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  • Crosswalk Sting @ Broadway & Balmoral

    As many readers are aware, the crosswalk at Broadway and Balmoral is a dangerous one to cross. EBNA and other residents and groups have long fought for a street light, stop sign, or other solution to protect pedistrians from oncoming traffic. As none of these initiatives have progressed for various reasons, we suggested a CPD […]

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  • CAPS Beat 2433 Meeting

    The next CAPS meeting for beat 2433 will be held on Tuesday, September 28th at 7pm. The meeting will take place at the Edgewater Library (Elmdale and Broadway).

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  • Lost kitty – Kenmore & Balmoral

    From Craigslist: If you see my cat, Comma June, please call Mo immediately at 773-344-5791 She is black with orange and white markings (tortoise shell) and is sporting a “Lion Cut” shaved body, with longer fur around the face, legs and at the end of her tail. She is shy, and probably scared. Please help […]

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  • Pomeroy Apartments Update

    The Pomeroy Apartments CHA senior home, located at 1039 W Hollywood, has received $18.3 million in Recovery Act funding according to this Skokie Review (SunTimes) article. According to the article, US Rep Jan Schakowsky has placed the project in her White House report of “100 Recovery Act Projects that are Changing America.” Mary Ann Smith’s […]

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  • Chicago News Report reports Edgewater activity

    According to the Chicago News Report, the Chicago police caught a man who was attempting to break into a woman’s apartment on the 1000 block of West Thorndale. In addition, CPD was called shortly later to the 5900 block of North Kenmore when someone reported a tall Hispanic man attempting to steal a bike. You […]

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  • Reminder: GRalley this Saturday

    Just a reminder that “Chicago’s Largest Alley Party” is this Saturday. From Noon to 10PM the alleys surrounding St. Gertrudes parish will come alive with live music, beer gardens, food tents and kids entertainment. For more information click here.

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  • After School Matters Hero #3: Gene Honda

    A champion in the world of Chicago sports, Gene Honda fell into the After School Matters family on a complete whim. Honda, who previously worked for Chicago’s WLIT “Lite FM” for 16 years, found himself unemployed and speaking with friend David Sinski, executive director of After School Matters, about career options. Sinski presented Honda with […]

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  • Discount @ Andies

    We came across this Sweet Deal for a half-off “Groupon-like” deal at Andies restaurant (5253 N Clark) while reading the Uptown Update blog today. For $10 you will receive a voucher for $20 worth of food and drink, and it can be used at the Andersonville or Lakeview location.

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  • Chefs Care for Real Dinner, 9/27

    Antica Pizzeria (5663 N. Clark St.) is sponsoring the next dine out event on Monday, September 27th. Order off the menu, and Antica will donate a percentage of your check to Care for Real. Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made by calling (773)944-1492. And remember to bring your own drinks, as Antica is […]

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  • Assault along lakefront

    From ChicagoBreakingNews.com: Man charged with assault near Foster Ave. beachAn Uptown man has been charged with attacking a woman in a public restroom in a park near the Foster Avenue beach, police said this morning. Joseph Mbatchou, 29, of the 900 block of West Lawrence Avenue, was charged with attempted criminal sexual assault and battery. […]

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  • Lakewood Balmoral Resident’s Council – General Meeting

    The Lakewood Balmoral Residents’ Council next General Meeting will be held next Tuesday, September 28th at Unity Lutheran Church, at Balmoral and Magnolia. Come hear LBRC updates and Harry Osterman present his Aldermanic Agenda. Snack at 7:15. The meeting beings at 7:30. The Lakewood Balmoral Resident’s council is a block club serving the area north […]

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  • Pack the Car

    The 11th Pack the Car event will be held on Saturday, September 25th from 9AM – Noon at the corner of Berwyn and Clark St. Look out for the cars with PTC signs and balloons. The focus for donations will be on food, winter coats, gloves, hats & baby items (diapers and formula). PACK THE […]

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