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  • Walk or Donate to help Care for Real

    The Greater Chicago Food Depository’s 26th Hunger Walk will take place on Saturday, June 26th at Soldier Field. You can help Edgewater’s local food panty, Care for Real, by joining the 5K walk or by donating to the Care for Real team here.

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  • Edgewater Cookbook

    The “Edgewater’s Cooking” cookbook is now available for pre-sale through the Edgewater Community Council. The book is $20 and will be available for pickup in July. To order yours or learn more visit: www.edgewatercookbook.com.

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  • Best place to catch a game: Pumping Company

    Congrats to the Pumping Company (6157 N Broadway) for being voted as the best place in Edgewater to watch a sporting event. The former firehouse features plenty of TV’s, a good bar menu (try the WINGS) & beer selection, and a friendly staff. P-Co barely edged out Mary’s Rec Room by one vote. We’re looking […]

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  • CHA opens family wait list

    From the Edgewater Community Council:For the first time in 10 years, the Chicago Housing Authority will open the Family Housing Wait List, adding 40,000 names to the rolls of those eligible for public housing units as they become available in CHA’s family housing properties throughout Chicago. The Wait List will be comprised of names randomly […]

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  • Local theaters in the press

    Check out this article from the Sun Times, profiling the effect smaller storefront theaters are having on the Chicago entertainment world. Edgewater’s own Redtwist Theatre (1044 W Bryn Mawr) and Steep Theatre (1115 W Berwyn) are each featured.

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  • Thorndale in a SNAP

    Click the below flyer to enlarge it and read about a new community program entitled Thorndale in a Snap – an eight week program for Edgewater youth sponsored by Edgewater Artists in Motion and State Representative Harry Osterman.

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  • Vandalism alert

    A reader emailed us to provide details on the following event which occurred over the weekend…. “Just wanted to inform you that there were a series of vehicles (approximately 10) with the front windshields all broken in a parking garage at an apartment complex at Sheridan and Hollywood. Keep you eye on your car if […]

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  • ACC makes LINK available at Farmer’s Market

    The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, with the help of local resident’s donations, has purchased the equipment necessary to allow vendors to accept the LINK card as a form of payment so that lower-income community members can purchase fresh produce and other goods at the market. Resident have donated over $600 towards the purchase of the […]

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  • ECC Housing Committee Meeting

    The ECC Housing Committee will be meeting on Monday, June 14, at 3 p.m. at 5734 N. Winthrop. The ECC Housing Committee is a good place to learn more about the housing situation in the community and is an opportunity for property managers, tenants, and homeowners to share knowledge and resources.For more information, please contact […]

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  • Neighborhood Nights opening a success

    We stopped by Neighborhood Nights at Thorndale and Broadway this evening, and noticed a good turnout for the first of this summer series of events. Here a some photos from the gathering. Know No Limits fitness center trainers give an interactive demonstration Complimentary food and drinks enjoyed by all Kejaun Carter, Chicago jazz vocalist Chicagoland […]

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  • Furry Friends Summerfest

    Representative Harry Osterman is hosting Furry Friends Summerfest this summer, running from tomorrow (June 9th) through August at the Broadway Armory (5917 N Broadway) every Wednesday from 5:30PM – 8PM. The event will allow neighbors and their pets to mingle, learn about pet related businesses and organizations throughout Chicago, as well as feature a market […]

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  • Free pipe organ concert

    On Sunday, June 13th, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. the Chicago-Midwest Chapter of the Organ Historical Society members: will perform a recital on Epworth United Church‘s historic organ (5253 N Kenmore) built by the M. P. Moller Organ Company of Hagerstown, Maryland, as their opus 5881. The scheduled performers are Derek Nickels (Chapter President and Church […]

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  • Oil Spill Rally

    Thanks to the folks at Uptown Update for sharing the following: Stand for Democracy Rally at Jan Schakowsky’s OfficeBroadway near Peterson, ChicagoTuesday, 8 Jun 2010, 11:30 AMJoin us in a rally at Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky’s office to demand her support to make BP accountable for the oil spill in the Gulf; to support legislation to […]

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