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  • The man behind the four-plus-one?

    (photo of 6128 N Kenmore courtesy of a chicago sojorn) Check out this blog entitled “a chicago sojurn” which explores architecture and urbanism around Chicago. The post that jumped out at me today was this one, The painted concrete artistry of Jerome Soltan, which explores the four-plus-one buildings throughout Edgewater which were almost all designed […]

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  • Gerber/Hart Library Benefit

    From the Gerber/Hart Library:Making History: Center StageTickets are now available for the 2010 Gerber/Hart annual benefit, Making History: Center Stage. Join us on Saturday, October 23 at 7 pm as keynote speaker Alexandra Billings works her magic at the Swedish-American Museum Center, 5211 North Clark Street. The talented chanteuse and actress is a favorite of […]

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  • Parlour on Clark

    We’ve noticed that a new LGBT watering hole has opened at 6341 N. Clark, and it’s called Parlour on Clark. It appears they’re eagerly catering to a wide range of people, and they’ve been advertising in local publications. Has anyone stopped by for a drink or two? Let us know what you think!

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  • 48th Ward Democrats Meeting

    48th Ward Democratic Party Meeting and Candidate ForumSt. Andrews Auditorium (5649 N. Sheridan Road)Wednesday September 15, 6p.m. to 8p.m. Free Parking & Refreshments – Hear from the Candidates/ Campaigns– Find out who is running for Mayor– Learn how you can Vote by Mail– Become a member of the 48th Ward

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  • Bicycle Safety initiative on Sheridan Road today

    This seems like a great idea as many ECB readers have expressed concerns of people biking on sidewalks….however, wouldn’t it be a more effective event if held on a summer weekend??? From the Rogers Park Business Alliance: Bicycle Safety The City of Chicago’s Bicycle Safety Initiative, together with the 24th District Police and 49th Ward […]

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  • Gaztro Wagon to deliver

    (photo courtesy of Between the Bread) If you can’t track down the Gaztro Wagon during it’s routes throughout the city and don’t feel like visiting the storefront at 5973 N Clark to get your naan-wich fix there is yet another option coming soon: delivery. Gaztro Wagon will begin delivering on September 16th and will serve […]

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  • Free Theatre Tuesday

    Celebrate and enjoy Edgewater’s vibrant local theatre scene with a FREE performance every Tuesday from a different participating theatre. Each Tuesday, a different theatre will offer one FREE performance. This fall’s participating theatres and performances include: Oct. 5: Redtwist Theatre – Dracula: A TragedyOct. 12: Raven Theatre – Cat on a Hot Tin RoofOct. 19: […]

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  • The Landmark to close?

    (photo courtesy of LoopNet) A reader sends us this link from LoopNet (the commercial real estate equivalent of the MLS) which lists the space currently occupied by The Landmark at 5245 N Clark for lease. The Landmark has a boutique shop feel and specializes in selling women’s items from jewelry to soaps to clothing and […]

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  • Adam Robinson opposes lakefront landfill

    Adam Robinson, the socially moderate Republican candidate for the Illinois State Senate 7th District seat, has publicly taken a stand against the Friends of the Parks proposed lakefront landfill expansions. Other local politicians, including his opponent current State Senator Steans, have yet to publicly take a stand on the issue. You can read Mr. Robinson’s […]

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  • Loyola University Youth Basketball Clinic

    Loyola University Youth Basketball ClinicSt. Gregory’s Gym, 1677 W. Bryn MawrSunday, September 19, Cost $7512:00pm-3:00pm (1st-4th grade boys and girls)4:00pm-7:00pm (5th & 6th grade boys and 5th-8th grade girls) The Women’s Basketball Staff at Loyola University Chicago is running one day youth basketball clinics throughout the year. The first one will be Sunday, September 19th. […]

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  • ENN Block Club meeting

    The next Edgewater North Neighbors (ENN) meeting will be held on September 20th at the Granville United Methodist Church (1307 W Granville). ENN’s service area is the south side of Devon to the north side of Granville Avenue, and from the west side of Broadway Street to the east side of Glenwood Avenue. ENN typically […]

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  • Edgewater Home Tour, Sunday 9/19

    Photo from Zol87’s Photostream on Flickr The Edgewater Historical Society will present its 22nd Annual Home Tour from 12-4 PM on Sunday, September 19th. The focus will be on the Edgewater North neighborhood (north of Granville, west of Broadway, east of Glenwood and south of Devon). The tour will begin at Granville Avenue United Methodist […]

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  • Uptown Solutions

    Of course this isn’t directly related to Edgewater, but the author asked us to help promote his new website and we can’t help but think it’s a great idea. Anyone up for creating one dedicated to Edgewater? Uptown SolutionsAnyone who visits the site can propose an idea, and others can comment on the existing ideas […]

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  • Smash & Grab?

    This SUV had its side window knocked completely out on Balmoral between Kenmore & Winthrop. Remember, do not leave ANY items visible in your vehicles while they are parked on the streets. Cars are being broken into for the least valuable of things.

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