suggestion about our neighborhood’s streets, bike lanes, stores or green space?  Then NOW is your opportunity to voice your opinion about ways to improve our neighborhood’s look and feel as the North Broadway Corridor plan gets under way. The City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development is sponsoring an economic development and […]

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