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  • Upcoming changes to Andersonville’s Farmer’s Market

    I know what you are thinking. Why are we talking about an outdoor’s Farmer’s Market when we are still covered in snow and struggling through frigid digit weather?! Because if we don’t start thinking warm thoughts and keeping future sunny hot days on our minds, we will all freeze over! So let’s talk about the […]

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  • Chicago Spirit Brigade Still Sassy

    If you have been to Midsommer Fest, Pridefest or  or any other fun filled festival in Chicago, chances are you have seen the Chicago Spirit Brigade perform. A vibrant part of our community, the CSB is a local dance group that partners with non-profit organizations, neighborhood associations, and others to raise money through cheer and […]

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  • Vote for New Mural at CTA Thorndale Station

    Chicago is a city that is known for all kinds of amazing art in public spaces. From Pilsen’s murals, to Millennium Park’s famous Bean, to every amazing piece you will find along the lake shore, we seem to have plenty to marvel at. Edgewater will be getting another addition to our community with a new […]

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  • Made In Edgeville: Awesome Local Beers and Spirits

    Local breweries and distilleries are all the rage these days. Lucky for our neighborhood we have quite a few in our backyard. With the rise of craft beer, eccentric cocktails, and spirits of all assortments, some of Chicago’s best alcohol is coming from our very own community. While Hamburger Mary’s is actually one of many […]

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  • Big Chicks, Tweet and The Famous Michelle Fire

    “Men and men; women and women; men and women: all are welcome here at the Uptown Bar.” Big Chicks for nightly get-downs and Tweet for brunch the next morning to heal from the previous evening’s shenanigans, makes Michelle Fire’s establishment a perfect combination. All can agree, that both Big Chicks and Tweet have some type of […]

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  • True Nature Foods Comments On Their New Neighbor, Whole Foods

    True Nature Foods has been in the Edgewater neighborhood for almost 30 years. Owner Paula Companio, is well known and recognized around the neighborhood for being an activist working to spread the local and organic food movement. The local grocer has a variety of natural foods and products that come directly from local and sustainable farms and […]

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  • Rivendell Theatre’s Premiere of Rasheeda Speaking
    Rivendell Theatre’s Premiere of Rasheeda Speaking

    Currently running local neighborhood Rivendell Theatre through February 16th, is the premier of Rasheeda Speaking directed by Sandy Shinner. Chicago playwright Joel Drake Johnson has chosen Rivendell to premiere the work and the small theatre has done an impressive job of utilizing the space to make it feel like you are sitting with the cast members […]

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  • Dressing Swedish: New Exhibit at The Swedish American Museum

    Currently running at Andersonville’s Swedish American Museum is the ‘Dressing Swedish‘ exhibit. The exhibit is an extensive collection of Swedish costumes that represent the diversity of clothing both in the current day and from the past. With a focus on Swedish-American culture, the exhibit displays how Swedish heritage is created and re-created throughout history. Our clothes offer […]

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  • The Venture to Vegan

    Edgewater community resident Robert Grillo has a simple and practical goal: he asks us to act on what most of us already believe about not harming animals and the environment, unnecessarily, when we don’t have to, when we have other options. Robert is the Executive Director and founder of local nonprofit Free From Harm, a non-profit whose […]

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  • Favorite Food and Beverages from our Favorite Places

    With so many restaurant options in the Andersonville and Edgewater neighborhood, it can often feel overwhelming to figure out where to grab a cocktail, let alone a meal. As a fellow foodie and lover of cocktails, I started making a list of the most favored menu items from some of the neighborhoods favorite restaurants by […]

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  • Ways to Celebrate Martin Luther King Day

    Today is Martin Luther King Day, a day in which we honor the human rights activist, Christian pastor, leader in the African-American Civil Rights movement, role-model, Nobel Peace Prize winner, humanitarian, and historic legend. Some will be able to enjoy a holiday, free from work and school, while others will go about their normal hustle and […]

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  • Edgewater Workbench

    Just underneath the Bryn Mawr red line L stop is a small nondescript storefront that hasn’t had much activity, up until the last few months. If you peek into the windows you can see that there has been some elbow grease put into the place and something exciting is on its way! Located at 1116 […]

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  • LGBTQ Families living in the EdgeVille

    Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer individuals live in 99.3% of the nation, work in every field of the economy, and are raising at least 250,000 children (HRC). For LGBTQ parents, choosing where to raise a family can be an extremely challenging decision. Even in Chicago, the city known for it’s many unique and culturally […]

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