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  • More media coverage of attempted synagogue bombings

    Chicago Sun Times: Why were bombs sent to synagogues here in Chicago? Chicago Sun Times: Menorah vandalized near Northwestern campus (likely unrelated) Gay Chicago Magazine: GLBT Synagogue “vigilant” in wake of terror plot rumors Windy City Times: LGBT synagogue may have been terrorists’ target

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  • 7-11 robbed, suspect caught

    According to the Chicago News Report, the 7-11 store located at 5457 N Clark (Clark & Catalpa) was robbed last night. Shortly after police were involved in a chase that began at Bryn Mawr and Broadway with a Toyota that contained a suspect in the robbery. The Toyota crashed in Rogers Park, and the suspect […]

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  • Jewish congregation target of foiled bomb plot

    Jewish Congregation Or Chadash, which serves gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered Jews was one of two Chicago targets in a foiled bomb plot. Packages were intercepted in London and Dubai which contained explosives and targeted addresses in Lakeview and Rogers Park. Or Chadash currently shares space in Edgewater’s Emanuel Congregation but the package was addressed […]

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  • Halloween Open House

    HALLOWEEN OPEN HOUSE FOR PARISH AND NEIGHBORHOOD CHILDREN WHEN: Sunday, October 31st (3:00PM – 7:00PM) WHERE: The Episcopal Church of the Atonement – 5749 N. Kenmore(773)271-2727 STOP BY FOR A HOT DOG AND CANDY WHILE YOU ARE TRICK OR TREATING!

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  • Friends of West Edgewater Park in Tribune

    (photo from the Chicago Tribune) The Friends of West Edgewater Park’s crusade to convert the former site of the Edgewater Medical Center located at 5700 N Ashland into a park was featured in this article in the Chicago Tribune: Park advocates want abandoned hospital site. Residents in the area are lobbying for at least a […]

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  • Open House: Sivanada Yogo Vedanta Center

    Take this opportunity to get to know the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center (1246 W Bryn Mawr), the oldest established Yoga center in Chicago. Our open house is designed to give newcomers to Yoga a practical, holistic, and easy-to-understand introduction to Yoga practice. The day’s schedule will be as follows: – 9:00am-10:00am: Introduction to Yoga. – […]

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  • Carnevil – children beware!

    A few readers have commented on our Trick or Treat post that the Lakewood/Balmoral area is a great neighborhood for children to trick or treat. In addition, residents of the Glenwood Catalpa Condo Association were quick to invite area children to their condo building, which will be transformed into a haunted carnival titled: CARNEVIL. Check […]

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  • Request graffiti removal online

    Thanks to the Uptown Update blog for pointing this tip out, which will come in handy with the recent uptick of tagging in the area. You can now request the City of Chicago’s Graffiti Blasters graffiti removal online by visiting this page on the City of Chicago website. In addition, you can still call 311 […]

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  • Free Paper Shredding

    From North Side Federal Savings:We are hosting a free community shred event at North Side Federal Savings 5159 N Clark on Oct 30 from 8:30am to 12:30pm in our new parking. Questions? Call Sharon Schwieters or Julia during business hours at 773.561.7051

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  • Phil Bernstein speaks at EBNA

    48th Ward Aldermanic candidate Phil Bernstein spoke at last night’s EBNA block club meeting to both EBNA members and non-EBNA Edgewater residents alike about his campaign. Phil began the evening by outlining his qualifications for the role which include an education in economics (including an undergrad and graduate degree, along with PhD coursework in the […]

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  • Trick or Treating in Edgewater???

    Recently we posted about the trick or treating events at Loyola University (10/31) and the event organized by Cheetah Gym in Andersonville (10/30) with other businesses along Clark Street, but multiple readers have inquired if there is any traditional trick or treating in the neighborhood, or the city in general. From my personal experience, I […]

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  • Mon Thai Cuisine

    This may be old news to some, but we just learned that a new Thai joint has opened in the neighborhood. Mon Thai Cuisine has opened at 5701 N Clark, the space formerly occupied by neighborhood favorite En-Thai-Ce (which we mentioned in June was closing) in August. We’ve yet to experience Mon Thai Cuisine, but […]

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